The treehouse is long gone, however, a 164-acre preserve being created by the Kennebec Conservation Trust (KCT) promises to revive Howard Hill as an urban wilderness retreat.
Read on to explore the sixteen idyllic burgs that made it into this year’s tournament — and discover the quintessential Maine mountain town that came out on top!
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from January.
At a Maine island summer camp, one urban exile learns a valuable lesson (if not any French).
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from December.
This year’s most popular reader-submitted photos.
In Maine, the best way to protect your car from the rigors of ice, snow, and salt is to swap it out for a “winter beater.”
Baxter State Park’s administration has threatened to reroute the end of the Appalachian Trail off Katahdin. Don’t worry — we have some ideas for the new terminus.
Portland proper isn’t the only foodie haven on Casco bay. Just a ferry ride away, the islands are scenic spots for scrumptious coastal dining.
For a new breed of Appalachian Trail thru-hikers, running is the new walking. Scott Jurek recently established a new fastest known time for an end-to-end supported hike of the AT.
Another year, another Down East Best of Maine Readers’ Choice poll. Some 5,000 of you cast a ballot this year, and you’re an opinionated bunch. The results include some newcomers in their categories and some stalwart shoo-ins that just can’t seem to lose.
Everyone has a different idea of the perfect Maine summer. Here’s an excerpt from our summer planner, listing four beaches you may not have visited yet.