“As essential as a Swiss Army Knife in the north woods or a compass on the coast . . . thoughtfully organized, easy to use, sparing with soaring description and wonderfully profligate with minor details.”—Wayne Curtis, The New York Times
The most trustworthy and reliable guidebook to the vacationland of Maine has been revised and updated once again! With fresh recommendations for restaurants, accommodations, shopping, and recreation; all the traveler’s resources and information you’d otherwise have to glean from countless Web sites and brochures; leads on local celebrations and festivals, the best seafood shacks, cutting-edge art galleries, adventurous excursions—you’ll find everything you need in Explorer’s Guide, just as you have for the last thirty years.
Explorer’s Guides give travelers the tools and knowledge they need to discover every corner of a state. Whether you’re looking for the perfect traditional Maine sporting camp, an outfitter to guide a rafting trip, trailheads, artists’ colonies, historic homes, or museums, this most comprehensive guide to the state has all the answers.
An alphabetical “What’s Where” section explains everything from the Abenaki and blueberrying to summer theater and windjammers; up-to-date regional and downtown maps help you get around; handy icons point out places of extra value, family- and pet-friendly establishments, wheelchair-accessible sites and businesses, popular wedding venues, and more. Color highlights throughout, 100 black-and-white photographs, 25 maps