Outdoors

Bikers will catch glimpses of the sea and distant islands, but it’s the spruce-fir forest, white pine and cedar woodlands that draw them in on […]

The Thuya and Asticou Azalea gardens, conceived and designed by a self-taught visionary in the 1950s, are lush, quiet places to stroll and sit a […]

For several months in the summer, puffins —nicknamed the clowns of the sea — entertain whale watchers.

Acadia’s bike-share program is part of an initiative to provide visitors with an alternative way to see the once bustling lumber town that straddles the Machias River and the roaring Bad Little Falls.

All eyes were trained on the eastern face of Champlain Mountain as a young peregrine falcon lifted off from its hidden perch along the Precipice […]

For art lovers, the Downeast landscape boasts striking outdoor stone sculptures that pop up in 28 towns from Bucksport to Calais. Twenty-two more pieces await […]

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 acrobatic show put on by the dolphins was just one of the memorable sights on Bar Harbor Whale Watch’s 3.5-hour cruise.

We began our hike up Blue Hill Mountain where most new adventures begin: in a parking lot. A green meadow filled with lavender, indigo, white […]

Sitting atop the granite face of Otter Cliffs, Eli Simon’s legs comfortably dangled over the 110-foot crag as the waves thundered against the rock below, […]

Stand-up paddleboarding allows you to go to uncharted places without the crowds.

Exploring Ellsworth’s Branch Lake area, visitors can go for a leisurely stroll in Frenchman Bay Conservancy’s Branch Lake Public Forest and then enjoy a refreshing […]

“Everyone give me a great, big lumberjack yo-ho!” Tina Scheer, widely known as “Timber Tina,” bellowed to an enthusiastic crowd on a warm summer evening. […]

With millions of visitors to Acadia National Park, it may take a little more planning to find your own special space within the park.