The unspoiled lakes and mountains of Western Maine offer four distinct seasons that dramatically unfold in a blaze of color. From the colorful wild flowers of spring and the bright sunlit hillsides of summer to the brilliant palette of fall and the stunning white snowscapes of winter, it's a region of great scenic beauty. It is also the home to outstanding recreational pursuits. Enjoy all types of water sports on the region's lakes and rivers; cycle, hike, camp, golf, alpine and nordic ski and snowmobile in the mountains. Watch for spectacular wildlife including loons and moose. Linger awhile in quaint New England villages. Visit local artisans and museums. Attend country fairs and celebrations.