It’s time to lay anchor. Our pictorial tribute to the eight port towns and peaceful coves we never tire of gazing at.
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from June’s photo of Friendship.
Author Porter Fox spent two years traversing the U.S.–Canada boundary, looking to better understand the wild borderland that rarely makes the news.
Can you name this pleasantly pastoral isle?
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine
Paul Sampson makes a better oyster platter
Allan Monga’s story is so quintessentially American, it’s little wonder it went viral earlier this year.
Down East director of photography Benjamin Williamson on Senator Angus King’s sharp shooting.
To find Acadia’s purest wilderness, just look up to behold the largest expanse of naturally dark sky east of the Mississippi.
Join us for a Down East inspired afternoon of food and fun July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10, and August 17. Food trucks will be open from 12 p.m.–8 p.m., with live entertainment and cash bar starting at 4 p.m. Play lawn games and peruse our shop of Maine-Made gifts all day. Free admission. Family-friendly!
Our 12 favorite Maine swimming holes are little heralded and sparsely visited, sylvan spots along quiet trails where locals gather when the mercury rises.