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    A Riverside Spring Camping Trip

    Warmth is arriving in New England. It was a perfect weekend to pack the tent, a cooler and head out into the woods. We didn't need a reservation. Read on

    Posted: May 6, 2013
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    Spring Hiking Destination | Mountainous Views | New Hampshire

    Mt. Major holds amazing views throughout the entire climb if you're looking for a weekend escape. Scenic outlooks are often held for reward at the summit, but this is one mountain hike that doesn't require hours of toil and sweat for only a few fleeting moments of views. Read on

    Posted: April 29, 2013
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    Fly-in Spring Camping Trip

    Back country camping offers the real sense of adventure often lost today. Booking a bush plane is more affordable than you may imagine - that's excluding the intangible benefit of unbridled explorations. Vibrant greens and blues fill the landscape below as we taxi off Acadian Seaplanes in Rangeley, Maine. Read on

    Posted: April 26, 2013
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    Kennebunkport & Freeport's Wolfe's Neck State Park

    A warm spring weekend calls for two things: an open sunroof and a journey down Maine's infamous Route 1. Highlighting jewels of Maine, scenic coastal towns and fishing villages weave along the rugged granite-laden coast. Read on

    Posted: April 22, 2013
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    Spring Camping

    Heading Southwest, I meet up with a friend from Boston to explore New Hampshire for a weekend. We pick a remote campsite on the Kancamagus Highway and set our tents up by a nearby river. "The Kanc" is designated as a National Scenic Byway by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Read on

    Posted: April 16, 2013
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    Popham Beach and Lost Lobster Traps

    Lobstering is to Maine as Sunshine is to California. On a recent journey, I traveled up and down a few hundred miles of coast in search of "Lost Lobster Pots". If a rogue propeller snags the line connecting a pot to a buoy - it'll be set free. Almost like a message in a bottle, each pot washes onto shore telling a story. Read on

    Posted: April 9, 2013
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    Peaks Island Trip Part I

    "Grab 2 tickets for the 4:00 ferry, I'm running late.", the voice said on the other end of the phone. Having been under the assumption we were going to miss our ride, I jump from my bench and run inside to purchase another ticket. Our destination, agreed upon late last night over Facebook messenger, is Peak's Island Read on

    Posted: April 4, 2013
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    First Spring Hike

    A feeling of ill-preparedness swept over me as I spotted two young ladies at the trail-head. Each was outfitted in insulated pants, gaiters, and winter boots. Would our journey to 3,000 ft. really have knee deep snow in April? Read on

    Posted: April 1, 2013
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    Portland Waterfront

    Warmer afternoons bring a bustling to Commercial Street in Portland. Winterized boats begin preperations to launch, bait buckets line the wharfs, and the hollering of lobsterman are audible from the sidewalks. The sun begins to beat down on our shoulders as this old town comes to life. Read on

    Posted: March 29, 2013
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    Maple Syrup Weekend

    Maple Syrup Weekend is a Maine Tradition and this weekend pancake-lovers celebrated. The warmth of Spring causes starches, that have been converted to sugar, stored in the trunks and roots of Maple trees to begin rising. Read on

    Posted: March 25, 2013