10 Best Places to Propose in Maine (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Maine is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for beautiful mountains, lakes, parks, natural scenic beauty, or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. This guide describes some of the best places in Maine to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Maine
  • Bar Harbor
  • Kennebunkport
  • Acadia National Park
  • Beautiful Harbors and Lakes
  • Sebago Lake
  • Camden Harbor
  • Outdoor Locations to Propose in Maine
  • Portland Maine - Old Port
  • Schoodic Penninsula
  • McGlaughin Garden and Homestead - South Paris
  • Marginal Way in Ogunquit
  • Portland Head Light
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
  • Best Places to Propose in Maine


Romantic Locations in Maine

1. Bar Harbor

A quaint coastal town located near Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor has lovely waterfront views, making it an ideal spot for a proposal.


2. Kennebunkport

This charming coastal town offers scenic beaches, picturesque harbors, and beautiful historic inns. It's a perfect place for a romantic getaway and a proposal..


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3. Acadia National Park

This national park is known for its breathtaking scenery, including rugged coastline, pristine lakes, and majestic mountains. The summit of Cadillac Mountain at sunrise or the Jordan Pond House Gardens can be especially romantic.



Beautiful Harbors and Lakes

3. Sebago Lake

If you and your partner enjoy the outdoors, consider proposing by the tranquil Sebago Lake. You can rent a lakeside cabin or take a boat out for a private moment.


4. Camden Harbor

The picturesque Camden Harbor, with its charming downtown area, offers a romantic setting for a proposal. Consider taking a boat tour for a unique proposal experience. Camden Harbor offers breathtaking views of the harbor itself, with its sailboats and picturesque coastline. The combination of water, boats, and coastal scenery creates a beautiful backdrop for a proposal.


Outdoor Locations to Propose in Maine

Maine is full of romantic gardens, lakes and ports. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal on a romantic walk, viewing lakes or enjoying a glass of wine or champagne in a secluded spot for the perfect proposal.

5. Portland Maine - Old Port

This historic district is filled with cobblestone streets, charming shops, and excellent restaurants, providing a romantic atmosphere for a proposal.


6. Schoodic Peninsula

A quieter and less-visited part of Acadia National Park, the Schoodic Peninsula offers rugged beauty and fewer crowds, making it an intimate spot for a proposal.


7. McLaughlin Garden and Homestead - South Paris

This historic garden features a wide variety of plants and flowers, including perennials, annuals, and trees. It offers a charming and peaceful setting for a proposal.


8. Marginal Way in Ogunquit

This scenic coastal path along the cliffs offers stunning ocean views and can be a romantic place to propose, especially during sunrise or sunset.


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9. Portland Head Light

This iconic lighthouse in Cape Elizabeth provides a picturesque backdrop for a proposal, especially during a sunset.


10. Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

These gardens in Boothbay are beautifully landscaped and offer a romantic setting with various themed gardens. Depending on the time of year, the gardens can showcase different seasonal blooms and colors. This allows you to choose a season that holds special 


Best Places to Propose in Maine

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Maine has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.



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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


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