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183 Maine Puns, Maine Quotes & Maine Instagram Captions!

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Maine is one of my all-time favourite states in America. With such stunning scenery and nature everywhere, the most northeastern state in the US is the perfect place to visit for a vacation.

Known for it’s fresh lobsters, it’s many lighthouses, forests, rocky coastline and rugged landscapes, whether you plan to spend your time in Maine hiking, whale watching, kayaking or just relaxing and enjoying the sights – there’s something for every outdoor lover in Maine.

Maine is a fantastic place to photograph, and is also known as The Pine Tree State as almost 90% of the land area in the state is made up of pine trees!

This article eliminates the hard work of trying to come up with a caption for your Instagram photo as it gives you all the best captions, quotes and puns about Maine.

If you’re heading to Maine, you’re there right now, or you’re just wanderlusting and looking for some inspiration, you’ll find 183 short captions, cute and meaningful quotes , funny puns and jokes as well as one-liners for your Maine Instagram pictures right here!

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Best Maine Captions For Instagram

 1. If lost, return to Maine.

2. Off to Maine I go, to lose my mind and find my soul

3. I wonder if Maine misses me too

4. There’s Maine…. And then there’s everywhere else.

5. I want a little bit of Maine

6. Maine: Where the mountains meet the sea.

7. Maine is calling and I must go

8. Maine is always a good idea.

9. Once upon a time in Maine

10. Life is short, go to Maine! 

11. Welcome to Maine, the way life should be.

12. If the question involves Maine, the answer is yes.

13. You haven’t loved until you’ve sailed.

14. Maine is so much more than just a place on the map.

15. Me and Maine: Love at first sight

16. I can finally tick Maine off my bucket list.

Best Maine Quotes For Instagram Captions

17. “I would really rather feel bad in Maine than good anywhere else.” – E.B. White

18. “Maine is a beautiful place that I paradoxically want to hoard to myself and share with everyone I meet.” – John Hodgman

19. “Located on the East Coast of the United States, Maine is famous for its wild, untamed scenery. Rocky, windswept beaches line the coast.”– Robin S. Doak

20. “Maine is a movable music festival in the summertime.” – Sue Hubbell

21. “Maine is wonderful. It can be very hard. I mean, if you look at the profile maps it doesn’t look it, but somehow when you get out there it’s really steep and hard.” – Bill Bryson

22. “When life gives you lemons, order the lobster tail.” — Ziad K. Abdelnour

23. “Dear Maine, thank you for making me feel tiny, humble, inspired, and salty…all at once.” – Unknown

24. “Friendship is a pretty village perched above a working lobster harbor.” –Walter Cronkite

25. “In a way, I’m very interested in writing about Maine, because I think Maine represents its own kind of history. It’s the oldest state, and it’s the whitest state.” — Elizabeth Strout

26. “I would give the greatest sunset in the world for one sight of the Maine coastline with you.” – Unknown

Cute Maine Instagram Captions

27. Greetings from Maine.

28. I’d rather be in Maine.

29. Happiness is not a state of mind, but a trip to Maine.

30. Once upon a time in Maine.

31. Either you love Maine or you are wrong.

32. There’s no place like Maine.

33. Maine is my therapy.

34. Meet me in Maine.

35. Maine: the only place where I get excited over rocks! 

36. To the untrained eye, its just another rocky Maine coastline. To us, it’s home.

37. Maine: where nature comes to life.

38. Relationship status: In love with sunsets and this state

39. Maine, I’m yours!

40. Home is where the heart is, and the heart is in Maine.

41. I should probably move here, right?

Short Maine Instagram Captions

42. There’s no place like Maine.

43. Me, myself and Maine

44. I need some Maine time.

45. I really, really like Maine

46. The Pine Tree State

47. Take me back to Maine.

48. Border State

49. Down East

50. Maine has my heart

51. The Polar Star State

52. The Lumber State

53. Made in Maine.

54. The Switzerland of America

55. I’ve got a crush on Portland

Funny Maine Joke Caption Puns For Instagram

56. What’s a Lion’s favourite state to live in? Maine.

57. I always find the plots of Stephen King novels easy to follow. There’s always a Maine character.

58. Why you taking your girl to Maine this summer? I’m going to Bangor.

59. Our sailing trip in Maine was going great… until we were capsized by Augusta wind.

60. Do you know you can’t hang a man with a wooden leg in Maine? You have to use a rope.

61. My girlfriend lives in Portland, she’s my Maine hoe. But I got a girl in Boise who’s my Sidaho.

62. Found myself a good catch in Maine

63. What do you call a Mexican that lives in Maine? An L.L.Beaner

64. Are there several ways to abbreviate Maine? Or is it just me

Funny Maine Puns For Instagram 

65. Maine shore is pretty!

66. Shell we dance?

67. I wish you were Maine.

68. I love my Maine squeeze

69. Feeling a little shellfish tonight.

70. Shell yeah, Maine!

71. I can sea clearly now

72. What the shell?

73. I’m on a roll in Maine

74. I love you to Maine and back.

75. Life is better in a Maine state of mind.

76. Let’s shell-ebrate the good times in Maine

77. Sea you in Maine.

78. It was Maine-t to be!

79. Long time, no sea.

80. Shell yeah, I’m going to Maine!

81. May the forest be with you.

Inspiring Maine Captions For Instagram

82. You can’t buy happiness but you can buy a plane ticket to Maine and thats pretty much the same thing.

83. Not leaving anything behind in Maine but my heart.

84. Whatever you need, you’ll find it in Maine.

85. Living that Maine life

86. Dear Maine, I think about you all the time.

87. I left my heart in Maine.

88. Making memories in Maine.

89. They say do what makes you happy so I came to Maine.

90. I’m in a good place right now. Not emotionally, I’m just in Maine.

91. Off to Maine I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.

Inspiring Maine Quotes For Instagram 

92. “Did you ever see a place that looks like it was built just to enjoy? Well, this whole state of Maine looks that way to me.” – Will Rogers

93. “I looked along the San Juan Islands and the coast of California, but I couldn’t find the palette of green, granite, and dark blue that you can only find in Maine.” – Parker Stevenson

94. “I tell you, the real winner today is the city of Portland. Every time I come here it gets hard to leave. I bet you put something to the water.” – Happy Gilmore 

95. “The spirit of Maine has infected me.” – John Hodgman

96. “As Maine goes, so goes the nation.” – Susan Ratcliffe

97. “By discovering nature, you discover yourself.” – Maxime Lagacé

Winter & Seasonal Quotes About Maine For Instagram

98. “Winter in Maine is a time of alternating rest and frenzied activity.” –  Tom Allen

99. “In this part of the world, only Maine gives winter the welcome and the worship it should have.” – Tom Allen

100. “Maine is a joy in the summer. But the soul of Maine is more apparent in the winter.” – Paul Theroux

101. “Spring and fall are also comfortable. Maine’s fall foliage attracts visitors from around the world.” – Robin S. Doak

102. “Maine out of season is unmistakably a great destination: hospitable, good-humoured, plenty of elbow room, short days, dark nights of ice crystals.” – Paul Theroux

103. “I love the smell of freshly cut grass. It takes me back to summers in Maine.” –  Rachel Nichols

104. “The only way to get through a Maine winter is with lots of hot chocolate.” – Unknown

Though-Provoking Quotes About Maine

105. “The branch had unquestionably been whacked from a tree in the woods behind our son’s house in Maine and had made the long trip south. It wore the look and carried the smell of authenticity.” – E.B. White

106. “You can certainly learn to spell ‘moccasin’ while driving into Maine, and there is often little else to do, except steer and avoid leaving.” – E.B. White

107. “She said it’s the one thing that brings us all together. That I can have my toe in the ocean off the coast of Maine, and a girl my age can have her toe in the ocean off the coast of Africa, and we would be touching. On opposite sides of the world.” – Megan Miranda

108. “I never fastened my door, night or day, though I was to be absent several days; not even when the next fall I spent a fortnight in the woods of Maine. And yet my house was more respected than if it had been surrounded by a file of soldiers.” – Henry David Thoreau

109. “In Maine, there’s a deeply ingrained sense that you can always get a little more use out of something.” – Tim Sample

110. “The jobless recovery in Maine is much more of a reality than we thought it was.” — Charles J. Colgan

111. “The New York papers carried pages of coverage for an entire week, stating that the Maine had been purposely blown up and that the Spanish had done it.” – Jan R. Van Meter

Quotes About Living In Maine 

112. “I felt like I’d been misplaced in the cosmos and I belonged in Maine.” –Terry Goodkind

113. “Maine people have a live-and-let-live philosophy, and tend to be fair and open-minded.” – Chellie Pingree

114. “I am a big lover of the environment. I actually come from Maine, which is pretty much all environment.” – Noah Gray-Cabey

115. “I think of those first five years in Maine as the time when this happened to me… I was suddenly seeing, feeling, and listening as a child sees, feels, and listens.” – E.B. White

116. “My grandfather once told her if you couldn’t read with cold feet, there wouldn’t be a literate soul in the state of Maine.” – Marilynne Robinson

117. “There’s a quality of life in Maine which is this singular and unique. I think. It’s absolutely a world onto itself.” –  Jamie Wyeth

118. “When I was a child growing up in Maine, one of my favourite things to do was to look for the sand dollars on the seashores of Maine, because my parents told me it would bring me luck. But you know, these shells, they were hard to find. They’re covered in sand. They’re difficult to see.” – Sarah Parcak

119. “I was born and raised in a small town in Maine, Waterville. I enjoyed living there – still do – and my goal in life was a fairly specific and focused one of practising law in Maine.” –  George J. Mitchel

120. “The beauty of Maine is such that you can’t really see it clearly while you live there. But now that I’ve moved away, with each return it all becomes almost hallucinatory: the dark blue water, the rocky coast with occasional flashes of white sand, the jasper stone beaches along the coast, the fire and fir forests somehow vivid in their stillness.” – Alexander Chee

121. “I grew up on a dirt road in Maine, and pretty much everybody on that dirt road was related to me, and they were old. And so grumpy.” – Elizabeth Strout

Maine Lobster Rolls Instagram Captions & Puns

122. Here for the views and lobster rolls

123. Falling hard for Maine…and these lobster rolls

124. Today’s forecast: 100% chance of lobster rolls.

125. Did somebody say lobster?

126. Seas the day! Order the lobster.

127. Life is short. Eat lobster.

128. Party like a lobstar

129. This lobster’s my butter half.

130. Lobster is butter when we’re together

131. Just lobster rolls and lighthouses.

132. The world is your lobster!

133. Today’s good mood is sponsored by lobster rolls. 

Maine Lighthouse Quotes

134. “If you are a lighthouse, you cannot hide yourself; if you hide yourself, you cannot be a lighthouse!” – Mehmet Murat İldan

135. “If you close your eyes, no lighthouse can help you!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan.

136. “Man must behave like a lighthouse; he must shine day and night for the goodness of everyman.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

137. “You were my lighthouse when I was lost at sea without you, I would never have found me.” – Gemma Troy.

138. “Lighthouses are not just stone, brick, metal, and glass. There’s a human story at every lighthouse; that’s the story I want to tell.” – Elinor DeWire

139. “Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining.” – Anne Lamott

140. “Once the lighthouse is seen, the rest of the sea is ignored.” – Terri Guillemets

141. “Let hope be your Lighthouse, beckoning you through stormy seas.” – Jessica De La Davies

142. “I’m like a lighthouse! I stayed lit for you man! I never go dark.” – Very Bad Things 

143. “Friends are like lighthouses, with the sources of light coming from their hearts.” – Tom Baker

144.  “A ship on the beach is a lighthouse to the sea.” – Unknown

145. “Be a lighthouse. Shine for others when they are in darkness.” – Unknown

146. “Don’t forget that maybe you are the lighthouse in someone’s storm.” – Unknown

147. “The scars you share become lighthouses for other people who are headed to the same rocks you hit.” – Unknown

Maine Lighthouse Captions For Instagram

148. The lighthouse, the sea and me

149. Never met a lighthouse I didn’t like

150. Enjoying life one lighthouse at a time

151. Just a girl who loves lighthouses

Maine Ocean Quotes For Instagram

152. “Should fate unkind send us to roam, the scent of fragrant pines, the tang of salty sea will call us home.” – State of Maine song

153. “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” – Jacques Yves Cousteau

154. “Don’t spend your entire life building a ship, without ever tasting the salt of the ocean.” – Alexander Den Heijer

155. “I love the ocean. I’ve always liked the blue, so tranquil and peaceful and gliding. And the fear of it.” – Siouxsie Sioux

156. “Treasures of the sea can be found at the beach. Let go and discover!” – Catherine Pulsifer

157. “Advice from the Ocean: Be shore of yourself. Come out of your shell. Take time to coast. Avoid pier pressure. Sea life’s beauty. Don’t get so tide down on work that you miss out on life’s beautiful waves.” – Unknown

158. “That the sea is one of the most beautiful and magnificent sights in Nature, I’ll admit.” — John Joly

159. “Sometimes she wants to drift away like ocean waves and sometimes she wants to stay still like a river, wrapped in solitude.”― Nitya Prakash

160. “There’s nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away.” – Sarah Kay

161. “Each kiss of an ocean wave is passed along, as long as there is life on and in the seas.” – Anthony T. Hincks

162. “What do they long for, as I long for one salt smell of the sea once more?” –Edna St. Vincent Millay

163. “The sea does not like to be restrained.” – Rick Riordan

164. “Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down.” – Vanessa Paradis

165. “The sea lives in every one of us.” –  Robert Wyland

166. “Life is like an ocean, jump right in.” – Cliff Hannold

Maine Ocean Captions For Instagram

167. The ocean breeze puts my mind at ease

168. I hope to be as free as the ocean

169. Nothing soothes the soul like a day by the water.

170. I love you like the sea loves the shore.

171. Me and the ocean: Love at first sight.

172. You me and the sea

173. An ocean breeze puts a mind at ease.

Captions About People From Maine

174. Mainers don’t have “midnight snacks”…they have “bed lunches.”

175. Mainers don’t eat until “full”…they get “mugup.”

176. Mainers don’t ask “what are you doing?”…they say “Chuppta?”

177. Mainers don’t become “senior citizens”…they become “old timers.”

178. Mainers don’t drive small distances…they go “up the road apiece.”

179. “In Maine we have a saying that there’s no point in speaking unless you can improve on silence.” – Edmund Muskie

Song Lyrics About Maine

180. “Portland, Maine, I don’t know where that is. Leave your bags in the car, keep it running. I won’t pretend, I don’t want these things. But Portland Maine, I don’t know where that is. And I don’t want to know, I don’t want to know” – Portland, Maine – Tim McGraw

181. “Rolling down two ninety five out of Portland, Maine. Still high from the people up there and feeling no pain. Gonna make it to New Jersey, gonna set it up and do it again” – Nothing But Time – Jackson Browne

182. “Sometimes I wanna pack it all up, Get on a bus and move to Vermont or Maine, or any of those states back East” – Long Time Sunshine-Weezer

183. “It’s Maine… and it’s Autumn. The birches have just begun turning. Its life and its dying. The lobstermen’s boats come returning with the catch of they day in their holds and the young boys cold and complaining. The fog meets the beaches and out on the Reach it is raining” – Reach – Dan Fogelberg

Maine Puns, Captions & Quotes For Instagram Summary

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