Sugarloaf Après-Ski Spots

01 The Rack Chase McKendry doesn’t know the exact hours for après-ski at the Rack, the restaurant he co-owns with Jeff Strunk and Seth Wescott. “It goes all night,” he says. “It’s also about the attitude more than it is … Continue reading

Conservation Land

Maine has over three million acres of conservation land. According to Dave Herring, executive director of Wolfe’s Neck Farm, the protected mountains, rivers, beaches, and islands are part of why we call Maine home. “A lot of us are here … Continue reading

Rooms with a View

A view—whether mountains, ocean, or cityscape—causes us to stop and stare. In Maine there are endless sights to be enjoyed, and hotels and inns around the state have positioned themselves, and their rooms, accordingly. For this issue, we talk to … Continue reading


ubecighthouses are symbols of protection, of coming and leaving home. Many were built in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, when the government wanted to encourage safe passage for trade ships along the coast. Today over 60 beacons line … Continue reading

Freshwater Fishing Spots

In Maine’s North Woods, the experienced angler can find remote locations that can only be accessed on foot. In the Lakes Region’s deep, calm bodies of water fishermen can reel in some of the best landlocked salmon.   Whatever your … Continue reading

Stargazing Lookouts

by Kelly Clinton | Photograph by Trent Bell   In the dense forests, out on the ocean or in the middle of a lake on a boat, lie on your back and look up—Maine’s night sky swarms with stars. This … Continue reading

Scenic Drives

May 2015 By: Kelly Clinton Photography: Peter Frank Edwards     Fred Michaud, scenic byways coordinator for the Maine Department of Transportation, explains to be called a byway, routes have to be scenic, of course, but also have to have … Continue reading