There are many reasons why Maine is known as the perfect destination for a vacation. Due to the extraordinary natural surroundings, astonishing shores as well as the mountain like exteriors, a traveler that visits Maine will find a nearly unlimited number of fun and engaging activities to experience. From exploring Bar Harbor to the Roosevelt Campobello International Park, there is so much to do and to see that visitors will find themselves overjoyed with all the possibilities and choices that Maine offers. Here is a quick guide to take advantage of the best State Parks to visit for outdoor adventures in Maine.
Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park
This park is just 10 minutes away from Bar Harbor by car. Here visitors will find spectacular cliffs next to each other above beautiful beaches. Glacier looking hills rise up from the ocean generating deep beautiful lakes in the area. Visitors also will find fields, swamps and thick green woods to traverse. All over the place travelers will feel the presence of the sea, hearing it, watching it or smelling it. Acadia National Park is a heaven especially for hikers, cyclists and rock climbers. And due to its natural beauty this is a place that everybody in the family will be able to love and enjoy.
Allagash National Wilderness Waterway
A preserved range of lakes combine with the coast and a long stream channel, Allagash National Wilderness Waterway is breathtaking with its colors at sunset and its wide range of wildlife. For visitors wanting escape from more urban scenery they can pay a visit to some of the camping areas around the waterway. Numerous camping sites are easy to find by car. For those travelers that are not as adventurous but still would love to see the beautiful landscapes and experience the journey around the stream; they may enjoy being guided by Allagash Canoe Trips, a guided service providing modest yet captivating private excursions. This option gives visitors a more in depth tour along the Allagash Water course, Allagash Lake, and Allagash River.
Roosevelt Campobello International Park
It is one of the major reasons why the Province of New Brunswick is a must-visit destination and very well-known worldwide. Visitors can choose to enjoy an hour long tour on the Roosevelt Cottage, the visitor center, and the flower gardens. Guests can also dedicate some time to exploring the Park’s natural areas trying the walking tracks, beautiful beaches, woodland, and amazing sea cliffs. There are many ways to enjoy the ambiance of all this natural beauty, even for the most reserved with a simple picnic while delighting in the ocean scenery.