These 10 Magnificent Hikes All Lead To Maine's Most Fun Swimming Spots
By Michelle|Updated on May 06, 2022(Originally published May 02, 2022)
Michelle's life is a colorful map of exploration and adventure. From the iconic streets of New York to the sunny shores of Florida, the jagged coast of Maine to the rugged terrain of Montana, she's been fortunate to call some of America's most beautiful states home. Beyond the U.S., Michelle's wanderlust has taken her on a motorcycle journey through India, led her to teach English in Hanoi, and saw her studying Spanish in Guatemala. Michelle graduated with a communications degree from the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and in addition to a career in advertising has worked with OnlyInYourState since 2016, where her love for travel and storytelling converges. Alongside writing and exploring, Michelle finds joy in photography, staying active, and time with her family.
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When the weather gets warm, most Mainers know to maximize their outside time. Even in the summer, we just can’t be sure the sunshine will last. That’s why you’ll often find us with a long list of must-do activities that ensures we won’t need to spend too much time coming up with a plan. Just check the weather, pack the car and get out there! The list includes a number of hiking options, but it also has a fair few swimming choices. But the best things on our summer-must list are the best swimming hole hikes in Maine. They all lead to some of the best swimming in the state! We have each and every one on our bucket list.
Have you visited any of the best swimming hole hikes in Maine? Did we miss any? Let us know in the comments below!
If you’re more of a swimmer than a hiker, there’s a good chance you just pack up the car and head to the coast. If that’s the case, at least try something new! These 10 secret beaches are a great way to explore Maine this summer.
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Best Swimming Hole Hikes In Maine
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Are there a lot of swimming holes in Maine?
Absolutely! There’s too many to count. Maine has over 30,000 rivers and lakes, and miles and miles of ocean coastline. There are thousands of perfect little swimming holes, probably one close to you right now!
When can you go swimming in Maine?
The best time of year to go swimming in Maine is during the summer, but adventurous swimmers may hit the water in in early or late spring. There are even some tough Mainers who swim in the ocean all winter long!