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Maine Vacations: Maine Regions: The Maine Highlands

The Maine Highlands, a region spanning from the city of Bangor, north to the remote reaches of the 200,000 acre Baxter State Park, boasts the state's tallest peak, Mount Katahdin, and largest inland body of water, Moosehead Lake. Moose and wildlife abound and are typical sites for those visiting the area. Recreational activities are many and include whitewater rafting along the Penobscot River, hiking the Appalachian Trail, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, biking, camping, hunting, snowmobiling, skiing and snowshoeing. Maine Event highlights include MooseMainea, the Wooden Canoe Festival, the International Sea Plane Fly-In, and the Katahdin Winterfest, in addition to many cultural events in the Bangor area.

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The Maine Highlands

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Maine Moose Watching Tours by land and water in Maine's Moosehead Lake Region.

Moose wildlife watching safari tours (on land & water) in the Moosehead Lake Region of Maine. Our guided Maine moose watching tours boast well over 1,000 moose sightings annually. Maine's Moosehead Lake Region supports one of the densest moose populations in the US! More >

Cozy Moose Cabin Rentals

Our Moosehead Lake, Maine cabin rentals offer lakeside New England vacation cabin lodging in Sandy Bay, on the shore of beautiful Moosehead Lake, featuring a sandy swimming beach, and boat dock in the heart of the Northern Maine woods. More >