Discover Coastal Maine

From the glacier-scoured beaches of the Southern Coast to the craggy cliffs Down East, Maine’s coastline is as diverse as the people who live there. Hilary Nangle introduces the individuality of the residents, culture, and geography along Maine’s coast.

Coastal Maine’s Off-Season Escapes

Hilary Nangle offers up trip ideas for off-season travel along Maine’s coast. Although it’s true that some coastal communities all but roll up the sidewalks after Columbus Day, not all do. Visiting in the off-season, from mid-October through late May, has its merits, including winter recreation and an increase in cultural offerings.

Moon Spotlight Maine’s Southern Coast

Moon Spotlight Maine’s Southern Coast is a 90-page compact guide covering the world-famous southern coast of Maine, including Kittery, The Berwicks, The Yorks, Ogunquit and Wells, The Kennebunks, Old Orchard Beach Area, and the state’s cultural hub, Greater Portland. Author Hilary Nangle offers seasoned advice on what sights are must-sees, and she includes maps with […]

Moon Coastal Maine

Award-winning writer and Maine native Hilary Nangle offers her unique perspective on this famed stretch of New England coastline, from the gourmet restaurants of Portland to the idyllic island community of Monhegan. Nangle suggests itineraries for great trips, such as “Icons of the Maine Coast” and “Lighthouses, Lobster, and L.L. Bean”. With detailed information on […]

Gardens of Acadia

When immersed in the often jaw-dropping natural beauty of Acadia National Park, it may seem superfluous to seek out man-made gardens, but those on Maine’s Mount Desert Island gild this already stunning landscape. While garden mavens will treasure these sights, even those who don’t know a peony from a pansy will be tickled.

Moon Acadia National Park

Journalist and Maine native Hilary Nangle knows the best ways to enjoy Acadia National Park, from biking through coastal forests and exploring iconic lighthouses to visiting quaint towns with great shopping and seafood. Nangle offers unique strategies that help organize trips around central themes, such as A Studio Tour: Artists and Artisans and The 3-Day […]

Five Only-in-Maine Adventures

If you want to experience the real Maine, consider one of these authentic Maine adventures. Each takes you beyond the usual tourist haunts, but none requires any special skills or abilities, other than a willingness to see the state from a new, distinctly Maine perspective, while immersed in the beauty of Maine’s outdoors.

Moon Take a Hike Boston

Pastoral landscapes, craggy summits, and quiet, wooded hills lie just a stone’s throw from New England’s largest urban center. Because of the stunning scenery around the city, hiking in Boston is more than a trek around town. In Moon Take a Hike Boston, avid outdoorswoman Jacqueline Tourville shows you the best hikes in and around […]

Moon Spotlight Maine Biking

Moon Spotlight Maine Biking is a 90-page compact guide covering Maine’s best biking trails, including the Kennebec River Trail, Capitol Hills Route, and Pineland Farm Trails. Experienced biker Chris Bernard provides readers with easy-to-follow maps, bike safety tips, an essential gear list, and information on bike repair and maintenance. Whether you’re in search of a […]

Moon New England

Massachusetts residents Michael Blanding and Alexandra Hall know the best way to experience New England—from fishing in Gloucester to visiting the shores of Acadia National Park. Blanding and Hall include unique trip ideas, such as History and Literature Tour, Experiencing Small Town New England, and South Coast Diversion. From strolls along the streets of New […]