• Biking in Acadia
    Biking in Acadia
    “This place is a biking paradise. It’s got great pavement and beautiful views of the ocean. Every morning I’m here I’m like, ‘I live here?’”
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  • Discover archipelago with an expert paddler
    Discover archipelago with an expert paddler
    Depending on how one defines an island, there are as many as 75 islands in the immediate vicinity of Stonington.
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  • Experience 19th century high-life at Woodlawn
    Experience 19th century high-life at Woodlawn
    American history fans need look no further than Ellsworth’s Woodlawn Museum to get their fix. The heart of the estate, which covers 180 acres, is The Black House, built by Col. John Black between 1824 and 1827.
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  • Horseshoes a popular pastime at local pub
    Horseshoes a popular pastime at local pub
    Iron hit the ground in an explosion of dirt and gravel. A horseshoe slid around the stake, and the clang of metal rang throughout the foggy Sunday afternoon.
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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.

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Pine and spruce trees towered above the trail strewn with pine needles. Clover and mossy banks flanked the winding path where birds’ melodic songs echoed […]

BAR HARBOR — Bike chains clicked and tires buzzed on the asphalt, accompanied by casual conversation and cool, crisp air flowing through the trees of […]

The fresh smell of wood shavings and light scent of tung oil filled the airy ground-floor workshop at Geoffrey Warner Studio in Stonington. The pleasant […]

BLUE HILL –Blue Hill Public Library’s lawn buzzed with benefit sales of baked goods and plants, but through the brick building’s white doors and upstairs, […]

Driving north on Route 1A from Ellsworth, most motorists are intent on a mission. Tourists may be headed to Acadia National Park while locals may […]

Everything has a story behind it at the barn-red “Country Store,” now home to the Tremont Historical Society. Located on the Shore Road, Perry W. […]

Two hours east of Ellsworth and two minutes west of the Canadian border, Lubec is off the beaten path. But the town numbering 1,500 year-round […]

Returning customers to ImprovAcadia — and there are plenty — know two things are certain: There will be plenty of laughs and no two shows alike.