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2017 Garden Tours blossom throughout Maine

Take time to smell the flowers during annual garden tours throughout Maine. While most tours occur on only one day each summer, a...

Let’s talk Maine lobster: All you need to know about Maine’s lobster shacks, lobster...

Maine is world renowned for its lobster, and you can enjoy it a gazillion ways. Eating it, of course, is the biggie (with so many...

Perfect Maine foliage escape: Waterford Inne

Updated Sept. 2017 I don't think one could find a more classic country inn in a more perfect location for leaf peeping than the Waterford...
Chefs Mark Gaier & Clark Frasier on the oceanfront deck of MC Perkins Cove in Ogunquit. ©Hilary Nangle

Let’s eat: Talking food with Mark Gaier & Clark Frasier

Chefs Mark Gaier & Clark Frasier, of MC Perkins Cove in Ogunquit, discuss food trends, dish about local favorites, dish and chefs to watch...
Chefs Mark Gaier & Clark Frasier won a James Beard award for Arrows, in Ogunquit, now they're at MC Perkins Cove. ©Hilary Nangle

Meet the Makers: Chefs Mark Gaier & Clark Frasier

Earlier this summer, I sat down with Chefs Mark Gaier & Clark Frasier, who won the James Beard Best Chef Northeast award for their...
Sweet dreams for Red Sox and Bruins Fans in themed suites at two Boston hotels. ©Hilary nangle

Score! Suite dreams in Boston for Red Sox & Bruins fans

Yo, Red Sox and Bruins fans: Check out these sweet splurge-worthy Boston suites dedicated to the teams you love. Fenway Park Suite at the Hotel...

Dome car returns to Amtrak Downeaster

Views, views, views! Amtrak's vintage dome car is back Aug. 17-Sept. 24, 2017. There is no extra fee for riding on the upper level...
Pretty Marsh is perhaps Acadia's least-crowded picnic area. ©Hilary Nangle

Escape peak crowds on the quiet side of Acadia’s Quiet Side

The first two weeks of August are the peak of peak season in Maine, and that's especially true on Mount Desert Island and in...
Lubec's last sardine-processing plant found new life as The Inn at the Wharf. The Inn on the Wharf, in Lubec, is sited in a former sardine processing plant. ©Hilary Nangle

Lubec’s Inn on the Wharf delivers authentic taste of Maine’s seafaring heritage

If The Inn on the Wharf, in Lubec were any closer to the shoreline, I could cast a fishing line out my window. Instead,...

Marsden Hartley’s Maine: The view from Katahdin Woods & Waters

Artist Marsden Hartley captured the magic and beauty of Maine's Katahdin Woods & Waters region decades before it was even under consideration as a...
Bernie surveys his domain at the Inn by the Sea, Cape Elizabeth. ©Hilary Nangle

Bernie, Maine’s dog-friendly expert, makes his final post

Last Friday I said a final goodbye to one of my favorite travel companions and my resident expert in dog-friendly experiences. Bernie, my 11-year-old Leonberger,...
Lobster Fishermen, painted in Corea, Maine, by Marsden Hartleyvideo

Marsden Hartley’s Maine: The view from Corea, with Joe Young

I recently toured Marsden Hartley's Maine, on view at Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville through Nov. 12, 2018. The exhibition, which first...