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America's Favorite Place Is...

AP | Posted 09.27.2014 | Travel

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Acadia National Park in Maine has been named America's Favorite Place by viewers of ABC's "Good Morning America." ...

Maine's Great Little Summer Getaway

AP | By BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 08.05.2014 | Travel

VINALHAVEN ISLAND, Maine (AP) — Take a ferry to picturesque Vinalhaven Island in Penobscot Bay off the Maine coast for great biking, good food, beau...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Maine

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.01.2014 | Travel

If you don't love Maine, you might not have a soul. For this week's Travel Zen, we're wandering up north to the Pine Tree State. With its stunning...

The Other Portland

Findery | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel

Portland is comfortable with its status as the other Portland. The city's natural inclination toward authenticity is why you stumble across locally sourced food without looking for it. It's why visitors choose to take the mail boat instead of a cruise. It's why the city, surrounded by natural beauty, is really second to none.

America's Best Food Cities

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.29.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Originally posted on Travelers love to eat. That's why, every year in our Readers' Choice Survey, we ask our readers to rate the U.S...

Breathtaking Photos of Lighthouses in Winter

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.29.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Yes, it's still freezing outside but these picturesque towers light up snow-covered landscapes and provide spectacular views. Glass half-full, remember?

Three Days in Ogunquit, Maine

Lisa Dworkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Lisa Dworkin

Arrive in Maine mid-day. If you're coming from the south, which most of you are, take "The Yorks/Ogunquit" exit off of I-95. Rather than turning left toward Ogunquit at Rt. 1, go straight into Stonewall Kitchen's parking lot.

Where to See New England's Best Fall Foliage

Viator | Posted 09.23.2013 | Travel

Every fall, New England rolls out a foliage carpet dressed in blazing oranges and reds, yellows and purples. It's the perfect time to visit the region. If you're planning a trip to the region, here are the most stunning places to see fall foliage state-by-state.

Fall Travel: Best Spots to Visit in Maine

FlipKey | Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel

Pack away your beach towels and sunscreen until next year because in many parts of the country a new travel season is just about to begin. Beautiful fall colors on the mountains and the many shining lakes of Maine remind you that there is no better time than fall to head north.

10 Hidden Islands You've Never Heard of

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.28.2013 | Travel

Go ahead and become a castaway for a day or two. Here are 10 secret places -- from the mysterious North Atlantic to the warm waters of the Indian Ocean -- where you can completely surrender to island time.

Can We Be Here Now, Please?

Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel

If there's one thing we know, we love ourselves some beaches and some national parks. Where better to combine the two than at Maine's beloved Moun...

Chefs' Guide to Portland

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 07.09.2013 | Taste
Find. Eat. Drink.

Go beyond the lobster roll and discover what Portland, Maine has to offer with these tips from two local chefs.

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.

Elderly Texas Couple Completes Bucket List With Maine Trip

AP | Posted 06.10.2013 | Travel

AUGUSTA, Maine -- A Texas couple has fulfilled a lifelong dream by visiting Maine to watch the state Legislature at work. Seriously. The Portland Pre...

New England Summer Activities Beyond The Beach

AP | By HOLLY RAMER | Posted 07.28.2013 | Travel

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — While plenty of tourists will be heading to northern New England's ocean and lake locations this summer, others will be explori...

Love Is An Island In Maine

Love Letters | Posted 03.11.2013 | Travel
Love Letters

He'd listen for the gulls, the chuff of the porpoises and the shrieks of the Bald Eagle that flew over from the mainland. Every once in a while there would be a scaly thump as an Osprey lost its grip on dinner.

Ani Vrabel Loves Brooklin, Maine

Love Letters | Posted 11.12.2012 | Travel
Love Letters

When my mother read me E.B. White's Charlotte's Web as a child, she would tell me which characters were based on our family members.

Hop The Train To Brunswick, Maine

AP | By BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 07.20.2012 | Travel

BRUNSWICK, Maine -- With connections to Harriet Beecher Stowe and Joshua Chamberlain, this town of 23,000 is sometimes called the place where the Civi...

Kennebunkport: New England's Next Great Gay Destination?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.17.2012 | Gay 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...

HuffPost Guides: Shawnee Peak

The Huffington Post | Lesley Henton | Posted 01.12.2012 | Travel

Shawnee Peak in Maine is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel offers our guid...

HuffPost Guides: Black Mountain Of Maine

The Huffington Post | Eliza Martinez | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

Black Mountain of Maine is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel offers our gu...

HuffPost Guides: Sugarloaf

The Huffington Post | Margaret S. Inge | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

Sugarloaf Mountain Resort in Maine is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel of...

HuffPost Guides: Sunday River

The Huffington Post | Lydia Schrandt | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

Sunday River in Maine is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel offers our guid...

Ski For Free In Maine

AP | Posted 12.23.2011 | Travel

PORTLAND, Maine -- The Ski Maine Association is kicking off its third annual "Learn to Ski and Snowboard for Free Week." Nine ski areas are taking pa...

Amusement Parks In Maine: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Nia Stanley | Posted 12.20.2011 | Travel

Amusement parks in Maine can be a rewarding place for families to visit. As part of a Huffington Post Travel series on family-fun parks, here is our g...