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7 Best New England Sleigh Rides | Posted 12.21.2015 | Travel

By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog The holidays are all about dashing around--to buy presents, get the tree up and get last-minute offic...

Building the Lifestyle of Maine into the Soak Brand

Michelle Vale | Posted 07.31.2015 | Business
Michelle Vale

As small business owners, we pride ourselves on delivering a product that is second to none. However, there are many more facets to our brand than pr...

Plan the Perfect Maine Coastal Road Trip, the Easy Way

Wicked Good Travel Tips | Posted 06.29.2016 | Travel
Wicked Good Travel Tips

Traveling US Route 1 along the coast of Maine may well be the most interesting and scenic road trip in America. Maine enjoys an abundance of natural attractions including an estimated 5,000 miles of coastline (more than California!).

The 5 Best Spots for Lobster This Summer

Oyster | Posted 06.17.2016 | Travel

Maine may be many's first pick for the destination with the best lobster in the United States, but we've found some spots across the country with delicious lobster dishes as well.

My Magical Love Affair with Kennebunkport, Maine

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 06.16.2016 | Travel
Lulu Salavegsen

I have fallen so deeply in love. I am not even officially divorced. My life is in that numinous sweet spot of healing and new beginnings. Like I quoted in the video that's making waves, "Honor the space between No longer and Not yet." -Nancy Levin

Photo Tour: Kennebunkport's Captain Jefferds Inn

Susan Fogwell | Posted 02.27.2015 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

On an Indian summer day in October I stayed at a sea captain's home in Kennebunkport, Maine. Built in 1804, The Captain Jefferds Inn is an exceptionally and impeccably appointed bed & breakfast.

The 10 Coziest New England Inns For Fall

Oyster | Posted 12.02.2014 | Travel

If you're conjuring up images of historic mansions, elegant antiques, thick oriental rugs, and cozy fireplaces for those crisp fall nights -- well, you're right on the money.

Nautical Stripes and Boat Shoes: 5 Great New England Beach Towns | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel

New England's seasonal climate only allows residents and tourists a small window of time to enjoy the sun, sand, and surf, and they savor every minute of it.

14 Great Things to Do in The Kennebunks, Maine (Besides Trying to Catch a Glimpse of George H.W. Bush)

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 07.05.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Come to Kennebunk and Kennebunkport (collectively known as "The Kennebunks") and find the Bush family summer home, the freshest New England cuisine, the incredible light, the sea at play against the rocky shore.

Your East Coast Summer Sorted | Posted 06.15.2014 | Travel

As East Coast city dwellers prepare for their seasonal exodus to the beaches of Maine, Massachusetts and more, we share the lowdown on five quintessential summer escapes.

My Summer Vacation: Tanzania or Maine-ia

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel
Randee Mia Berman

Don't know much about geometry. But I do know this: Summer = Vacation. It's a simple algebraic equation.

LOOK: George Bush's '80s Bedroom Is Exactly How You Thought It Would Be

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.12.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's a look we call "vintage Grandpa."

Kennebunkport Festival Highlights The Best Of Coastal Maine

Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel
Curtis M. Wong

Kennebunkport, Maine belongs to an elite circle of New England havens that require no introduction among seasoned travelers. Still, there's one week when the seaside hamlet's treasures get a chance to shine even brighter than normal.

Never Use A Treadmill Again

Oyster | Posted 07.14.2013 | Travel

Getting fit doesn't have to be on your to-do list after you travel. While many hotels offer state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment, w...

Kennebunkport: New England's Next Great Gay Destination?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

“It brings out something in people…it's a sense of a simpler time. Or maybe it ties into what you did during your summers as a kid. There's defini...

PHOTOS: The Best Road Trips From Boston

Oyster | Posted 08.30.2012 | Travel

Boston's non-stop vibe can seriously wear a resident out. So get your bags packed and set your GPS: We've got some miles to cover.

PHOTOS: 4 Gorgeous Spots Along The East Coast

Oyster | Posted 07.28.2012 | Travel

Some of our favorite U.S. hotels on the East Coast have re-opened their doors for the summer season.

PHOTOS: 7 Classic Late Summer Escapes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Rather than mourn the loss of bonfires on the beach and days spent wearing swimsuits, we're celebrating shoulder season, that in-between time that's perfect for a visit to coastal Maine, Rhode Island or New York.

Freed Academic Haleh Esfandiari: 'Iranians Want Evolution, Not Revolution'

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

Every two or three years, there has been a wave of protests like this in Iran. But this time I think there has been a fundamental change.