Explore the best of Maine’s spruce-studded islands, classic shoreline villages, and rugged character with Moon Coastal Maine. Inside you’ll find:
Strategic, flexible itineraries, from five days in Acadia National Park to a two-week road trip, designed for history buffs, foodies, beach-goers, outdoor adventurers, and more
Must-see highlights and unique experiences for making the most of your trip: Bike through timberland forests, or take a lighthouse cruise down the Kennebec River. Sample wild blueberries, farmstead cheeses, and preserves from roadside farm stands, find the best beachfront lobster shack, or mingle with locals over a “chowdah suppah.” Discover maritime history in a traditional fishing village, or explore pedestrian-only islands packed with hiking trails. Watch the boats sway in a quiet harbor, unwind on a sandy pocket beach, or immerse yourself in the secluded wilderness of Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park
Honest insight from Maine native Hilary Nangle on when to go, where to eat, and where to stay, from historic inns to budget campgrounds
Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
Recommendations for getting there and getting around by plane, car, train, or bus
Thorough background on the culture, environment, wildlife, and history
With Moon’s practical tips and local know-how, you can experience coastal Maine your way.
Exploring inland? Try Moon Maine. Hitting the road? Check out Moon New England Road Trip.