Pies on Parade: Don’t miss this annual Rockland, Maine, feast

Pies on Parade veterans know that the best way to enjoy this annual feeding frenzy and get to their favorite spots for pies of...
The conditions are primo at Maine's ski resorts. Sugarloaf file photo

Snooze alert: Powder dreams

As you might discern, from my lack of recent postings, I'm in winter hibernation mode. I'm savoring a bit of downtime, bowing to winter's...

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...
There are contests for all types of dogs at the annual Woofminster fundraiser for the Planet Dog Foundation. Photo by Jennifer Mills - jennifermillsphotography.com

September in Maine: Maine Open Lighthouse Day, Woofminster, and Guildive cruises

I love September in Maine. The weather is gentle, the light is soft, the air is clear, and autumn is staging its annual fiery...
Like cheese? You'll love Eat More Cheese, a new specialty food store in downtown Belfast, Maine. courtesy image

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

Spring has arrived and Maine is waking up from its winter slumber. Here's a round-up for news items that have crossed my desk recently,...
Canoe, fish, or simply dangle your toes in Lyford Pond, one of many remote ponds and streams in the AMC's Wildernes Conservation Lands in Maine. Rob Burbank, Courtesy of AMC

Go fish: Reel in early season savings during prime fishing season at the AMC’s...

Spend a few days in the famed 100-Mile Wilderness, near Greenville, Maine, without sacrificing creature comforts. This season,  the Appalachian Mountain Club is offering...
The glassed in porch of the Bass Cottage Inn is home to 10 Tables, a fine dining restaurant, in Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island, Maine, is now home to the restaurant 10 Tables. Hilary Nangle photo.

Deal Alert: Plan ahead and take advantage of these lodging specials in Maine

Spring's here, and it's time to start planning your spring/summer/fall visits to Maine. Here are two deals to help ease the budget: The Maine...

Your maven is on deadline with a book…

... which is why she hasn't been posting regularly. Scrambling to make deadline on a new edition of Moon Acadia National Park. In the...

The Maine Travel Maven has returned

From two-plus weeks on the road, mostly in Arizona, a bit in Boston (yes, they let me out of the state every now and...

Where in Maine?

Can you identify where in Maine this photo was taken?

Kennebunkport’s Capt. Lord Mansion: ease, elegance, and fit for royalty

Rick Litchfield and Bev Davis, innkeepers at Kennebunkport's Captain Lord Mansion, were ahead of the boutique lodging curve before most folks  even knew there...

Where in Maine 1

I've been reviewing my vast collection of Maine images, and figured I should post some of the classics. To make this a bit more...

Pining to work in the Pine Tree State?

If you love the outdoors and are sales oriented and outgoing, Maine Huts and Trails is looking for full-time, year-round sales and guest services...

If Santa has a boat…

Wishing you and yours peace, warmth, and love.