The Mid-Coast region of Maine is getting some very deserved accolades. The area extends from Brunswick to Searsport and includes the coastal towns of Belfast, Camden, Rockland, Wiscasset, Bath and Damariscotta.

According to LonelyPlanet.com, their travel experts, after checking out areas all around the country, came up with their, "top 10 underrated, rejuvenated and out-of-this-world spots to visit in 2018. From natural wonders to captivating coastlines and up-and-coming cities, these destinations promise big things this year."

The Mid-Coast is #6 on their list. Here's what they had to say about the area:

One word says it all: ‘Ayuh’. The easygoing equivalent of ‘mm-hm’, it’s Mainers’ characteristically quirky and modest go-to reply. Is it true, you ask, that about 90% of Maine is forested (the highest percentage of any state), making it ideal for adventure activities and escaping from tourist crowds? Ayuh. And how about Midcoast Maine's superb maritime museums and exploding foodie scene of craft breweries, local vineyards and gourmet farm-to-table restaurants? It's not the quiet backwoods it once was.