Wanna see a Maine moose?

Saddleback resort, in Rangeley, Maine, is offering free moose-spotting tours during the summer. The resort's Moose Patrol bus departs  Saddleback’s downtown Guest Service Center ...
Birders flock to Deer Isle, Maine, for the annual birding and art festival in May.

Birders flocking to Deer Isle, Maine, for Wings, Waves, and Woods birding and art...

Bob Duchesne, birding guide and founder of the Maine Birding Trail, will lead several walks and offer his Birding by Ear program during the...

Harlequin romance: great opportunity for birders

Ready to romance a harlequin? Here's a wonderful and rare opportunity to spy threatened harlequin ducks in Maine. On Saturday, March 30, Bob 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...
Osprey Watch takes place at Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park in Freeport. Hilary Nangle photo

Maine news and notes: Memorial Day Weekend events; deals that require advance planning

Looking for some fun activities in Maine for this Memorial Day weekend? Here are a few suggestions, along with a few upcoming deals and...

Osprey returns to Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park

Most people go to Freeport to shop, the savvy make their way to Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park, an oceanfront jewel with hiking trails...

Foliage without crowds: Maine’s Schoodic region delivers big time

Last week I wrote about the Moosehead/Katahdin region as a favorite place to view the leaves but leave the crowds. This week, I'm sharing...
Just looking at the ocean crashing on Monhegan's cliffs is cooling on a hot day. Hilary Nangle photo.

Visit and photograph Maine’s 14 National Natural Landmarks

Ready to point and shoot? Maine has 14 sites designated as National Natural Landmarks, and the National Park Service is looking for photos. Winning...

Staycations: Control costs for your Maine vacation

Are you trying to control costs this summer yet yearning for a vacation? Consider a staycation--the trendy term for vacationing at home and doing...

Island hopping 2: Monhegan

Ahhhh! The Artists' Island. Take a walk about Monhegan, and it's easy to see how it earned that moniker. Everywhere you look is a...

Wings, Waves, & Woods returns to Deer Isle

Birders and art fans are invited to Deer Isle for the fourth annual Wings, Waves, & Woods, May 21-23. The festival, timed to coincide...
Travelers with mobility issues will find a warm welcome and accessible rooms at the HArraseeket Inn, in Freeport, Maine, Charles Pannell photo.

Accessible travel expert Candy Harrington praises Freeport’s Harraseekett Inn

I asked accessible travel maven Candy Harrington to write a guest post about accessible travel in Maine. Here she shares her thoughts on Freeport's...

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...

10 reasons to visit Peaks Island, Maine

My friend Jackie Dishner—author of Backroads & Byways of Arizona, speaker, and mountain bike rider—dishes on her day on Peaks earlier this summer. by...
Bicyclists benefit with a car-free experience with Acadia's delayed opening. Hilary Nangle photo

Top 10+ Must-Do on Mount Desert Island and in Acadia National Park

If I had been asked to advise President Obama and family on what to do while on Mount Desert Island, I'd have given them...