The Ultimate Maine Hidden Gem Road Trip Will Take You To 8 Incredible Little-Known Spots In The State

For years we’ve been giving you recommendations for our favorite places to eat, see, explore and relax in Maine. A lot of these spots we’ve loved for years and, based on comments and emails we’ve received, we know these are some of your favorites as well. But there’s so much more to this state and we can’t resist sharing some of the lesser-known areas for you to check out as well. The next time you want to explore some new things, open this road trip in Google Maps and see some more of what Maine has to offer!

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Have you been to any of these hidden gems? If so, let us know your favorites in the comments. And if we’ve left anything off that you think is worth checking out share that too!

The hidden gems are fantastic, but the attractions that are well-known we loved for a reason! The summit of Cadillac Mountain was once named the most beautiful place in Maine and we have to agree.

Address: 5600 Mayflower Hill Dr, Waterville, ME 04901, USA
Address: 519 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401, USA
Address: Bar Island Trail, Bar Harbor, ME, USA
Address: 358 Main St, Thomaston, ME 04861, USA
Address: 441 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841, USA
Address: 510 Wiscasset Rd, Boothbay, ME 04537, USA
Address: 1290 Royalsborough Rd, Durham, ME 04222, USA
Address: York, ME 03909, USA