Summer is here and swimming season is upon us. Looking to while away some hours lakeside? Here are the best swimming spots in Acadia National Park.
Location: Hancock County Distance: 1 mile Difficulty: Easy Ages: All ages, but probably of most interest to those under 10 While visiting family earlier this summer, my son missed a preschool field trip to Lamoine State Park. Since then, he’s been pestering us relentlessly to visit this nearby park. We’ve put it off because it’s […]
Today was the first day of school for my kids. I packed up the lunches and snacks, I gathered together the required supplies, I double-checked the teacher letters to make sure I didn’t forget anything, and I purposefully dodged all the people saying “Guess that’s goodbye to summer.” Fleece and shorts, a Maine tradition. I […]
Location: Penobscot County Distance: Approximately 2 miles Difficulty: Moderate Ages: 5+ for hiking, 7+ for ice caves We did surprisingly little hiking on our trip to Baxter State Park. Because we were only there for the weekend, we wanted to make sure we really took the time to soak in where we were, which meant […]
We just got back from a long-awaited trip to Baxter State Park. Well, actually, we got back last week and I intended to write about it right away, but things got busy. When a time crunch means that I have to choose between writing about being outside or actually being outside in my free time, […]