Scenic Boat Tours

Cap’n Fish’s Cruises | Boothbay Harbor Eastern Egg Rock, the world’s first restored Atlantic Puffin colony, is one of the many coastal attractions visited by Cap’n Fish’s Cruises. During the 12-mile boat trip from Boothbay Harbor, passengers may see blue … Continue reading

Community Theaters

Waterville Opera House | Waterville Since 1902 the Waterville Opera House has been central Maine’s hub for the performing arts. Inside the historic Colonial-style building is seating for over 800 people, stone stringcourses, and original Baroque plasterwork. Each year the … Continue reading


In the middle of winter, nothing beats a hot cup of coffee and fresh baked goods. With an array of talented bakers using local ingredients, Maine’s bakeries offer treats that will satisfy any craving.

Maine Authors

Stephen King As a student at University of Maine, Stephen King wrote a weekly column titled “The Garbage Truck” for The Maine Campus, the university’s student newspaper, and was known to arrive at the newsroom an hour before deadline to … Continue reading

Hikes in Western Maine

Mount Bigelow With over 30 miles of trails, the Bigelow Mountain Range in Franklin and Somerset Counties has a variety of trails and summits for different skill levels. Hiking the main peak, a total of 16.3 miles, requires an overnight … Continue reading


Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library | Boothbay Harbor Built in the 1840s as a Greek Revival temple-style home originally, this library is located in downtown Boothbay Harbor. If you’re without a library card, head to the library’s adjacent used bookstore to … Continue reading

Lakes for Boating

Maine may be known for its coastline, but the state is also home to more than 6,000 lakes. Explore the inland waters by boat and take in as much of the scenery as possible. Continue reading