If you're looking for a great day trip in the Pine Tree State, there are all kinds of great places to take the family this summer! We've found some for you.

No doubt, you remember the old days when mom and dad would load all the kids in the "family truckster" (station wagon) and head out on a day trip in Maine.

Here are some great places in Maine where you and the family can take off for the day in a fun get-a-way and spend time together.



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    Monkey C Monkey Do

    Monkey C Monkey Do is Maine's ultimate theme park and features zip lines! However, if you're not a climber, there's is certainly something for everyone! It's a good idea to make reservations before going. You can call them at 207-882-6861 or visit their website here.

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    Fairfield Antique Mall

    For those of you who like to browse and shop a good antique store, make sure the Fairfield Antique Mall is a stop on your itinerary. They're located just north of Waterville off of I-95. See Map Here.

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    Robert Ratford, mainetrailfinder.com

    Jesup Path Trail, Bar Harbor

    If you enter through the Hulls Cove Entrance in Acadia Park, you'll begin your trek through the Jesup Path Trail, beginning at the Wild Gardens of Acadia. What a beautiful trail with all the sites and sounds of being in God's Country.

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    Palace Playland Amusement Park

    There are endless things to do at this Maine amusement park, located in Old Orchard Beach! Rides, food, fun, and fireworks show on Independence Day! Check out all the fun on their website here.

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    Goughan's Berry Farm - Caribou

    If you want to take a short trip to Caribou, make sure you stop by Goughan's Berry Farm. This is a great place for miniature golf, photo ops, delicious, local ice cream, and so much more. Visit their FB page here.

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