This pair of Hancock County towns offers a quaint coastal retreat with plenty of hiking trails, public preserves, and beaches to explore, plus a vibrant art scene.
Spreading out into Penobscot Bay, Deer Isle is home to quintessential coastal vistas, a legacy of artisans, and Maine's most productive lobster port
From Stonington on Deer Isle, Isle au Haut with boat-woman and author Linda Greenlaw, off we go.
REAL WEDDINGS-February 2014 Photographs by David Murray Weddings September 1 | Deer Isle Isaac and Josie met in Portland while attending the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies. They now live in Brooklyn, New York, but the pair’s … Continue reading
LOCATION-August 2013 By Sandy Lang Photographs by Peter Frank Edwards I have this dream of sea kayaking again to some of the uninhabited islands of granite and spruce near Stonington. A half-day trip once with friends in balmy August is … Continue reading
EAT-October 2011 By Sandy Lang Photographs by Peter Frank Edwards Back in the car to meet three who are coaxing the roast in Maine. Certain things must be done at the cabin in the morning. First, we open the … Continue reading
A-LIST-October 2011 By Sophie Nelson 01 Penobscot Narrows Bridge + Observatory While whooshing across the Penobscot Narrows Bridge, which spans the largest river in Maine, its thick suspension cables slice up the idyllic downeast views. But when you look out … Continue reading
Located in Deer Isle Village, this historic building dates back to the eighteenth century. When Ignatius Haskell built what is now the Pilgrim’s Inn in 1793, on a land bridge between the sea and Mill Pond, it was intended … Continue reading
August 2011 | By Melissa Coleman | Illustration by Josh Brill 48 hours of our favorite places to explore, view, eat, and stay My first encounters with Deer Isle still define for me this enigmatic island located off the … Continue reading