Category Archives: Downeast events

The six best things to do now in DownEast Maine

Wicked Awesome Maine Vacation Rentals

     1) Paddle the water highways and byways with Sunrise Canoe and Kayak. There are still some wonderful warm days left at the end of summer and beautiful fall.  Rent a kayak from Sunrise Canoe and Kayak in Machias (look for their headquarters – a shack next to the river) and get on the water.  […]

Watch the Sardine/Lobster/Maple Leaf Drop This New Year’s Eve….

So, you’re not going to have a rockin’ New Year’s Eve at Times Square?  But you want to do something more than put on your jammies and watch the ball drop on television.  Never fear —here are some events here in Washington County on New Year’s Eve. –Eastport — 11th annual Sardine and Maple Leaf Drop. […]

5 Reasons Autumn is Better in Maine than in Vermont

Sure, both states have marvelous color and offer prime leaf peeping.  Both have cozy country inns and a myriad of harvest festivals.  But Maine offers something more than it’s more western New England state. 1-You can see the leaves via boat.  Book a foliage cruise on the Schooner Mary Day and see the fall colors […]

Five Ways to Enjoy the Last Gasp of Summer in Maine

When we were kids, summer seemed to be endless.  Days filled with sunshine and swimming, nights filled with fireflies.  But now that we’re adults, Joni Mitchell was right — we’re dragging our feet just to slow the circles down – because summer seems to be more precious moments rather than the seemingly never-ending season of […]