Travel

Writing Retreat

A Magical Moment

The setting for this year’s Writing Retreat — Join us, September 6–9 to learn about writing more engagingly, making your work stand out, and getting published. Ample activities for non-writers include kayaking, lobster bakes, and more.

A Lunch to Remember

We took a short stroll up the dirt road to the farm, where a table awaited us — the spread only outmatched by the view of the sparkling blue water in the Fox Island Thoroughfare. Come with us this summer!

Down East Magazine - Where in Maine

Where in Maine?

Can you name this charming town with expansive views? Read our hints and submit your answer. We’ll feature our favorite letter in an upcoming issue!

Where in Maine March 2017

Where in Maine?

You wouldn’t know it now, but this weathered wharf is the second-biggest attraction in a long and narrow island town. Can you name the village where this wharf awaits the return of lobster-mad tourists?

Man Ice Fishing

Cold Frontier

Hard by the Canadian border, the winters are long, the woods are impenetrable, and the roads are lonely. And that’s the way folks in the flinty little town of Jackman like it.

Maine Summer Camps

This listing represents all organized children’s camps in the state of Maine that are members of Maine Summer Camps, the public face of the…

Where in Maine

Our Favorite Letter

Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from the December photo of Bass Harbor.

snow-streaked Mountain

Where in Maine?

Sixty-seven years ago, a guy named Winter cut the first ski trail on Maine’s second-highest mountain. Today, 162 ski runs stripe the massive cone, seen here from a freshly broken snowshoe trail. Do you recognize this snow-streaked peak?