Friday Evening Lobster on the pier The sky is a pink and blue canvas as I arrive in Phippsburg and find the 1774 Inn looking out on the Kennebec River. Innkeeper Stuart DeVan greets me with a handshake and an … Continue reading
Camping is a Maine summer staple. From island camping to family-friendly lakeside sites, these campgrounds are some of the most enjoyable across the state.
Beaches are numerous along our coast, but deciding which one to go to isn’t always easy. This list is your cheat sheet.
Maine has over three million acres of conservation land. According to Dave Herring, executive director of Wolfes Neck Farm, the protected mountains, rivers, beaches, and islands are part of why we call Maine home. A lot of us are here … Continue reading
Big and bold, historic forts line the coast of Maine. Dating back to the first and second World Wars, and even the Civil War and Colonial days, these forts each have their own unique story. Crumbling walls of granite … Continue reading
Get your s’mores ready for roasting and your tent pitched: it’s time to camp. Every year Mainers head up to camp in droves, all seeking their sliver of vacationland. If you don’t happen to own a lakehouse or coastal retreat—or … Continue reading
A-LIST-August 2013 By Katy Kelleher Photograph by Sean Thomas Photography 01 Fortune’s Rocks Beach Biddeford With a name this auspicious, it’s only natural to expect a myriad of oceanic treasures. This two-mile crescent-shaped beach stretches from Biddeford Pool to Fortune’s … Continue reading
A-LIST-April 2012 Photograph by Ben Krebs 01 Prouts Neck, Scarborough It’s all there—the seaweed-crusted coast, the craggy cliffs, the frothy gray sea anxious to spray your boots and cheeks. To walk along Prouts Neck is to walk through a Winslow Homer … Continue reading
A-LIST-June 2011 By Tyler Boucher + Sophie Nelson 01 Higgins Beach, Scarborough Known as a surfer’s beach for its consistent break and close proximity to downtown Portland, Higgins is also a striper- fishing destination. The incoming waves, while crowded … Continue reading