Visit USA 2022 Travel Planner TA 21 Be inspired Be inspired, visit visitmaine.coM Must visit... Maine Portland Portland is well-known as a “foodie” destination with awardwinning chefs and more restaurants per capita than most other U.S. cities. Craft beer is a big part of the scene – to sample, take a harbor cruise or walking tour or use the Maine Beer Trail app. Bethel Village Bethel is a winter playground for skiing, snowshoeing and fat biking – and a draw for 'rockhounds'. The Maine Mineral and Gem Museum has one of the world’s foremost collections of extraterrestrial rocks from Mars, the Moon and the Asteroid Belt. Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Set along a tidal river in Boothbay, the gardens and natural wooded areas feature native plants, a Garden of the Five Senses, a Children’s Garden, a Butterfly House, and the Guardians of the Seeds, an installation of giant trolls hidden along woodland paths. The Forks and Moxie Falls The Kennebec and Dead Rivers converge at The Forks, a whitewater rafting Mecca. Outfitters also offer trips like moose watching or waterfall hikes. Nearby, Moxie Falls is one of Maine’s highest. Easily accessed, it has a vertical drop of nearly 90 feet. Ogunquit Museum of American Art Ogunquit is one of New England’s prettiest beach towns, with the nearby Perkin’s Cove a historic fishing village and inspiration for artists since the 1890s. OMAA, a seaside museum, showcases modern and contemporary art and has a sculpture garden. Katahdin Woods & Waters Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument celebrated ts fifth anniversary in 2021. The area has 48km of pristine rivers and streams, spectacular mountain views and has been designated an International Dark Sky Sanctuary for the quality of its night skies.