‘Tis the season for planning summer vacations! Looking for a great destination hotel to visit this summer? Here are six phenomenal hotels to add to your summer travels: 1. Stowe Mountain Lodge, Vermont The ski town of Stowe, Vermont isn’t just for winter adventures! The Stowe Mountain Lodge, which just went through a multi-million dollar […]
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1. Lobster, Lobster, Lobster A few years ago, on our epic Maine coastal road trip, we ate lobster every single day. Lobster omelets & lobster eggs for breakfast. Lobster rolls (preferably Connecticut style) for lunch. Giant, freshly plucked, steamed lobsters with a lot of drawn butter for dinner. We ate at lobster shacks (our favorite […]
When the alarm went off at 6am, I immediately questioned our decision to go on an early kayaking trip. Still sore from cycling the day before, this was definitely turning into the most active vacation I had ever been on. After silently pulling on our kayaking clothes & tip toeing out of the still quiet inn, we walked out into […]
Ahead of our trip to Maine, the “what to do” advice was universal from: get up at 3:30am, head to the top of Cadillac Mountain & watch the sunrise. I was intrigued by the fact that the summit of Cadillac Mountain sees the first light of day in the United States at certain times of […]
“You know, I really think we’re schooner people,” I said to my husband as we smoothly cut through the water, dodging million dollar sailboats, harbor seals, & lobster boats. He raised an eyebrow & admitted he had never thought of us as the “sailing types.”He wasn’t wrong; our experience with sailing was extremely limited up […]
One of the best ways to cover a lot of ground quickly while visiting a new place is on a bike. While we were in Maine in August, we knew we wanted to rent bikes both to tour around in Camden & to do some more serious riding in Bar Harbor. In Camden, we rented […]
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