Things to Do

A beacon for those searching for shellfish fresh from the sea is the yellow awning of Thurston’s Lobster Pound that stands out on the shores […]

One of the best ways to see Maine is on the water. Though land in Maine is 95 percent privately owned, there is public access […]

By Matthew Litman The Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory is where old meets new. The cable-stayed bridge, which soars over the Penobscot River, shares the […]

After coming every summer for 30 years, Nancy Critchett is planting permanent roots on Mount Desert Island. In early May she, her sister and their […]

ADDISON Mayhew Library Association, Marilyn Rittenhouse, director. 290 Water St. [email protected] yahoo.com. CA BAILEYVILLE Woodland Public Library, Sylvia Brown, directors 169 Main St. 427-3235. CA BAR HARBOR Jesup Memorial […]

“There’s just so many things to learn about birds. In one lifetime you couldn’t begin to grasp it,” bird carver Wendell Gilley explains in a […]

On the East Coast, Maine is known for dark night skies and some of the prime skywatching is in Acadia National Park and the Mount […]

What’s in a bog? Quite a lot, actually.  While the freshwater wetlands, which are found tucked in the Maine woods, often can be overlooked, they […]

Not everyone enjoys hiking or biking. Some vacationers might secretly crave lying down and having their back rubbed. They might like, too, to splurge and […]

Acadia National Park had 856,000 fewer visitors between May and September last year than in the same five months the year before, a 30 percent […]

A highlight of many people’s trips to Maine is a visit to an antiques store to find treasures that might have been recently unearthed after […]

Hancock County boasts many serene and pristine ponds and lakes to take a refreshing wade or dip in. Each has unique scenic assets, whether spruce-clad […]

Take an ocean dip, picnic, sunbathe, fly kites and hunt for sea glass and lucky stones at some of our favorite beaches.  Bakeman Beach, Brooksville […]

Captain Linda Greenlaw, a Maine author and fisherman who was portrayed in the 2000 film version of Sebastian Junger’s book “The Perfect Storm,” aims to […]

Bar Harbor Ferry: Operated by Downeast Windjammer Cruises, runs daily May 30-Columbus Day weekend (Sunday, Oct. 9). Between the Bar Harbor Inn pier and Winter Harbor’s […]