If you're looking for a place to take a swim this August head inland. Yes, Maine has 3,500 miles of coastline, but we also have 2,500 lakes and ponds that are better (and warmer) for a casual swim. Here are 12 of Maine's best lake beaches:
Damariscotta Lake, Jefferson
The many faces of Route 1A.
- By: Edgar Allen Beem
Images Courtesy Maine Historic Preservation Commission
U.S. Route 1 in Maine is 527 miles of pavement that snakes its way from Kittery to Fort Kent, the northern terminus of the historic road that begins (or ends) 2,390 miles south in Key West, Florida. Though Route 1 is old, established, and familiar, it is also a dynamic highway that refuses to lie quietly in its bed. It’s always on the move, often at the center of controversy.
The real 007 had a thing for birds — and Maine, the unsolved case of Portland’s missing mascot, and more.
Maine attracts a diverse group of retirees who come to the state not to slow down, but to spend more time following their passions and cultivating new interests. Whether you are looking to get closer to nature, become involved in the community, or learn a new skill, there are abundant resources for every type of retiree.
Maine is a hotbed of hot sauce lovers — and makers.
Every other weekend, Maine lobstermen show each other what they’ve got under the hood, so to speak.
Here are the ten birds Mainers love best.
Some of the best places to hit the beach in Maine are inland.
Cartoon by Jamie Smith
An agricultural tradition in the County is on borrowed time.