Guides

48 Hours: The Ultimate Summer Guide

No matter where you want to go in Maine this summer—from island trips to oyster tours to art havens— we have you covered.

Like a Mainer

How to Cook a Bean Hole Supper Like a Mainer

First, gather your wood. “With the biscuits and the beans, we use about two cords,” says Ken Libby, vice president of the Patten Lumbermen’s...

How to Start Seedlings Like a Mainer

To begin, of course, you need to buy seeds. Johnny’s Selected Seeds and Fedco Seeds are the two most well-known companies in Maine. “Or...

How to Tap a Maple Tree Like a Mainer

Like most projects, making maple syrup can be as simple or as complicated as you want. For the average backyard hobbyist, Craigslist is a...

Culture

The Retro-Cool Coastal Maine Inn to Visit this Summer

Tucked-away beaches, lawn games, and overlook trails on the shores of Eggemoggin Reach on the Blue Hill Peninsula are the realm of the historic Oakland House Seaside Inn and Cottages, now refreshed with new life and style.