Day Hikes

Mount Kineo | Mount Kineo State Park Located on Moosehead Lake, Mount Kineo is unique in that hikers must take a boat to reach its base. A fire tower at the summit provides visitors with gorgeous views of the state’s … Continue reading


West Quoddy Head Light | Lubec Although the lighthouse’s red and white candy stripes will have visitors thinking they’ve reached the North Pole, West Quoddy Head Lighthouse is actually the easternmost point in the United States. Adventure seekers willing to … Continue reading

General Stores

Town Landing Market | Falmouth Located in a historic 1880 building, Town Landing Market is a local hub for fresh produce and groceries, with a front porch that provides a relaxing spot to while away a spring day. The newly … Continue reading

Mocktails Around Maine

Vena’s Fizz House | Portland Originally serving mocktails exclusively, owners Johanna and Steve Corman have since added alcoholic drinks to the menu, but mocktails, drinking vinegars, and fizzes—juices spiced up with bitters—still entice patrons. Our pick: Try the Prickly Pear-tini, … Continue reading

Sledding Spots

Payson Park | Portland Located on the shore of Back Cove, Payson Park is a favorite for winter sliding. Its terrain park also features rails and boxers for adventurous skiers and snowboarders. Fort Williams Park | Cape Elizabeth After a … Continue reading

Sugarloaf Glades

Androscoggin Glade Previously only accessible by hiking or skinning, Sugarloaf Mountain Resort recently expanded access to Burnt Mountain with New England’s first true cat-skiing operation, which will transport skiers up the mountain in 12-passenger snowcats. Androscoggin Glade on the eastern … Continue reading

Sunday River Nightlife

Matterhorn Ski Bar | Newry Open after Thanksgiving, Matterhorn Ski Bar features live music all winter long. The Sunday River standby also serves food—think quick, comfort fare like pizza and garlic knots that pair well with filled-to-the-brim beer steins and … Continue reading

Art Pairings at the PMA

Although the Portland Museum of Art is well known for its extensive collection of classical landscapes and portraits, including those by Andrew Wyeth and Winslow Homer, the institution also exhibits contemporary works that continue the traditions set by the old … Continue reading

Cape Elizabeth Landmarks

PORTLAND HEAD LIGHT The race finishes at Fort Williams Park, where the Portland Head Light sits. Photographers often capture the waves that crash against the lighthouse’s quartzite and gray phyllite rock formations. BATTERY KEYES Built in 1906, the small battery … Continue reading