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Maine was the 23rd state to join the United States of America. Maine officially joined on
March 15, 1820. The capital city is Augusta, but the largest city is Portland.

Here are some official state symbols to help you get to know Maine better.

  • State Nickname - "Pine Tree State"
  • State Animal - Moose
  • State Insect - Honeybee
  • State Bird - Black-capped chickadee
  • State Cat - Maine coon cat
  • State Herb - Wintergreen
  • State Berry - Wild blueberry

Car Rental Maine

Did you know that Maine is the 39th biggest state in the USA? The territory spans 35,387 square miles. Rent a car so you can do things like hike Mount Katahdin and explore the Gulf of Maine!