More And More Sharks Are Being Spotted Around Maine And Here’s What You Should Know

Maine’s got the longest coastline America and that means lots of places to swim, fish, splash and have fun. With so much of the year spent wearing jackets Mainers relish the summer and early fall months when we can get outside and enjoy all that coast. The smell of salty breezes, the sound of seagulls and searching for seashells are just a few of the reasons you can find us there whenever possible. But, one thing has plagued the coast this year and that’s sharks. Curious about this recent increase in sightings? We’ve got the lowdown.

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/

You can learn more about how to stay safe around sharks in this news article. Have you visited any of the beaches where sharks have been sighted? Tell us how you’re visiting beaches safely!

Not quite ready to visit the beach this year? How about a trip to another water feature? Here are 7 easy-access Maine waterfalls that are perfect for a summer adventure.

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