Whether its nature, culture or history you’re after, the Kennebec & Moose River Valley is guaranteed to whet your appetite. Largely defined by its superior outdoor recreation and one mighty river, the region is also a haven for nature-loving jocks. The only hard part is deciding what to do first: hiking, cycling, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hunting, cross country skiing, or snowmobiling? Get the maximum of thrills white-water rafting the Kennebec River and its famed Class IV drop, Magic Falls. The capital city of Augusta is the go-to spot for historical sites, government buildings, boutique shops and a good meal. Given its vertebrae-like status, Route 201 is perfect for road trips and moose-sightings. In the historical/quirky vein, signs proclaiming “Benedict Arnold Slept Here” are posted along the entire length of the Old Canada Road National Scenic Byway, following the infamous general’s march on Québec.