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Blue Hill Peninsula & Deer Isle

The peninsula including Blue Hill, Brooklin, Sedgwick, Brooksville, Castine, Cape Rosier, Deer Isle, Stonington, and Isle au Haut.

Tall ship Hermione will sail into Castine on Bastille Day, July 14, 2015, for...

Castine is Maine’s magical history town, a serene seaside village with a violently turbulent past. It tips a cape surrounded by water on...

Dog-friendly accommodations in Maine

I frequently travel with my furry sidekick, Bernie, a 97-pound Leonberger. Both of us can vouch for these Maine accommodations that extend a welcoming...

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...

Deal Alert: Save 50% on Maine lodgings & support a great cause

I love this Maine Innkeepers Association program, which gives travelers a great deal on Maine lodging—B&Bs, inns, hotels, even resorts—in some very desirable locations....
Visit Owls Head Light and the ALF Interpretive Center. Tom Nangle photo

Take the Midcoast Maine Lighthouse Challenge this weekend

Visit and climb the towers of seven Mid-coast lighthouses during the Midcoast Maine Lighthouse Challenge, June 29-30, 2013. You can register for the challenge, sponsored...

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...

Upcoming guest chef and specialty dinners in Maine

Make reservations ASAP if you want to attend one of these specialty dinners highlighting Maine chefs and/or Maine foods. Salt Water Farm Café & Market...

Nibbles and bites: News from Maine’s Blue Hill/Deer Isle peninsula

I'm a sucker for the Blue Hill/Deer Isle peninsula, and one of the things I love about the area is the commitment to locally...

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...

Maine lodging news with a few dining morsels

So much happening in Maine, and I’ve been too sick with the flu to tell you about it all. Accept my apologies along with...

Great Maine Outdoor Weekend: Your excuse to play

This weekend, Sept. 28-30, 2012,  is the second Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, with more than 70 outdoor activities scheduled statewide. Even better, most are...
The Moose Lottery Festival in Rangeley, Maine, is a bonanza for outdoor sports-minded folks.

Triple-header weekend in Maine: Moose, lighthouses, and whoppie pie celebrations

What a weekend to be in Maine, as the state has three great events celebrating the state's icons: Moose, lighthouses, and, yes, even whoopie...
New England Outdoor Center offers moose-spotting tours in the region near Baxter State Park, Maine. Hilary Nangle photo

Out & about: new, noteworthy, deals, exhibits, and events in Maine

Sun's shining,  birds are singing, grass needs mowing, and Maine is open for the summer. Here's a round-up of news, upcoming events, and interesting...
Artists and artisans along with farmers and bakers can be found in the towns bordering Maine's Eggemoggin Reach. Hilary Nangle photo

A ramble through Sedgwick, Brooksville, and Brooklin, Maine: The essence of coastal Maine, without...

Maine's Blue Hill Peninsula exudes the essence of what what many people picture when they dream about the Maine coast. It's off the beaten...
Watch lobster boats unload their catches from The inn at the Wharf, in Lubec, Maine. Hilary Nangle photo.

You asked: Rooms with a view over working lobster wharves on the Maine coast

A reader asked: "I want to visit Maine and stay at a motel/hotel cottage/guest house where I can have a view of the harbour...