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5 Reasons Maine is the Best State

In Maine, Portland by Katelyn6 Comments

The following post was written by me and brought to you by Domain.ME, who I teamed up with for their #StateofME campaign. Hands down, Maine is the best state. Where else can you get cheap lobster, dramatic coastline, serene mountains, and L.L. Bean boots? Of course, I’m slightly biased. I’m a born and raised Mainer. As I’m about to embark …

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Maine Day Hike: Jockey Cap

In Hiking, Maine by Katelyn0 Comments

Looking for a quick hike with rewarding views? Look no further than Jockey Cap in Fryebrug, Maine. You might break a brief sweat for the 15 minutes it takes to hike to the top of this “mountain.” Despite being vertically challenged, Jockey Cap certainly wins in views over the surrounding Fryeburg area and the White Mountains. Jockey Cap rises a whooping …

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Maine Day Hikes: Sabattus Mountain

In Hiking, Maine by Katelyn0 Comments

Sabattus Mountain is nestled in the small western Maine town of Lovell. It’s a bit of a drive from Portland, but if you pair the hike with another mountain in the region it is well worth the 90 minute drive from Portland as the views are some of the best in the area. Sabattus Mountain is located on Sabattus Trail Road, …

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The Complete Guide to Hiking Pleasant Mountain (Maine)

In Hiking, Maine, Portland by Katelyn0 Comments

Maine is a magical place. We have thousands of miles of rocky coastline interrupted with long sandy beaches spotted with colorful umbrellas and beach towels. We have more seafood then you can stuff your face with and don’t get me started about our lobster! Portland has been repeatedly called one of America’s best small cities and you can’t leave Maine …

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Maine Day Hikes: Burnt Meadow Mountain

In Adventure, Hiking, Maine by Katelyn0 Comments

Hallelujah! Spring has finally arrived after one of the longest, coldest, and snowiest winters that I can remember in a long time. If you’re anything like me, you’ve been itching to hit the trails for a while. Most weekends have been filled with running around doing nine thousand things, but this weekend I had a lot of free time so I threw my …

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Cross-Country Skiing in Southern Maine for Under $20 (or FREE)

In Adventure, Maine, Outdoors, Winter by Katelyn0 Comments

Welcome to winter in Maine! Over the past couple of weeks Mother Nature has blanketed the state in A LOT of fluffy white stuff. As school vacation week begins in the coming days, there is an abundance of winter activity choices for adults, families, and children alike! Maine has an amazing landscape with incredible outdoor activities offered year-round. In the summer we …

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12 Favorite Travel Photos from 2014

In Photography, Travel by Katelyn2 Comments

And so begins the end-of-year wrap up posts. This one is short and sweet and contains some of my favorite travel photos I took on my travels (and at home) this year. Boat on Flores, Guatemala Temple I through the Trees at Tikal National Park, Guatemala Sting Ray while snorkeling in Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Belize Fireworks from the Portland …

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10 Things To Do in Kennebunkport, Maine

In Kennebunk, Maine, Travel by Katelyn2 Comments

Kennebunkport, Maine is a quintessential seaside town in southern Maine. Thousands of tourists flock to the small coastal town to eat lobster and get a glimpse of the Bush family. After all, Kennebunkport is only about 90 minutes north of Boston and 30 minutes south of Portland. The town is more than just Presidential sightings and lobster though. There is …