The Friends volunteer group helps out the wildlife park in so many ways; learn more about their ongoing projects and enjoy great bargains on spring plants with annual and perennial flowers, vegetables and baskets grown in their own greenhouse! Plants will be available all day each day.
Event is from 9:30am-4:30pm each day.
Have you ever had a raccoon stuck in your chimney, a skunk under your porch, woodchucks in the garden, or bats in your attic? Dave Sparks is a licensed animal damage control agent and the professional to call when you experience a conflict with area wildlife. He can also give you tips, tricks and ways to discourage wildlife that may be causing trouble in your gardens, home and buildings. Meet a live snake, flying squirrel, mouse family and more!
Stepping into Fuel from the stony sidewalks of Lisbon Street, you feel as though you could be in Boston or New York. The posh design inside, with its prominent bar, red walls, and Parisian posters, immedi-ately conjures the ambiance of a big-city eatery, a sharp break from Lewiston’s reputation as lacking the trendy bars and restaurants of nearby Portland.
Fuel — both the feel and the food — might just change that reputation.
Believe it or not, you can survive in Maine without a car. Most of the major cities have some sort of public transportation to get you around, and rental car companies can get you behind the wheel whether you’re looking to go across town or across the state. Here are some useful numbers to keep you from having to stick your thumb out.
The beauty of Maine airports is that they’re still easy to navigate. Even in Portland you can go from baggage claim to your car in a matter of seconds (ninety, to be precise – we’ve timed it!). Here are all of the state’s commercial airports, including contact information and the airlines servicing each airstrip. Take that, Logan!
A surprising number of people think Maine is at the end of the earth. Granted, your day-to-day stresses can seem a million miles away once you cross over the big green bridge over the Piscataqua River in Kittery, but in terms of actual miles Maine’s pressed tight up against the largest population concentration in the United States. Whether you decide to fly into Portland, drive up to Katahdin in a rental car, or hop the Downeaster from Boston to Maine, you’ll need to nail down a few details to make your visit as carefree as it can be. Here’s a bunch of handy information to help you click into your Maine vacation before you even arrive in the Pine Tree State.
Mainers have long enjoyed virtually unlimited cross-country skiing both in backyards and in the backcountry. In recent years, though, many skiers have been smitten with the smooth groomed trail systems at ski centers, golf courses, and even on farms across the state. Here are a few, arranged alphabetically by town, to consider.
From big resorts like Sunday River and Sugarloaf to small-town favorites like Lost Valley and the Camden Snow Bowl, Maine's alpine ski areas offer plenty of terrain to keep you challenged even during the longest of Maine winters. Why not make it your personal mission to try them all this season?