We asked Down East readers to pick one favorite from among Maine’s more than 50 stunning state parks and historic sites. Hundreds of you answered the call. See if your favorites made the list — then pack a picnic, grab your backpack, and go outside to play.
Maine’s mom-and-pop community hills have a charm that the biggies can’t match.
Much of Maine goes into hibernation in winter. Indeed, in some parts of the state, entire villages become virtual ghost towns. Not Fort Kent.
In Aroostook County, a ragtag troop of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans converges on a wilderness school for nine weeks of camping, canoeing, and self-discovery. Can they find what they’re looking for in the Maine North Woods?
The Sochi Olympics are over, but we wondered, could Maine ever host the Winter Games? We asked Sugarloaf’s two-time gold-medalist snowboarder Seth Wescott to weigh in.
Poutine, cream puffs, brownies, lobster, and more. Grammy’s Country Inn takes Maine comfort food to another level.
Extra photos from our February feature on the Jack Mountain Bushcraft School.
A six-year-old Amish community works together to survive.
Fill up the tank and get behind the wheel. In a new book Dan Tobyne shares the best drives Maine has to offer.
Hiking Maine’s leg of the long (incredibly long, and still lengthening) International Appalachian Trail.
An evening snowshoe across a frozen lake to see the northern lights turns into a fight for survival.
The flying squirrels in Mark Bloomer’s backyard have become Fort Fairfield celebrities.