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
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
THE BASIN | PHIPPSBURG Drop anchor in this tidal cove and spend the afternoon watching wildlife like blue herons and eider ducks. On the southeastern side, the Nature Conservancy owns the Basin Preserve, a 1,900-acre protected forest that includes ten … Continue reading
For over ten thousand years, wild, native, lowbush blueberries have delivered a flavor that is sweet and yet tart. Pick your own cultivated high bush or wild low bush berries to enjoy immediately, or freeze for a later season.
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
NOBLEBORO ANTIQUE EXCHANGE | NOBLEBORO This midcoast antiques mall features 70 merchant booths that sell unique thrift wares, as well as a restoration center that offers woodworking, barometer repair, art and frame restoration, and sewing services. ANTIQUES ON NINE | KENNEBUNK While Antiques on Nine … Continue reading
Nothing beats the comfort of a good book, or good Maine bookstores. Indie booksellers across the state craft creatively rich environments, curating books, author events, and knowledgeable staff to help us escape reality and get lost in someone else’s story. Here … Continue reading
Got a green thumb? This spring, energize your gardening routine with supplies and advice from some of Maine’s top horticulture experts. Along with providing a diverse assortment of seedlings and top-notch service, these growers’ shops cultivate a sense of community … Continue reading
Maine is home to an abundance of creative people, so it comes as no surprise that our personal tastes vary as much as our personalities. Local jewelry makers craft designs for every aesthetic, from ornate gold rings to brass utilitarian … Continue reading
With an eclectic mix of courses that run the gamut from quirky to classic and everywhere in between, local dance studios offer Mainers of all ages and abilities the chance to get lost in the rhythm.