Located in the northernmost and easternmost state in New England, Maine is well-known for its incredible scenery. With the Atlantic Ocean to the east and south, it’s jagged, rocky coastline is a sight to behold. The interior of the state is densely forested, while offering a mountainous terrain to explore, as well as many inland lakes and rivers. The cuisine includes a plethora of seafood…especially lobster and clams. If you are looking for the perfect place for fishing or hunting, snowmobiling, skiing, boating, camping, hiking or just about any outdoor activity, Maine offers it all, but also has so much more to offer.
1. Funtown Splashtown USA
Located in Saco, Funtown Splashtown USA, is a family-owned amusement park. One of the park’s most famous features is the wooden roller coaster, the Excalibur – the only one of its kind in Maine. It is also home to New England’s tallest and longest log flume, Thunder Falls and a 220-foot-tall (67m) drop tower called Dragon’s Descent. One of its most popular rides is the Astrosphere, an indoor scrambler with a laser light show and music. The Splashtown portion is the water park Pirate’s Paradise dumping hundreds of gallons of water on visitors every few minutes. The Tornado and Mammoth are two newer water park thrill rides you will want to experience as well as many water slides, and pools. There’s no question, Funtown is an appropriate name whatever your age. The variety of rides, slides, pools and other attractions are a treasure trove of fun and adventure.