With eight miles of coastline, two tidal rivers, and Maine’s largest salt marsh, nearly one-third of the 70-plus square miles that make up Scarborough is water. Seven miles south of the city of Portland, Scarborough’s wide, white sand beaches are some … Continue reading
Friday Evening Local brews and ocean views After crossing the Casco Bay Bridge from Portland, my husband, Hugh, and I stop at Foulmouthed Brewing in South Portland. We sample some of the six beers available and try a beer-infused cocktail. … Continue reading
Beaches are numerous along our coast, but deciding which one to go to isn’t always easy. This list is your cheat sheet.
A luxurious, dog-friendly hotel is home base for a weekend of exploring three neighboring seaside communities with two lively pups in tow. Continue reading
In the wet wash of sand just across the roadway from the Black Point Inn, I find bits of crab and Belon oyster shells, sea glass and seaweed, and then something that I haven’t seen before: a decent portion of a … Continue reading
The solitude of quiet summer waves, the crunch of volcanic rocks underfoot, or the music of a busy boardwalk—whatever you crave as the days grow warm and long, Maine’s beaches provide perfect weekend escapes. GOOSE ROCKS BEACH | KENNEBUNKPORT Three … Continue reading
Famous for incredible beaches and lighthouses, these postcard-worthy communities just south of Portland also offer exciting, high-quality culinary and shopping destinations.
Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth is just a seven-and-a-half–mile trip from our offices here at 75 Market in downtown Portland. I am looking forward to this luxurious winter weekend getaway on the oceanfront.
Abigail Carroll grows Nonesuch Oysters and a new life for herself in Maine. Rivers and ocean collide at Pine Point in Scarborough, forming jigsaw-puzzle pieces of land that change shape with the tide. Seafood restaurants and houses rise up from the grassy … Continue reading
Photographs + stories by Maine magazine staff Friday 6:30 p.m. @ Pond Cove IGA On the way over to the hotel we stop at Pond Cove IGA to pick up a bottle of champagne. 7:00 p.m. @ Inn by … Continue reading