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Mushrooming in Maine: A Quick Guide to Foraging

Foraging for mushrooms is a pastime that has been around for millions of years and has recently seen a spike in popularity. Spending time outdoors in nature, learning about local ecosystems and eventually enjoying your hard-earned harvest makes mushrooming in Maine an excellent way for active retirees to spend the fall months . It’s important […]

5 Flu Prevention Tips to Help You Stay Healthy This Season

Flu season is upon us again, which can be a scary time – especially for seniors. Luckily, you don’t have to worry if you take the proper precautionary steps to protect yourself from the flu. By reducing your exposure to germs with our flu prevention tips, you can make a huge difference to prevent flu […]

A Complete End-of-Summer Gardening To-Do List

It’s officially fall, and during this time of year it’s not uncommon for summer gardens to look a little worse for wear. September is the perfect opportunity to clean up your garden, stock up on gardening essentials for next year, and take care of any last-minute preparation for springtime. Below, we’ve put together some early […]

Eating Locally: What Vegetables Are in Season in Maine Right Now?

Eating seasonally has nearly endless benefits. Not only is it an amazing way to take advantage of the abundant produce Maine has to offer, with each season producing a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables; it also supports local agriculture. Staying healthy and nourishing your body while giving back to the community is a win-win! […]

5 Amazing Places to Photograph in Maine

Photography is an amazingly creative pastime that is not only great for relaxation and focus, but it also keeps cognitive functions (and our memories!) sharp. There are so many incredible health benefits of photography, it’s just another reason to consider taking it up as a hobby or – if you already love taking photos – […]

4 Fun Fall Picnic Ideas to Enjoy This September

Fall is the ideal time to enjoy Maine due to its perfect weather and significantly smaller crowds! The best way to soak in every last ray of warm days is by spending it outdoors, enjoying an al fresco meal with friends or family. Pack some snacks and get outside with some of our fun fall […]

What to Do in Maine in August

It’s no secret that Maine is a popular tourist destination during the warm summer months, and for good reason – August in particular boasts perfect weather and is one of the best times to experience all the wonderful attractions Maine has to offer! From beaches to festivals, there is no shortage of fun to be […]

Best Scenic Views in Maine

Many visitors come to Maine to experience the natural wonders of our state, and it’s no surprise why! From rocky cliffs overlooking the ocean to 4,000 foot mountains with views as far as the eye can see, we truly get to enjoy it all. If you’re planning a weekend and looking for the best scenic […]