Visit lighthouses along Maine's coast on Maine Open Lighthouse Day. Hilary Nangle photo.

Light up your life: Seven special ways to enjoy Maine’s lighthouses

The romanticism of lighthouse life has motivated many a traveler to seek out Maine’s 64 beacons. Some of Maine’s lighthouses can be viewed from...

Cheap sleeps in Maine: Good deal for a good cause

This spring, check into one of Maine's finer accommodations at a great rate, while supporting a worthy cause. Choose from participating Maine accommodations in...

Top 10: The best of Rockland, Maine

Rockland rocks. Named a Distinctive Destination by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the small Maine coastal city edging Penobscot Bay retains the heart...

Travel Tips for Tight Times: Save a Mint with these Budget Travel Ideas

I travel frequently throughout Maine and beyond for work, and since I’m most often on my own for expenses, I’ve mastered keeping costs manageable....

History buffs and vintage auto fans: Don’t miss Founder’s Day in Paris Hill, Maine

Once a year, tiny Paris Hill comes alive for its Founders Day celebration, when Bob Bahre shares his private car collection with the public....
The menu for the White Barn Inn Bistro, open through March 31, 2013

Nibbles & Bites: Bistro menu at the White Barn Inn, Dinner at the Palace,...

Hungry? Here's some delicious news from around Maine. And don't forget that Maine Restaurant Week, March 1-10, 2013, is just around the corner. A...
An exhibit of historical postcards drawn from the Penobscot MArine Museum's collection will be at the Cherryfield library through March 2013.

New and notes: Happenings in Maine

Here's a sampling of events and opportunities that have recently cross my desk. • Washington County Through Eastern’s Eye, an exhibit of 33 historic Washington...

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...
The Camden Windjammer Festival over Labor Day Weekend celebrates Maine's maritime heritage. Sheila Grant photo.

Schooner Mary Day celebrates 50 years at 2012 Camden Windjammer Festival

More than 20 schooners and other sailing vessels are expected to arrive in Camden this weekend (Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2012) for the Camden Windjammer...
Cool off in one of the air-conditioned museums on the Maine Musem Trail and you may see works such as this study for Wyeth's Christina's World, on view at the Farnsworth Museum in Rockland, summer 2011

“Christina’s World” to be celebrated in summer Farnsworth Museum show in Rockland, Maine

Ink this exhibit on your Maine calendar of events. Andrew Wyeth, Christina's World and the Olson House will open at the Farnsworth Museum's Wyeth...

All agog about Maine’s Gardens Aglow

Wow, just wow! Don't miss Gardens Aglow, the annual holiday light extravaganza at the Maine Coastal Botanical Gardens in Boothbay. I went last night,...
Sunday River, in Bethel, Maine, has a lift-assisted mountain biking park.

Sunday River, Maine, adds flying disc golf course and bungee trampoline

Western Maine's Largest Yard Sale and the new Flying Disc Golf Course and bungee trampoline are just a few reasons to visit Sunday River,...

Maine lodging deals and news you can use

Planning a trip to Maine? Here are some lodging deals and news worth considering before you book. Most deals are subject to availability. I've...

Restaurant Week in Boothbay Harbor

Just back from a day trip to the Boothbays, and the buzz is about the upcoming Restaurant Week, Sept. 19-25. Participating restaurants will be...
Visit Owls Head Light and the ALF Interpretive Center. Tom Nangle photo

Take the Midcoast Maine Lighthouse Challenge this weekend

Visit and climb the towers of seven Mid-coast lighthouses during the Midcoast Maine Lighthouse Challenge, June 29-30, 2013. You can register for the challenge, sponsored...