Base Camp Bangor- 5 Day Hikes in the Greater Bangor Area

We think Bangor is the perfect spot in Maine for a variety of reasons.  Bangor is the third largest city in the state so its a good place to make a living, housing is affordable, and quality of life is high.  But one of the biggest reasons we love Bangor is because it is the perfect jumping off point for a hike.   You can get […]

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Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 Tent

If you’ve read some of my past posts, you know I’m a gear fiend.  Researching, reading reviews and looking for the best deals is probably just as much fun as using it…well actually using it is the most fun, but man do I love gear shopping.  When it came to buying my first tent, an important decision, my skills came in quite handy. When I […]

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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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MainelyGlamping Adventure

DD has known Elissa for a few years, they met working at the Portland and Bangor CVB respectively. They became great friends, connecting over their love for Maine and the outdoors, and have since both expanded their passions into outside ventures, so a partnership seemed only natural. As you know – at LoveMaineAdventures – we LOVE tent camping. and hiking.  When Elissa mentioned we should […]

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Beech Hill Preserve

Wherever you live, it’s important to find your local hikes.  Living in Maine, the definition of local tends to stretch more than it might in other areas.  For me, local is anything that I can access within an hour’s drive, because some days you don’t have much time but the mountains are calling and your soul needs to answer.  This provides me with a handful […]

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Bounce ‘n Beer Adventure with Maine Yoga Adventures!

DD and Willow, coming at you. We’ve recently discovered a great new Bangor Adventure, and we are THRILLED to share it with you! It all started one rainy day…..when the weather calls for rain for days, and days, and days, what’s a pair of adventures to to do?  We were sorting out our weekend plans when we saw Maine Yoga Adventure’s Maine Bounce ‘n Beer […]

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Tips for Cold Weather Day Hikes

Good morning! I am writing this at the request of my friend Diana…. (Hey girrrrrl!) Packing for your hike can prove to be one of the most challenging aspects, one I feel like I am only beginning to fine tune after years of hiking. I always bring too much stuff and it weighs me down. So, I am hopefully going to save you a little […]

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Mansell Mountain – Acadia National Park

Hey! It’s DD. I recently went for a nice long walk around Long Pond in Acadia National Park, and it reminded me of a great trail Jess and I did back last spring – Mansell Mountain, up the Perpendicular Trail and across the Razorback. Parking for this trail is at Long Pond. In the winter, it’s not too difficult to find – there’s a small […]

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3 Seasons on Moosehead Lake

Hello – it’s Willow. I was born and raised in the great state of Maine, and I believe that if you are lucky enough in this life, you will get to spend copious time on a lake in Maine. If you are really lucky, you will get to spend some of that time on Moosehead Lake.  This post is a tribute to my favorite lake […]

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Cadillac Mountain Traverse

Our squad decided we were up for a traverse across Cadillac Mountain on a balmy winter day that felt like Spring. it was about 40 degrees and not so windy. We started and parked near the South Ridge, North Ridge, Road Walk, Gorge Path, Hemlock Trail, Stratheden Path, finally ending at Sieur Du Monts where we had parked a car. It wasn’t long to get to/from […]

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