Down East Magazine

Down East Magazine

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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.

Route 1 Road Trip

Route 1 Road Trip

Heading north from Key West, Route 1 wends its way across 15 East Coast states — but we’re confident Maine has the best of it. Let’s hit the road.

CIFF

2018 Camden International Film Festival

The Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) has announced the slate of feature and short films for its 14th edition, which will take place September 13-16, 2018 throughout Camden, Rockport, and Rockland, Maine.

wild island

Our Favorite Letter

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

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!