Category Archives: Maine

Traveling in the Time of COVID – In Over My Head! – Hiking Great Head Trail

We awoke to the sight of distance sea fog across the bay. The weather had all the makings for perfect day for hiking – sunny with temps in the high 50’s. After a hearty breakfast of Maine wild blueberry pancakes, … Continue reading

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Traveling in the Time of COVID – Hiking the Old Pond Rail Trail

After a tasty lunch at the Pickled Wrinkled, we felt we had a short hike left in us for the day. I surprised my husband who loves anything related to trains, announcing we would be hiking the Old Pond Rail … Continue reading

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Traveling in the Time of COVID – Acadia’s Schoodic Peninsula

After days of on and off rain, today dawns sunny and beautiful. We go down to breakfast and are earlier enough to get a table near the windows. I watch people crossing back across the sand bar from Bar Island … Continue reading

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Traveling in the time of COVID – A Rainy Day Driving to Acadia is Better Than a Sunny Day Almost Anywhere Else

Another day of rain should have been depressing, but today it was tolerable as we were on our way to Mount Desert Island and Acadia. We stopped in Ellsworth for an early lunch at Helen’s. Due to the pandemic, seating … Continue reading

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Traveling in the time of COVID-19 – Rainy Lighthouse Day

Today’s goal is to go to the Marshall Point Lighthouse, preferably in time to set up for sunset photos. Sadly the weather is not cooperating. After a drive on back country roads, we decided to have lunch in Rockland. Our … Continue reading

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Traveling During COVID-19 – Freeport, Maine

Upon landing in Portland, Maine, we headed to Freeport, Maine, often our first stop during our Maine trips due to close proximity to the airport, just a short drive up 295. It’s a great little town to head to after … Continue reading

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Inns of Maine – The Danforth

¬†Classic Old Style Cozy Historic Meets Hip Asian Vibe (NOTE: I wrote about The Danforth on Tripadvisor back after our stay in 2014. The first part of this post is taken from that, with updated info on their transformation and … Continue reading

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Maine Inns & B & B’s – James Place Inn

I love the experience of staying in an inn or B & B. Some have that wonderful cozy feel like you are staying with old friends. Others offer a chance to sleep in a historic setting while still others offer … Continue reading

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Lobster, How I Love Thee. Let Me Count The Ways

When you visit Maine, most people have to eat the state’s best known food – Lobster (unless, unfortunately you happen to be allergic to shellfish). I spent some of my childhood in Maine & have fond memories of eating the … Continue reading

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Inns of Maine – Camden Harbour Inn

After an exhilarating afternoon of sailing on Penobscot Bay or a drive up US 1, this is the first sight that greets you as you pull up to the front of the inn you are spending the night at. Some … Continue reading

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