8 Fantastic Factory Tours You Can Only Take In Maine

Who among us hasn’t enjoyed watching shows like How It’s Made or that Sesame Street sketch at the crayon factory? There’s just something so satisfying about learning how everyday products go from raw materials to fully formed consumer goods. All sorts of companies manufacture products in Maine, and a few of them will let you take a peek behind the curtain to see exactly how it works. Trust us: It’s way better than watching it on TV.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

For more under-the-radar activities, check out 14 surprising things you never thought about doing in Maine.