We Mainers just got over one of the harshest winters in recent memory. It’s only fitting that mud season will be just as incredible.
We were reading in a Portland Press Herald article recently that Nathaniel Hawthorne once wrote, “Life is made up of marble and mud.” We don’t think he could have described early spring in Maine better than that. However, this particular article also noted that Mainers are looking at a mud season that will likely extend into the middle of May.
What’s “mud season,” you ask? We like to think of it as New England’s fifth season. In early spring as the snow melts, the ground thaws, the rain falls more frequently, and our dirt roads start feeling a lot more soft. Our dogs come in from walks covered in dirt. We don’t dare walk on our lawn for fear that we may sink in.
However, there is one very important reason we love early spring in Midcoast Maine.
Aside from watching the flowers bloom, April and May are the months during our “quiet season.” Visitors who stay with us during these months beat the summer traffic and huge crowds to enjoy the natural beauty of the area in peace.
At SummerMaine Vacation Rentals, we also offer less expensive rental prices during the quiet season, saving you and your companions a bit more money. If you’re interested in booking a last-minute vacation in Midcoast Maine during the spring, call our office at (207) 596-6295, or email [email protected].