Tips and Articles for Maine

Hugh Stewart

At this luxurious but low-key compound, guests share neither bathroom, fireplace (most of the seven rooms have their own whirlpool and woodburning... Read More

Portland is a place where plain old Maine industriousness meets the worldly tastes of the city's newest residents—ad executives, Internet entrepreneurs,... Read More

On the road, these neo-nomads follow their own set of rules: Keep a closet in several cities, tip freely, pack scented candles, and always get your... Read More

You've had your summer holiday and you should be content. So why do you find yourself staring wistfully out the window as late-summer green gives way to... Read More

Take a detour from your vacation to check out what the rest of the world is doing: working. Behind-the-scenes factory tours are the perfect wake-up call... Read More

Here's how it will go: You'll say to a friend, 'We're taking a vacation in Maine.' Before you can continue, you'll be interrupted by a barrage of talk... Read More

Whether you're headed to St.-Tropez or Santa Cruz this summer, there's a sunscreen tailor-made for your travel plans ... Read More

What makes a great ski resort?Hard to say. In nearly 30 years on the slopes, I've had spectacularly memorable times fighting my way down Stowe's... Read More

At the turn of the century, Bar Harbor, the onetime fishing village on the eastern coast of Mount Desert Island, was Maine's premier resort—a glamorous... Read More

Only a few years ago, bicycle touring was the domain of the athletic and adventurous, people who were willing to load up their bikes with 40 pounds of... Read More

Summer in Maine is like the best of fall everywhere else. Sunny days start off crisp; against an enameled-blue sky, the evergreens look that much deeper... Read More

It's the nicest motel you'll ever stay in. Well, not a motel exactly, but the Yachtsman Lodge in Kennebunkport does look like one, with its neatly... Read More

Sure, you and your kids plan to conquer the theme parks, the all-inclusive resorts, the essential cities. In the meantime, why not make a little hay... Read More

For the past 140 years, a steady stream of artists has headed to Maine. If you drive along the coast up to the city of Portland, farther north to... Read More

Bed and breakfast. An elementary formula, right?It's amazing how wide a detour this concept has taken since farmwives started renting out the spare room... Read More

The approach is everything. You catch the mail boat from Deer Isle for a 45-minute cruise past rocky, mostly uninhabited islands to Isle au Haut, year... Read More

Fall foliage is New England's most colorful and best-priced asset. To sweeten the deal, we've raked the countryside, from Connecticut to Maine, for... Read More

Once a run-down part of town, the East End of Portland, Maine, has recently found new life. Young artists, restaurateurs, and designers have taken over... Read More

It's not always the four-star meals that stick in our memories when we travel. Sometimes the most evocative foods are simple, local dishes with everyday... Read More

There were so many useful things my family might have done at the Common Ground Country Fair, a three-day celebration of organic-farming life held each... Read More

The thermal waters of Bath, England, have attracted travelers for at least 10 millennia. Over the past few years, the development of the historic... Read More

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