Stretching 320 miles long and 210 miles wide, Maine claims 33,215 square miles of land. This vast region includes 3,478 miles of picturesque coastline and 542,629 acres of state and federal parks. Among them are the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, Baxter State Park, and Acadia National Park. Mount Katahdin as the highest point in Maine peaks at an impressive 5,271 feet above sea level. A land of extensive waterways, Maine boasts 6,000 lakes and ponds, 32,000 miles of rivers and streams, 17 million acres of forestland, and 2,000 islands.

Maine’s pristine sandy beaches and dramatic rocky coastline are among its greatest natural assets. Spectacular terrain and breathtaking beauty create the backdrop for year-round outdoor activities. Warmer summer months are ideal for boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, canoeing, and kayaking. During the colder months of winter, the abundant annual snowfall creates the perfect setting for every imaginable type of winter sport. A popular regional skiing destination, Maine is also ideal for snowmobiling, ice fishing, sledding, and cross-country skiing.

Whether you choose to live in a vibrant coastal community, a quaint village, or a bustling urban center, the ideal community is waiting in Maine. Invigorating, friendly, and filled with natural beauty, Maine is the perfect place to call home.

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