Synopses & Reviews
- Completely updated, Frommer's Maine Coast features in-depth coverage of the sights and experiences that await you.
- As a longtime New Englander, our author hits all the highlights, from the mountains of Acadia National Park to outlet shops and beaches of Maine's southern coast. He's checked out all the best hotels and restaurants in person, and offers authoritative, candid reviews that will help you find the choices that suit your tastes and budget.
- You'll get insider tips on finding the best lobster, hiking the best trails, and discovering the loveliest ocean views. You'll find detailed maps, a nature guide, and advice on planning a family vacation. The book also features a driving tour of Acadia National Park, and sidetrips to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, inland Maine, and St. Andrews & Grand Manan Island.
If you're very lucky, you may spot a moose on your travels through this rugged state. See chapter 9.
Detailed maps throughout
Exact prices, directions, opening hours,and other practical information
Candid reviews of hotels and restaurants,plus sights, shopping, and nightlife
Itineraries, walking tours, and trip-planning ideas
Insider tips from local expert authors
About the Author
Paul Karr has been visiting the Maine coast since he could walk and has lived on the coast part- or fulltime for more than 20 years. Today he divides his time between Maine and New York. Paul is the author or co-author of more than 25 guidebooks, including Frommer’s Vermont, New Hampshire & Maine, while writing articles for Sierra and Sports Illustrated, among other publications.
Table of Contents
List of Maps.
1 THE BEST OF THE MAINE COAST.
2 THE MAINE COAST IN DEPTH.
3 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO THE MAINE COAST.
4 SUGGESTED MAINE COAST ITINERARIES.
5 SOUTHERN MAINE.
7 FREEPORT TO MONHEGAN ISLAND.
8 MIDCOAST MAINE.
9 MOUNT DESERT ISLAND.
10 THE DOWNEAST COAST.
11 SIDE TRIPS FROM THE MAINE COAST.
12 FAST FACTS & WEBSITES.