48 Hours

Your guide to weekend escapes all across Maine.

48 Hours in Freeport + Yarmouth

A pair of coastal towns just north of Portland, Freeport and Yarmouth offer a range of outdoor activities, extensive shopping, and creative cuisine.

48 Hours in Bangor

Located on the Penobscot River, Bangor’s downtown is vibrant with restaurants and shops; plenty of cultural and outdoor recreation experiences round out the city’s charm.

48 Hours in Portland

In a city known nationally for its progressive food scene and Old Port charm, it’s the history and people that make Maine’s largest city truly one-of-a-kind.

48 Hours in Lewiston + Auburn

Proudly preserving Maine’s industrial heritage, the twin cities look to the future with lively, varied offerings in food, drink, and the arts.

48 Hours in Carrabassett Valley: Summer

With the Bigelow Mountain Range, Flagstaff Lake, and numerous hiking and biking trails in the area, Carrabassett Valley is an outdoor recreation destination that attracts a wide variety of visitors.

48 Hours in Bethel: Winter

While the Bethel region is known for being home to one of the Northeast’s great ski resorts, it’s also a year-round destination for a variety of other outdoor activities as well as historic towns, museums, and excellent dining.

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.

48 Hours in Saco + Biddeford

These oceanfront communities have evolved from their industrial pasts, with their historic mill buildings and downtowns on either side of the Saco River now housing artisans, specialized manufacturers, and culinary upstarts.