Planning ahead: Maine Open Lighthouse Day

Light up your life on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, with a visit to one of 25 ocean, river, and island lighthouses open for the...

Bald Mountain Camps winterizes for the future: It’s now a classic Maine lodge and...

Steve Philbrick, second-generation owner of Bald Mountain Camps Resort, in Maine's famed Rangeley Lakes region bit the bullet. After much soul seraching, he made...

Enough! (maybe…)

Yes, yes, I'm still skiing at Sugarloaf. And yes, the weather over the past week--temps in the 60s and sun--has surely taken a toll,...

Escape to Maine’s Attean Lake Lodge

With August comes the realization that summer isn’t forever, and it’s time to get cracking on getting away. But where, you ask? I have...

Seth Wescott thrills the Loaf, talks about Maine

Had the great fortune to attend Maine golden boy Seth Wescott's homecoming celebration at Sugarloaf, and hat's off to the guy. Wescott's love for...

Arts in Norway…Maine that is

There's art in them thar hills: More than 100 artists are expected to show their works at the 43rd annual Norway Arts Festival on...

Snow, marbles, and ribs

It just keeps coming down here at Whistler Blackcomb, B.C. For the second time, the forecast was for little more than an couple of...

Maine Ski and Ride Card

Great snow, fine weather, what a perfect winter to learn to ski or snowboard, and the Maine Ski and Ride Card makes it easy...

And then there was one

Lift, that is. I thought it was lonely at Sugarloaf yesterday; today there were perhaps two dozen skiers. Only the SuperQuad is running—you can't...

Great Maine Outdoor Weekend: Your excuse to play

This weekend, Sept. 28-30, 2012,  is the second Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, with more than 70 outdoor activities scheduled statewide. Even better, most are...

Love to paddle? Don’t miss the Paddlers Film Festival in Portland, Maine

Five documentary films about recreational canoeing and kayaking will be screened at the 4th Annual Paddlers Film Festival, at the Eastland Park Hotel...

Zippity do dah coming to Sugarloaf

Angsting to zip down Sugarloaf in summer as fast, if not faster, than in winter? The Carrabasset Valley, Maine, peak is installing a zipline...

Farmers Fare and Bay Chamber pair for Thursday concerts

Here's a double treat: On Thursday evenings, Farmers Fare (that wonderful market and cafe in Rockport) is offering  light dinners (think soups, salads, charcuterie...

Tee off at Sunday River

Sunday River knows how to merge the seasons: It ends its ski season today, and plans to open its golf club on Friday. Now...
Join Maine Guide Michael Good of Down EAst Nature Tours, on a birding tour of the Acadia region. Hilary Nangle photo.

10 terrific Maine summer vacation adventures

Add one of these made-for-the-memory-books experiences to your Maine vacation. 1. Hike in the 100-Mile Wilderness Using the Appalachian Mountain Club's  Gorman Chairback Lodge and Cabins...