Did somebody say, cookies?!

Sure, you can spread holiday cheer, enjoy glad tidings and ring in the New Year, but if you want to do so in a...

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...

News and snooze: Southwest Harbor

Quick update for those using either an older version of Moon Coastal Maine or the current edition of Moon Acadia National Park: Both the...

Missing Ocean Wood? Consider these

Now none of these can replace Ocean Wood, Mike Brunton's campground on the the Schoodic Peninsula that closed after last summer. But, if you're...

Portland Harbor Hotel deals

The four-diamond Portland Harbor Hotel is enticing guests to visit in late spring/early summer with a couple of sweet deals. If you can swing...

Two Maine chefs to join forces on James Beard House dinner

The chefs from two of Camden, Maine's, finest inns have been invited to prepare a join dinner at the James Beard House in New...

Innteresting meals and deals at Camden’s Hartstone

Tired of wine dinners? Camden's Hartstone Inn is serving a five-course spring food and beer pairing on Friday, April 10, for $55. Here's the...
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.),...

Foodie news: Inn by the Sea

Kudo to Mitchell Kaldrovich, executive chef at the Inn by the Sea, in Cape Elizabeth. He'll be cooking at the James Beard House on...
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,...

Camden Maine’s Hartstone inn introduces Icelandic horse-riding experience

Here's a fun escape: Stay at the Hartstone Inn in Camden, Maine, and ride an Icelandic horse. The Hartstone is perhaps best known as a destination...

Bangor’s Fiddlehead Restaurant delivers big flavors

My original plan was to graze my way through dinner by nibbling appetizers or choosing small plates at a handful of restaurants in Bangor,...
The Rangely Inn, in Rangeley, Maine, has reopened under new ownership.

Rangeley Inn reopens under new owner

Travis Ferland is working to restore the Rangeley Inn to its former grandeur. Already, the three-story historical hotel in downtown Rangeley is looking better,...

Fall foliage without the crowds: Head to Bath and Brunswick in midcoast Maine

I've always thought one of the prettiest and most easily accessible fall foliage drives is Route 1, between Brunswick and Bath. There's something about...

Maine Treasures: Oakland House & Shore Oaks

Previously, I blogged about the Rusticator Restaurant here. Now let me tell you about the resort itself. The property has been in Jim Littlefield's...