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11 Best National Parks to Visit in Fall (in USA)

As temperatures take a slight dip and crowds disperse after summer season, Mother Nature starts the show for her annual autumn spectacle. But this time of year brings around a different kind of tourist – the leaf peepers. While New England boasts some of the most brilliant leaf color changes in the USA, it’s certainly …

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8 Cool Things to Do in Acadia National Park

Looking for a gorgeous weekend getaway on the East Coast? Acadia National Park, one of the top 10 most-visited national parks in the United States, is an excellent choice for a New England getaway. Spread out across the coast of Maine, just southwest of Bar Harbor, it can be a little unclear exactly where the …

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12 Best Weekend Getaways on the East Coast

Looking for the best weekend getaways on the East Coast? You’ve come to the right place! The East Coast, which stretches from Maine to Florida, has an array of landscapes and weekend destinations for every taste. From small and charming coastal towns and cities near mountains and national parks, to history havens like St. Augustine. …

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21 Awesome National Parks to Visit in Winter

How would like to take a winter vacation to a US national park? With over 60 national parks there are a lot of choices. In this post you’ll find the best parks to visit in winter including best national parks for warm winter weather as well as the best national parks for wintertime sports and …

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7 Awesome Coastal Towns in Maine

Even though it is one of the smaller states by area and population, Maine is certainly one of the most picturesque places to visit in the United States. Driving the coastline of Maine, you’ll find an abundance of beautiful coastal towns. While winter in Maine brings plenty of snow for winter sports, spring brings renewal …

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Jordan Pond Loop Hike (and Jordan Pond House Popovers)

Jordan Pond trail is different than many of the hiking trails in Acadia National Park because most hikes offer up coastal views. Hiking around Jordan Pond and through the beautiful forest is an enjoyable experience especially in the fall. Acadia is one of the best places for autumn leaf peeping. The Jordan Pond loop is …

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Gorham Mountain Trail Acadia National Park Maine

Acadia National Park in mid-coast Maine features over 150 miles of hiking trails. From forests, lakes, and mountain tops to coastline treks the hiking is excellent at Acadia. A beautiful family friendly hike is Gorham Mountain Trail. It’s close to the coast, so you get wonderful ocean views from the summit and along portions of …

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Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse Hike for a FUN Day Outdoors in Maine

Visiting Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse in Maine is a lot different than any other lighthouse I have visited. All the other lighthouses were on land – not a mile or so offshore. That’s one of the interesting things about this Maine lighthouse – you walk almost a mile on the breakwater made of granite rocks. I …

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20 Things to Do in Belfast Maine – Cool Midcoast Maine Attractions

Before driving to Maine I had no idea there were so many quaint coastal towns to explore in New England. I suppose I should have realized there would be a bunch. When I planned my trip I knew I would be staying around Belfast Maine and I did all my exploring from there. I visited …

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Camden Maine Hiking Ocean Lookout Trail with Fall Foliage

Looking for Camden Maine hiking trails I found Camden Hills State Park and picked a beautiful autumn day to hike the Megunticook Ocean Lookout Trail. Camden Maine is a beauty of a town along mid-coast Maine and I was fortunate to stay in nearby Northport for a few weeks from late September to mid-October. For …

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