September is a beautiful time of year.

This month ushers us into a favorite time of year. It is the season of caramel apples and county fairs. Cool evenings are the best time for a bonfire. There is an unadulterated magic of sorts that comes from roasting marshmallows under the stars. As you stock up on pumpkin flavored goodies and Halloween décor, now is the perfect time to start planning a fall trip. Many places across America are simply magical in the autumn. In the Northeast corner of the United States lies Maine, a traveler favorite.

Maine is the largest state in New England and a true treasure to discover.

The best spot to view fall foliage is Acadia National Park. This 47,000-acre park lies along the Atlantic coast. You will find every kind of landscape here. In Acadia, you can reach new heights on Cadillac Mountain or stroll across rocky beaches. In the fall, you can find every shade of fiery red, orange, and yellow here. As you hike through the woodland terrain, you will fall under the autumn spell within Acadia.

There are many scenic routes here in Maine. If you are road tripping, be sure to make the detour and add these spots to your travel plan. Travel up the Grafton Notch and Million Dollar View Scenic Byways. The Million Dollar View truly earns its name. Here you can view Peekaboo Mountain, peeking out of a sea of red and yellow foliage.

Of course, it wouldn’t truly be fall without traditional celebratory events. Maine has no shortage of fairs and festivals to choose from during this season. During your stay, participate in the Oktoberfest Food & Crafts Festival. Get a taste of seasonal beverages with their annual wine tasting and brewfest.

Sound convincing? Set aside that fall grocery list and start your packing list for Maine today.

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