Best of Maine

Looking for recommendations on what to do, where to go, who to meet and what to eat?  Well you’ve come to the right place. The Best of Maine is your resource for just that. Our top selections for getting the most out of the time you spend in vacationland is now, conveniently, all in one place. Right here.

Pick-Your-Own Apple Orchards

I have heard it said that summer in Maine is for tourists, but fall is for the locals. Although saying goodbye to summer in Maine can be bittersweet, the close of summer brings the beginning of many Mainers’ favorite season, … Continue reading

Your Guide to Maine Lingo

There’s no particular technique for sounding like a Mainer. If you are “from away,” it may be difficult to navigate the contrarian twists of the Maine dialect, not to mention the rich vocabulary that is unique to Maine. To make … Continue reading

Lobster Boat Names We Love | Best of Maine | Maine Magazine

Lobster Boat Names We Love

What is in a name? More specifically, what is in a lobster boat’s name? There is rich history and tradition around lobster boat naming in Maine. Each boat name tells a story. With traditions also come superstitions, and when it … Continue reading

Breakfast in Maine

“Don’t you know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day?” Your parents and doctor were right: breakfast is a can’t-miss meal. Breakfast offers health benefits, but more importantly, Maine breakfasts are varied and delicious. Thanks to an … Continue reading

Nurseries and Garden Centers

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