Birthday Weekend in Maine

May 15 – 17, 2015 – We took a final birthday trip up to Acadia National Park this weekend.  There was a chance of rain, but we lucked out with some nice weather for carriage path walking. Weekend highlights: Pat’s Pizza for cheese stuffed garlic knots Ice cream on Saturday and Sunday from Blueberry Hill…

Weekend Trip to Acadia National Park

June 20 – 22, 2014 – It had been a long, long week, and we just needed to get away and relax for a bit.  So we headed to our favorite weekend getaway – Acadia National Park.  Since we’ve done so many of these posts in the past, let’s just cut to the chase and…

Acadia Birthday Weekend

May 16 – 18, 2014 – We left home on Friday night on our way to a birthday trip to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park.  First up was the traditional dinner at Popeye’s, followed by an uneventful drive to Bar Harbor. Saturday morning we started out early and beat the rain for a quick walk…

First Acadia Trip of the Year

May 2 – 4, 2014 – We needed a break.  A break that involved fresh air, beautiful scenery, and the soothing sound of waves rolling against rocky coastline.  Where else to go then but Acadia National Park?  This has got to be our favorite park on the East coast, and is one of our top…

Shout out to the Red Sox

January 25, 2014 – People in this city / region love their sports teams. Just watch a minor league arena (think – Worcester Sharks) start rocking when their team scores. Or go to a Paw Sox game and cheer for the other team (albeit quietly). So it’s neat to see when a sports team returns…

Allagash Brewing Company

April 20, 2013 – Allagash Brewing Company in Portland, Maine, is a fun brewery stop.  The tour actually begins with an overview of their beer and some generous samples, then you get to see the inside of the brewery. If you’re looking to make a day trip of it (say, if you’re driving up from Boston), stop…

Carriage Paths and Sunshine

May 27, 2013 – Monday dawned bright and clear. We ate breakfast and checked out of the inn, and promptly got stuck behind a Memorial Day Parade. Tony enjoyed listening to the music, then we were on our way to go for another hike at the Sieur de Monts nature center. We checked out the wild…