VISIT THE MAINE HIGHLANDS

The Maine Highlands is huge…and wild! Within its whopping 8,000-square mile radius—roughly the size of New Jersey—visitors can expect to find Maine’s highest peak, its largest lake, one of its longest rivers, and a truly one-of-a-kind outdoors experience.

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How to Spend 24 Hours in Bangor

A guide to experiencing an overnight visit to Bangor with a dog in tow.

Hiking Mount Kineo: What You Need to Know

Mount Kineo is a fun hike that won't take all day. With 360-degree views of Moosehead Lake, it's a sought-after destination for adventurers looking for easy to moderate trails with beautiful vistas.

Mountain Biking on the Katahdin Area Trails

Grab your bike and ride the newest mountain bike trails in Maine! The Katahdin Area Trails at the New England Outdoor Center offer excellent outdoor fun for the whole family.

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There are countless fun ways to spend 24 hours in Bangor. Meredith and Michael from @mapandmenu share some of their favorites! Check the link in our bio for the blog post. @visitbangormaine @downtownbangor #maine #bangor #vacationland #my207 #downtownbangor #mainething #visitmaine #shoplocal ...

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