Around Maine

Aroostook County in 48 Hours

Maine’s largest county covers an area of nearly 7,000 square miles, greater than Connecticut and Rhode Island combined. The route followed on this trip covers 800 miles, stretching up through Maine’s crown and looping back down along the Canadian border.

Portland in 48 Hours

Portland is a thriving, energetic, and innovative city, where residents work hard and play hard. It has diverse neighborhoods, from the historic Old Port and East and West Ends on the peninsula to the more suburban neighborhoods off the peninsula. … Continue reading

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Everyday moments in Maine documents by those who live in and love our state

Hillside Hopping

A midcoast man plants himself in the state’s craft beer scene by growing a hilltop of hops in Alna. Even at a distance, the night air fills with the rattle and hum of the machine spinning, combing, and vibrating the … Continue reading

Traveling Through Tastes

Few things tug at our heartstrings like the memories of meals past. At Morse’s Sauerkraut, we find rare imports, flavorful feasts, and a whole lot of history.

Brunswick + Topsham in 48 Hours

At the edge of the Androscoggin River, Brunswick weaves together its history—a former mill town and the site of a redeveloped naval air base—with its growing magnetism as a destination for lovers of food, the outdoors, and great shopping.

Waterville

Located on the Kennebec River, this central Maine city boasts two higher education institutions, Colby College and Thomas College, and a historic downtown filled with a variety of restaurants, shops, and services.

Gorham, Westbrook + Windham

Located between Portland and Sebago Lake, these Cumberland County communities each offer a unique experience, from artisans working in a repurposed Westbrook mill to newcomer MK Kitchen anchoring Gorham’s downtown to Windham’s natural beauty.

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Every weekend that we can, my girlfriend Christine and I try to escape to the mountains or up the coast of Maine from our home in Portland. As professional photographers, this affords us not only the sense of exploration we love … Continue reading

Tried and True

In late October, University of Maine President Susan Hunter was loading her car for the trip back to Orono after an overnight stay in Portland. A young woman and her father approached her, having spotted the UMaine hockey jacket Hunter … Continue reading