Southern Maine Beaches
Maine’s southern coast offers the American summer vacation at its beach-blanket best. Grab a towel and come with us.
Monhegan
When staff photographer Benjamin Williamson wants to shoot Maine at its most essential, he hops the ferry for Monhegan, 10 miles out to sea, year-round population about 60. We asked him a few of his favorite places to set up a tripod.
Maine boatmen, Dr. Deborah Walter
We asked some of Maine’s most seasoned boatmen (and women) about their most memorable moments from lives spent on the water.
Vinalhaven Quarry
The Great Maine Scavenger Hunt is back, sending Down East readers out to explore all 35,385 square miles of Maine — from mountains to sea, from potato fields to city streets — in pursuit of the best Maine summer ever.