What are the real 24 reasons everyone should see Maine?

From Baxter Peak of Katahdin, 5,267 feet above sea level, hikers can walk the 1.1-mile Knife Edge to Pamola Peak, which is 4,902 feet above sea level.
Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN
From Baxter Peak of Katahdin, 5,267 feet above sea level, hikers can walk the 1.1-mile Knife Edge to Pamola Peak, which is 4,902 feet above sea level.
Bangor Daily News
Posted July 29, 2013, at 11:22 a.m.

Social news site Buzzfeed posted an article this weekend listing 24 beautiful places (and the quintessential Maine entree) as reasons why everyone should see Maine before they die. Among the list: Old Orchard Beach, Baxter State Park and nine different entries for Acadia National Park.

We don’t deny that Maine is a beautiful place. But no Gulf Hagas? No Sugarloaf? No Allagash Wilderness Waterway?

We think real Mainers can come up with a better list of reasons why everyone should visit Maine. Share your best reasons (and photos!) in the comments below.

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