Travel Wise
Maine Coast TravelWise

In this month’s issue of Traveler magazine we unveil a red-white-and-blue version of our October 1999 50 Places of a Lifetime concept with an issue devoted to America’s 50 must-see places. The Maine Coast made our Country Unbound list. Here, we present the best links on planning every leg of your trip there—online.


Getting There
Maine Airports and Accommodations
How to book flights to and from Maine online
How to travel to Maine by car, airplane, bus, boat, or train

Making Telephone Calls
AT&T City and Country Codes
A direct link to area codes for all U.S. states, including Maine

Determining Time Difference
U.S. Naval Observatory Master Clock time
A direct link to the current time and date on the East Coast

Checking Weather Forecasts and Water Conditions
The Weather Channel
A 10-day forecast for Bar Harbor—plus, a section where you can scroll for weather forecasts in nearby cities

The Weather Channel
A direct link to find out information on water temperatures off of the Northeast Coast


Where to Eat
Suggestions by the famed on the best seafood restaurants in Boston’s and Maine’s coastal area

Where to Stay
The Insider’s Guide
How to find room rates and contact details for Maine-area hotels
Information on hotels, resorts, bed-and-breakfasts, and motels in Southern Maine

How to Get Around
How to get around Maine by car, airplane, bus, boat, or ferry

Things to Do

Exploring Maine
How to explore Maine via scenic driving tours, railroad tours, windjammer cruises, and air-balloon rides

Maine Resource Guide
Information on Maine’s lighthouses, gardens, and covered bridges

The Insider’s Guide
A guide to attractions located in Maine’s mid-coastal region

Cultural Events
Brief descriptions of Maine’s museums, historic houses and forts, and theaters

Entertainment and Events
Maine Event Scheduler
A complete calendar of Maine events, sorted by month
Articles on Maine’s performing-arts culture

Recreational Activities
Information on such outdoor activities as biking, fishing, sailing, birding, kayaking, hunting, camping, and golfing

Where to Golf
Southern Maine Golf Courses
Where to golf on Maine’s southern coast

Where to Fish
Where to fish in Maine—plus, links to get maps, recommended reading lists, fishing reports, fishing regulations, and licensing requirements

Fly Fishing in Maine
Information on where to fly-fish in Maine

Where to Bicycle
Links for information on Maine bicycling Web sites, shops, and rental agencies

Where to Shop
How to find the best shops in Maine

Travel Resources

Map Links
How to zoom in for a closer look at Maine


American Journalism Review
Links to Maine-area newspapers with online editons

American Journalism Review
Links to radio stations with frequencies that reach various parts of Maine

A direct link to buy Maine-related books from

Travel Guides

For More Information
Destination: Maine
Information on Maine’s attractions, activities, regions, and events

Maine Resource Guide
Information on Maine’s hot spots, activities, accommodations, cultural events, restaurants, and more


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