If you don’t think of camping and lobsters as a great pairing, you really should. More on that later. Camping in Maine, whether it’s near the ultra-cool city of Portland, or the quaint seaside town of Bar Harbor, or the majesty of Acadia National Park, will make you understand why it’s called Vacationland.
There are nearly 3,478 miles of coastline in Maine that are dotted with 4,600 islands. Camping near the ocean is fantastic. But camping on an island? For us, it doesn’t get a whole lot better. So, we made sure you can find spectacular island campsites in Maine on Tentrr. Fun fact: Maine has a longer coastline than California. By fifty-one miles.
If you seek inspiration from the natural world, then camping in Maine should be at the top of your list. Camping in Maine, in its quiet yet rugged wilderness state parks, is very different than anything experienced in the U.S. Hikers will discover more secluded beach, backcountry, and primitive tent camping here than in much of New England.
For those interested in experiencing the outdoors as well as hiking, Maine has some of the best hiking regions in the Northeastern United States. Some of the most popular trails in Maine are the Beehive Loop Trail, the Cadillac North Ridge Trail and the Jordan Pond Loop Trail - all of which are located in Acadia National Park.