Acadia

From Ellsworth though Steuben, including Trenton, Mt. Desert Island, Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor, Northeast Harbor, the Cranberry Islands, Swans Island, Frenchboro, Hancock, Franklin, Gouldsboro, Prospect Harbor, the Schoodic Peninsula, Acadia National Park, and Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge.

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...

What’s happenin’ in Maine: events and deals

A few news and notes from around Maine, re: events, activities, deals, and what-not over the coming week: • Eat! Shop! at Flavors of Freeport:...

Sugarloaf’s winter concert schedule

Here's one (make that four) more reason to visit the Loaf this winter. Little Feat kicks off Sugarloaf's winter concert series on Saturday, Jan....
Free Cannon camera and video workshops and classes in Acadia National Park.

This and that: Upcoming events around Maine

A roundup of interesting events this coming week and beyond throughout Maine. Film & Dinner: On Aug. 18, at 5:30 p.m., Eagle Hill Institute, in...

Freebie reminder

Entrance to Acadia National Park is free this weekend. • Hike the trails. • Bike the carriage roads. • Drive the Park Loop. • Enjoy a ranger program. Splurge...

I don't like spiders or snakes

but I likely would, after attending College of the Atlantic's Family Nature Camp. Instead of simply packing the kids off to camp, join them on...

Nibbles & bites: Dining news and tasting notes from around Maine

I'm not even going to attempt to keep up with all that's happening in Portland—Portland Food Map does an excellent job of that and...

Chocolates! A Maine island! Maine island made chocolates!

While I'm on the topic of great finds in remote places (see Grand Lake Stream, below), let me introduce you to Kate and Steve...

The MDI report

Just back from the island, and here's what's new and changed since my last update: NEW: • Side Street Cafe, Rodick Street, Bar Harbor: Very promising....

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...

Saving Ocean Wood

Marian Barker, executive director of Saving Ocean Wood, asked me to post this info and video link about the Saving Ocean Wood Trust, which...

Gotta love Martha’s in Ellsworth

Red vinyl, Formica, and chrome. Super-friendly waitresses. Really good home cookin'. Martha's Diner delivers big time. I stopped by for lunch today, and the place...
Fresh seafood plus Grindstone Neck of MAine smoked seafood products are served at Fisherman's Inn REstaurant. Courtesy photo

Fisherman’s Inn Restaurant in Winter Harbor, Maine, shares recipes for Thai-style mussels and finnan...

Restaurants come and go in Winter Harbor, Maine, but Carl and Kathy Johnson's Fisherman's Inn Restaurant has stood the test of time, serving fresh...

Nation’s last sardine cannery closing, sniffle

In the first half of the 20th century, sardine processing was big business in Maine, with more than 400 factories along the coast, but...

Voluntourism opps in Acadia and Baxter

Here's your chance to help build trails in Acadia National Park or Baxter State Park. The Appalachian Mountain Club still has a few openings...