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...

Maine-related books for reading and giving

Looking for Maine-related books for your wish list and holiday giving? In addition to my Moon Maine, Moon Coastal Maine, and Moon Acadia National...

Maine's going to the birds

It's late August, which means all too soon, the birds will begin winging their ways to more southern climes. That means birdwatchers will begin...

What’s happening in Maine, check these pages

A reminder to all that I often post news of current events and interesting doings throughout Maine on my Maine Travel Maven Facebook page,...

Do your holiday shopping, pick up great stuff, and support good Maine-related causes

Here are three great opportunities to take care of some of your holiday shopping needs and support a Maine-related cause at the same time. •...

The Maine Travel Maven shares her Best of Maine picks for Yankee Mag on...

One of my more fun and challenging assignments for the best few years has been picking the Best of Maine for Yankee Magazine. (I...

Let's talk leaves

As in foliage. According to the folks who study this stuff, thanks to our wet summer, Maine is expecting a grand foliage season, with...

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....

Bike-friendly Maine

Maine is the second most bike-friendly state in the nation, according to the The League of American Bicyclists. Good recognition for the efforts the...