November 2018

48 Hours in Bethel: Summer

While the Bethel region is most known for skiing, nestled in this western Maine town are shops, hikes, activities, and restaurants for every type of traveler throughout the year.


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Bunk House

Overlooking Sunday River, this long-and-low ski home can sleep 18 and entertain twice as many

Matterhorn Ski Bar

The iconic Sunday River gathering spot continues its popular run serving wood-fired pizza, local beer, and après-ski vibes

Up All Night For Good Snow

Moving water from the river to the mountaintops, walking miles of ski trails, and shooting streaming ribbons and clouds of white is all in a night’s work—slopeside with the snowmakers

Out of the Woods

Mahoosuc Pathways is working with Bethel and its residents to connect the town and ski resort

Early Tracks

A youth racing program at Sunday River prepares skiers and snowboarders for competition–and life

Homecoming King

From backyard dirt biking in Bethel to skiing moguls in Pyeongchang, Troy Murphy has always been supported by his hometown

Hikes in Western Maine

Although Mount Katahdin and the peaks within Acadia National Park get all the attention, the less-trafficked Mahoosuc Mountains and surrounding summits also offer challenging adventures and stunning views.