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The Scoop on Maine's Kennebec Valley

There are so many things happening in Maine's Kennebec Valley year-round and people are taking notice in so many ways. What follows are a few of the articles, lists, TV shows, vlogs...and more that are talking about the people, places, food, and things to do in the region.


CentralMaine.comSkowhegan’s first Grinch-themed holiday stroll hits the mark... – Skowhegan’s first-ever “Whoville Stroll” was a marked success. Turnout was in the hundreds for the Saturday event, according to Main Street Skowhegan Executive Director Kristina Cannon, who helped organize the event. READ MORE

Outside OnlineThe Appalachian Trail's (Only) Official River Guide: You can't technically finish the AT without a ride in Greg Caruso's canoe. READ MORE

Budget Travel6 U.S. Scenic Byways You Must Discover– #6 Old Canada Road: If you’ve never driven through rugged, forested, river-crisscrossed upper New England, this journey will be a wonderful deep-dive. READ MORE

Aiken StandardTHIS AND THAT: When the river disappears – uh-oh! – On the Kennebec River in central Maine...when I looked a couple of hundred yards ahead and noticed that the river seemed to end. READ MORE

USA Today, 10 Best10 reasons you need to travel the Maine Art Museum Trail – With its breathtaking scenery, it's no wonder generations of artists have been flocking to Maine since the mid-nineteenth century. Featuring the Colby Museum of Art, Waterville. READ MORE

TravelocityAmerica’s Most Scenic Spots for Early Leaf Peeping READ MORE

Adventure Sports Network – VIDEO - Weekend Expeditions: Connections Across Maine Part 2, Maine's Kennebec Valley READ MORE

DownEast Magazine Miller’s Table at Maine Grains – A shiny new pizza oven and a pubby vibe are heating up the old county cooler in Skowhegan. READ MORE

The Great Maine Scavenger Hunt – The Great Maine Scavenger Hunt is back (year three!), sending DownEast readers out to explore all 35,385 square miles of Maine. READ MORE

Endless Days at the Family Camp – For author Ron Currie, childhood summers on McGrath Pond are the stuff of memories — wistful, fickle, and poignant. READ MORE

Belgrade Lakes: A Love Story – Pond ponderer Jennifer Finney Boylan offers a local’s tour of the Belgrade Lakes — and a heartfelt ode to living where others vacation. READ MORE

Martha Bakes: Oats, PBS – Martha invites grain expert and mill owner, Amber Lambke, to share her extensive knowledge of this versatile grain. READ MORE

Kennebec JournalNew tour showcases Hallowell’s unique history, restaurant scene – Red Cloak Tours's Hallowell Historic Tidbit showcases the city's restaurants for their cuisine and their historic significance. READ MORE


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