Special Feature New England Photo-Travel Essay
A Love of the Rocky Maine Coast...
A classic rocky coast Maine scene at Short Sands Beach, York Beach, Maine (photo by Eric H.)
Article by Eric H.
the first sign of warm weather, a trip to the rocky coast of Maine is
just what the doctor ordered.
While Maine does indeed not share the warmer waters and longer stretches of commercial attractions of Cape Cod in Massachusetts, it has its own distinct personality that provides yet another worthy experience when visiting New England. It is a place to find solitude -- even just a few steps away from the most commercial areas -- and take in the unique rocky coast scenery that shows itself more than any other coastal area in New England. Topping off the day with a lobster dinner and a slice of wild Maine blueberry pie at a local seafood restaurant with outdoor waterfront dining and a cool evening beachside walk validates that you are now in the heart of New England.
The Inn at Long Sands offers top-notch lodging and breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Ogunquit is a classic Maine vacation destination.
Northeast Harbor is one of the most lovely areas in an already lovely Acadia National Park.
York, Maine: proves you don't have to travel too far northern Maine to get a true taste of the Downeast flavor.
Information from VisitingNewEngland.com comes from our editorial staff. Advertisements do not influence the articles and points-of-view on VisitingNewEngland.com, unless otherwise specified. Rates and event dates are subject to change. We recommend calling your New England destination first before setting out on the planned itinerary.
| New England Vacation and Travel Feature Stories | Connecticut Travel
| Maine Travel
Travel | New
Hampshire Travel | Rhode Island Travel
| Vermont Travel
| Best New England Cities, Towns,
| Site Map | Contact Us |
Copyright, VisitingNewEngland.com 2001- . All rights reserved.