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Down East Magazine, September 2016

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Hidden Maine

Even Vacationland still has pockets of undiscovered country. We spill the beans on 10 super-secret locales you’ve probably never visited — but should.

Katahdin Woods and Waters

Want to be the first person to visit a new national monument? What to expect from Maine’s overexposed, underappreciated North Woods playground.

What’s in Store

You can buy a quart of milk anywhere, but it comes with a neighborhood only at the general store. By Virginia M. Wright

Scenic Spin

We plucked a narrow-eyed racing cyclist out of retirement and dropped him into the “vacation on two wheels” that is BikeMaine. Can he relax and enjoy the ride? By Jim Butler


Where in Maine?

Can you name this venerable resort and the historic town surrounding it?


The Mail

North by East

Opinions, Advisories, and Musings from the Length and Breadth of Maine

Down East Dispatches

News You May Have Missed

Where’s Wessie?

Westbrook’s River Monster

Lunch with Ann LePage

Maine’s First Waitress

Talk of Maine

Clearing the Air(bnb)


Living the Maine Life


A Vinalhaven Quarry Retreat

Making It in Maine

Shrooms of One’s Own


Mushroom Tart

My Maine

Midcoast Liveratti

Room With a View


What to Do in Maine This Month


Wiscasset’s Little Village Bistro


Northeast by Eastern


DaPonte String Quartet


Anna Noyes’ Goodnight, Beautiful Women

On the cover: Lakeside camping in Aroostook County’s Deboullie Public Reserved Land by Chris Bennett.

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