The natural wonders in Maine are, arguably, the best in New England. We’ve got waterfalls that go backward, thunderous caves, and rocks that are suspended on the edge of a cliff. If you’re from Maine, you’re probably familiar with most of these wonderful natural features. But, have you ever thought about visiting them over one weekend? If you’re one of the ambitious ones and want to be seriously impressed, take this road trip to see some of Maine’s best natural wonders. And, because we know you’ll need some sustenance along the way, we’ve thrown in a few extra stops as well. Read on for the full route and descriptions and check out Google Maps for the exact directions. This is one of the best road trips in Maine!

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If you love Maine road trips, check out some of our others. Here are three great trips in Maine you can take any time of year. When it comes to natural wonders in Maine, which ones are your favorites? Let us know!

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What are some other road trips I can take in Maine?

From road trips that lead to the most beautiful waterfalls to the gems of Route 26, the state route scenic byway, and the Bold Coast scenic byway, Maine is an excellent state for some of the best road trips in the northeast. Visit our compilation post on the best road trips you can take in Maine for some other ideas. 

What are some of the most beautiful places in Maine?

Aside from the places listed in the road trip above, Maine has other numerous beautiful sites you can visit. Coos Canyon in Byron is a breathtaking spot with many falls, beautiful green water, and it also happens to be one of the best swimming holes in Maine. Lighthouses are part of what the state is known for and there are many gorgeous ones around the state like Portland Breakwater Lighthouse at Bug Light Park. It’s only 26 feet high but it is still a lovely structure to see. You can learn about additional beautiful places in our post, These 18 Beautiful Places In Maine Are The Most Scenic In The State.

What are some of the most unique things to do in Maine?

Maine is a unique place and with that comes plenty of unique things to see and do! Head to Biddeford Pool, a scenic village just 40 minutes from Portland. Explore the shops, restaurants, and a gorgeous beach for a perfect day away. You can also check out some fun and unique things to do for free in this post, like visit Wild Blueberry Land for all things blueberry!