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.
Your guide to weekend escapes all across Maine.
Friday Evening When my boyfriend, Chris, and I arrive at the Topside Inn in Boothbay Harbor, we’re greeted with glasses of prosecco and warm homemade cookies. It’s the inn’s first weekend of the season, and owners Mark Osborn and Buzz … Continue reading
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.
The Blue Hill peninsula is home to a warm and welcoming community that offers visitors a taste of small-town hospitality on the coast of Maine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These midcoast communities are filled with plenty of outdoor recreation options and vibrant businesses, including unique restaurants and shops.