Congratulations on your big decision to move to Maine!

Since White Gloves Genesis in 1988, We’ve performed over one-thousand long distance moves to Maine. We hope to see you on moving day!

Our Moving Process

The White Glove Treatment

We are licensed to perform local moves in New Jersey to relocate customers to any location in the continental United States, including Maine.

White Glove is also happy to offer a flat price on your long distance move. Our prices are based on your inventory rather than charging based on factors like weight or cubic feet. This helps eliminate variable on the move day and gives our consumers complete control over your price and removes all surprises.

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Learn all about the

Benefits of Living in Maine

Thinking of trading in your home base in the Empire State for a new life up in the Pine Tree State? If so, you may be curious to learn all about the beauty, lifestyle and opportunities that Maine has to offer. The northeastern U.S. state of Maine is a quintessential New England state filled with stunning distinct seasons, unmistakably unique local cuisine and a friendly approach to all residents. If you’re interested in leaving New York and packing up your life to head north to Maine, here are some key facts you may want to keep in mind as you hit the road.

Enjoy a

More Laid-Back and Nature-Centric Life

If you’ve been living in one of New York’s major metro areas and you’re tired of the hectic pace of life, you may be pleased to find a generally more laid-back and nature-centric approach to life up in Maine. This northern state is filled with relaxed small towns and bountiful nature that’s sure to help anyone destress and chill out. If you’re a nature lover, you’re never too far away from some stunning scenery in Maine. Whether you’d prefer to live near the beach or up in the hills, Maine could provide the terrain and views you want for your new, laid-back lifestyle.

Maine Is Famous for its

Beautiful Fall Foliage and Autumn Activities

For those who love the fall season and all its vibrant colors, there’s perhaps no better place to be than Maine. From about September to November, this state is filled with bright orange, red and yellow leaves poking out from amongst the area’s famed pine trees. Along with bright fall foliage come plenty of seasonal activities that you and your family are sure to enjoy! If you relocate to Maine, you could take weekends off during the falls months to:

  • Go leaf-peeping in the hills
  • Head to the coast to go whale-watching
  • Visit one of Maine’s stunning lighthouses
  • Go kayaking or canoeing
  • Spend an afternoon fishing or hunting

Take Advantage of

Maine’s More Affordable Cost of Living

On the whole, the state of Maine is more affordable than the state of New York, meaning a move could result in a little extra cash padding your pocketbook. In fact, the state is generally more affordable than the average across the entire United States, and the cost of living in Queens, New York is about 118.7% pricier than the cost of living in Augusta, Maine. As a resident, you would be able to take advantage of lower prices on housing, groceries, transportation and much more.

Spend Your Maine Weekends Exploring

Local Attractions and Culture

Maine’s prime location in the upper part of the New England states makes it the perfect microcosm of local culture. If you choose to live in Maine, you could spend your nights off and your weekends exploring the many local cultural, traditional and historical attractions. For instance, don’t miss:

  • The Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse
  • Old Orchard Beach
  • Acadia National Park
  • The Old Port and Commercial Street of Portland
  • The sandy beach of Ogunquit
  • The Wyeth Center’s art collections

Research Some of

Maine’s Fastest-Growing Professions

Moving to Maine for work? You’ll be excited to know that the state has a number of industries that are going strong. If you’re in healthcare, fishery or shipbuilding in particular, you may be able to find plenty of job opportunities up in the Pine Tree State. Some of the current largest industries in Maine include the following.

  • Home healthcare professionals
  • Nurses and doctors
  • Shipbuilders
  • Software developers
  • Tourism professionals
  • Fishery operators

Prepare for

Chillier Winters Than New York

Although there are many similarities in terms of weather between Maine and New York, and especially southern Maine and upstate New York, on average, you can expect the weather in Maine to be slightly chillier and snowier. Winters in Maine can run on the long side, and residents are generally accustomed to large amounts of snowfall. However, rest assured that you can still enjoy warm weather during the summer months. In fact, Maine summers are renowned for being pleasantly warm and sometimes even a bit humid. This means you’ll want to pack your winter coat as well as your summertime swimsuits!

Indulge Your Palate in Some of

Maine’s Local Delicacies and Specialties

Finally, moving to Maine means you’ll get to indulge in the many local delicacies and specialties on a regular basis. This part of New England has strong food traditions, and you could easily try a new local dish every week. Maine foods are often a point of pride for local residents and may often be found at town cafés, backyard barbecues and holiday gatherings. Should you choose to relocate, make sure to indulge your palate and put the following classic Maine foods on your must-try menu.

  • Wild blueberry pie
  • Crab cakes
  • Lobster rolls
  • Chowder
  • Fresh maple syrup
  • Whoopie pies

White Glove’s Long Distance Price Lock Guarantee

White Glove is proud to be the only Long-Distance mover in New Jersey & New York to offer, “Long-Distance Price Lock.

This means the price we quote you before your move is always the price you pay after the move. 

No hidden fees, no circumstantial costs, no nickel or diming you for things you didn’t agree to. That’s one of the ways we make your moving day a White Glove experience. Learn more about other commitments we make to our customers.

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