For decades, the now-trending ancient practice of qigong has had a home in Bangor.
Meditation Retreat
Silence is a hot commodity in wellness right now, but Patricia Brown and Surya-Chandra Das have been mindfully piping down since well before it was cool.
Goat Yoga
Yoga enthusiasts are hoofing it to a Westbrook farm to practice alongside some small, furry gurus.
Acadia National Park
Down East magazine knows Maine. And when it comes to Acadia National Park and the surrounding area, we've explored the best places to go and things to do. See our ultimate guide to Acadia!
What’s more therapeutic than hurling a razor-sharp ax? Not much, so long as you’re careful.
Goat Yoga
Forest bathing, goat yoga, ax throwing? Maine is surprisingly en vogue when it comes to self-care. We dispatched a team of writers to spas, retreats, forest preserves, and more, with a mandate to meliorate their minds, bodies, and souls. Here's what they found.
Snow Farm
All day and all night, the snowmakers of Sunday River Resort keep the fluffy stuff blasting.
2019 Down East Reader Photo Contest
Another year, another crop of more than 2,600 amazing photos submitted to our annual photo contest. We winnowed the submissions down to a batch of semi-finalists in three categories: wildlife, landscape, and lifestyle. From there, the judges settled on their faves. See the winners!
Cross-Country Skiing in Maine
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.