Celebrate Castine

Looking for something to do this weekend? Wiggle your way down to Castine, a gem of a town on the Blue Hill Peninsula, for...
For a taste of the real, ungussied-up Maine, loop down to Jonesport and spend a day or two immersed in a real lobstering village. hilary Nangle photo.

The view from Jonesport, Maine: an authentic, ungentrified lobstering village on the down east...

Jonesport is a bona fide, way-way down east Maine lobstering village with a salty disposition and a stunning location. Not too many tourists other...
Bernie surveys his domain at the Inn by the Sea, Cape Elizabeth. ©Hilary Nangle

Bernie, Maine’s dog-friendly expert, makes his final post

Last Friday I said a final goodbye to one of my favorite travel companions and my resident expert in dog-friendly experiences. Bernie, my 11-year-old Leonberger,...
Park your self-contained RV in Winter Harbor and explore the Schoodic Peninsula or hop the ferry to Bar Harbor. Courtesy photo.

This just in: New RV campground opening in Winter Harbor

Acadia's Schoodic region is getting a new RV campground. Roger and Pearl Barto, who operate the Main Stay Cottages in Winter Harbor, have added...

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...

Deal Alert: Save 50% on Maine lodgings this spring

It's back! The Maine Innkeepers Association's annual Habitat for Humanity program. Donate $35, and save 50% on your room, April 18-May 27, 2016, at...

Maine: By the sea, by the sea…

I spent many a sunny day in my youth on the sands of Cape Elizabeth's Crescent Beach, and special occasions often meant a dinner...

Perfect Maine foliage escape: Waterford Inne

I don't think one could find a more classic country inn in a more perfect location for leaf peeping than the Waterford Inne. This...
Make breakfasts like those served at the Pomegranate Inn, in Portland, Maine, with innkeeper Dana Moos' new cookbook, The Art of Breakfast.

Dana Moos, innkeeper at Portland’s Pomegranate Inn, defines The Art of Breakfast

Yesterday, I had the good fortune to attend a brunch at Portland's Pomegranate Inn launching innkeeper Dana Moos new cookbook, The Art of Breakfast:...

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...

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...

Winter wake-up in Bethel

Tucked in the folds of western Maine's snowy White Mountains, Bethel is idyllic anytime—think ivy-covered prep school, historical homes, white steepled churches, and country...

Roger Dodger invites you

to bring your furry buddy and join him at the pet-friendly Harraseeket Inn. Now plenty of inns are pet friendly these days, but what...

View from Goulding’s, Monument Valley

Talk about a fab view! Gouldings Trading Post is a historic property in Monument Valley, Utah. Not only is there a motel with divine views,...

Maine Treasures: Acadia’s Oceanside Meadows

Waves lapping lulled me to sleep, and when I awakened this morning, gauzy curtains framed the ocean view from my third-floor room at Acadia's...