Fodor's Maine Coast, 3rd Edition with Acadia National Park

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Discover the charms of the Maine Coast

Fodor's choice ratings you can trust. Exceptional restaurants, hotels, and sights selected to help you make the best choices.

Simple pleasures. Embrace the local scene as you shop for antiques, feast on lobster, and walk along the rugged shoreline.

Boundless activities. Find choices for every traveler, ...

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Overview

Discover the charms of the Maine Coast

Fodor's choice ratings you can trust. Exceptional restaurants, hotels, and sights selected to help you make the best choices.

Simple pleasures. Embrace the local scene as you shop for antiques, feast on lobster, and walk along the rugged shoreline.

Boundless activities. Find choices for every traveler, from whale watching to lighthouse visits to hikes through Acadia National Park.

Local Experts Fodor's worldwide team of 700 writers reveal their favorite haunts to enrich your travel experience.

Freshest Facts You won't find a more up-to-date guide to the region. Our writers seek out hot spots while verifying that current listings still meet our high standards.

Travelers Like You Get candid advice from fellow travelers at Fodors.com, and read their “Word of Mouth” tips throughout this book.

“Fodor's has emerged…as our fave guidebook series for insider tips about things you actually want to know…” -Miami Herald

“Hipped up… plus advice on a broader range of attractions, from classic to quirky.” -Outside Magazine

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Editorial Reviews

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"In terms of comprehensiveness of coverage, the very accessible format, and the enthusiastic tone, this series remains one of the best on the market." –Booklist
 
"Fodor's super-informative guidebooks are known for accuracy and attention to detail…" –The Sacramento Bee
 
"The Fodor's guides are notable for their ratings of sights, restaurants, shops, accommodations and attractions." –Chicago Tribune
 
"The great detail, infectious spirit, and attractive format are distinguishing traits of these guides, which are entries in one of the top series in the business." –Booklist
 
"Fodor's can help you plan the perfect adventure" –The Arizona Republic
 
"Always thoughtfully written and easily readable, Fodor's travel guides have become a must-have when traveling to unfamiliar destinations" –Mid South Magazine
 
"Widely recognized as the gold standard of mainstream travel" –Honolulu Advertiser
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781400004249
  • Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/16/2010
  • Series: Fodor's Gold Guides Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 133,331
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Be a Fodor’s Correspondent............3

Chapter 1: Experience the Maine Coast............7
What’s Where............8
Maine Coast Planner............10
Maine Today............11
Quintessential Maine Coast............12
Maine Coast Top Attractions............14
Top Experiences............16
If You Like............18
Great Itineraries............21
When to Go............25
On The Calendar............26
 
Chapter 2: The Southern Coast............27
Orientation and Planning............28
Southern and Inland York County............32
The Yorks, Ogunquit, and Wells............39
The Kennebunks............60
 
Chapter 3: Greater Portland............73
Orientation and Planning............74
Exploring Portland............78
Where to Eat............84
Where to Stay............87
Nightlife and the Arts............89
Shopping............91
Sports and the Outdoors............93
Side Trips from Portland............94
 
Chapter 4: The Mid-Coast Region............105
Orientation and Planning............107
From Brunswick to Wiscasset............111
Boothbay and Pemaquid Peninsulas............130
Cushing and St. George Peninsulas............143
 
Chapter 5: Penobscot Bay............153
Planning and Orientation............154
Rockland Area............157
Rockport, Camden, and Lincolnville............167
Belfast to Bangor............181
 
Chapter 6: The Blue Hill Peninsula............199
Orientation and Planning............200
Blue Hill and Environs............203
Deer Isle and Stonington............213
 
Chapter 7: Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island............219
Orientation and Planning............221
Gateways to Mount Desert Island............224
Bar Harbor............229
Acadia National Park............241
Around Mount Desert Island............250
The Outer Islands............260
 
Chapter 8: Way Down East............263
Orientation and Planning............264
Eastern Hancock County............267
Steuben to Cherryfield............278
Columbia Falls to Cutler............280
Cobscook and Passamaquoddy Bays............289
   
Travel Smart Maine Coast............302
Getting Here and Around............303
Essentials............306
 
About Our Writers............320
 
MAPS
What’s Where............8–9
The Southern Coast............36
Portland............76
Around Greater Portland............96
Mid-Coast Region............112
Penobscot Bay............159
Rockport and Camden............168
Blue Hill Peninsula............207
Bar Harbor............230
Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island............244
Way Down East............269
Campobello Island............293

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