A plateau of smooth mossy stones offers a dramatic view of Maine greenery and the ocean dotted with small islands.

Best of the Maine Coast in Two Weeks

This itinerary from Maine expert Hilary Nangle covers all of the state’s coastal regions in two weeks. If you have more time, you’ll be rewarded if you spend longer in any of the locations—especially Mount Desert Island.

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Budget Tips for Visiting Maine

At first glance, Maine might seem pricey, but take another look and you’ll find that it’s possible to keep a vacation within a reasonable budget. Here are a few tips from author Hilary Nangle for a thrifty trip through Maine.

Clouds hang low over lush green hills dipping down into a verdant valley.

Plan a Trip to the Azuero Peninsula

The Azuero Peninsula feels isolated from modern Panama, frozen in an idyllic past, and there’s lots of charm and natural beauty left. Learn more about Panama’s heartland and its history.

Pelicans flying low above the water as waves roll in to shore.

Trip Planning: Guatemala’s Pacific Coast

Learn about the beaches, seaside towns, sights, and more located along Guatemala’s Pacific coast, a region that is experiencing growth after years of having been overlooked by the tourism industry.

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Belize’s Northern Cayes

The Northern Cayes are the crown jewels of Belize’s tourist attractions. They have the most experience catering to visitors, have developed several different scenes between them, and continue to be the most popular destinations in the country.