Maine Sunset Wallpaper and State fact & Photo Gallery


Above: Maine Sunset Wallpaper from Acadia National Park.

Photo: captainkimo.com  





Scroll down for a bright selection of images from Maine's National parks, state parks, cities, villages, harbors, and other local destinations. Use this page as an overview of the state of Maine, or to help you pick your favorite places to go when you get here.

 



Below: Boats off the coast of Rockport.

Photo: etravelmaine.com



top 10 facts about maine

1. Maine's official state flower is the White Pine Cone and Tassel.

2. Maine's official state tree is the White Pine.

3. Maine 's official state bird is the Chickadee.

4. Roughly 40 percent of the state of Maine is covered in pine forests. 

5. Maine is divided into five geographical regions: Inland accounts for nearly 90 percent of the state's total land area.  The four southern regions are South Coast, Mid Coast, Downeast Acadia, and Sunrise Coast.

6. The state of Maine is home to 36 State Parks and one National Park. 

7. The coast of Maine has 65 historical light houses still standing. 

8. The Portland Head Light in Cape Elizabeth is Maine's oldest existing light house, constructed in 1791. 

9. The state of Maine is America's top producer of wild blueberries. 

10. The ten largest cities in Maine (by population size) are

  1. Portland
  2. Lewiston
  3. Bangor
  4. West Scarborough
  5. South Portland
  6. South Portland Gardens
  7. Auburn
  8. Biddeford,
  9. Augusta
  10. Seco

in that order.




Above: A sublime view of the Bass Harbor light house at sunset.

Photo: roadcats.blogspot.com



universities in maine

Here is an alphabetical list of all eight accredited universities in the state of Maine:

  1. University of Maine at Augusta
  2. University of Maine at Farmington
  3. University of Maine at Fort Kent
  4. University of Maine at Machias
  5. University of Maine at Orono
  6. University of Maine at Presque Isle
  7. University of Southern Maine in Portland
  8. University of New England in Biddeford





Below: The docks overlooking Kennebunkport.

Photo: mainestayinn.com



Above: A sidewalk art festival in Bangor.

Photo: http://www.acadiamagic.com/photo-294.htm




Above: Ogunquit, Perkins Cove. 

Photo: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/274719645990820676/


 



More Maine Sunset Wallpaper



Above: Orchard Beach.

Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/breebailey/237919731/





Above: Downtown Portland. 

Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/21639834@N05/6727076081/


 



Above: Sunset Wallpaper - A bird flies over Saint Louis Church in Auburn.

Photo: http://www.sunjournal.com/news/lewiston-auburn/2013/09/30/sunset-flight/1430581





Above: A quaint little village built into the rocky coastline. 

Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/21639834@N05/6727076081/


 


related links

GRILLED LOBSTER TAILS and a Map Of Maine

STEAMED LOBSTER

MAINE CUISINE



other useful links

Image Galleries From All 50 States

Budget-Friendly Travel All Over America

Premium Factory Outlets in All 50 States  

Low-Cost Maine Car Insurance 

How to Work From Home in Maine, or anywhere else in America.

Universities and PhD Programs in Maine and other U.S. states, plus Washington DC.





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