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Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park
Hancock County, Maine
The park was named in Honor of Ari & Jerry Acadia, who were good friends of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Rockefeller developed a network of carriage trails in the park.

Funtown Splashtown USA

Funtown Splashtown USA
Saco, York County, Maine, 04072
Funtown Splashtown USA (commonly referred to as just "Funtown") is a family-owned amusement park. The park features Maine's only wooden roller coaster, Excalibur, as well as New England's longest and tallest log flume, Thunder Falls.

Maine Discovery Museum

Maine Discovery Museum
Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, 04401
The Maine Discovery Museum is Maine's largest children's museum and the largest located north of Boston, Massachusetts. It opened in 2001 in the converted Freese's Building department store following several years of planning and fundraising.

Maine State House

Maine State House
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, 04333
About 150 feet (46 m) in length, including the central portion with columns and cupola and two wings extending north and south, the building's cornerstone was laid on July 4, 1829.

Old Port

Old Port
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, 04101
The Old Port (sometimes known as the Old Port Exchange) is a district of Portland, Maine, known for its cobblestone streets, 19th century brick buildings and fishing piers. The district is filled with boutiques, restaurants and bars.

Penobscot Marine Museum

Penobscot Marine Museum
Searsport, Waldo County, Maine, 04974
Founded in 1936, the Penobscot Marine Museum is Maine's oldest maritime museum and is designed to preserve and educate people regarding Maine's and Searsport's rich and unique maritime and shipbuilding history.

Portland Head Light

Portland Head Light
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County, Maine, 04107
Portland Head Light is a historic lighthouse sits at the entrance of the primary shipping channel into Portland Harbor, which is within Casco Bay in the Gulf of Maine. Completed in 1791, it is the oldest lighthouse in the state of Maine.

Seashore Trolley Museum

Seashore Trolley Museum
Kennebunkport, York County, Maine, 04046
The Seashore Trolley Museum is the world's oldest and largest museum of mass transit vehicles. While the main focus of the collection is trolley cars (trams), it also includes rapid transit trains, trolley buses, and motor buses.

The Blaine House

The Blaine House
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, 04330
The Blaine House, also known as James G. Blaine House, is the official residence of the Governor of Maine and his or her family. The Executive Mansion was officially declared the residence of the Governor in 1919.

Viles Arboretum

Viles Arboretum
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, 04330
The Viles Arboretum (formerly known as the Pine Tree State Arboretum) is a botanical garden and arboretum with 5 miles (8 km) of trails, open year round without charge. The plant collection contains over 300 species or varieties of trees and shrubs.

Maine

Maine State Flag
Postal Code: ME
Capital City: Augusta
Became a State: March 15, 1820
Population: 1,329,328*
Area: 35,379.74 miles2 (91,633.62 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Top 10 Most Popular Maine Landmarks

  1. Acadia National Park
  2. Funtown Splashtown USA
  3. Portland Head Light
  4. Maine State House
  5. Old Port
  6. The Blaine House
  7. Maine Discovery Museum
  8. Viles Arboretum
  9. Penobscot Marine Museum
  10. Seashore Trolley Museum

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