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15 U.S. cities for outdoor enthusiasts

Oct. 18, 2010, 12:30 p.m.
Portland, Maine

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Portland, Maine

This city in Maine is one of the best places to sea kayak on the East Coast, and it also boasts over more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) of nature trails.

It was also named the "foodiest" small town in America by Bon Appetit magazine. What better way to recharge after a day in Maine's beautiful outdoors?