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10 short hikes with big views

by Carey Kish A wealth of Maine mountaintops not too far from home offer panoramic vistas with minimal trail mileage…

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Agricultural Fairs

There are all kinds of opportunities to learn about, connect with, and experience farming and gardening in Maine. Check out…

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Portland Science Center

The first and only of its kind in Maine, acting as a new educational and entertainment beacon for New England…

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Venture Outside

Multi-sport Adventures and Active Wellness Retreats. Combines physical and holistic activities in nature at amazing places in Maine and internationally…

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Growing Medicinals in Maine

By Christine Fisher MAINE’S FARMERS don’t just grow vegetables or raise livestock. In Midcoast Maine companies like Avena Botanicals and…

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“Destination Wellness” fosters healthy tourism

By Christine Fisher MIDCOAST MAINE DRAWS people from around the world who want to explore the beautiful coastline where the…

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Jewelry Makers: A legacy of artisans inspired by Maine

By Bob Keyes AS A CHILD, Nisa Smiley traveled once a year from her home in Vermont to Deer Isle…

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Nature’s Concierge: Find your way with a registered Maine Guide

By Tim King WHEN IT COMES to the great outdoors, to paraphrase writer Aldous Huxley, there is the known, there…

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Acadia’s Centennial: 100s of ways to celebrate a national gem

By Carey Kish ACADIA NATIONAL PARK marks the centennial of its founding this year with a big celebration highlighting a…

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Cheese, glorious cheese: Maine’s award-winning cheeses are ripe for discovery

By Caitlin Gilmet Photos by John Finch THE WORD “CULTURE” is rooted in the idea of cultivation and growth. It…

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