August is a molasses month, sticky, sweet, slow-pouring – and maybe not to everyone’s taste. Yet all those attributes are great motivations to escape. And from time immemorial, the coast of Maine has beckoned, with sea breezes drawn in by the rising heat of the land, and starry nights worth lingering under, the fireworks and fireflies of July replaced by a show of shooting stars.
It’s a languid month in the Northern Hemisphere. A time made magic by festivals crafted to celebrate the social season or the haying, a time to be outside and savoring the moment. And, from blueberries to art galleries, August offers the best of Maine, arrayed to ensure you find the perfect “oceanside memory made in Maine” that can follow you home.
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