It’s a quiet season for theater, but curtains are up this month on four gripping productions, with Maine and Maine writers taking center stage.
Can you name this historic little city?
At a natural history museum in Hinckley, the living meet the dead with the lights turned out.
They may not rise as high as their cousins, the Presidentials, in New Hampshire, but the Mahoosucs of Western Maine are a mountain range every bit as dramatic — and the trails that navigate them are as varied and challenging, whether you’re a hiker, a trail runner, or a mountain biker.
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from August.
Join photographer Benjamin Williamson on an idyllic autumn road trip.
Is there any better place to celebrate the autumn than in Maine’s western mountains? Against a blazing backdrop of forested hills, the walkable and welcoming village of Bethel — and the towns and four-season ski resorts surrounding it — host some of the season’s best and most varied festivals.
Can you identify this scenic overlook and the lake down below?
Love the Common Ground Country Fair’s annual poster designs? Thank the rural jurors who select them.
From “The Man Who Gave Maine Its Reid State Park” by Ralph B. Whittum in our September 1969 issue. Photograph by John A. Lynch.
The struggle to cram in a Maine summer, before it’s gone.
Let us lead you to some of Maine’s most canine-friendly inns, destinations, and activities.