Blue Hill

Joelle & Johnny

September 16, 2017 | Private home in Blue Hill

Blue Hill, Brooklin + Brooksville

The Blue Hill Peninsula, just west of Mount Desert Island, has a long heritage of boatbuilding, fishing, and farming, and although the towns are popular summer destinations, they also offer year-round community and culture.

Blue Hill Peninsula

As my husband Mark and I drive north with our five- and three-year-old sons, Luke and Noah, and Be a our Lab mix, I snap a family selfie and dash off an Instagram post: “Blue Hill, are you ready for

Blue Hill Peninsula

Photographs + stories by Maine magazine staff Each time I visit the Blue Hill Peninsula
I am struck by the stunning scenery, close-knit community, and passionate food scene. I’m excited to dive back in for the weekend with my wife Jocelyn

Secondhand Finds

Secondhand stores give relics of the past new life and reward customers with the satisfaction of spontaneously wandering in and finding a one-of-a-kind item. Visit any of these stores, and you’ll find it to be true: they just don’t make

Flavors of Blue

It’’s a farm-to-table world and people in Blue Hill— the town and the peninsula— naturally make connections to what’s local and fresh. Food traditions here go way back to the land (and sea). For the weekend, we follow winding roads

Meg + Maxime, Blue Hill

August 9, 2014 | John Peters Estate in Blue Hill Photographs by Kate Crabtree Photography   Maxime and Meg had their first college class together at Colby College. They started as friends and grew into more as they created many memories

Hitoshi Tanaka

SEE-August 2013   Hitoshi Tanaka’s The Window of the Sea Wind, 2011, stone and granite sculpture, 7’ x 7’ x 16” “Visitors to Blue Hill can see the blue sky and ocean through this window. Those who visit from the sea