Moon Publications. 550 pages. Award-winning writer and Maine native Hilary Nangle provides an insider's view of the Pine Tree State, from the "in" restaurants and grills of Portland to the historic towns and villages of the Acadia Region. Hilary is the perfect tour guide, providing travelers with unique itineraries such as Microbrews of Maine and Lighthouses, Lobster, and L.L. Bean. Packed with information on dining, transportation, and accommodations, Moon Maine has lots of options for a range of travel budgets. Every Moon guidebook includes recommendations for must-see sights and many regional, area, and city-centered maps. Complete with details on white-water rafting on the Kennebec River, sailing near Camden, and camping in Baxter State Park, Moon Maine gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience. With expert writers, first-rate strategic advice, and an essential dose of humor, Moon Handbooks are the cure for the common trip.
Frommer Publications. 320 pages. You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go -- they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us! Frommer's Maine Coast gives you all the information you need to navigate the more than 5,500 miles of mainland shoreline, from quaint bed-and-breakfasts and local dining favorites to breathtaking coastal views and perfect places to see fall foliage. Plus, extensive coverage of Acadia National Park and tailored itineraries.
Moon Publications. 312 pages. 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 quant 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 "Lobster, Lighthouses and L.L. Bean." Hike to ancient sea caves on Mount Desert Island, board a catamaran in Bar Harbor to observe whales and puffins, and enjoy fresh lobster at market price on the Schoodic Peninsula--Moon Acadia National Park gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Moon Publications. 400 pages. 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. Hilary is the perfect tour guide, providing suggestions for great trips such as Icons of the Maine Coast and Lighthouses, Lobster, and L.L. Bean. Packed with information on dining, transportation, and accommodations, Moon Coastal Maine has lots of options for a range of travel budgets. Every Moon guidebook includes recommendations for must-see sights and many regional, area, and city-centered maps. With detailed information on finding deals at L.L. Bean's outlet store and eating in the open-air lobster wharves of Penobscot Bay, Moon Coastal Maine gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Random House. 272 pages. Features: Up-to-the-minute information and brand-new coverage of local trends; a unique color planning section__all images are keyed to descriptive text about sights covered in the book; `Smart Travel Tips'__a consumer-savvy travel primer full of expert advice and contacts; exclusive itineraries, to help readers decide what to see in the time they have available; thorough reviews of hotels and restaurants in every price range; one-of-a-kind features like `Off-the-Beaten Track' and `Need a Break?'; great sections on shopping, plus arts, nightlife, sports, and wonderful side trips; and detailed maps and floor plans for key points of interest.
Globe Pequot Press. Discover hidden gems and secret places in Maine. Knowledgeably written and extensively researched, this guide takes the focus off mainstream tourist attractions and shines the spotlight squarely on the offbeat and unique. With a lively, user-friendly interior design and "fact blocks" stuffed with at-a-glance practical information, including dining, lodging, Web sites, and insider tips, this is the ultimate guide for those looking to capture the heart and soul of a destination.
NTC Publishing Group. 256 pages. Size 5?"x8?". Includes black and white illustrations. Ramble through Maine's rural heartland on 10 weekend tours that follow winding back roads and lead to an endless variety of country attractions.