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,...

Deal Alert: Big winter savings at two of Maine’s finest inns with restaurants

It's quiet season, and two of Maine's nicest inns—the Hartstone Inn and Hideaway, in Camden, and the Inn by the Sea, in Cape Elizabeth—are...

Cheap airfare, free skiing, enticing dinners, and other news and notes from around Maine

Everybody loves a deal, and I've got quite a few for you. Book today: TOO LATE, YOU MISSED IT, SORRY. $49 airfare from New York,...
The Capt. Lord Mansion is a grand bed and breakfast, with captain-sized rooms in Kennebunkport, Maine. Courtesy photo

Deal Alert: Maine inns offer seasonal packages at special rates

If you think November isn't a good time to visit Maine, think again: Sure, the weather can be a bit iffy, but special events...

News & notes from all over Maine: museums, lectures, exhibits, trails, and talks

So many tidbits, I'm just bundling them in nice package for you. By region: Kennebec Valley • The Maine State Museum, in Augusta, is expanding its...
On Saturday, July 30, 2011, from 1:00 to 5:30 PM, the Second Ripley Brass Band Festival will take place in Bethel, Maine.

Old-time brass band performs with antique instruments in Bethel, Maine

If you love the sounds of a brass band, get yourself to Bethel on Saturday, July 30, for the Second Ripley Brass Band Festival....
Catch a live, outdoor performance of Shakespeare free, in downtown Kennebunk.

New summer theater company performs Shakespeare in the park in Kennebunk, Maine

Maine's newest summer theater company is performing with out a theater. The young MaineStage Shakespeare, is performing works by William Shakespeare outdoors in Lafayette...

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...

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,...

Maine travel news and deal alerts for two classic Maine inns: Grey Havens and...

Two of my favorite Maine oceanfront inns—Grey Havens and the Blue Hill Inn—have big news for the 2011 season. Grey Havens, Georgetown, Maine After...

Deal alert: Great rates through mid June at the oceanfront Ocean Point Inn, in...

I fell in love with the Ocean Point Inn, an oceanfront old fashioned inn, cottages, and motel in East Boothbay, Maine, when I stayed...

Great lodging, dining, attraction, and more deals available on Maine innkeepers’ online auction

Get a great deal on all kinds of travel and travel-related goods, both in Maine and far beyond, by bidding in the annual online...

Celebrate spring with a Maine fiddlehead recipe from Chef Kaldrovich, of the Sea Glass...

I asked Chef Mitchell Kaldrovich, of the Sea Glass dining room at the Inn by the Sea, in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, to share a...

Win a dream trip to Camden, Maine

Wow! Purchase a $50 raffle ticket and if you're lucky, you may win a Maine Dream Vacation, an all-inclusive four-day dream vacation in Camden,...

Maine Festival of the Book: Read all about it

Dig out from under Friday's predicted monster storm and plan to attend the annual Maine Festival of the Book, April 1-3, 2011. With the...