Maine Things to see and do Travel Articles

 
About Vacationing in Maine – Maine, USA
Sandy Jenkins thinks the opportunities are endless in Maine.
An Island A Day – Casco Bay, Maine
If you are looking for a little less populated destination then you have literally hundreds of choices in Casco Bay.
Romantic Kennebunkport – Kennebunkport, Maine, USA
Romantic Kennebunkport – Kennebunkport, Maine, USA Artwork by Lily Goldman Romantic Kennebunkport Kennebunkport, Maine Kennebunkport – what an unusual name for a town! According to the town’s historical society the name is of Native American origin. It translates from kini-banek “long cut bank,” and refers to the “Great Hill” or a grassy high cliff projecting into a large body of water. […]
Maine, New England – Maine Summer Theatre
Maine Summer Theatre Summer theatre, often called “summer stock”, originated when those with influence decided to bring their own entertainment to the towns where they summered. Now, however, it is the visitors themselves who travel to towns throughout New England to see the musicals, dramas and Shakespearean productions that proliferate during the summer season. If […]
Maine, New England – November 2000
Maine, New England – November 2000 Sponsored by Soon the Snow Will Fly Up here in Maine it is time to begin preparing for the winter and, for me, that includes making plans for winter travel. Maine offers many diverse winter activities, the traditional and the not so traditional. Ever been ice fishing? How about skijoring? In this column, and over […]
Maine, New England – Lighthouse Bicycle Tour
Lighthouse Bicycle Tour Lobsters, lakes and lighthouses – Maine offers a profuse collection of all three. Now that spring has finally arrived, more or less, here in Northern New England, dig out that bike, or rent one and tour three wonderful lighthouses and their neighboring attractions, including historic forts and relaxing beaches. Portland is the […]
Maine, New England – General Info
Maine, New England – General Info Sponsored by “He who rides and keeps the beaten track studies the fences chiefly.“    – Henry David Thoreau, The Maine Woods, 1853 Welcome to my Guide to Maine, very much a four seasons state. Although Henry David’s three visits to Maine were to inland Maine, the mountain and lakes regions, the majority of visitors these […]
Maine, New England – Bookstores and Brewpubs
Maine, New England – Bookstores and Brewpubs Sponsored by Bookstores and Brewpubs I recently had a birthday, and my plan was to spend the day snowshoeing. However, the weather forecast was vague, meaning that I might experience anything from warm winter sun, through moderate snow, to a major ice storm. This suggested that I should consider planning an indoor activity. Bookstores here […]
Maine, New England – January 2001
Maine, New England – January 2001 Sponsored by Winter in the Western Mountains Rangeley, located in the western mountains of Maine, is halfway between the equator and the North Pole. However, even in the summer, the equatorial aspect of this region is absent. While the temperature does not match the extremes of the North Pole, the amount of snow that falls […]
Maine, New England – October 2000
Leaf Looking It is now that time of year in New England, the time when the leaves become the big attraction. Not the lobster, nor the bass, nor the ocean, the canoe, the sailboat, but the colorful leaf. Before I moved to Maine, I found the whole “leaf-peeper” thing to be a little strange. In […]