You’ll never fall into tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. Doing so is like having a trusted friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. That’s because our guidebooks, unlike much of the competition, are written by resident expertslike Brian Kevin, the author of Frommer’s Maine Coast, and the managing editor of Down East magazine. In this highly opinionated book, he’ll help you sort through the options so you can tailor a vacation that’s right for you.
Frommer’s Maine Coast covers all of the region’s highlightsfrom the best beaches and lobster rolls to the most scenic places to hike, kayak, and sail. The book gives in-depth advice on how to tackle the wondrous Acadia National Park, the foodie scene in Portland, such small-town gems as York Village, Camden, Castine, and more.
Our guide proudly contains:
Exact prices for every venue and activity listed, so there’s never any guessing or nasty surprises
Detailed maps throughout, plus a handy pullout map
Savvy, hard-hitting reviews of restaurants, hotels, attractions, shopping, and nightlife in all price ranges, from luxe to backpacker-friendly
Helpful suggested itineraries so you can make the most of your vacation time
About the Author
Brian Kevin is the managing editor of Down East magazine and has written for Outside, Travel + Leisure, Men’s Journal, Audubon, and a number of other magazines. His work has been recognized or anthologized in Best Food Writing, Best American Essays, and Best American Sports Writing, and he's the author of The Footloose American: Following the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America. He lives in Damariscotta, Maine.