What Are Some Coastal Towns in Maine?


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Some coastal towns in main include Portland, Bar Harbor, Kennebunkport, Ogunquit, Camden, York, Old Orchard Beach, Boothbay Harbor, Rockport and Castine. Main has more coastland than all other New England states combined.

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Portland features "Old Port," which is a revitalized district on the city's waterfront, as well as the state's oldest lighthouse, Portland Headlight. Bar Harbor derives its name from its enormous sandbar and is adjacent to Acadia National Park. Kennebunkport has a rocky shoreline and beautiful beaches. Ogunquit lives up to its name, which means "beautiful place by the sea," and is home to 3.4 miles of sandy beaches. Camden is located on the mid-coast of the state. Camden is the gateway to Penobscot Bay and has several museums and noteworthy architecture. Nubble Lighthouse and the state's largest zoo distinguish the city of York. Old Orchard Beach's coast consists of 7 miles of uninterrupted beaches that have been named "Maine's Best Beach" by the Maine Sunday Telegram and the Portland Press Herald. Boothbay Harbor's most popular attraction is the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. Rockport is a scenic village that is home to the Farnsworth Museum, which has an impressive collection of Andrew Wyeth paintings. Castine has been occupied since the 1600s and is one of the oldest towns in Maine. The harbor views at the Dyce Headlight lure many visitors.

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