Bethel

Bethel (Summer)

To set the pace for the weekend ahead, I opt for the slightly loner, scenic drive up Routes 302 and 35, past beautiful Songo Pond in Bethel. Having grown up in the area, I look forward to “coming home” for … Continue reading

Bethel

I couldn’t wait to go on my first-ever 48HRS assignment to Bethel and Newry, just a small road trip from Portland. My boyfriend, Adam, and I love exploring Maine, so we knew this would be a perfect little getaway. Friday … Continue reading

Woody Hughes

Woody Hughes is the owner of Bethel’s Mill Hill Inn. An acclaimed potter, he previously taught at Dowling College and Parsons The New School for Design. Hughes returned to Western Maine in 2001 to teach pottery and design at his … Continue reading

Cross-Country Skiing + Snowshoe Trails

  Throughout the state, trails wind through forests, uphill to views, downhill to base; they extend over bridges and snake alongside streams. As temperatures dip and snow spills over the state, trails serve a new purpose: cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. … Continue reading

Bethel

  We are taking back roads on our way from our home in North Yarmouth to Sunday River. As we drive past old farmhouses and cute little towns I recollect the same drive leading to our wintry Christmas Eve engagement … Continue reading