Summer in Maine comes once a year, so we rounded up our favorite destinations to take advantage of the season. Whether you’re seeking inspiration for a weeklong vacation or just something to do on a warm Saturday afternoon, this guide is for you. No matter where you want to visit in Maine—from island trips to oyster tours to art havens— we have you covered. The only question is, where will you go first?
Learn to forage with tips from experts, a field guide of easy-to-find plants, and recipes for using your bounty.
Attean Lake Lodge near Jackman has been a respite for summer guests for almost 130 years.
Adaptive athlete and advocate Enock Glidden is working with Maine Trail Finder to assess trails and provide tips for every type of hiker.
Operating at Sugarloaf, Saddleback, and New Hermon Mountain, Horizons helps participants of all abilities to ski and feel welcome.
With miles of Nordic trails and backcountry huts only accessible by ski or snowshoe, Carter’s XC Center in Bethel is the perfect winter getaway.
The film about paracyclist Clara Brown, who is competing in the Tokyo Paralympic Games, shifts the narrative around impaired athletes.
For Kittery-based Kyle Shaefer, protecting the environment is as important as catching fish.
From Bar Harbor to the carriage roads, Acadia National Park is best explored on two wheels.