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Northern Maine's woods and waters, including Millinocket, Allagash River, St. John River, Baxter State Park, Greenville, Moosehead Lake, Rockwood, Dover-Foxcroft, Bangor, Orono

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...
Just looking at the ocean crashing on Monhegan's cliffs is cooling on a hot day. Hilary Nangle photo.

Visit and photograph Maine’s 14 National Natural Landmarks

Ready to point and shoot? Maine has 14 sites designated as National Natural Landmarks, and the National Park Service is looking for photos. Winning...

207 Maine: Local Choices

If you watch 207 on WCSH tonight, you'll see me chatting about new editions of two of my Moon series guidebooks Coastal Maine and...

Preserving Maine’s inland wilderness

Two recent acquisitions have protected some of Maine's prized wilderness. The Appalachian Mountain Club has acquired and protected the Roach Ponds tract in the...

10 reasons to visit Maine in late spring

Why visit Maine in late spring? For starters, you'll have the state practically to yourself. The summerfolk have yet to arrive in droves. And,...

Spread a little cheer this weekend in Maine

In addition to the Maine Indian Basketmakers Show and Sale in Orono on Saturday, here are a few other events you might want to...
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...

Moose Mainea

Wanna see a moose? This is the best time of year to do so, and the area around Moosehead Lake is prime moose-spotting territory....

Foliage Faves: Blair Hill Inn

Vermont gets all the press—but it also gets gazillions of leaf peepers. Here's a place where you can enjoy the colors without the crowds....

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...

Casting for Recovery at Libby Camps

If you're a breast cancer survivor and you live in Maine, Casting for Recovery is hoping to hook you on fly fishing: "The program...

Cure what ales you with Maine Beer Week

Celebrate Maine craft brewing at Maine Beer Week, Nov. 10-17. The week-long brew-ha-ha features beer dinners, pairings, tastings, tours, meet-the-brewer nights, and more, all...
For a real immersion into Maine's logging heritage, plan a visit to the Ambejejus Boom House, a National Historic Landmark accessible only by water, in Maine. ©Hilary Nangle .

Dip into Maine’s logging heritage at the Ambajejus Boom House

If you get a sample of what it really was like during the hey day of Maine's Great Age of Logging, make plans to...

The Maven is back: News from Northport, Sunday River, Sugarloaf, and Maine’s wilderness

Apologies for being MIA for so long. Between the book deadline of Oct. 30 (new edition of Moon Coastal Maine) and a trip to...

Celebrate Gifford’s 30th anniversary

Today, Wednesday, June 22, save 30% on ice cream and other menu items at Gifford's Ice Cream stands in Skowhegan, Farmington, Bangor, Waterville, and...