The Maine Office of Tourism recently announced that Maine was chosen as one of 26 destinations on Fodor’s Travel 2016 Go List. The annual Go List highlights 26 can’t-miss destinations around the world that every traveler should have on their radar when planning trips in the coming year.

Acadia National Park
Acadia National Park

“Maine has an allure all its own. It fosters a special connection with those who have visited and those who live and work here,” said Carolann Ouellette, director of the Maine Office of Tourism. 

Ouellette added, “The word is getting out about what makes Maine special, from the beauty of our diverse landscape and coastline, with access to amazing outdoor adventure experiences, to the explosive growth of our “locavore” food and beverage scene, our friendly people, and the quality of Maine’s lodging and cultural offerings.” 

According to Fodor’s, the Go List destinations span six continents and 20 countries, and are chosen by the experts at Fodor’s Travel who log countless miles traveling across the globe each year. The 2016 list incorporates everything from emerging destinations and new hotspots to noteworthy events and great travel values around the world.

“With so many destinations worth visiting it can be overwhelming for travelers to decide where they should go next,” said Arabella Bowen, editor in chief of Fodor’s Travel. “Our Go List helps guide travelers when they are making that decision.”

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