Down East Magazine

Down East Magazine

We're the Magazine of Maine.


The Park Loop Road at Sunrise

“Early morning is the time to be in the park. All the senses are heightened in the quiet, delicate light; you hear birds singing from every direction, animals rustling in the woods, streams running. . . .”


Garden Splendor

Gardening and landscaping have always been big among the MDI gentry, and the island today is speckled with serene spots to enjoy the fruits of their leisure.


Meet the New Boss

Acadia’s new superintendent, Kevin Schneider, comes to Maine from a gig as deputy superintendent at Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park.


Down East Calendars

Lighthouses, Lupines, Sea Glass, and more! Our calendars feature some of our favorite photographers and tons of beautiful Maine images.

Acadia trivia

Acadia Trivia

Test your knowledge of Acadia trivia and win the patches and (yes!) the tchotchke seen here. We’ll even throw in a Down East cap…

Maine Clambake

Feast at the Beach

Photographed by Michael Piazza Styled by Catrine Kelty ne Victorian writer described the clambake as the “jolliest festival” of New England summers. A feast…