Maine is a total natural beauty. From lush forests to rushing waterfalls, and picturesque coastlines to majestic mountains, The Pine Tree State is about as gorgeous (and Insta-worthy) as it gets! Case in point: these are the 18 most beautiful places in Maine, and will render you speechless. Get ready to fall head-over-heels for our favorite spots at Only In Your State Maine!

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What other beautiful places in Maine would you add to this list? If you’re looking for more scenic places in Maine, here are 10 of our favorite must-visit spots in Maine.

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What are the most beautiful hikes I can take in Maine?

  • South Bubble Hike

In addition to the beautiful places listed above, Maine is full of scenic hikes. One of our favorite beautiful hiking spots in Maine is the South Bubble hike. It's in the Bubble Mountains, one of the more accessible endeavors in Acadia National Park. Once you've reached the top you'll see the famous perched rock, left by glacial activity centuries ago. It's gorgeous.

Are there many waterfalls in Maine?

Maine has some truly spectacular waterfalls that will truly take your breath away. One of our favorites is Screw Auger Falls, which we also included in the above list of beautiful places in Maine. Sourced by the Bear River, these falls are comprised of two hearty drops. The first is a 30-foot drop over a granite ledge into the gorge below. The second is just below the first and features another 30-foot drop. When you picture a rushing, powerful waterfall — this is probably what you’re picturing.

Does Maine have any other natural wonders?

In addition to stunning waterfalls and its very own Grand Canyon, Maine is home to lots of natural wonders. Acadia National Park is, of course, the most well-known. For a more bizarre natural wonder, check out the “reversing falls” in West Pembroke, where the changing tide creates a tidal flow that alternately fills and drains both Whiting Bay and Dennys Bay, causing the appearance of “falls.” It’s one of the more puzzling natural wonders in Maine, to be sure.