Hungry? Check out some of latest Maine fave food finds, part 1: Kennebunk-Rockport

Over the past few months, I’ve nibbled and sipped from Kittery to Fort Kent, Calais to Fryeburg, while researching the upcoming 2017 edition of...

New owner for Ogunquit’s historical Cliff House Resort & Spa

It's the end of an era: Fourth-generation owner Kathryn Weare has sold the Cliff House Resort & Spa, which tops the cliffs of Bald...

A baker’s dozen Maine learning vacations: Combine vacation with learning a new skill

Want to add some value to your Maine vacation dollar? Instead of simply lazing away a summer holiday, plan a learning vacation. Conquer nature-deficit...

Lose the crowds, find the Berwicks

The Berwicks aren't on the regular tourist loop. Snugged against the New Hampshire border in southwestern Maine, these  communities are less than a half...

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...
The menu for the White Barn Inn Bistro, open through March 31, 2013

Nibbles & Bites: Bistro menu at the White Barn Inn, Dinner at the Palace,...

Hungry? Here's some delicious news from around Maine. And don't forget that Maine Restaurant Week, March 1-10, 2013, is just around the corner. A...

Wood versus metal: Maine’s lobster trap Christmas trees

Unfortunately, I don't have a photo of Jonesport Beals' big kahoona lobster trap tree, but I do have photos of this year's traditional wooden...

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....
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...

Checking in: The Boathouse & The Lodge on the Cove, new in Kennebunkport, Maine

Oh dear, I've been on the road quite a bit lately and have fallen behind with posts, and there's much to share. I'll start...

Craving fried fish? Check out these Maine fish shacks

Maine is renowned for its lobster shacks, but its fried fish joints are equally tasty finds. At these 10 coastal gems—a mix of sit-down...
Vegan and vegetarian entrees share the menu with more mainstream choices at Franie & Johnny's, in Cape Neddick, Maine.

Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free fare fills the plate at these Maine restaurants

Health food stores and natural foods groceries, along with Asian, Indian, and Mexican restaurants, are the usual go-tos for on-the-road vegetarians and vegans. While...

Cheap Sleeps: Southern Maine coast, budget-friendly lodgings in York Beach & Kennebunk

Lodging can by pricey on Maine's Southern Coast, but these budget accommodations provide a good night's rest. Franciscan Guest House, Lower Village, Kennebunk One of the...

Maine’s azalea and lilac gardens blossom with spring’s tidings

Azaleas, rhododendrons, and lilacs are beginning to blossom, and these Maine public gardens are full of their color and promise. Note: Some have donation...

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...