A-List

Dumplings

The concept seems simple: little circles of dough wrapped around filling and steamed or fried. But making dumplings is difficult to perfect, so rather than trying your hand at home, head to one of the following restaurants for your dumpling fix.

Snowshoe Trails

Gear up and head out to make the most of Maine’s coldest months with some of the best snowshoe trails in the state.

Cheese Plates

A plate of well-chosen cheeses is the perfect predinner nibble, or with the addition of a salad can be dinner itself. At these Maine restaurants, cheese is served with care.

Sugarloaf-Area Day Hikes

Western Maine offers countless picturesque sights, and these day hikes are a good way to see some of the region’s best vistas on a whim.

Saunas

With the stress of the holidays approaching, finding time to relax is essential. A sauna is an easy way to de-stress while promoting overall wellness. Unwind alone, or bring a friend, and watch your worries evaporate into the steam.

State Park Vistas

Maine is home to dozens of state parks that encompass coastal islands, Maine’s highest peaks, and everything in between. Whether you’re searching for an overlook to view the fall foliage or looking to photograph a quintessential Maine lighthouse, this list will point you in the right direction.

Bloody Marys

The highlight of any brunch is a Bloody Mary. Whether you’re in the mood for spicy, tangy, savory, or sweet, these restaurants are putting their own twist on the traditional brunch cocktail.

Mountain Biking Trails

For the experienced mountain biker or someone simply looking for a new way to explore Maine’s wilderness, these trail systems offer the perfect loops and views for a fall biking excursion.