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Highland Lake Resort Blog

Merry Christmas, Visit Maine in 2016

Do you think it feels like Christmas? Chances are you don’t. With the balmy weather sweeping the country in a yuletide heatwave, it is as if the entire season is upside down or, as Nick McCrea of the Bangor Daily News writes, “The normal temperature for this time of year is 31 in Bangor and… Read More

Solar Power in Maine

When you look up at the sky, what do you think of? Do you think of the future and if you do, is it burning bright like jet fuel from Cape Canaveral? On the other hand, does the sun distract you forcing you to think of summer days from long ago, when it seemed like… Read More

Connecting Mainers like Constellations in This Forested Land

Maine is big, like really big, and with a total of 33,215 square miles, the state covers nearly as many square miles as the other five New England states combined. So yeah, there is a lot of land in Maine, much of which is forested (about 90 percent), not to mention some 12 million acres… Read More

Maine in the Fall

Is there any place more beautiful in all the world this time of the year than Maine? We at Highland Lake Resort challenge you to come up with a place that is more lustrous than Maine (and New England for that matter) in the fall. Can you do it? We don’t think you can. There’s… Read More

Why You Will Never Want to Leave Maine

There are reasons to visit every state in this country, and each one of them offers something unique that you won’t find anywhere else. However, we’re here to tell you that Maine is different. There is something special about this state, something so great that you will never want to leave once you visit. Whether… Read More

Celebrate Autumn in Maine

Finally, it is here! We of course are talking about fall, which officially started a couple of days ago. While many are sad to see summer go, we can all take solace in the fact that fall is perhaps the most beautiful season of them all. That seems like commons sense to us. After all,… Read More

Business Has Been Good This Summer in Maine

With Labor Day coming and going, it’s clear that summer is winding down – much to the chagrin of, well, basically everyone. The final nail in summer’s coffin is the parade of students and faculty heading back into the book bunkers we call schools. Seeing those school buses out on the road can be a… Read More

Maine Is the Car Camping State

Maine has many nicknames and we really do mean it. There’s the Pine Tree State. The Lumber State. Border State, being its proximity to Canada (it’s like we’re hugging that big country!). Then there’s Old Dingo State, Vacationland (which we discussed in a previous blog post), The Switzerland of America (that’s a nice one!), Down… Read More

Why Maine Is Vacationland

Maine is known as “Vacationland” and this summer is no different, as campgrounds have been filling up the past couple of months. Owners of various campgrounds agree that they are seeing a substantial increase in reservations this year than they’ve seen in previous summers. Let’s look at Bayley’s Camping Resort in Old Orchard Beach, for… Read More