Down East Magazine

Down East Magazine

We're the Magazine of Maine.

Maine Coast Heritage Trust

Coastal Crusaders

In August, Maine Coast Heritage Trust launched a dizzyingly ambitious campaign to address development pressures, increase access to Maine’s coast, and mitigate the impacts of climate change.

Down East Magazine November 2017 Cover

8 burgers in 6 days

Could you eat your way through “Maine’s 30 Greatest Burgers?” Saco city administrator Kevin Sutherland and his partner Kristin Forester have!

Things to do in Maine, Lobster Roll, Shack at Two Lights, Maine

Things to Do in Maine

Visit our calendar and find the best things to do, places to see and events in Maine. You’ll find food events, kid-friendly activities, sightseeing tours, and everything you need to experience Maine.

Friendship, Maine

Our Favorite Letter

Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from June’s photo of Friendship.

canoe on a lake

Dawnland

Author Porter Fox spent two years traversing the U.S.–Canada boundary, looking to better understand the wild borderland that rarely makes the news.