Tips and Articles for Maine

Hugh Stewart

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

Need more Merlot in that Médoc?New barrel-blending programs around the country let oenophiles fine-tune wines to suit their own palates. During a two... Read More

The old guard is getting a run for its money in Kennebunkport this summer. Spread across 60 acres of balsam and birch groves is Hidden Pond, which opens... Read More

Is there such a thing as an un-inn?If so, this is it. No cutting-garden chintz. No reproduction four-posters. The Beach House, built in 1891 as a B&B... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Top Aerial Tours. ... Read More

Dodge dim sum. Hold the raves on risotto. Here's the lowdown on Stars and Stripes for the taste buds. Sure, you might have to drive out of the comfort... Read More

See our list of 27 affordable beach resorts. ... Read More

I am not new to the Seychelles. I visited the islands back in February 1979, when I was given the rather plummy assignment of accompanying the Sports... Read More

Virtually every setting—coastline, open prairie, mountain range, big city park—makes for rewarding bird-watching. One of the joys of the sport is how... Read More

Reserve a seat aboard the Acadian (866/918-7246;, a new stainless-steel luxury train that plunges into Maine's North Woods. As ... Read More

Standing on a dock in Northeast Harbor, breathing in the ocean-cool air laced with pine, I feel a sense of both strangeness and recognition. Though I'v... Read More

It’s almost impossible to deny the appeal of a classic New England inn, especially in winter—when fires in guest rooms are actually encouraged, hearty... Read More

See the results and vote for your favorite city! ... Read More

In March of 1997, hiker Bill Maddrell set off on a solo trip down the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, a well-worn ribbon that slices through 14... Read More

See our slideshow of 10 Great American Public Spaces. ... Read More

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