Coastal Maine in Winter Might Be The Best Time To Hit The Beach With These 8 Beautiful Strolls
Here in Maine, there’s nothing sadder than packing the beach chairs and putting away the bathing suits at the end of August. In fact, many of us endure the harsh winters just for the few months of beach days we get every year. But, this year instead of crying into our sand pails we’ve tried to find new ways to make sure we’re enjoying the waterfront. Coastal Maine in winter might just be our new favorite way to enjoy the off-season.
While we love these walks, we’d love to hear your thoughts on the best winter hikes in Maine. Let us all know your picks in the comments so we can check them out.
Now that you’ve found a way to enjoy a coastal Maine winter, how about something inland? We love this winter horseback riding trail at Carousel Horse Farm.
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How To Enjoy Winter In Maine
Winter in Maine is one of the most beautiful seasons to spend time in the state. Between the activities outdoors and the cozy feeling of keeping warm inside, there's so much to love about the off-season.
What are the best outdoor activities in winter in Maine?
The best outdoor activities in Maine range from the simple to the truly adventurous. If you love to be thrilled, consider a snow tubing adventure. Hermon Mountain Ski Area in Hermon, Black Mountain Ski Resort in Rumford and Seacoast Adventure in Windham are all great spots to try.
Can I take a sleigh ride in Maine in the winter?
One of the best ways to enjoy the winter landscape is a sleigh ride in Maine. There are a few options, including a 30-minute sleigh ride at Carousel Horse Farm in Casco. Located in the heart of the Sebago Lakes Region, these sleigh rides are great for friends, families and couples. Rockin’ Horse Stables in Kennebunkport also offers a beautiful sleigh ride experience. Visitors depart from the 100-year-old barn and the trips can be enjoyed by groups of all sizes.
What are the best Christmas towns in Maine?
The best Christmas towns in Maine offer a fantastic way to get into the holiday spirit. Kennebunkport's "Christmas Prelude" is one of the most anticipated events of the year and solidifies the town at the top of the list. Freeport's annual celebration makes it another must-visit Christmas town in Maine. And, of course, Waterville can't be missed! Each year the town becomes known as "Kringleville" offering days of holiday celebrations that can't be beaten. To continue your exploration, check out these other top Christmas towns in Maine.