Bryan Kolstad is a native of Maine, where he currently works as a marine mechanic. He has continued to live in Maine for so many years because of the beautiful natural surroundings and abundance of things to do there. Summer is an especially wonderful time to visit Maine, as the weather is beautiful, there’s no snow to get in the way of things, and everyone is out having a good time, making it easy to socialize. Here are some of the most popular things to do in Maine in the summer.
- Hiking: Many people don’t realize how amazing Maine is for hiking. There are tons of gorgeous trails, especially at Acadia National Park. Whether you choose to take an easy stroll through the woods or a challenging mountain hike, you’ll see some truly stunning nature.
- Fishing: Maine is also home to some of the world’s best seafood, and one of the best ways to take advantage of that is by going fishing. The state’s abundance of ports makes it easy to find somewhere to fish. If you want to enjoy the seafood without the work, you can opt to visit one of the state’s many top-notch restaurants instead.
- Berry picking: Although this may sound like a New England cliché, there are really so many beautiful places to go berry picking in the summer in Maine. This can be a great way to spend time outside with friends, and at the end of the day, you will have some delicious fresh fruit.
- Visit a lighthouse: Maine has some of the United States’ oldest lighthouses. You can easily make a day of visiting the Portland Head Light or other notable lighthouses.