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Maine Takes #4 Spot on Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel

The Lonely Planet just released their Best in Travel 2020, The best destinations, journeys, & sustainable travel experiences for the year ahead.

Maine came in 4th place. According to Lonely Planet

New England’s biggest state has always been full of pride, but this year the love for ‘Vacationland’ will reach fever pitch as Maine celebrates its bicentennial. Across the region, towns and cities are holding special exhibitions, concerts and festivals to commemorate 200 years of statehood. Of course, even if Maine wasn’t celebrating a major milestone, it would still be a great time to visit. The culinary scene has exploded in recent years, and you’ll find farm-to-table restaurants, coffee roasters, artisanal bakers and craft brewers all across the state. And despite Maine’s growing popularity, it’s easy to escape the crowds amid the state’s vast forests and its dramatic, lighthouse-strewn coastline.

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2020
Steakhouse and Motor Inn, the cabins that are now part of Wiscasset Woods Lodge

And they’re right, 2020 should be a great year as we celebrate our 200 year anniversary.

The history of Wiscasset Woods is over 100 years old, starting with the construction of Route 1, or what was originally known as the Atlantic Highway. If you haven’t read our history yet, it’s worth learning how our hotel reflects the history of the area.

Make your reservation now to stay at Wiscasset Woods Lodge and enjoy a piece of Maine’s history.


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