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A Long Goodbye to Maine

In Maine, Travel by Katelyn4 Comments

Dear Maine, Goodbye Maine…. It’s not you. It’s me. I know, I know. That’s a totally overused excuse. But, you truly are amazing. I feel extremely blessed to have been born and raised in such a beautiful state. From your dramatic rocky coastlines to pine-covered mountain peaks to quiet lakes surrounded by small camps that have been in families for generations, …

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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 Katelyn1 Comment

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

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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 Katelyn15 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 Katelyn4 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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What I Learned From My First Travel Blogger Conference: Women in Travel Summit 2015

In Blogging, Boston, New England, Personal Development, Travel, Travel Blogging by Katelyn11 Comments

Have you ever been to a party where you knew no one? Okay, maybe you know a few people through Instagram and Facebook, but essentially you’re going on a blind date. If you’re an introvert like me, it’s scary, intimidating, and exciting all at the same time. Walking around a party with a wine glass in one hand while trying …

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

In Adventure, Maine, Outdoors, Winter by KatelynLeave a Comment

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 …