Camping

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Camp Out

Summer is the perfect time for camping in Maine — but a rustic lakeside site isn’t everyone’s idea of a dream vacation.

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The Survivors

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?

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Best of Maine: Family 2013

Sprint across floating lobster crates. Build a fire without matches. Rent a VIP limo for your dog. Photo: William Cullina Unique Athletic Competition  Lobster…

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Best of Maine: Outdoors 2013

Surf in Wells. Zip line down Sugarloaf. Have Acadia all to yourself (well, almost). Photo: Paul Rezendes World-Class Nordic Skiing  The 10th Mountain Ski…

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The Blackfly Survival Guide

Everything you wanted to know — and more — about Maine’s most fearsome creature, the blackfly. BY: VIRGINIA M. WRIGHT ILLUSTRATIONS BY: DEAN MACADAM…