Most people are attracted to Maine by its natural beauty. You might imagine yourself enjoying some lobster at a waterfront restaurant along the miles of scenic ocean beaches or exploring the millions of acres of beautiful forested mountains by car, bike, canoe or just walking. Maine is also great to view the fall foliage or enjoy winter sports like downhill skiing and snowboarding.
Maine is a great place to enjoy the ocean by boating, fishing or swimming at the beach. Some of the major points of interest include Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, the Covered Bridges and Lighthouses of Maine. You may also want to check out the Allagash National Wilderness Waterway, Casco Bay, and Old Orchard Beach.
You might consider renting an apartment in Portland, the largest city in Maine with more than 60,000 residents. Portland is situated along I-295 near the ocean in the southern part of the state. Lewiston, Bangor, South Portland, Auburn and Biddeford are other popular areas. Augusta is the state capital and is located along I-95 in the south part of the state.
The top employers are The University of Maine with about 8,000 employees, Maine Medical Center, Main General Medical Center and the Children’s Miracle Network.