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The hilly state covers a total area of 35,385 sq miles and shares its borders with New Brunswick and Quebec (Canada), the Atlantic Ocean, and New Hampshire.
Tourist attractions in Maine
The state of Maine is famous for the following tourist attractions:
- Auburn - It is one of the "Twin Cities" of the state
- Augusta - The capital
- Bar Harbor - Famous for its proximity to Acadia National Park
- Bangor - It is the birthplace of Stephen King and nicknamed as the Queen City
- Brunswick - Famous for the Bowdoin College Biddeford
- Lewiston - It is a big commercial hub in the heart of the state, the other of the "Twin Cities", and houses the Bates College
- Ellsworth - Also known as "Downeast Gateway"
- Portland - Biggest city
Other famous tourist spots include Baxter State Park, Acadia National Park, Rangeley Lakes, Mackworth Island, Sebago Lake, and Rockland (known for the Lobster Carnival).
Hotels in Maine
The Pine Tree State is home to a range of world class hotels like the following:
- The Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel
- Portland Harbor Hotel
- The Eastland Park Hotel
- The Juniper Hill Inn
- The Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina
Airlines in Maine
The Portland International Jetport and the Bangor International Airport are the two main airports in the state. Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport, Augusta State Airport, Northern Maine Regional Airport, and the Knox County Regional Airport are the other important airports. Air Canada, Continental Airlines, AirTran Airways, United Airlines, Delta Airlines, and US Airways are the major airlines in the state.
Economy of Maine
The state is known for its agricultural sector, producing potatoes, poultry, livestock, and blueberries. Other industries in Maine include paper, electronic gadgets, timber goods, leather goods, yard goods, food, construction, biotechnology, and naval shipbuilding.
Joined the UnionMar 15, 1820
NicknamePine Tree State
Area35,385 sq miles
Highest PointMount Katahdin
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean
Time ZoneEastern: UTC-5