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Lavish New Book Celebrates Rockefeller Favorite Hinckley Yachts

Apr 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Billionaire banker, philanthropist, and former Chase Manhattan Bank CEO David Rockefeller could obviously own any boat in the world. However, when he heads out on the water in Southwest Harbor, Maine, his hand is on the tiller of a Hinckley — vessels which have been built by hand in Southwest Harbor since 1928.

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The Girlfriend's Guide to The Kennebunkport Festival in Maine

Jul 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Maralyn D. Hill

Sometimes we want just to veg out with a BFF on vacation and sometimes girls just wanna have fun! For this particular girls getaway, we were looking for an unusual escape that would offer relaxation along with fun, excellent food, wine and mingling with locals. It was found by attending Maine's 2013 Kennebunkport Festival for food, wine, and works of art. For six days, Kennebunkport showcases their local talent to the community through an event featuring chefs, artists, musicians, wine purveyors and beer makers.... Read More

Bar Harbor's West Street Hotel: An Authentic Taste of Seaside Maine

Jul 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Years ago, Bar Harbor, Maine served as an exclusive summer playground for the wealthy Vanderbilt and Astor families. Today, the popular summer destination attracts cruise ships, New Englanders looking to escape for a long weekend, and many Canadians due to its northern proximity.... Read More

The Lodge at Moosehead Lake: Get Back to Nature With a Weekend in Maine

Jun 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Way up in the deep north woods of Maine lies a magical place where the stateís natural splendor and beauty abounds. Itís where stressed out travelers (and even celebrities) come to find solace and an escape from their hectic routines. After a near six-hour trek from Boston, we finally arrived at The Lodge at Moosehead Lake. We walked up to the massive front door and were quickly greeted by friendly innkeeper Linda Bortis, who runs the property along with her husband Dennis.... Read More

Brunch at Sonny's in Portland, Maine Will Not Disappoint

May 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

When you walk into the now defunct Portland Savings Bank on Exchange Street, which has morphed into a funky local hangout for artists known as Sonnyís, you can almost feel the rich history that surrounded this historic building. While transforming the bank into the now popular restaurant... Read More

David's Restaurant Delights in Portland, Maine

May 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Portland, Maine is well known for its conglomeration of talented artists, who flock to the quaint area for its tight-knit community, funky shops and fantastic restaurants. What you might not expect to find here though is a chef who seems to turn out dishes that are almost too beautiful to eat.... Read More

Portland Harbor Hotel Offers Ideal Weekend Escape

May 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

New England has so many incredible destinations but Portland, Maine remains one of our favorite places to visit with its rich maritime history and short driving distance from Boston. There is so much to do in this waterfront city from visiting the local shops and restaurants that dot the main downtown streets to taking a day trip on a boat to a nearby island.... Read More

The White Barn Inn and Spa Hosts Summer Lifestyle Retreat in Maine

Apr 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed  |  1 Comment

The White Barn Inn, located in Kennebunkport, Maine, is hosting its "Lifestyle Retreat" June 14-16. The two-night event will feature a unique twist on the traditional wellness... Read More

Migis Lodge, Maine Relaxes the Body & Mind

Aug 5, 2010  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Luxury Hotels: Imagine a place with air as clean as pure oxygen situated in the middle of the Maine woods where the only sound you will hear is the wind whistling through the tall pines. That's exactly what you will find at Migis Lodge located in South Casco, Maine on the beautiful shores of Sebago Lake. There is so much to do here that you may never want to leave.... Read More

Green Hotels: Maine's Inn by the Sea

Jun 17, 2010  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Luxury Hotels: If you haven't been to the amazing Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth, Maine yet, you are in for a real treat. Surrounded by the beauty of Maine's pristine coast, located on an unspoiled sandy beach, and adjacent to a wildlife sanctuary, Inn by the Sea has long been dedicated to protecting and preserving its natural environment.

Twenty-two years ago, Inn by the Sea was built as an intimate coastal inn, replacing the former Crescent Beach Inn. Today, the first hotel in New England to have dual flush toilets is nationally recognized for its eco-friendly and pet-friendly practices. Last year, the Inn received a complete multi-million dollar renovation, further enhancing its "green initiatives" with air to air heat e... Read More

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