If you are looking for a mover in Maine, you’ve come to the right place. 123Movers specializes in helping people find movers in their area, and we’d be happy to help you do the same. While you’re here, read below for some fun facts about the state of Maine.
I Maine you can live in the country and commute to a business hub or take up residence in an urban area closer to cultural offerings, restaurants, and shopping. The city option may even afford you the opportunity to bike or walk to work.
Employment in Maine runs high in the following industries: agriculture (mostly potatoes), shipbuilding, fishing (Maine is the largest harvester of lobster in the U.S.), footwear, machinery, electronics, and tourism. The top five employers include Hannaford Bros. Co. (supermarkets), Walmart and Sam’s Club, Maine Medical Center (hospital), Bath Iron Works Corporation (shipbuilding), and L.L. Bean (outdoor apparel and gear.) Bushmaster Firearms International, Fairchild Semiconductor, and TD Bank, N.A. are also headquartered in the Pine Tree State.
Located in the northeastern-most tip of the United States, Maine holds two distinctions from the other 49 states. It’s the only state that borders just one other state (New Hampshire) and it’s the only state with one syllable. Both those factoids should come in handy next time you appear on “Jeopardy” or play a trivia game. Should you prefer playing outside, this state has lots to offer.
With almost 3,500 miles of coastline, trumping even the length of California’s beaches, many folks spend their leisure hours on the water. You’ll find plenty of deep-sea fishing, ocean cruising and whale watching atop the Atlantic Ocean. Land lovers might prefer visiting some of the 65 lighthouses, exploring the shops and galleries in a coastal village (like Kennebunkport) or birding.
Outdoor aficionados tend to congregate at Acadia National Park, the second most visited national park in the U.S. Besides the 17 uniquely designed, stone-faced bridges, scenic lakes, ponds and waterfalls, you may also see moose, bear, owls and whales. But there’s more to do than just savor the scenery. Skiing, snowmobiling and skijoring take place throughout the winter, while horseback riding and rock climbing have their place in the warmer months.
Maine prides itself on having one of the most comfortable summer climates in the country. Temperatures range from 70 to 90 degrees in July, depending on the region. Winters run colder with as many as 50 days measuring in the sub-zeros. Precipitation averages from 42 to 46 inches a year, while snowfall runs from 50 to 110 inches.
Blueberries (this state produces 99 percent of the nation’s crop) have been designated the official state fruit, so try some blueberry jam or a slice of hot pie. Cherryfield, Maine is said to be the blueberry capital of the world.
By: Michael Danzig