York

York + Kittery in 48 Hours

Friday Evening: I grew up in York, so I’m interested in spending time there as a visitor. The staff at York Harbor Inn gets us settled in to our historic but newly renovated room, with views of both York Harbor and … Continue reading

York + Kittery

Friday 4:30 p.m. on I-95  I cut out of my office in Portland a little early to swing back to Kennebunk to pick up my 12-year-old daughter Sabrina, who is ready for our first 48HRS adventure in the beach towns of York … Continue reading

York + Kittery

My bags are packed and I’m ready to go. The only thing I’m missing is my partner in crime, Brandon. I pick him up from his work and we head south to York—a 45-minute drive from our home in Portland. … Continue reading

Lighthouses

01 Seguin Island Light Station | Seguin Island Two and a half miles from where the Kennebec River empties into the Atlantic is Seguin Island. In 1795 George Washington commissioned the construction of Seguin Island Light Station. At 53 feet … Continue reading

York + Kittery

October 2014 Shawn McLaughlin, Account Manager   As I begin my ride to York where I’m meeting my dad (who will be accompanying me on this weekend adventure), I’m flooded with memories of childhood trips to the area with my … Continue reading

The Past is a Motorcycle

In Bob O’Brien’s garage, in the York neighborhood known as the Nubble, there stands a motorcycle that, manufactured sometime between 1936 and 1955, is just a few years older than O’Brien himself. The bike is a single-cylinder, 500cc Birmingham Small … Continue reading

York + Kittery

48HRS – January 2014 Photographs + stories by Maine magazine staff: Susan Grisanti, Editor-in-Chief       Susan Grisanti, Editor-in-Cheif   Friday There’s a certain type of Mainer (we could call them salty) who draw our state’s borders a bit … Continue reading