Where to Visit
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For many brides to be, where and how the groom proposes is the first step in a fairy-tale wedding.
Seasonal activities taking place across the state for the holidays.
The tree-lighting ceremony is a magical moment for Portland, but it can be a logistical nightmare for Jeff Tarling, the city arborist. Tarling, entrusted with selecting the tree, transporting it, and erecting it in Monument Square, takes us through the precarious process, and explains why he’s done it for the past twenty-one years.
The lighting of a monumental evergreen kicks off the holidays in Portland.
Have you ever celebrated the holidays at this festive lobster trap tree?
Of the nearly sixty lighthouses tucked along the Maine coast, a surprising number are accessible to visitors. These proud beacons, most of which still serve as navigational aids for ships, are among the Pine Tree State’s star attractions. Most of the towers themselves are not open to the public, but you can visit the grounds for a great family day trip. Lighthouses are listed alphabetically.
In the summer of 1853, a traveler from Massachusetts described his first view of Moosehead Lake, from Indian Hill on the south side of Greenville, as “a suitably wild-looking sheet of water, sprinkled with small, low islands, which were covered with shaggy spruce and other wild wood.” For this articulate traveler the lakeshore was literally the end of the road; the only path farther was a winter road, “passable only when the deep snow covers its inequalities” up the twelve miles to Lily Bay.
One Southern Maine contractor built his family history while restoring St. Ann's Episcopal Church in Kennebunkport.
This beach resort is just the spot for a family-friendly vacation.