Mainers are nothing if not opinionated, and Down East readers are no exception. Around 2,500 of you cast your ballots for the fourth annual Down East Readers’ Choice Awards. As you read over the list, we’re sure you will recognize your favorites among the dozens of categories. You also may find some surprises. Check out the results — and don’t forget to let us know what you think on Facebook!
Soak your feet while drinking tea. Be a senior in college. Join a sports team.
Decorate with vintage Americana goods. Hide away in Longfellow’s Garden. Find Down East flavor in Perry.
Sleep overlooking Camden Harbor. Relax in a tree house spa. Camp the easy way in Brownfield.
Listen to the perfect playlist. Tour Homer’s studio. Meet your L.L.Bean boyfriend.
Sprint across floating lobster crates. Build a fire without matches. Rent a VIP limo for your dog.
Snack on creton at the Canadian border. Gift a box of island chocolate. Eat a tempura-fried whoopie pie.
Surf in Wells. Zip line down Sugarloaf. Have Acadia all to yourself (well, almost).
John Gibson explains how to summit this Moosehead Lake mountain.
A new guide shows you how
to climb Moosehead Lake’s
famed mountain in the
footsteps of Thoreau.