The setting for this year’s Writing Retreat — Join us, September 6–9 to learn about writing more engagingly, making your work stand out, and getting published. Ample activities for non-writers include kayaking, lobster bakes, and more.
We took a short stroll up the dirt road to the farm, where a table awaited us — the spread only outmatched by the view of the sparkling blue water in the Fox Island Thoroughfare. Come with us this summer!
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from the February photo of Sugarloaf Mountain.
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from the January issue.
Can you name this charming town with expansive views? Read our hints and submit your answer. We’ll feature our favorite letter in an upcoming issue!
You wouldn’t know it now, but this weathered wharf is the second-biggest attraction in a long and narrow island town. Can you name the village where this wharf awaits the return of lobster-mad tourists?
This year’s ice harvest at Thompson Ice House, complete with hot chocolate and chili for visitors, is scheduled for February 19 — and some of that ice will then end up making ice cream for a social in July.
Two college kids create a full-blown musical — you know, in their spare time.
Hard by the Canadian border, the winters are long, the woods are impenetrable, and the roads are lonely. And that’s the way folks in the flinty little town of Jackman like it.
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from the December photo of Bass Harbor.
Sixty-seven years ago, a guy named Winter cut the first ski trail on Maine’s second-highest mountain. Today, 162 ski runs stripe the massive cone, seen here from a freshly broken snowshoe trail. Do you recognize this snow-streaked peak?
Cold days and long nights wearing on you? To bust through those mid-winter doldrums, we have four heart-pounding, adrenaline-pumping races for you to check out (or try out) this year.