Maine Travel

Vintage Maine

Vintage Road Tour

Culture

They’ve all but disappeared from America’s highways, but mom-and-pop motor courts still live on in Vacationland.

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places to stay in Maine

You Could Stay Here

Maine Travel

Take a look inside some of Maine’s most out-of-the-box vacation rentals.

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Camping in Maine

Fancy-Pants Camps

Maine Travel

These three spots are taking camping to the next level.

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Whitehall Inn

Digs for Design Lovers

Maine Travel

Top decorators have been making their mark on Maine’s inns. Feast your eyes on these stylish places to stay.

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Cushing Glass House

You Could Stay Here

Maine Places

When I was a kid, my happiest summer week was the one when we packed up our minivan and headed for a rental on Long or Sebago Lake. Rather than invest in a camp, my parents liked to try out different spots — and leave at the end of our stay without worrying about paying […]

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The Summer Rush

Maine Places

Whoever coined the phrase “lazy summer days” must not have lived in a place where bona fide warm weather lasts a mere three months. Far from remaining idle, most Mainers I know view this fleeting window as a call to action — like summer is a massive melting ice cream cone and we must race […]

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Stonington on My Mind

Maine Places

You know that moment when you arrive in a beautiful Maine town and start plotting how you might move there? This phenomenon is not limited to those who live out of state. We locals experience it all the time. I have mentally relocated to coastal villages and mountain towns all over Maine, but the place […]

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On the Road

Maine Places

I have seen many spectacular stretches of highway in my travels around Maine, but my heart belongs to Route 3. And, no, I’m not talking about the much-lauded loop around Mount Desert Island, which serves up natural beauty in staggering proportions. “My” Route 3 is the western leg that starts in Augusta and intersects with […]

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Deer Isle Day Trips

Maine Places

For the last three years, I have kept a daily one-sentence journal. Every night, I write down something funny one of my kids said, or something we did, and relive memories from previous years. (There’s one page for each day of the year and each page holds five years’ worth of entries — or three […]

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