Quick travel guide to Maine

Quick travel guide to eating and leaf peeping in Maine

Maine is a not-so-secret gem with Portland as the 2018 Restaurant City of the Year according to Bon Appetit Magazine, and its golden fiery red foliage that attracts countless visitors during peak season – a.k.a. Leaf peepers. We can’t blame them the sight is breathtaking.

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Christie Tan

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Portland, ME  

Don’t mistake Portland for an old fisherman town. Au contraire, the city is buzzing with trendy shops and vibrant culinary scene. As a foodie, you will rejoice to learn the variety of restaurants in town – from fresh seafood, to farm to table, to locally sourced ingredients type restaurants.

Here are some of our favorites: 

  • The Donut Shop

  • Little Tap House

  • Central Provisions

  • The Honey Paw

  • Sur Lie

  • Tandem Coffee

  • David’s Restaurant

  • Pai Men Miyake

  • Eventide Oyster Co. 

  • B.Good

  • Arabica Coffee 

Leaf peeping in Maine

Fall may be the best season to visit Maine! Don’t believe us? Check out the photos, it will make you want to get into your cozy sweater and cute boots, so get your warm pumpkin spice beverage ready!

Where to spot the best foliage in Maine

The best way to spot Maine foliage is on a road trip! Drive on the coast and make your way from Portland to Lubec - the easternmost part of the United States! Along the way, you will find the beautiful foliage *Warning - Don’t get too distracted by the foliage while driving! Stop along the way for photo ops. Visit one of the five lighthouses in the area, it's a must!

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