Lodging deal: Inn by the Sea, Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Wow! TravelZoo has a great deal for the tony Inn by the Sea, the ultra-green, four-diamond luxury property overlooking Crescent Beach. Sure it's winter,...

Dreaming of a White Christmas? Maine’s mountains are deep in powder

Ho, ho, ho: Santa has rewarded Maine's Skiers, riders, and snow lovers. A three-day storm has buried western Maine in 14 to more than...

Putting the FREE in Freeport

Free food. Free parking. Free activities. Free concert. All in Freeport, Maine. Really. No strings attached. This weekend, June 21-22, L.L. Bean hosts a double...

Chef Jay Villiani shares two recipes for Maine shrimp

Even if you hate snow, ice, and everything winter, you can't help but love Maine shrimp, a.k.a. Northern Shrimp or Pandalus borealis. These oh-so-delicate...

Saving Ocean Wood Campground

Sniffle, sniffle. Schoodic's Ocean Wood Campground is now closed forever, unless... Unless a group of dedicated campground devotees can prevent that from happening. Their goal...
After playing the Samoset's oceanfront course, hoof it out to the Rockland Breakwater or up the Camden Hills, then soak in the new outdoor pool. Courtesy photo.

New pool, spa, restaurant, and other renovations at Maine’s oceanfront Samoset Resort notch up...

If you haven't been to Maine's Samoset Resort in a while, you'll be amazed at the changes. I toured the oceanfront resort in Rockport,...

What’s new foodwise for 2014 on Maine’s Blue Hill/Deer Isle peninsula

One of the many things I love about Maine's Blue Hill/Deer Isle Peninsula is that change comes slowly here. I know that the water-colored...

North American Wife Carrying Championships, this weekend in Bethel

Yessiree folks, it's that time of year. When the foliage peaks, it's time for the annual North American Wife Carrying Championships at Sunday River....
Dig deep to enjoy a special four-course meal prepared by Chef Michael Gagne as a fund-raiser for Maine Huts and Trails, March 31. Courtesy photo

Maine Huts fund-raiser March 31 features Chef Michael Gagne

On Saturday, March 31, Maine Huts and Trails is offering a special four-course meal prepared by Chef Michael Gagne at its Poplar Falls Hut,...

Survivor Bob wants you this summer at Saddleback, Maine

If you're a fan of the TV show Survivor, the name Bob Crowley is familiar to you. Survivor Bob  is the oldest winner of...

Heads up: Camden Conference

Want to get the low down on what's happening in Afghanistan, Pakistan and India? That challenging region is the focus of Crossroads of Conflict,...

Learn to find and prepare wild mushrooms in Mid-coast Maine

Every now and then I stumble across an innovative lodging package, one that goes well beyond the ho-hum usual offering of room, meals, and...

Western skiing, eastern mountain: Sugarloaf today

Let me tell about the ski conditions at Sugarloaf today. In short, I can't wipe the smile off my face. If the ski season...

Deal Alert: Big winter savings at two of Maine’s finest inns with restaurants

It's quiet season, and two of Maine's nicest inns—the Hartstone Inn and Hideaway, in Camden, and the Inn by the Sea, in Cape Elizabeth—are...

Dark chocolate-covered blueberries

Need I say more? Dean'sSweets is hand-dipping Maine-grown, high-bush (the wild are too small) blueberries in 70-percent bittersweet chocolate. A toothpick of five is...