Over two million visitors flock to Acadia National Park each year. The region's natural beauty does not stop at the park's boundaries, however. There are many vibrant communities and attractions within a half-day's drive. Check out all Downeast Maine has to offer.
For 25 years, Polly and her husband, Levon, have owned and operated their walk-up or dine-in seafood restaurant on Route 1 in Sullivan.
Twenty years ago, David Thompson and Matthew Strong flew separately down to South America. The two Mainers were on a mission to salvage a Swedish Ericsson AGF500 telephone switching system from a telephone company in Peru. The system is a highlight of The Telephone Museum in Ellsworth.
Bad Little Brewing Co.’s co-owners Sean Lent and Kathryn Toppan combined Sean’s microbrewery and their restaurant in Machias’s historic Clark Perry House.
Boyce’s Motel is multi-generation, family-run inn in Stonington. Proprietor Barrett Gray’s maternal great-grandmother, Mae Boyce, and his grandparents, George and Barbara Boyce, opened the silver-shingled inn in 1961.
Rebecca and Michael Daugherty run Sea Kayak Stonington. The couple leads tours among the archipelago of islands and beyond from this largely commercial fishing port on the southern end of Deer Isle.
Waves erupt in white foam at the base of Acadia National Park’s Otter Cliffs. Hanging on the immense rock wall is Leah Taylor. The Waldo […]
Wading through waist-high grasses swaying in the breeze, Jesse Wheeler looks both concerned and delighted by the variety of plants around him. Acadia National Park’s […]
“99.9 percent of people are happy, maybe one in a thousand is a little grumpy” says owner Bill Coggins, referring to the fudge at Ben […]