Lobster dinner

Is there anyone who hasn’t yet heard that Portland’s food culture has exploded? Just a cozy six-hour bus ride from NYC, Portland’s extraordinary culinary scene is best tackled with an oversized appetite. With its exciting variety and depth, you could…

Wells Reserve

Earth Day has come and gone, but at offMetro, we make a year-round effort to infuse a healthy dose of green into every getaway. A trip to Wells, Maine is a naturalist’s paradise that is easy to get to…

View of the property

Cliff House is a Southern Maine resort that has offered vacationers hospitality for over 150 years. It has been completely re-imagined and transformed into one of New England’s most stunning seafront hotels. The scenery is as majestic as any…

Combat the mid-winter doldrums with a mood-boosting getaway. We’ve rounded-up 7 hotels that offer plenty of amenities without requiring you to open your wallet too wide. If you’re concerned about planet earth as we forge into 2017, these properties…

For travelers looking to score a holiday bargain, Cyber Monday is becoming a post-Thanksgiving tradition that rivals turkey and football. Cyber Monday falls on the Monday after Thanksgiving, with cost-conscious travel deals flooding the Internet. Many deals are announced…

air balloon ride in fall

When green turns to gold, mixed with humbling hues of red, orange and yellow, that’s your cue. Whether for a day or weekend, celebrate our most spectacular season by land, air, and sea with these seven adventurous fall foliage…

Acadia National Park is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Located on Maine’s Mount Desert Island, fall is a stunning time to enjoy its bold color palate. Responsible tourism initiatives abound. With over two million visitors annually, innovative steps to preserve its rural…

Looking for an adventurous way to unplug, destress and reconnect with nature? Whitewater rafting is the ultimate elixir. When you’ve had it up to here with crater-size potholes that make pedaling a Citi Bike feel like a ride on…