You can find a little poetry in even the most harried family vacations.
Twelve of Maine's best hidden beaches.
Maine's best ice cream cookie sandwich.
Located midway between Ellsworth and Machias, the self-proclaimed Blueberry Capital of the World is a small town that wears its history on its streets.
The rugged isle of Damariscove is where New england really began.
Can the Penobscot language be brought back from the brink of extinction?
Mush to the Thrush
Foolishly, I agreed to hike up Saddleback in search of Maine's most elusive mountain bird.
A Month of Fun
31 Ways to Enjoy July in Maine!
Down East's editors discuss Maine's elusive Longfellow Mountains, the new Acadia (car, that is), and more.
Introducing Maine's newest superhighway - Route 201?
Readers respond to "Where in Maine?" and other articles.
Editor-in-Chief Paul Doiron reflects on revealing some of Maine's prettiest places.
The State of Maine archive store goes online.
Catch a wave at Gooch's Beach in Kennebunk.
Lavish photos, lackluster text document the grand seaside hotels of nineteenth-century Maine and New England.
On summering on Isle au Haut.
Visit Orono, the home of the University of Maine, in summer.
Editorial opinions from across Maine.
Maine's tiniest city makes for a great summer stroll.
- Photography by: Dean Abramson
A garden party with Martha Stewart, a loon count, and American art in Ogunquit are special events not to miss in Maine this July.
The Maxim family's severe faces are nearly as powerful as the deadly machine in this family portrait from 1898.
93 Townsend offers a modern marriage of flavors in Boothbay Harbor.
Strawberry ice cream from Red's Dairy Freeze in South Portland is a good way to cool down in July.