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Maine Holidays

Autumnal foliage and sleepy fishing villages

Holidays in Maine are best defined by the state’s spectacular coastline and woodlands that come alive in the autumn with a sea of golden colours. Maine is famous for its wonderful seafood, outdoor lifestyle, family attractions and wilderness camping. Read more...

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Explore the rocky coastline & maritime history of Maine

Holidays to Maine are often best enjoyed combining numerous destinations in order to make the most of your time. The south of Maine is very different to the north, being characterised by its beaches, resort communities and cosmopolitan cities. The north is heavily forested and perfect for outdoor activities.

Explore Maine

Famous for autumnal foliage and its sleepy fishing villages, wildlife spotting for rare birds, moose, whales, and paddling tours, Maine has a reputation for clean air and getting back to nature. The tall pine trees and rumbling waters of Allagash Falls typify the beautiful scenery of this fantastic state making all Maine holidays special.

When to go to Maine

Peak temperatures in July, average about 21.1°C throughout the state. In the Southern Interior Division during a very warm summer, temperatures may reach 32.2° for as many as 25 days, and in the Coastal Division, two to seven days. Winters are cold, but prolonged cold spells are rare with eight weeks each year dropping below freezing.

Visiting Maine

The best times to visit Maine really depend on your reasons for travel but in summer and autumn, temperatures remain ideal for all outdoor activities, particularly hiking, fishing and golf. Canoeing and kayaking in particular have a lot of possibilities with excellent rivers including; The Allagash Wilderness Waterway, St. John’s River, The Penobscot, Kennebec and Dead Rivers.

Touring in Maine

Self-drive tours such as the Self-Drive Classic New England visit various fascinating locations such as Bar Harbor and the White Mountains, before heading towards Boston.

Planning your holiday to Maine in 2016 or 2017?

Planning a holiday to Maine in 2016 or 2017? American Sky has the experience to help you plan your perfect holiday. Call our Maine specialists today and make the most of your next holiday.

Holiday highlights

  • Visit Kennebunkport
  • Acadia National Park
  • Appalachian Trail
  • Mountain biking or horseback riding on a multi-use rail trail
  • White Mountain National Forest
  • Wildlife watching
  • Swan Island
  • Lighthouse tours
  • In winter; skiing, dogsledding, skating, sledding, snow tubing.

Maine Information

There are a wide variety of things to see and do whilst staying in Maine. Check out our travel guides for some of the highlights, top tips and travel inspiration from our American Sky Experts, along with some essential information you may need for your holiday.


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Perched atop the north east United States like a wild and sparkling crown, the great state of Maine is so much more than you could ever imagine.

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Maine Weather

Here is a guide to the temperatures throughout the year and current outlook for the next 5 days.

TODAY 16ºC
FRI 18ºC
SAT 15ºC
SUN 19ºC
MON 16ºC
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Temperature (Celsius) Average Rainfall (Inches)
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0ºC
4ºC
11ºC
18ºC
22ºC
24ºC
24ºC
18ºC
13ºC
6ºC
-1ºC
2
2
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3
3
3
3
4
2
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2

Average Temperature (Celsius) Average Rainfall (Inches)

Jan
-3ºC
2
Feb
0ºC
2
Mar
4ºC
3
Apr
11ºC
3
May
18ºC
3
Jun
22ºC
3
Jul
24ºC
3
Aug
24ºC
4
Sep
18ºC
2
Oct
13ºC
3
Nov
6ºC
3
Dec
-1ºC
2

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