The Best Lobster Rolls in Portland

The best way to prepare a lobster roll is wholly subjective and highly disputed. (Only mayo? A touch of butter? Steamed or grilled buns?) But no matter how you prefer it, Portland has the perfect lobster roll for you. The … Continue reading

The Best Places to Learn Portland’s History

There’s always something new and exciting happening in Maine’s largest city, but some of Portland’s most intriguing attractions are the ones hiding in plain sight. The Portland Observatory | East End Standing tall in Portland’s Munjoy Hill neighborhood is the … Continue reading

The Best Places to Eat and Drink Outside

Plenty of Portland restaurants have outdoor dining areas, but some are true retreats, complete with fairy lights, umbrellas, fire pits, and bubbling fountains. ‘Tis the season for sun-kissed days and balmy summer nights on our favor- ite outdoor patios. Timber … Continue reading

Your Sixteen County Summer Bucket List

Summer in Maine is as close to perfect as you can get. For those of us living here year-round, it’s a reward for the winter months we spent hunkering down inside, waking up extra early on dark mornings to shovel … Continue reading

Into the Gulf

Somewhere east of Moosehead Lake, where logging roads and hiking trails are the only routes, we find the glacier-remnant waterfalls and deep canyons of Gulf Hagas.

Working with the Land

In the woods and at the dinner table with Jenna Rozelle, a wild foods enthusiast, foraging teacher, and aspiring homesteader.

Allagash Wilderness Waterway

In Maine's most iconic wilderness, Mother Nature still rules

48 Hours in Belfast + Lincolnville

This region of the midcoast offers an enjoyable and laid-back coastal escape with lots of walking trails and public lands to explore, plus a variety of dining options.