Winter Hikes in Acadia National Park

We are so lucky to live so close to a beautiful National Park – the only one in the North East! Acadia National Park is a popular tourist destination in the summer which is why we like to take full advantage in the winter. Here we bring you Winter Hikes in Acadia National Park! Not all of these were done in the winter months, it […]

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Most Interesting People in Maine – Aislinn Sarnacki

We were excited to catch up with Aislinn Sarnacki, who we find to be one of the most interesting people in Maine! We were really looking forward to learning more about her favorite things about the outdoors, and hear about her new projects. Whenever we’re planning a trip, we check to see what she has to say about it. She’s the One Minute Hike Girl – […]

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Mount Waldo

Mount Waldo is located in Frankfort, Maine. It’s an awesome day hike if you live in the Greater Bangor Region, or MidCoast Maine. It offers great views at a low elevation, and it’s only a few miles round trip. It’s private land, and is not well maintained or well marked, so for that reason, I’d say this hike is not good for beginners, because of that […]

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Tumbledown Mountain

Tumbledown Mountain is a lengendary mountain, for many reasons. It provides many different experiences, depending on your approach. Our friend Jon “Mountain Man” Moyer mentioned it would be a great one for my DD’s 35 for 35, so I immediately added it to my list. Jess and I always have really good intentions, but it’s hard for me to get up in the am (I […]

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Ice Fishing Maine’s Glacial Lakes

Ice Fishing Maine’s Glacial Lakes Maine Outdoors Adventures with Twin Maple Outdoors By Richard Yvon – Twin Maple Outdoors Every Maine winter can unarguably be considered unique. The weather has become more and more unpredictable and every year ice conditions can vary drastically. Typically February and March are the two best months for fishing large glacial lakes. Why? The northern lakes of Maine are so […]

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Maiden’s Cliff

Jess and I decided to check out some trails in the Midcoast Area in our extended fall season. Maiden’s Cliff in Camden, Maine was a great quick-ish hike, perfect for beginners and also very pet friendly! We did a loop – to get the most miles in, but there’s many variables of this hike, and all take you to the same stunning view! Parking for […]

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Bangor Beer Co. Taproom

Bangor Beer Company is Bangor, Maine’s newest brewery! It’s located in the back of Oriental Jade and offers pub fare, asian fare, craft beer, sushi, ramen, and much much more.   For more info on Bangor Beer Co you can follow them on facebook, Instagram, and Untapped!

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Winterport Winery & Penobscot Bay Brewery

Winterport Winery and Penobscot Bay Brewery I discovered the Winterport Winery and the Penobscot Bay Brewery not long after moving to Maine – of course Willow is from Winterport, so she’s known about it for years 🙂 I used to drive down Route One, and just meander my way down, checking out many antique shops and views along the way. (you can see a great […]

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Get Cairn – Best Adventure Subscriptions – We are proud to be ambassadors

So you have probably heard us talk about our Cairn box… we discovered it in August, 2015, and we have been members ever since. It’s definitely one of the best adventure subscription boxes out there. The best day of the month is the day our Cairn packages show up, and quite honestly we were just musing over how just having this stuff in inventory set […]

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Ethan Evans – co-founder, Openworld Outfitters

Our newest featured Adventurer is our dear friend Ethan Evans. Ethan is born and raised in Newburgh, ME Ethan is the co-founder of Openworld Outfitters, a veteran-owned outdoor brand and outfitter, who we adventure with often. He was featured in our Borestone Mountain post.  You may have heard us post about their Pocket Blanket, which we keep with us at all times. Their Tarp has saved […]

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Outdoor Gear We Love – from Amazon

Hiking gear can be expensive – and also addicting!! We’ve acquired quite a collection over the years of outdoor gear from Amazon, and we’d love to share it with you! We suggest building slowly- but here’s some of our faves! Side Note – this post focuses mostly on Amazon, and is all affiliate links – of things we have actually used. If you buy something from […]

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The Lost Kitchen

Hey – it’s DD. Willow, Jess, Ali, Nick, Jamie and I united on a perfect fall day in late September to enjoy The Lost Kitchen, in Freedom, Maine. Willow was one of the lucky ones who got her message on The Lost Kitchen’s voicemail right after midnight on April 1st and scored an in demand reservation for 6 at The Lost Kitchen. Our reservations were at […]

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