Recreation

Upta Camp

May 2016

By: Sandy Lang
Photography: Peter Frank Edwards

Swim to platform? Let's play sardines! A summer day on a Rangeley Lake at one family's lakeside getaway.

 

A summer afternoon at the Log House, built more than 100 years ago on Rangeley Lake by William A. Garrigues and Lily Maxwell Garrigues. Here, one of the sixth- generation family members frolics on the lakefront lawn.

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Maine Camps Listing 2016

April 2016

By: Maine Summer Camps

Our comprehensive guide to the camps that make summers in Maine so memorable

Wohelo Camp. Photograph by Greta Rybus

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Visiting the World of Wohelo

April 2016

By: Sophie Nelson
Photography: Greta Rybus

A summer day with the young girls who become strong women at the end of a dirt road on a lake in Maine

A sunny day at Sebago Wohelo concludes with a council fire, a gathering of campers that marks the beginning of another week.

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Camden's Eighth Wonder of the World

February 2016

By: Katy Kelleher
Photography: Sean Thomas

The U.S. National Toboggan Championships are held every February in the midcoast community of Camden. Here’s what happens when an entire town, and travelers from afar, come out to play.

To some, Camden’s toboggan chute is just a fun ride, but to chute master Stuart Young, it’s “sacred ground.” He adds, “I’m lucky enough to be part of the history of the town. I love to keep it going.”

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Stories from the Ice

February 2016

By: Katy Kelleher
Photography: Kari Herer

In the depths of winter, families find warmth and community on small-town ice rinks.

Local ice rinks are more than just places to practice—although they serve that purpose, too. These frozen playgrounds have become community hubs for the tight-knit towns of Yarmouth and Falmouth.

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Cruising Casco Bay

August 2015

By: Katy Kelleher
Photography: Nicole Wolf

From marina to mooring, one Portland boating family shows off their favorite summer spots.

Scott and Pam Richards on the beach of Cow Island. This small, secluded beach is a frequent stop on their weekend boating trips.

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The Cape's Run

July 15, 2015

By: Sandy Lang
Photography: Peter Frank Edwards

Some of the world’s fastest runners hit the road in Cape Elizabeth every August. To lace up and join them is to be part of one of the top 10K road races in the country— and it starts on a summer morning just a few miles south of Portland.

Portland Head Light and Casco Bay are the backdrop from seaside paths at Fort Williams.

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