Maine Coast

Although Rte. 1 offers its share of eye-catching delights, the twists and turns that characterize the coast in this corner of America are best seen from secondary roads that meander down long peninsulas and across out-of-the-way islands.

  from Reader's Digest | July 2007

Length: About 300 miles.

Lodging: Reservations required during summer; many facilities close during winter.

Nearby attractions: L.L. Bean, Inc., retail store, Freeport. Penobscot Marine Park, Searsport.

Further information: Maine Office of Tourism, 109 Sewal St., State House Station 59, Augusta, ME 04333; tel. 888-956-2463,

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