Since 1970, Earth Day has been celebrated worldwide on April 22nd. There are many different ways that you can mark the occasion locally.  Here are a few ways to become one with Mother Nature in the Pine Tree State:

Visit Portland Head Light

People drive here from all over to see it, but when's the last time you were there? Spend some of your Earth Day at the world's most photographed lighthouse, and take in the beauty that surrounds it.

Hike Mount Katahdin

If you've always talked about hiking Maine's tallest mountain, but have never gotten around to it, today would be the perfect day for it! Enjoy one of Maine's most beautiful spots in celebration of Earth Day.

Have a picnic on the Eastern Promenade

One of Portland's most attractive destinations, the Eastern Prom is a giant grassy spot on Munjoy Hill that overlooks the ocean. A perfect spot to truly appreciate Mother Nature.

Cadillac Mountain Sunrise

How would you like to be the first person in the United States to see the sun rise? Head to Cadillac Mountain to enjoy nature at its finest.