This stature was added to the waterfront of Eastport, MAine, during the a movie filming. Hilary Nangle photo.

The view from Eastport + Top 10 experiences in Down East, Maine

Watch enough TV, and you have an image embedded in your brain of a Maine seaside village. It's part Hawkeye Pierce's Crabapple Cove (M.A.S.H.),...
Sunsets over Corea's boat-filled harbor can be magical. Hilary Nangle photo.

3 reasons to visit sleepy Corea, a village near Acadia National Park’s Schoodic section

Whenever I visit Maine's Schoodic Peninsula, home to the only mainland section of Acadia National Park, I also detour out to Corea, a lobstering...
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...

Quick Picks: Where to stay, eat, and play in Hallowell, Maine

Hallowell hugs the Kennebec River just south of Maine’s capital city, Augusta. Once a major port for ice, granite, and lumber, the well-preserved late-19th-century...
Stand out from the gift-giving crowd by adopting a snowy egret from Maine Audubon. Maine Audubon photo

Adopt a whale or puffin for family or friends and stand out from the...

Seeking a gift for the person who has everything? Why not give a Maine gift that gives back and supports the state's natural beauty...
Artists and artisans along with farmers and bakers can be found in the towns bordering Maine's Eggemoggin Reach. Hilary Nangle photo

A ramble through Sedgwick, Brooksville, and Brooklin, Maine: The essence of coastal Maine, without...

Maine's Blue Hill Peninsula exudes the essence of what what many people picture when they dream about the Maine coast. It's off the beaten...

New restaurants and Reny’s planned for Portland in 2011

Recession? What recession? Every time I think Portland's reached the restaurant saturation mark, a new wave of openings is announced. A couple of weeks...

Spread a little cheer this weekend in Maine

In addition to the Maine Indian Basketmakers Show and Sale in Orono on Saturday, here are a few other events you might want to...

Celebrate Maine’s Indian arts at annual MIBA gathering in Orono

One of my favorite holiday events is the annual Maine Indian Basketmakers Sale and Demonstration. On Dec. 11, 2010, from 9 a.m. - 3...

Skiing Santas, cucchi-cucchi, & potties: It must be Maine

So much happening this weekend in Maine, it's hard to know where to begin. Here are three events that piqued my interest: • Eastport Historic...

An Only-from-Maine gift: The Umbrella Cover Museum Uncovered & Exposed

Shopping for that perfect gift that says only in Maine? Since 1996, founder, director, and curator Nancy 3. Hoffman (the 3 is no typo,...

Kick off holiday shopping at Artful Gifts

Forgive me as I wipe the drool off my keyboard. For once, I'm not drooling over food, but rather over the magnificent artisan-made goods...

Tea break

I love anything lavender, and the lavender tea I'm sipping just now is simply lovely. It comes from Maine's Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village's...

Cool off this weekend at the Salad Days summer social picnic

Escape the heat wave on the Maine Coast by visiting Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, in Newcastle, for its annual Salad Days fund-raising...

Save money with these Greater Portland, Freeport coupons, deals, & discounts

Save on lodging, dining, and attractions simply with Portland Convention and Visitors Bureau coupons and  Freeport Merchants Association coupons. Go ahead, talk a look...