Acadia National Park

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

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

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

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

The Great Northern

4.7<p>600 E Park Ave, Port Angeles, WA, US<p>Start at the Pacific Ocean to make your Great Northern trip truly cross-country. Besides, the beaches here are …

Road Trips

10 Spectacular National Parks Seen From Space

Pretty Pictures<p>Get an astronaut's-eye-view of some of the U.S.'s most breathtaking parks.<p>Apr 21, 20178:00 pm<p>GALLERY<p>LIST<p>There are plenty of stunning …

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Creative Ways to Enjoy Nature While You Travel

Pin<p>+1<p>Stumble<p>Share<p>Flip<p>Tweet<p>Shares 4<p>Every year, I’m reminded of how much I adore spring and all of its flowering-tree goodness. And April is a sublime …

Travel

Jewel of the Northeast: Exploring Acadia National Park

Shares 0<p>Visiting New England’s Acadia National Park is an annual summertime tradition for many families from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine, …

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The best places to camp in the month of May

It’s May. Spring has sprung and seems to be fading, but summer isn’t quite here yet. The weather is sunny, with a chance of a welcome shower, not an …

Adventure Travel

10 Must-Do National Park Hikes

When searching for the best hiking trails, look no further than our very own national parks. The parks strewn across the United States feature hikes …

National Parks

Travel Bar Harbor: The Best Places to Play, Eat, and Stay in Maine’s Easternmost Outpost

Bar Harbor is one of Maine’s most iconic seaside towns. Tourists travel from around the globe to sleep in its generations-old B&Bs, climb Acadia …

Maine

The 7 Best National Parks for Paddle Boarding | ISLE Surf & SUP

<b>Paddle boarding at National Parks</b><p>Let’s face it: national parks are hands-down the most epic destinations to go paddle boarding. Discover some of our …

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New GPS website will help you find off-the-beaten-path trails in US national parks

More and more people are heading to America’s national parks to enjoy the incredible nature found around the US. But if you’re hoping to break from fellow travellers and get away from the crowds, a GPS company is aiming to help get hikers off-the-beaten-path.<p>TomTom – a GPS, traffic and navigation …

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8 Amazing Places to See Between Portland and Acadia National Park

They say the quickest route between two points is a straight line, but everyone knows that’s not always the best way to reach your destination. The …

England

Pair these public lands with a national park visit

With many public lands next door to some of the country’s most visited canyons, waterfalls, and mountain peaks, these lesser-known natural gems are a great way to avoid the crowds while still getting to experience all that nature has to offer. Whether your national park adventure is during National …

National Parks

Signs of spring in Acadia: Return of peregrine falcons, mud season, and soon, rhodora

The Precipice Trail is closed for peregrine falcon nesting, and the carriage roads, off limits for mud season. And as sure as spring follows winter, …

National Parks

Photo Of The Day By Brian Caldwell

Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Waiting for Sunrise” by Brian Caldwell. Location: Cadillac Mountain, Acadia National Park, Maine.<p>“The sky brightens with …

Photography

Maine's Coastal Attractions Downeast

print<p>The coast of Maine is full of busy lobster and fishing boats. Cutler Harbor is the northernmost harbor in Maine.<p>Natural Attractions of the …

Maine

Out Of Town Guests

Where have all the weirdos gone? That’s what Marion Rhodes, 28, of Dunedin, New Zealand wanted to know after riding across America last summer with …

Maine

Charter Destinations: Maine

Time was that mapmakers would append the designation “Here be dragons” to those portions of the globe still unknown to them. But the terrors of the …

Maine

The extraordinary story behind the world's emergency landing capital

Pub quiz question: which airport deals with more emergencies than any other on Earth?<p>Let’s think. Well, Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta is the busiest (104m passengers a year), but then the airport in Madeira is renowned for its tricky landing. Or what about the dramatic peaks of the Himalayas that …

Aviation

Yellowstone Places Old Faithful On 6-Month Loan To Acadia National Park

TETON COUNTY, WY—In an effort to give more people across the country an opportunity to visit the famous landmark, Yellowstone National Park announced …

National Parks

6 Absolutely Breathtaking National Park Campgrounds

In order to truly experience these iconic parks, you've got to camp them.<p>Glacier National Park - Cut Bank Campground | Photo: Jonathan C. Wheeler/CC …

National Parks

Into the woods: how one man survived alone in the wilderness for 27 years

At the age of 20, Christopher Knight parked his car on a remote trail in Maine and walked away with only the most basic supplies. He had no plan. His chief motivation was to avoid contact with people. This is his story<p>Christopher Knight was only 20 years old when he walked away from society, not to …

Maine

American Constellation to sail New England coastal cruise

The ship, making its debut in May, will do 11-day roundtrip sailings from Boston.

England

This guy wants to become the youngest person to visit all 417 national park sites

At a young age, Mikah Meyer learned a life lesson many of us don't learn until it's too late: You can't put off until tomorrow what you hoped to …

National Parks

These Are the 10 Most Popular National Parks in the US

National parks are as built into the fabric of American society and culture as baseball and road trips down Route 66. The National Parks Service …

National Parks

A Breath of Fresh Air: Best U.S. National Parks for Families

Take a break and scope out killer views at Zion National Park. (Photo: Alamy)<p>Hiking and biking, floating and boating, learning and exploring. There’s …

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6 unusual spring break destination ideas

Face it: Popular vacation destinations like Cancun and Daytona Beach are going to be flooded with rowdy college students and partyers. If you prefer a vacation less traveled by, try one of these spring break alternatives.<p>Second Beach, Olympic National Park, Washington<p>Both eerie and beautiful, this …

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