48 Hours

Your guide to weekend escapes all across Maine.

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.

48 Hours in York + Kittery

Summer is the perfect time for a trip to southern Maine to explore York’s beaches and trails and Kittery’s flourishing culinary scene and boutiques.

48 Hours in Mount Desert Island

Maine’s largest island is a wonderland of diverse ecology where large green spruce and pine trees litter the rocky shores and stop just short of plunging into the sea. In the summer months MDI sees millions of tourists each year, many drawn here by Acadia National Park.

48 Hours in Ogunquit

With miles of sandy beaches, numerous oceanfront dining and lodging options, and no shortage of gift shops, Ogunquit is the quintessential Maine beachside resort town.

48 Hours in Freeport + Yarmouth

Nestled near the northern shore of Casco Bay and shaped by the Harraseeket and Royal Rivers, Freeport and Yarmouth offer plenty of water views, extensive shopping options, and unique culinary experiences.

48 Hours in Bethel

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 Bath, Georgetown, Phippsburg + Woolwich

Proud of its industrial bones, Bath is also developing a reputation for fine food, art, and shopping that make it a midcoast destination, along with the scenic neighboring towns of Woolwich, Phippsburg, and Georgetown.