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Northern Maine Moves to Peak Foliage for Columbus Day Weekend

Augusta, MAINE – The leaves in northern Maine will be moving towards peak conditions this upcoming Columbus Day weekend according to the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.  “Peak color (85 percent) is spreading throughout the northern region (zones 6 and 7) with low leaf drop, but forest rangers are still reporting low to […]

Upcoming Weather May Speed Along Foliage

Augusta, MAINE – Maine’s fall foliage is turning, but the best is still yet to come during the next three weeks, according to Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. “Pockets of color are emerging throughout all seven zones, but overall the state is just about 10 percent to 30 percent toward peak. With the upcoming […]

Gradual Changes in Leaf Color Taking Place in Northern Maine

Augusta, Maine – With the official arrival of autumn ushering in cooler temperatures, the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry reports 15-20 percent color change and very low leaf drop in northern Maine (zones 6 & 7). “While we were fortunate to enjoy an extended summer-like weather pattern, our warm sunny days and crisp […]

Warmth of Extended Summer Slows Foliage

Augusta, Maine – While Maine is still experiencing the warmth of an extended summer, the foliage in northern Maine is gradually changing, with tinges of oranges, reds and yellows visible in the forest canopy. However, the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry report reveals very little color change and very low leaf drop. “Weather plays […]

2015 Fall Foliage Season Begins

  ~ The best is yet to come ~ Augusta, Maine — Today is the official start of Maine’s fall foliage season and even though the weather resembles July’s, it is time to start planning for the upcoming fall season. Currently, the 2015 Fall Foliage Report from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry […]

5 Leaf Peeping Drives in Maine

Augusta, Maine — While the majestic landscape of Maine offers a dramatic unfolding of color during foliage season every year, the best way to experience this display is on a well-planned scenic drive through Maine’s varied regions of lakes, mountains and oceanfront. Fall is also the ideal time to visit county fairs, go mountain biking […]

Go Fish…in Maine

When you want the inside scoop on fishing in Maine, you ask a local. And that’s just what we did when it was time to let you know about the abundance of fishing experiences in Maine. We asked Maine resident and lifelong angler, George Smith to share his love of Maine fishing to give you […]

Cracking Summer with the Maine Lobster

MAINE – The lobster is one of Maine’s most recognizable symbols. Considered the finest shellfish in the world, Maine’s legendary crustacean is all the sweeter in situ — served right in the shell on a pier overlooking a harbor or in a lobster roll in a quintessential roadside shack. While much has changed in Maine’s […]

Five Ways to Shore Up Summer Family Travel: From Seashore to Lakeshore in Maine

MAINE – Rain or shine, on the mountains or at the shore, wherever you find yourself in Maine this summer you are guaranteed to find thrilling adventure and world-class entertainment, as well as relaxation and superb family fun that delivers big value. Your only difficulty will be choosing what to do.   Classic Camping A […]

What’s Hopping in Maine’s Microbrew Scene

Maine – In a state known for its handcrafted products, such as ships and furniture, it is no surprise that Maine has an incredibly vibrant beer scene. With more than 50 craft breweries across the state that produce more than 200 different beers, people from around the world are coming to the state to sample […]

Discover the Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail and Celebrate the Natural Beauty and Wilderness of Maine

MAINE – The Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail offers visitors a chance to experience a natural beauty seemingly untouched by man in the wilds of Maine. The trail is located in Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties and runs up from Bangor along the two branches of the Penobscot River, past the immense Moosehead Lake and through Baxter State Park. […]

Still Plenty of Winter Fun to be Enjoyed in Maine

There’s plenty of downhill skiing left to enjoy in Maine. MAINE – The best way to get over cabin fever is to get outside! March in Maine means it’s time to enjoy the last of winter’s best activities. With the abundance of snow the state received this year, there is plenty remaining to enjoy and […]