48 Hours In

Maine Magazine Sugarloaf

Sugarloaf in 48 Hours

Before my trip in August, I never paired Sugarloaf with the word summer. Then I found out about the itinerary details: zip lining, live music by the Tricky Britches, a scenic chairlift ride, and local dining. (They had me at … Continue reading

Maine Magazine Sugarloaf

Sugarloaf in 48HRS

It’s New Year’s Eve, and we are heading to Sugarloaf.   THURSDAY 9:15 a.m. @ Access Road My husband Nik and I hit the Access Road, round the first corner, and the mountain comes into view. It’s beautiful, and all … Continue reading

Bethel (Winter)

Prior to this trip, I’ve been on skis once in 13 years, and my boyfriend, Seth, hasn’t been on a snowboard in about 10. As a kid I used to head to Sunday River every weekend on a school trip. … Continue reading

Bethel (Summer)

To set the pace for the weekend ahead, I opt for the slightly loner, scenic drive up Routes 302 and 35, past beautiful Songo Pond in Bethel. Having grown up in the area, I look forward to “coming home” for … Continue reading

Saco + Biddeford

As soon as the clock hits 5 p.m., I head straight for my car, put on my summer adventuring playlist, and get onto 295, ready for a weekend of new people, delicious food, and exploring my beautiful home state.

Bangor

My boyfriend Adam and I travel north towards Bangor. I went to school at the University of Maine, so I am excited to be heading back to the area I spent so much time in—this time as an adult.

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

Blue Hill Peninsula

As my husband Mark and I drive north with our five- and three-year-old sons, Luke and Noah, and Be a our Lab mix, I snap a family selfie and dash off an Instagram post: “Blue Hill, are you ready for … Continue reading

Belgrade Lakes

When I heard I would be spending a weekend in the Belgrade Lakes I reached out to my old friend, river guide Taylor Steeves. Taylor has always had a passion for the Maine outdoors and a great sense of adventure, … Continue reading

Ogunquit

Friday 7:48 p.m. @ M.C. Perkins Cove  My traveling companion, Lisa, and I arrive later than anticipated for our dinner at M.C. Perkins Cove in Ogunquit. However, our work- week stress quickly subsides as we enter this waterfront oasis by … Continue reading