Acadia National Park

The Ven Diagram Approach To Improving As A Photographer

When we set out to shoot we generally have an idea, a commission, or a goal in mind. Maybe we will be shooting street photos, landscape images, …

Olympus Cameras

Trump admin reducing free-entry days for national parks

Trump admin reducing free-entry days for national parks Dec 13, 2017The National Park Service will offer four entrance fee-free days in 2018, down …

National Parks

3 Homages to Nature

As President Trump prepares to shrink two national monuments in Utah, here are three books by writers who have presented passionate cases for the preservation of nature.<p><b>WALDEN</b><br>By Henry D. Thoreau<br>448 pp. Oxford University Press. (2009)<p>During his lifetime, Thoreau was a staunch environmental advocate …

Books

CHOYCE: A kinda southern sojourn

My idea of going south for a November vacation landed us on Mount Desert Island in Maine and it turned out to be a grand place to be, owing to the …

Halifax

Sampling the food delights of Portland, Maine

The long lineup in front of a small restaurant on an otherwise quiet fall Sunday night in Portland, Maine, was an affirmation that we had picked an …

Restaurants

Goodbye, Bear Ears — A ‘Move That Could Alter the Course of American Land Conservation’

<i>Sunset in Grand Canyon National Park as seen from Grand Canyon Village. (Photo courtesy of the National Park Service)</i><p>We reported in July on Interior …

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Best Gear for Day Hikes

Patagonia view at the Llao Llao Hotel and Resort, Golf-Spa/OysterFrom the Grand Canyon's South Rim and Acadia National Park in Maine, to Mount Esja …

Multi-tools

Give the gift of New England experience

There’s always one troublesome person on everyone’s gift list who “has everything.” But “thing” is the operative word. Your parent/sibling/BFF might …

Rhode Island

When destinations are too popular for their own good

NANTUCKET — On the first Friday of each December, this little island is transformed into a Currier and Ives vision of the holidays for its festive …

Tourism

11 pointers for traveling with your dog

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>The days of family road trips with small kids in tow might be behind you, but iconic, …

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Rugged forest beauty finds a home in the Acadia tiny house

So far, as building micro-dwellings go, the team at Tennessee-based Wind River Tiny Homes has quite a few feathers in its cap. Its solar-powered …

Campers

When destinations become too popular for their own good

NANTUCKET — On the first Friday of each December, this little island is transformed into a Currier and Ives vision of the holidays for its festive …

Tourism

Video: Acadia National Park in the Fall

Acadia National Park is one of the most beautiful wilderness regions in the eastern U.S., particularly in the fall when the leaves change to a dozen …

Travel Photography

Best Gifts for Adventure Sports: Camping, Hiking, Skiing, and Paddling

U.S. national parks offer epic experiences for adventurers of any skill level—and, for each one of these activities, you’ll need a different set of gear.<p>This season, with the help of professional athletes, National Geographic Explorers, and adventurer photographers, we're showcasing items to help …

Camping

Love the Outdoors? The U.S. National Parks Are Hiring

Have you ever wished you could spend your workdays surrounded by awe-inspiring nature? You can now make that dream a reality: the National Park …

National Parks

The best family hikes in the US

Yosemite Falls is North America's highest waterfall measuring a whopping 2425 feet (739m) in entirety.<p>Finding a hike that's easy enough for …

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Trump’s proposed fee hike will create class system at national parks

As an immigrant from Jamaica, I learned the history of America in our National Park System, standing in the places where events happened that made us …

National Parks

A Note About Not Reinventing The Wheel

Have you ever visited a popular place and shied away from photographing a spot that has been done millions of times? Or worse yet, simply didn’t …

National Parks

8 Outdoor Towns Perfect for a Romantic Getaway

Forget lounging on the beach. For outdoor-inclined couples, nothing says "romantic getaway" like a cozy mountain town. From sunsets to singletrack, …

National Parks

Christmas in New England: Top Destinations & Traditions

If there’s something us New Englanders aren’t afraid of, it’s the cold. We’re the masters of layering and preparing for all that winter may send our …

Christmas

#CoolShop | Cadillac Mountain Sports in Bar Harbor, Maine

Immediately after Matt and Cheryl Curtis bought a sporting goods store in Bar Harbor, Maine in 1989, they began adding supplies for climbers, …

England

Family Travel for the Holidays: Under-the-Radar Spots Great for a Group

Planning a trip that the whole family will love can feel like a daunting prospect. All too often you end up on a long car ride through the middle of …

Baja California Peninsula

10 Beautiful Islands in the USA You Need to Visit Immediately

When you think of an island getaway in the USA, the island of Hawaii is likely to be the first that springs to mind. But while Hawaii is a beautiful …

Travel

Top National Park Camping Destinations in the United States

“Camping” is defined differently depending on your travel style. The good news is you can always find an experience to fit your sense of adventure, …

National Parks

Protecting the wild: professor helps to minimize recreation disturbance to wildlife

Nature and outdoor enthusiasts seek to enjoy recreational activities such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and camping. However, …

Ecology

Why Trump’s National Park Fee Hike Isn’t the Worst Idea

It's also not the best idea.<p>By<p>Nov 02 2017, 12:35 PM<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>The National Parks have never been more popular. So you’d think it would be a …

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Fees to enter 17 U.S. national parks could double or triple in 2018

Canadian travellers to the United States take note – entrance fees into some of your favourite U.S. national parks could more than double and in some …

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Home to secret hikes, beautiful stone bridges, and America's first sunrise, this national park is a must-visit

The crown jewel of Maine's scenic coastline is Acadia National Park, located just outside the bustling bayside town of Bar Harbor. You haven't …

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5 Most Romantic Hikes in the USA

<b>Written by Rebecca Crawford:</b> Getting away together is every couples dream, but travel can be stressful and expensive. Crowded cities, packed …

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