Another year, another Down East Best of Maine Readers’ Choice poll. Some 5,000 of you cast a ballot this year, and you’re an opinionated bunch. The results include some newcomers in their categories and some stalwart shoo-ins that just can’t seem to lose.
Each month we ask readers to share a piece of “Your Maine” with us, a reflection on the place we all love. This month we asked, “What’s your best memory of a Maine lake?” Read on to see some of our favorite responses.
Our May issue includes an oversized guide to Maine’s busiest season, so everyone can pick and plan their perfect summer itinerary. With so many to choose from, we’ve given you 10 great spots to snap your perfect Maine photo.
Join us for a road trip amid the fishing villages, blueberry barrens, and miles of wild coastline along the Bold Coast Scenic Byway.
The East Coast’s only national park boasts some of the country’s best Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, and sightseeing.
Maine’s mom-and-pop community hills have a charm that the biggies can’t match.
Much of Maine goes into hibernation in winter. Indeed, in some parts of the state, entire villages become virtual ghost towns. Not Fort Kent.
Islesford and Great Cranberry Island face the Atlantic — and the future — side by side. By Virginia M. Wright / Photographed by Douglas…
In a world that’s changing with lightning speed (or so it can seem), Searsmont retains the sweet, timeless air of a country town.
A peninsula on a peninsula, Owls Head is often overlooked. But with a little planning, it’s the perfect daylong excursion.
Summer is the perfect time for camping in Maine — but a rustic lakeside site isn’t everyone’s idea of a dream vacation.
Ten miles out to sea, and 400 years after Captain John Smith landed on its shore, Monhegan Island remains a magical place for all.