Millinocket, Maine, had been struggling for years following the closure of the local paper mill. Then an enterprising librarian acted on a big idea.
It’s finally time to take that beach vacation. You might as well post up right by the ocean.
In New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont, local stewards have banded together to persuade private landowners to allow access to backcountry skiing, mountain biking, and other kinds of outdoor recreation
The life of Natalie Rines Terry, one of the country’s top ski instructors for 50 years
The colder months are the perfect time to visit national parks, with fewer crowds and endless adventure. Stay at one of these dreamy base camps.
After a challenging summer and fall, we're all wondering what the ski season has in store. Don't worry: resorts are working hard to open and ensure a safe experience for everyone, and there are plenty of other ways to delight in the white stuff. Here's the lowdown.
Serene places to pitch a tent—where it's just you and the ocean
After months of trespassing and hiding from rangers, two hikers completed the Appalachian Trail in June. Their sagas raise questions about what it means to be outdoors in the United States right now.
There's way more to this area than just the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. Non-thru-hikers, pack your bags.
Want to see some wildlife in New England? Moose are your best bet. Here's where to find them—and get some great outdoor adventuring while you're at it.
No matter your skill level or the type of adventure you're seeking, New England's two dominant mountain ranges offer plenty of opportunities to explore. Here's your guide to getting the most out of them.
We tested 9 places to enjoy the classic New England food and mapped out some nearby adventures, too
Gina Rae La Cerva's 'Feasting Wild' is a delightful culinary travel book. It's also an adjustment to the way we think about what that buzzword actually means
My dad is struggling with cancer in North Carolina, and COVID-19 cruelly cut him off from his family. But in Maine, where I live, the pandemic has forced 'Brady Bunch' togetherness that's been challenging, strangely fun, and full of lessons worth carrying forward.
These kayak, sailboat, and yacht itineraries have all the makings of a post-pandemic remedy: wide-open space and time with friends
The popular Maine national park will begin testing a reservation system for driving on certain roads in fall 2020 to help alleviate congestion
Robert Pavao, 20, was arraigned Monday for the stabbing of a female Timberland employee
You can't technically finish the AT without a ride in Greg Caruso's canoe
There's an easy and quick getaway for fall leaf peeping, no matter where you are in the region
Eight one-of-a-kind events for those who aren't into the standard swim, bike, run
A proposed hydropower transmission line in Maine would impact the AT, wildlife, recreation, and tourism. Is it worth it?
Guthook Guides' maps and crowdsourced information have made hiking the PCT and AT immeasurably easier. But is that a good thing?
The state became the 13th to establish a government-level office charged with promoting outdoor recreation and business
We asked hikers for advice on how to readjust to life after the trail
New owners are revitalizing Shaw's, the beloved hostel on the Appalachian Trail
The oldest woman to swim the English Channel wants to continue knocking off marathon swims into her 80s
A new movie follows two lost souls on the Appalachian Trail
Maine’s coast is one of the last border disputes between Canada and the United States.
Bucket list-worthy rides to add to your list
Up at 4 a.m., then run the equivalent of two marathons before dusk. Now repeat that for 45 days.
A glorious and ill-considered expedition to retrace the nearly 300-mile sufferfest endured by colonial badass (and not yet turncoat) Benedict Arnold and his 1,100 brave, starving men. Their aim: to take Quebec City from the British. Ours: to survive.
From pop-up bungalows in the woods to durable bubbles on a vineyard, these cozy abodes offer real escape
The Democratic candidate and son of the Burt's Bees founder is seeking a win in Maine's rural 2nd District with a simple message: The recreation economy can bring back jobs
A cleaner, easier way to carry your gear
Aislinn Sarnacki, a columnist for the Bangor Daily News in Maine, on her go-to hiking gear
Our features editor sat down with author Mike Finkel to talk about his book, and you can listen in on their conversation
Traveling with kids comes with its own set of challenges. Cost shouldn't be one of them.
From filmmaker Taylor Walker and photographers Chris Shane, Jamie Walter, and Cait Bourgeault Monumental shares their journey circumnavigating Maine's newest national monument Katahdin Woods and Waters.