There are two little islands posted off the tip of Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park in Maine. On our recent glamping trip we stepped back in time and spent a day ferrying with our bicycles between Great Cranberry and Little Cranberry (Islesford Island). It was pure magic and invokes memories of Anne of … More Glamping is… a day cycling the Cranberry Islands, Maine
Every campsite has a history. Some are just for a night. Some last a little longer. We spent the past week being admired at a little ocean-side campsite at Bar Harbor Oceanside KOA. Every evening campers would meander along the beach to watch the sunset over Western Bay. Like clockwork, they would stop by and tell us how lucky we are to … More Ode to Bob from NJ
We took a 6 km hike around Jordan Pond today, the heart of Acadia National Park. We remembered to wear sneakers this year and chuckled at other “tourists” (not unlike ourselves last year) attempting to navigate the wooden planks, rocks and trails around the pond that overlooks The Bubbles. Needless to say we were faster … More Jordan Pond
Today I met a mermaid selling sand dollars for sea glass in Seal Harbor. The encounter made for a magical afternoon scouring the shores for sea glass.
What are you going to do today? The most common question asked around the campgrounds. The possibilities are endless on Mount Desert Island. Our neighbours are off on a horse ride along the old Rockefeller Carriage Roads. Here’s our list of To Do’s: 1. Hearty breakfast at Mainely Meat: porridge, fresh wild blueberries and gigantic … More Thursday’s Agenda
There’s nothing like counting your spoils after a day of trolling the tidal pools and seaside nooks and granny’s.
It is worth the haul down to Bar Harbor, Maine, where Bubble Pond is bursting with beauty, Cadillac Mountain sores above the Atlantic and eagles, osprey and hawks come to dance for binocular-clad spectators. We discovered there was an abundance of activity for families in and around Acadia National Park and we loved it so much, … More Beautiful Bar Harbor, Maine