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2018 Snow Report Week Seven

Today’s Fast-Moving Storm Will Create Optimal Winter Recreation Snow Conditions

2018 Snow Report Week Six

Predictions Indicate February Will Continue to Be Maine's Snowiest Month

2018 Snow Report Week Five

Busy Week Ahead: January is Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month and is's Free Snowmobile Weekend

2018 Snow Report Week Four

Snow Falling Today Will Create Great Ski and Snowmobile Conditions

2018 Snow Report Week Three

Warmer Temps to Encourage People to Enjoy Winter Recreation this Weekend

2018 Maine’s January Update

Welcome to mid-winter in Maine. For visitors arriving this month, it's time to rev up a snowmobile and head out on the 14,000 miles plus of groomed trails that crisscross the state.

Snow Report Week Two

Short clips of various Lighthouses along the coast of Maine. Thursday's Nor'easter Expected to Drop More than a Foot on Much of Maine January 3, 2017 — The Maine Office of Tourism, in collaboration with Ski Maine Association and the Maine Snowmobile Association (MSA), reports plenty of snow in much of the state providing an […]

Snow Report Week One

Short clips of various Lighthouses along the coast of Maine. Christmas Day Snowstorm Drops More Than a Foot Just in Time to Ring in 2018 December 27, 2017 — Today is the official start of the Maine Office of Tourism's weekly snow reports, sent in collaboration with Ski Maine Association and the Maine Snowmobile Association […]

Maine’s December Update

Each June classic Maine windjammer schooners gather in Boothbay Harbor for the Windjammer Days Festival. The event has fun and activities for all ages, and c… December 2017 — Winter has arrived and covered the state in snow, Maine's ski mountains are open for early-season skiers and snowboarders and the holiday spirit is everywhere. For […]

Maine’s November Update

Mainer Barry Tripp loves to play outside in Maine in all the seasons. November 2017 — Despite a warm fall, the first snowflakes have fallen in Northern Maine, the snow guns have been tested on Maine's ski hills and the fall foliage spectacular has pretty much concluded throughout the state. That means it's time to […]

What’s New & Unexpected for 2018

FOOD & DRINK The tide of new restaurant openings across the state shows no sign of abating. Recent openings include: LB Kitchen, which serves breakfast and lunch, with dishes ranging from gluten-free pancakes to wild boar served with rice and arugula. Izakaya Minato is where to satisfy udon and ramen cravings. Neighborhood in Belfast serves […]

Peak Conditions for Entire State

October 18, 2017 — The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry's final foliage report shows past peak conditions in zones 6 and 7. Central and coastal Maine (zones 1, 2 and 3) are at 70 to 100 percent color change. Moderate to high leaf drop is also reported throughout the state. "While the upcoming weather forecast […]