What is Maine Famous For?

Looking for reasons to visit New England’s largest and northernmost state? Maine is known for its diverse landscapes and lighthouses, for its delicious bounty from the land and sea, for its wildlife and natural wonders, for its writers and retailers.

Kim Knox Beckius, TripSavyy.com - June 2019

Just Back From the Bubble: Cruising In Maine, On the Only Ship Sailing in the U.S.

Chris Gray Faust, of Cruise Critic, shares her story sailing aboard Schooner Stephen Taber.

Chris Gray Faust, Cruise Critic - October 2020

Windjammer Cruises | New England from the Water

A windjammer primer from one of the newest skippers in Maine’s world-famous fleet, plus where to find the best Maine windjammer cruises.

Yankee Magazine - May 2020

French Lessons

Three days on Penobscot Bay, under sail and under stars on Maine’s oldest working vessel, the 1871 schooner Lewis R. French.

Sandy Lang, Maine Magazine - May 2020

Sailing the Maine Coast on Ladona

In his interview with Captain Noah Barnes, travel writer Everett Potter details the history of windjammer Ladona, amenities and features, and what to expect once you’re on board.

Everett Potter, Forbes.com - March 2018

A Maine Windjammer Sail with Teens

Grandmother and travel writer extraordinaire, Barbara Rogers writes about sailing with her granddaughter aboard Angelique.

WhereverFamily.com - November 2017

Victory Chimes Wellness Cruise

Freelance travel and wellness writer Grace Harding crosses “the Pond” to experience windjamming firsthand, specifically the Victory Chimes’ yoga cruise, which she describes as “one of the most profoundly relaxing and refreshing trips I’ve ever taken.”

Grace Harding - September 2017

Where to Go for an Unplugged Vacation

Dana Freeman returns to the Maine Coast, this time to experience a windjammer cruise aboard Angelique.

Dana Freeman Travels - September, 2017

Maine Windjammer Cruises – Best Unplugged Vacation in America

From scenery and sailing to cabins and cuisine, Editor Susan Kohlback shares her love of sailing aboard Schooner Victory Chimes.

Wicked Good Travel Tips - August 2017

A 3-Day Tall Ship Cruise in Camden, Maine

Georgie Jet returns! After two great trips aboard Schooner Mary Day over the 10 years, she’s back for a three-day summer adventure.

JohnnyJet - July 2017