Helen’s Restaurant

Helen’s, located at 111 Main Street, in Machias is a quaint restaurant perfect for families and friends to gather. Helen’s was established in 1950 by Helen and Larry Mugnai with the goal of building a reputation for great homemade food and outstanding pies! Bob and Joan Carter, customers of Helen’s, bought the restaurant in 1983 […]

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Trip to Cobscook Shores Park- Lubec, ME

Cobscook Shores is a must-see stop in Downeast Maine if you are there between May and October. There are fifteen beautiful parklands twisted along the shores of Cobscook Bay. We had the pleasure of visiting Farm Point nature preserve. This was the perfect short hike for us to stretch our legs, walk the dog, and […]

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Abraham’s Goat Farm and Creamery

Abraham’s Goat Farm & Creamery is located in Newport, Maine. Kaili Wardwell started the farm because she wanted to understand what we consume and where it comes from. They focus their efforts to provide the highest quality products and services. The staff has an amazing passion for working with animals. They ethically raise their animals […]

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A ferris wheel

Agriculture Fairs in Maine

In Maine, there is no shortage of fairs. These fairs have so many things to do, with something fit for everyone. Many of these fairs are occurring in one of our beautiful regions! As summer is just beginning, we have created an aid to see where some of the fairs are this summer, along with […]

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DownEast Maine

Four Lighthouses to Visit to Get the True Maine Experience

When you think of Maine, do you think of a lighthouse? This is a widespread association for the state, perhaps even the most popular (after lobster, of course). When you realize that Maine has 65 different lighthouses spread amongst the state, you can see a fair association. Today, we have decided to go over 4 […]

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Mid-Semester Updates

With this semester in full swing, the Undiscovered Maine team has been hard at work creating plenty of fun and engaging itineraries! We are constantly uploading new ones, so be sure to check them out here! This semester, we would like to introduce some new members to the team, Aubrey, Nick, Nicole, and Michael! We […]

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Deer Isle

Now that all of our Undiscovered Maine team is back from winter break, the semester is in full swing and we have work to do! We will be continuing to find new hidden gems and undiscovered places to feature on our website. We would like to welcome a few new team members to the group, […]

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Undiscovered Maine map

“About Us” Page

As we approach the year’s end, we have begun to make some changes to freshen ourselves up for the next decade! We are working on our About Us page, creating biographies for each member. We think that it’s important for people to be able to put a face to a name and to get to […]

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New Website

A lot has changed since our last blog post! We have moved from our old website to a new one here on the University of Maine’s website. In this time, we have begun to write stories for our featured businesses that we visit when we go on our trade missions. Be sure to check them […]

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Eastport harbor

Eastport Area

The Undiscovered group is traveling to Eastport this weekend on a “trade mission!” We will be visiting a variety of small businesses and touring Raye’s Mustard factory as well as Tide Mill Creamery, in addition to a variety of other small businesses! We also plan to go to Shackford Head State Park to capture the […]

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