Maine

By Everett Potter Maine has enjoyed a sizeable increase in visitors during the pandemic, as more people discover the considerable charms of its fabled rocky coastline, fishing villages and food scene. As visitors increase, so does the demand for small hotels that have a distinctive Maine flavor. Here are three 

Now is the time to begin planning a summer getaway to Maine. Hoteliers across the state are already reporting earlier bookings this year, especially for the prime months of July and August. Whether you’re into visiting the fabled coastline, exploring the Western lakes and mountains, or spending time in the

By Everett Potter A stay in a classic seaside vacation cottage has long been part of a summer trip to Maine. Now there’s a revamped version of those old time cottage colonies called Salt Cottages that dispenses with knotty pine and dark interiors and instead brings a high design and a

By Everett Potter The coast of Maine is one of the most dramatic and photographed places in the country. Thanks to a jagged and undulating coastline that has myriad inlets, coves and bays, it totals up to a staggering 3,478 miles. For photographers, that means that there are endless opportunities

By Everett Potter A few years ago, my wife and I stayed on the quiet side of Mt Desert Island in Maine. This is where you find towns like Bass Harbor, Otter Creek, and Seal Harbor, which are a lot less busy than the other side of the island, where

By Bart Beeson Sitting on the deck of a waterfront restaurant in Portland, Maine, on a warm spring afternoon, enjoying some fish tacos and a cold beer, it was hard not to sense the optimism in the air. While there were still social distancing requirements in place, there seemed to

Under Canvas comes to Maine and Lake Powell. Credit Under Canvas. By Everett Potter For the past year, I’ve been writing about the dramatic boom in glamping and the rise of smartly designed and sophisticated glamping resorts and compounds. I’ve devoted Forbes columns to Collective Retreats on Governor’s Island in Manhattan,

By Everett Potter In this very challenging summer for travel, road trips have emerged as arguably the safest way to go. So it’s little wonder that New England, with its charming 18th and 19th century villages, as well as its dramatic seascapes, forests and mountains, remains a favorite destination. But

Reports from Honolulu, Paris, Portland (ME and OR), Madison, Israel, Amsterdam, New York and other places on daily life during these challenging times. Everett Potter, Pelham, NY From my perch in southern Westchester, I’m about a quarter-mile from the first containment zone in the US. No matter, it’s not containing

By Everett Potter Today is the first day of spring and that would normally be a reason for joy, if not for the coronavirus currently sweeping around the world. There are still grounds for celebration, however, because it’s also the day when Chef Erin French, who owns The Lost Kitchen in