Downeast + Acadia

Downeast + Acadia Travel Guide

Articles about Downeast + Acadia

By Katrina Brown Hunt

What makes a town magnetic? Travel + Leisure readers voted for their favorite small towns—with beaches, mountains, vineyards, and personality to spare.

By Alison Lewis
By Alison Lewis
By Katrina Brown Hunt

With boardwalk rides, historic mansions, and homemade fudge, the best seaside towns offer charms that stretch beyond the sand.

By Katrina Brown Hunt

In the mood for love? Find out which bucolic ’burbs get T+L readers all aflutter.

Hotels in Downeast + Acadia

The 19th-century proeprty has a wraparound porch, and 11 of the 24 rooms have views of Somes Sound (considered the United States' only fjord). If booked, try one of the cottages. 

Restaurants in Downeast + Acadia

The hidden, pint-size shop sells everything to go: lobster stew, smoked salmon sausage, and blueberry pies.

Things to do in Downeast + Acadia

A mainstay of this small community since 1956, it's hard to miss this family-owned lobster shack and seafood distributor, with its large rooftop "Lobsters" sign and row of wood-fired cookers out front.