48 Hours

Your guide to weekend escapes all across Maine.

York + Kittery in 48 Hours

The charming towns of York and Kittery at the southern tip of Maine offer a satisfying weekend away, no matter the time of year.

Insider Tips for Visiting the Boothbay Peninsula

The Boothbay region may be best known for its bustling coastline and Boothbay Harbor’s walkable downtown, but there’s so much more to explore. We caught up with longtime resident Danielle Betts, director at Knickerbocker Group, to find out how she likes to spend her time in the area.

Insider Tips for Visiting Bangor

When exploring a town or region in Maine, the locals know best. That’s why we asked Emily Burnham, a longtime reporter for the Bangor Daily News and ride-or-die Queen City resident, to tell us what to do and where to go when visiting her adopted hometown.

Where to Go Dog Sledding in Maine

These teams of sled dogs embody the “Dirigo” spirit as they take you for a wintry ride.

48 Hours in Portland Maine

From the Old Port to cobblestone streets, eclectic shops and fine dining, Portland is a bustling hub to all that is Maine.

48 Hours in Western Maine

Western Maine’s mountain and lakes region is perfect for a wintery weekend escape, with lots of opportunities to enjoy the cold weather with a beer in hand or strapped into skis.

Carrabassett Valley in 48 Hours

Sugarloaf’s hometown is a winter destination, but Carrabassett Valley and the surrounding towns offer outdoor recreation year-round, with miles of mountain biking trails, lakes and rivers for paddling, and some of the best hiking in the state.

Fort Kent + Eagle Lake in 48 Hours

Some of Maine’s northernmost towns, Fort Kent and Eagle Lake offer quiet explorations steeped in history and tradition

Peaks Island in 48 Hours

Peaks Island, the most populous of all the Casco Bay islands, is a playground for anyone who loves being on the ocean, outdoor exploring, and good food—only a 15-minute ferry ride from downtown Portland.

48 Hours in Greenville

A place many Mainers are referring to when they head “upta camp,” Greenville is most notable for Moosehead Lake, the largest lake in Maine and home to countless outdoor recreation opportunities.