Northern Lights Celebration at L.L.Bean

This Friday kicks off what has become one of Maine’s most festive events — the Northern Lights Celebration at L.L.Bean.  A forest of twinkling lights at the Freeport campus provides the perfect backdrop for photos, and if that weren’t enough, Santa and his reindeer make a cheery red barn their home on the weekends. When it gets too frosty outdoors, …

Fall Fair Season

The leaves, the color, that crisp feeling in the air — fall is approaching in Maine and it seems like the whole state is celebrating. We kicked off the season with an after school visit to the Cumberland Fair. Yes, there are crowds of people, lines for rides, and for better or worse, fair food, but the experience is something every family …

Summer Plans

The second installment of our Maine Insider video is on! The video highlights our visit to Popham Beach and Fort Popham in Phippsburg, and MP talks about some of our favorite festivals throughout the summer and early fall. You can view the video here:

Wolfe’s Neck Farm Pumpkin Hayrides

Wolfe’s Neck Farm, a 626-acre, educational farm set on the Casco Bay, is one of our favorite places to visit any time of year, but in the fall, the golden fields and changing trees make for a stunning setting. We visited for a Pumpkin Hayride, and despite a cloudy Sunday, our team had a blast.