Foliage escapes without the crowds: Tour Maine’s Katahdin/Moosehead region

Considering a fall foliage leaf-peeping trip in Maine? Here's the first in a series of places where you can escape the crowds. I'll start...

Maine’s Ocean Point Inn delivers unfussy oceanfront lodging and dining with memorable sunset views

Woke to the chorus of gulls cackling and lobster boats chugging the other morning, a natural alarm clock at the Ocean Point Inn in...

Restaurant Week Maine lodging deals

Restaurant Week Maine is quickly approaching and this year, there are some decent lodging deals offered that complement the set-price dinners. For example, the...

Foliage Faves: Moosehead Lake

According to the Maine foliage report, the Moosehead region is currently moderate, which means if you travel now through the next week or so,...

Bar Harbor dining and lodging with a view

Views! Views! Views! I spent the last few days at the Bluenose, in Bar Harbor. While there may be a few other places that...

Island hopping 1: Vinalhaven

I've been escaping this heat wave with trips to Vinalhaven, North Haven, and Monhegan. Not only are the ferry rides a nice way to...

Looping through Lubec

Like Eastport, Lubec's fortunes seem to ebb and flow like the tide. And right now, those massive Passamaquoddy Bay tides seem to be flowing....

Cheap sleeps in Searsport

Down comforters and fluffy towels; nice shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, and soap; inroom coffee makers and fridges; hard wood floors in deluxe rooms and...

Puffins, warblers, and eagles, oh my!

Deer Isle is going to the birds. The third annual Wings, Waves & Woods festival of birding and art, sponsored by the Island Heritage...