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Maine see + do

The state of Maine draws more than 40 million visitors a year. And judging from the number of cars along Route 1, few of them venture farther than the seafood shacks and cliff-lined beaches that define the barrier between Maine and the Atlantic Ocean. Plenty of those visitors also make pilgrimages to Freeport and L.L. Bean, but if you head farther north, you can lose yourself in Maine's isolated, sea-sprayed bliss. (Busy Bar Harbor, the gateway to Acadia National Park, is the exception to this rule.) If you need more isolation, hop into a kayak to explore the state's seemingly endless bays and coves, or charter a sailboat and point the bow toward a forgotten island. If you really want to vanish, head up to the lake-strewn hills, whose historic sporting camps and stately inns will shake the city right out of you. Maine has 17 million acres of forest, making a canoe in summer and a pair of cross-country skis in winter some of the wisest ways to get around. Ski resorts such as Sugarloaf and Sunday River, along with rafting on the Kennebec and Dead rivers, offer just enough adrenaline to make Maine's microbrews and famous blueberries taste even sweeter. Those ready to reenter civilization will be pleased by the city of Portland, whose lively bars and even livelier arts scene have helped turn some of those 40 million visitors into permanent residents.

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