Resources

Links and other resources for planning your trip to Maine: VisitMaine: the state's official tourism website with links to everything and then some. Maine: Everything official Maine. Maine weather by zone: Click and get localized reports and forecasts. Get Real Maine: One-stop link shopping for Maine foods and farms, including farmers markets, farm vacations, farm stores, etc. Maine foliage: Find out when Maine's foliage is peaking, by region.

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...

Handy links for trip planning

VisitMaine: the state's official tourism website with links to everything and then some. Maine: Everything official Maine. Maine weather by zone: Click and get localized reports...

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...

Three books share Maine’s great outdoors with enthuisasts and armchair dreamers

Ahhhh, October, summer's last stand. I treasure October: the light is soft, the air is gentle, the breezes are clear, and the bugs are...

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,...

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...