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By Tim Ensworth | favorite maine places and activities

The Complete Cape Breton Camping Guide

With its craggy, rugged coastline, sweeping views, and thick forests, Cape Breton Highlands National Park is an outdoor-lover’s paradise. A visit to …

Camping

Acadia National Park By Land And Sea

Sunrise in Deep Cove on Isle au Haut, the most remote island in Acadia National Park.For almost two centuries, artists have found inspiration on the …

National Parks

Do you see the sea glass?

Early morning sunlight streaming through the trees behind our house in Blue Hill.

A Maine police department doesn't want you telling officers these things

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sometimes it's easy to forget that without the uniform and badge, cops are regular people.<p>So when they stand in line for a burger, they -- like most of us -- don't want to hear tired jokes.<p>At least, that's what the Bangor, Maine, Police Department says. On Sunday, the department posted a …

Policing

Maine Wild Blueberries

The sweet, tiny wild berries are only available for two months each year.<p>In a world of instant gratification and globalized agriculture, the Maine …

Video: Acadia National Park in the Fall

Acadia National Park is one of the most beautiful wilderness regions in the eastern U.S., particularly in the fall when the leaves change to a dozen …

Maine gleaners gather excess ‘bounty of our local farms’

READFIELD — Stephen Knight picked up almost 600 pounds of Macintosh apples from the Kents Hill Orchard Wednesday morning, and on Friday, he’ll be …

Cruise ships elicit fear of paradise lost in Bar Harbor

BAR HARBOR, Maine — For more than a century, the view from the top of Cadillac Mountain has drawn travelers to this remote and rocky, glacier-carved …

Cruise Ships

How Portland, Maine Keeps Getting Cooler

There's a lot more than lobster rolls and L.L. Bean totes.<p>In the last few years, as the city's various industrial no man’s lands have given way to breweries, speakeasies, concert venues, and upscale boutiques, Portland, Maine has become New England at its prime: innovation without the altered …

England

Tiny unmanned sailboat from Maine ends up in Scotland

KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — A small sailboat built by high school students in Kennebunk has traveled across the Atlantic, washing ashore on a remote …

‘Spiteful and petty’: Maine governor bans signs to Obama-designated monument

As Trump administration reviews 27 national monuments, conservationists fear a federally mandated effort to strip public lands of environmental protections<p>A decision by the Republican governor of Maine, Paul LePage, to ban signs to Katahdin Woods and Waters, a national monument designated by Barack …

Conservation

26 of Maine's most beautiful places (to see before you die)

Quoddy Head State Park<p>www.maine.gov | Google map<br>Home to red-and-white striped West Quoddy Head Light, Quoddy Head State Park stretches over 541 acres …

Adventure Travel