This chain of four evergreen-spiked islands in Frenchman Bay is a short paddle from the village of Bar Harbor.
Our 12 favorite Maine swimming holes are little heralded and sparsely visited, sylvan spots along quiet trails where locals gather when the mercury rises.
Whether he’s painting Casco Bay or Penobscot Bay, plein-air painter Matthew Russ’ oil landscapes possess a sense of spaciousness, with a low horizon line and a sky as important as the land below.
Can you name the island and the peaceful cape where this boat is docked?
Here are some pictures from the 2016 Penobscot Bay Food Cruise, an unforgettable week aboard the schooners Stephen Taber and Ladona.
“Common Loon and her one day old chick, Acadia National Park, 07/15/16″ — Submitted by Ray Yeager
It took centuries of storm waves to hew Monument Cove’s namesake pillar from the rugged granite cliffs. Still, the improbable-looking monument is “quite ephemeral.”
The finest offerings in the 11 primary food groups of Maine budget dining.
Restaurants, diners, lobster shacks, food trucks, beer. Presenting Maine’s Best Food & Drink selections, including Readers’ Choice winners!
The Jaffa American Colony: Story of History and Revival
There’s something oh-so-inviting about a mountain pond, and few in Acadia are more picturesque than the little spring-fed kettle pond known as The Bowl.