The Ultimate Maine Waterfalls Road Trip Is Right Here – And You’ll Want To Do It
Maine is paradise for those who love the outdoors. From crashing ocean waves to sky-high mountains, we’ve got an outdoor activity for just about everyone. But, to be fair, some of what we have to offer isn’t for the beginner. Don’t fancy yourself an Appalachian Trail hiker anytime soon? That’s okay – feel free to ease into things! We recommend starting with some waterfall visits. Plentiful and impressive, Maine has over 100 significant waterfalls, which exist in just about every county from York to Aroostook.
Because a road trip with more than 100 stops is more of a lifestyle change than a fun jaunt, I’ve created a Western Maine focused trip that you can complete in about five hours of drive time. This will give you the rest of the day to hike, explore, stop for photos at the side of the road and (most importantly) replenish the snack supply at one of our local stores. We’ve even included stops for lunch and dinner at some great local spots.
And, if you like it, we’ll create some that will take you into other areas of the state as well.
Here is the ultimate Maine waterfalls road trip!
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/
Now, grab yourself some Moxie, car snacks and your favorite fellow adventure lovers and hit the road! Our next road trip guide will take you up the coast for an all-inclusive visit to Maine’s lighthouses. What else would you like to see? Head to Facebook and let us know.
Michelle has lived in many places, but counts Maine as one of the best. In addition to the smell of ocean water in the air on rainy days in Portland, she loves puppies, photography, funny people, the Maine Red Claws, traveling, fresh tomatoes, Cambodia and filling out forms. For questions, comments and inquiries please email: [email protected]
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