It is no secret that Maine is one of the most gorgeous states in America. I mean it didn't get the nickname Vacationland for no reason. Maine is known for its breathtaking coastline towns and beaches.

Because of that, it should be no surprise that of the millions of people who chose to relocate in 2020, many ended up in Maine.  Seeing the pandemic as an opportunity to make the move they've been dreaming about for years, people moved to Florida, North Carolina, and Maine - three of the states with the longest coastlines.  Not only do they have the longest coastlines, they also have some of the best beach towns.

According to, Maine is home to 3 of the Best Beach Towns in America.

#41 Portland - Even though it is Maine's largest city, most of the rest of the country consider it a small town.  As a result, it has a lot to offer, but it still very "manageable".  There are plenty of restaurants, bars, entertainment venues, and stores, but you won't have to deal with crazy traffic.  Additionally, it is very close to some amazing beaches.

#57 South Portland  - The city has a bunch of great parks and, adjacent to SMCC, you'll find Willard Beach.

#103 Brunswick - The town is home to several beaches and several beach-side campgrounds.

Wallet Hub looked at several factors when creating this list including affordability, the town's weather, how safe the town was, and how strong the area's economy is.

Additionally, Wallet Hub has put together a list of great lakeside beach towns.  That list includes Laconia, NH and Burlington, VT.

Check out both lists here

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