Down East Magazine

Down East Magazine

We're the Magazine of Maine.

Cross-Country Skiing in Maine

14 Winter Weekend Getaways

Oh, you thought this was the off-season? With incredible (and affordable) winter weekend getaways in every corner of the state, Maine doesn’t hibernate — and neither should you.

Fort Foster Pier

Our Favorite Letter

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

Slick Operation

Slick Operation

The Maine Department of Transportation is responsible for snow removal on just 18 percent of roads in the state — county and local governments handle most of the rest — but their salting stats are mind-melting.

Maine Craft Association

Artists in Their Studios

Artists in Their Studios is a photography project developed by the Maine Crafts Association to document Maine fine craft artists throughout the state in the spaces where they create.

Acadia Cruise

Paradise Found

“It was incredible. You just appreciate the coast of Maine in a whole new way.” — Peter Chase, Acadia Cruise. See more and join us on our upcoming Acadia sail!