Maine’s biggest city comes alive in the summer, with no shortage of events to attend, restaurants to visit, and sights to see. This insider’s guide will help you get the most out of your time in Portland—whether it’s just for
The Damariscotta River is world-famous for its oysters, and there’s never been a better time to shuck and slurp your way through the region. Many of the river’s oyster farms provide tours of their growing operations, and some now have markets for taking their bivalves home with you as well as outdoor seating for on-site sampling.
Summer in Maine is as close to perfect as you can get. For those of us living here year-round, it’s a reward for the winter months we spent hunkering down inside, waking up extra early on dark mornings to shovel
Our comprehensive guide to the camps that make summer in Maine so memorable
The underground glades of Burnt Mountain are now just a snowcat ride away for skiers and snowboarders
Grafton Notch State Park offers beautiful foliage views for hikers of all skill levels
Whether it’s a tourist hotspot or frequently mostly by locals, these quintessential summer towns are a starting point for a weekend getaway.
Exploring Maine is easy with or without a destination in mind, but these stops are worth the extra planning required.
Beaches are numerous along our coast, but deciding which one to go to isn’t always easy. This list is your cheat sheet.
Hiking the same trails with the same views can get stale, even in Maine. Take this list, and run, or hike, with it to find a new summertime favorite.