With technology and connectedness, it’s hard to truly feel like you’re in a place that’s slow-paced. Even small towns that promise a “laid-back” vibe come with Main Streets, attractions and taxis looking to shuttle tourists from one museum to the next. But, Monhegan Island is different. The tiny island is about ten miles from the mainland and can only be traveled to by boat. One of its most defining characteristics is the lack of cars and paved roads.

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