Winter Recreation: The Many Ways To Enjoy Maine Through the Season

Jan 23, 2019


Winter recreation is big business in Maine. The state has seen increases in winter visitation over the past five years, including an increase of more than 10 percent during the winter of 2016-17 compared to the previous year. We’ll learn about its role in the Maine economy and why there’s no need to cocoon all winter in Maine as our panel shares suggestions for winter travel, outdoor sports and adventure, activities, events, festivals and more.


Brian Kevin, editor in chief, Down East magazine

Steve Lyons, director, Maine Office of Tourism

Jennifer Hazard, author, “The Maine Play Book;” writer,, an award-winning blog that highlights the best of Maine for families