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You will marvel at the mountains, beaches, rivers and lakes in Maine's state parks where wildlife abounds. It's the perfect destination for lovers of outdoor activities. Why not consider renting a spacious apartment or a lakeside lodge, instead of being restricted by cramped hotel rooms? You will be able to have the countryside or the coast on your doorstep, whichever suits your taste. Your family will feel more at home, and a fully equipped kitchen will allow you to cook your own meals just when it suits you.
If you are looking for outdoor activities, Maine Trails Guide Service operates trips by canoe on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway. These trips give you the opportunity to swim, fish, watch wildlife, explore or quite simply relax. Those who love the sea should take a trip in a lobster boat with Robertson Sea Tours and Adventures in Milbridge; you will be able to do some whale watching into the bargain. Hoping for a round of golf? Then head for Mars Hill Country Club or Lakewood Golf Course in Madison. Summer visitors should take the opportunity to visit one of Maine's agricultural fairs that are held from July to October.
If you prefer art to the great outdoors, the Maine Art Museum Trail combines seven art galleries including Portland Museum of Art, Farnsworth Art Museum and the University of Maine Museum of Art. No matter whether you are interested in ancient or contemporary art, you will find something of interest among the vast collections. If there's a rainy day, pay a visit to Maine State Museum in Augusta which specialises in natural science, pre-history and history.
Maine holiday rentals for families
Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay Harbor has a huge variety of lobsters and plenty of touch tanks for skates, sharks, sea urchins and sea stars. Both children and adults can enjoy a round of golf at Pirates Cove, the Maine Beaches, Old Orchard with its waterfalls, footbridges and caves. Young animal lovers will delight in Maine Wildlife Park at Sebago Lakes, Gray, or Mainely Miniatures Mini Horse Farm at the Maine Beaches, Hollis. If you are in the mood for museums, try the Washburn Norlands Living History Center in Livermore or the interactive Children's Museum of Maine in Portland.
Saving money on Maine holiday rentals
Choosing the low-cost option of self-catering accommodation for your holiday in Maine makes perfect sense. You will save money on a hotel and have more to spend on activities while you are there. With our range of apartments, beachfront villas and cabins by the forest, you can be assured of the very best in value. Spend a few minutes reading our user reviews before you make your booking. You won't regret choosing picturesque Maine as your destination, and renting one of our properties will help you to make the most of your stay.