Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park, Maine

Location<br>Acadia National Park is a little more than 160 miles up the coast from Portland, Maine. Covering 47,000 acres, the bulk of the park is …

National Parks

Man gets jail time for crime involving seals; was caught in his own video

A commercial fisherman in Maine pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge Monday in U.S. District Court in Bangor as it became evident the prosecution’s …

Crime

10 Awesome Long Weekend Getaways from Boston

Part of what makes living in Boston so incredible is how simple it is to leave the city. Don’t get us wrong; we love Boston. After all, it’s got …

England

Acadia National Park: From sunrise to sunset

The word on Acadia National Park is always “sunrise.” The opportunity to see the sun crawl above the horizon from atop Cadillac Mountain — at 1,530 feet, the highest point on the U.S. Atlantic coast — draws huge crowds. But Acadia offers treats for night owls as well.<p>In addition to campfire talks …

National Parks

13 Off-the-Beaten-Path Bachelorette Party Destinations You Need to Know About

Your BFF is getting married, so it’s time to bust out the party hats and plan her dream bachelorette bash! To celebrate this *ultra* special time in her life, you’ll need an *ultra* unique destination. Luckily for you, there’s a mix of urban, small town, and outdoorsy hidden gems waiting for you …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Summer, Reimagined — Minus the Gridlock. Five Alternatives

Positano. Vail. St.-Tropez. Yellowstone. There’s one big problem with these vacation hot spots. Everyone knows about them. So don’t be shocked when you turn up at your hard-won summer holiday, sun-screened and ready to de-stress, only to encounter fellow vacationers jostling for your place in the …

Pacific Northwest

Vacation in Maine? Water, woods, the arts and adventure

For me, summer vacation means spending time on a Maine pond where the sound of loons calling is about the most exciting thing that happens all day.<p>But I do venture occasionally from my little paradise to experience other things the state has to offer, whether it's the coast, a mountain hike, a …

RVs

7 Affordable and Awesome Summer Vacations for 2017

Summer is a great time for a vacation, especially for families, since the kids are out of school. However, it can be difficult to find a great trip …

Grand Canyon

L.L.Bean Lake Grove, NY | Outdoor, Camping and Clothing Store

Gift Card Giveaway<p>Get there early — the first 200 customers will receive an L.L.Bean Gift Card worth up to $500! Doors open at 9 a.m.<p>Maine Trip …

Camping

Pedal through your vacation on a bike tour

The bicycle began life as a workhorse, a way for people to get around during a time when actual horses had died due to starvation during a tough winter. Two hundred years later, on the anniversary of the invention of the two-wheeled innovation, it’s become more than a means of transportation. For …

Cycling

Top Ten Insanely Cheap Places to Visit This Summer

It’s something about the steamy hot weather and longer days of summer that have me yearning for a vacation more than usual. Being cooped up inside a …

National Parks

Bar Harbor getting new cruise pier

Voters approved a plan to redevelop a disused ferry terminal somewhat removed from downtown. Proponents say it will ease congestion and allow for …

Travel

The Heat Wave Sweeping the East Coast Comes With a Side of Smog - Bloomberg

The heat wave that’s gripped the east coast over the past few days is also making it harder to breathe.<p>The culprit is a dangerous mix of diesel …

Weather

How to Take a Summer Vacation on a Budget

Whether you are a hard-working Canadian on minimum wage or a Toronto trust fund baby, we have options.<p>With the weight of student loans and a shit job market, it's easy to feel like you don't have the money to travel. But youth is fleeting, and who wants to only be able to see the world once you're …

Summer Vacation

Travelling on a budget? This Asian city has the most affordable accommodation prices in the world

Looking for a cheap place to stay on your next trip? Better head to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the most affordable city for accommodation, according to research compiled in a new study.<p>Online campsite booking platform Campsy compared the price of accommodation in more than 200 cities and regions …

Monte Carlo

10 of the Best Coastal Hikes in America

Find a friend who likes long walks on the beach and get ready for La Sportiva's top 10 coastal hikes...<p>Who doesn’t like a hike with a view? …

Adventure Travel

Things to do in Acadia if bad knees? Ask Acadia on My Mind!

Ask Acadia on My Mind!<p><i>Another in a series of “Ask Acadia on My Mind!” Q&As</i><p><i>If you have a question about Acadia National Park on your mind, whether</i> …

North America

On A Hot Streak, New England Cranks Up Its Charm

From rustic Vermont villages, Boston’s hip arts scene and mountain views in Maine, New England’s various marketing machines are out to catch as many …

New England

Vladimir the cat is visiting every National Park in America and he’s loving every second

<b>In 2014, a man named Cees Cornelis proposed to his long-term partner, Madison Elizabeth in Yosemite National park.</b><p>People are massively taking the …

National Parks

5 Bucket List Wildflower Hikes

Spring is in full bloom, but there’s still time to catch wildflowers on hiking trails around the country. In fact, in alpine areas, you could spot …

Adventure Travel

A Seafood Lover's Road Trip in Coastal Maine

I WOKE UP hungry. Fortunately, I was in a town that can satiate a big appetite. My husband, Paul, and I had flown to Portland, Maine from New York late the previous night for a five-day road trip up the coast. We went to savor the state’s spring beauty, hike along some seaside trails, dip our toes …

England

Dunesday preppers: packing for the modern East Coast beach trip

Ray Bartlett<p>Lonely Planet Writer<p>A summer trip to the beach in New England is one of the great American travel traditions – down the street from countless quaint coastal towns, beaches take a variety of shapes. You’ll find rugged and rocky shores, isolated and serene scenes, and classic resort …

Lonely Planet

8 Maine hikes hidden in plain sight

<i>Photos by Carey Kish</i><p>SACO BEACH LOOP<p>A few miles from the Old Orchard Beach summer hubbub of amusement rides, arcades, fried dough and pizza slices is …

Adventure Travel

7 tips for a stress-free visit to Acadia National Park

Last year, so many people visited Acadia National Park – more than 3 million – that the road to Cadillac Mountain had to be closed 12 times, and the …

National Parks

Panorama Shooting Techniques - Travel Photography Tip - Part 1

When traveling in areas where there are wide vistas or just a lot of something spread out in front of me, the panorama is my favorite shooting …

Travel Photography

Fishing Opportunities in the Downeast/Acadia Region

<b>More useful resources in this area:</b> Sporting Camps, Campgrounds/Lodging, and Guide Services.<p>Landlocked Salmon Fishing<p><b>West Grand Lake, Grand Lake</b> …

Fishing

5 New England spots are among the country’s most popular summer destinations, according to TripAdvisor

As cold, bleak, and drawn out as New England winters can be, our summers can be pretty stunning.<p>Now TripAdvisor has added to the evidence, naming …

England

The 10 Most Beautiful Places to Hike in the US

If your inner wanderlust is calling you to seek greater heights, look to the trails that weave through the land of the free. From mountains to …

Adventure Travel

10 Best American Road Trips to Take this Summer

Looking for a road trip to take this summer, but don’t want to take the classic LA to SF route or the overdone cross-country extravaganza? We’ve …

Road Trips

How a 6-Hour Flight Delay Led to the Best Hike of My Life

When my younger sister, a sophomore in college, decided to spend her fall semester in Honolulu (lucky!); the health and travel writer (and over …

Hawaii