Boothbay

Linekin Bay Resort

Linekin Bay Resort is a beloved tradition for families who have been vacationing there for generations. They come from all over the country to enjoy the spectacular setting, the shade of pine trees, water activities and the welcoming, homey atmosphere. … Continue reading

Rooms with a View

01 Press Hotel | Portland This boutique hotel on upper Exchange Street in downtown Portland gathered all of its interior inspiration from the building’s history as the former headquarters for the Portland Press Herald. Inside find art installations inspired by … Continue reading

New Day, Boothbay

A summer colony for centuries, this harbor is just 60 miles northeast of Portland on a peninsula of coves, sailboats, islands, lighthouses, and ultra-devoted residents—both natives and newcomers. For a couple of summer days, we’re exploring some of what’s timeless … Continue reading

Boothbay, Wiscasset, and Damariscotta

Friday 1:00 p.m. Red’s Eats It’s pretty hard to drive through one of the cutest downtowns in New England and not stop for
 an ice cream cone at Red’s Eats, so I decide to pull over. Wiscasset’s downtown is perched … Continue reading

Wedding Venues

  01 Diamond’s Edge Restaurant and Marina | Portland It’s freeing to leave the brick sidewalks of the Old Port and catch a ferry over to one of the Casco Bay islands. Guests will feel that escape when they step … Continue reading

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

A vibrant seaside garden in Boothbay   A group of dedicated midcoast residents dreamed of creating a botanical garden in Maine. The dream found its roots in an ideal Boothbay setting, and support for a garden on the coast, where horticulture, education, and research would take … Continue reading

Bigelow Laboratory

40 Years of Global Ocean Research in Boothbay I first learned about the Bigelow Laboratory as an undergraduate at Bowdoin College. A biology major, one of my campus jobs was cleaning test tubes for a professor who performed research in … Continue reading

Boothbay Harbor

Photographs + stories by Maine magazine staff:Jen DeRose, Managing Editor, Old Port magazine   Jen DeRose, Managing Editor, Old Port magazine It’s Memorial Day weekend, and as my husband, Sam, and I drive through quaint Boothbay, we’re happy to find … Continue reading