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A short camping trip Down East

If there’s one part of Maine that’s really stolen my heart, it’s Washington County. The dramatic coastline, rocky beaches, and quirky natural features (the easternmost point in the US, Pembroke’s Reversing Falls, and the bogs we discovered on this trip) make each visit full of discoveries. This summer, we had our first Hipcamp experience while…

Crow Island in Bremen

We’re lucky in Maine to have easy access to any number of outdoor activities within easy reach. So, for example, from the Portland area it wasn’t out of the question to head to Bremen on a Friday afternoon for a night of island camping and head back home the following morning with the incoming tide….

Winter Harbor & Acadia

Bar Harbor isn’t somewhere I’ve spent a lot of time during my years in Maine. I visited a few times early on and then, somewhat to avoid crowds, and also because there are just so many other amazing places to visit around the state (and as I’ve stated, a little further up the coast is…

Donnell Pond

We spent much of the early pandemic months enjoying time at home, exploring our usual nearby outdoor spaces, and getting our garden started for the year. But when the weather turned nice, we were ready to get out of town. In June, we opted for a “remote” camping spot we’d researched – lakefront campsites on…

Hiking Segla on Senja

When we had the opportunity to visit Senja in Norway, I wanted to focus on two things: hiking and camping. We’d be spending a few days in Oslo before heading north, and I was ready to be fully surrounded by the natural beauty this Northern Norway island had to offer after a few days in…

A Quick Trip to Scotland

When it comes to traveling, usually I’m the planner. Once a destination is set, I research things to do, possible day trips, where to stay, how to get around… I like to have all my bases covered in advance to minimize the stress and indecision that would inevitably come with leaving things up in the…

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