7 Reasons Bar Harbor, Maine, Should Be Your Family’s Next Vacation (Plus, The Town You Should Visit Along The Way)

Forbes •  September 1, 2020

Bar Harbor has long since been a draw for tourists. From the mid-1800s and right through the 1930s, it was a summer haven for the rich and famous, attracting the Astors, Fords, Morgans, Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, and Carnegies. Today, it’s a vacation destination for everyone, especially families. The town is located on Mt. Desert Island, and the world-famous Acadia National Park is a short drive away. Here, why you should choose this destination for your family’s next vacation.

These Are the Best Lobster Rolls in Maine

GQ •  August 8, 2017

There is, effectively, no lobster roll that is not a Maine lobster roll. Connecticut may lay claim to a style of this seafood-shack favorite—served warm and doused in butter—but as warming water pushes lobstering up into the far northern stretches of New England, the only place where you can eat a roll in close proximity to where the lobster was actually caught (which, let’s be real, is the optimum dining setting) is on the coast of Vacationland.

Maine: Active Day On Mount Desert Island

Daytripper •  August 11, 2015

Mount Desert Island, Maine (MDI) is a small gem of an island combining lakes, mountains, ocean, and the East Coast’s oldest national park, Acadia, into a single destination. Our good friend, Jon, travels to MDI every summer and knows all the best spots. Jon recommends you allot several days to fully explore the island, but offers these suggestions for what a perfect day might look like.