Destination: Maine


Favorite Places in Maine: Sandy Stream Pond, Baxter State Park

By Robin Follette, Special to the BDN on Sept. 21, 2011, at 4:09 p.m.
Seboeis Lake

Favorite Places in Maine: Seboeis Management Unit

By Jeff Strout on Sept. 14, 2011, at 8:19 p.m.
Warren Island State Park

Favorite places in Maine: Warren Island State Park

By Jeff Strout on Sept. 07, 2011, at 5:18 p.m.
Otter Cliff Trail, Acadia National Park

Favorite places in Maine: Acadia National Park

By Shelia Grant on Aug. 17, 2011, at 12:05 p.m.
Kanokolus boat launch area on Unity Pond.

Favorite places in Maine: Kanokolus boat launch, Unity

By Dana Wilde on July 27, 2011, at 3:52 p.m.
Houston Brook Falls in Pleasant Ridge is a short walk from the main road.

Favorite places in Maine: Houston Brook Falls

By Ardeana Hamlin on July 20, 2011, at 4:58 p.m.
Husson University junior and co-captain Kevin Byrne putts to hole one during an October 2009 round of the North Atlantic Conference Golf Championship at Penobscot Valley Country Club in Orono.

Favorite places in Maine: Penobscot Valley Country Club

By Eric Russell on July 13, 2011, at 6:36 p.m.
Hampden residents Darby Ricker, left, and Cory Ricker play on a massive rock that sits to the left side of Hunter's Beach.

Favorite Places in Maine: Hunter’s Beach

By Nok-Noi Ricker on July 06, 2011, at 12:22 p.m.
Ethan Merrill, grandson of Paul E. Merrill, stands by the 1920 Model H truck representing Merrill Transport at Cole Land Transportation Museum in Bangor. Ethan’s mother recently donated the truck to the museum.

Favorite Places in Maine: Cole Museum an overlooked gem in the Queen City crown

By Andrew Neff on June 29, 2011, at 2:38 p.m.
A circular path at Asticou Azalea Garden in Northeast Harbor brings visitors to this charming “bridge” across a narrow stream, one of many visually delightful “rooms” in the garden.

Favorite Places in Maine: Asticou Azalea Garden

By Ardeana Hamlin on June 22, 2011, at 1:06 p.m.
The Bayside, Northport pier.

Favorite Places in Maine: Bayside, Northport

By Tom Groening on June 08, 2011, at 4:42 p.m.
Nine-year-old Brandon Tardif and I enjoy kayaking on Stump Pond a year ago.

Favorite places in Maine: Lincoln’s Stump Pond

By Nick Sambides Jr. on June 01, 2011, at 11:19 p.m.
These stone towers mark the entrance to the Dartmouth trail on the campus of Good Will-Hinckley, midway between Waterville and Skowhegan on Route 201.  The towers were erected in 1915 by the Dartmouth Outing Club, using local fieldstone. A number of other historic stone monuments can be found along the forested trails of the 2,400 acre campus.

Favorite Places in Maine: Good Will-Hinckley

By Meg Haskell on May 25, 2011, at 1:42 p.m.
A female horseshoe crab, the larger of the two, and a male mate in the sea grass on the Bagaduce River on a high tide.

Favorite Places in Maine: Horseshoe crabs of Bagaduce River

By Karen Francoeur, Special to the BDN on May 18, 2011, at 11:14 a.m.
Gene Arsenault, right, a fish culture supervisor for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, shows a group of children some samples of fish eggs in various stages of development on Friday in Skowhegan.

Children delight in fish-stocking demonstration

By Christopher Cousins on May 13, 2011, at 6:45 p.m.
An Acadian flag flies near the granite Acadian Cross on the southern bank of the St. John River in Madawaska.

Favorite Places in Maine: St. John Valley

By Roxanne Moore Saucier on May 11, 2011, at 10:32 p.m.

Orono Bog Boardwalk Opens for Season

on May 02, 2011, at 6:08 p.m.
A Wood frog sits in the University of Maine Forest last week.

Frog on the Forest Floor

on April 20, 2011, at 11:03 p.m.
Fort Knox is reflected in the Penobscot River looking from Bucksport  in fall 2010.

Favorite Places in Maine: Fort Knox

By Karen Douglass on April 20, 2011, at 10:22 p.m.
The view of our skyline from the dock at "Idle Isle" on East Grand Lake in Forest City in the summer of 2010.

Favorite Places in Maine: Forest City and East Grand Lake

By Corky Pinette on April 06, 2011, at 10:19 p.m.