1750 Miles, 14 Days, FROM Virginia to Maine- Summer 2021

, Day 1- Norfolk, VA TO Philadelphia, PA via EAstern Shore Day 2- Philadelphia, PA TO Waterbury, CT via Winterthur Museum & Gardens, Philadelphia Botanical Garden & Cold Springs, NY Day 3- Waterbury, CT TO Harpswell, ME via Freeport, ME Day 4- Harpswell, ME Day 5- Harpswell, ME TO North Conway, NH Day 6- North Conway, NH TO Mount Washington area, via StoryLand Day 7- … Continue reading 1750 Miles, 14 Days, FROM Virginia to Maine- Summer 2021

White Mountains, New Hampshire, 2019

Santa’s Village Santa’s Village may have never been on our radar, had it not been a childhood vacation spot for my friend Jen’s family. We met in the middle of our two families’ New England vacations in 2019. (This was not the Jens’ first time in New England together; we took a road trip in a minivan to Vermont from Ohio over two decades ago.) … Continue reading White Mountains, New Hampshire, 2019

From Bath to Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Bath To Popham Beach Picking up where we left off in Harpswell, your Portland to Acadia trip takes you back to Brunswick to start your journey north on Route 1. Stop in historic Bath for local shops. As you continue on Route 1, look for a giant lobster on top of a roof and you’ve found Taste of Maine. The restaurant combines some intensely Maine-themed … Continue reading From Bath to Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Portland to Harpswell, Maine

We have come to know and love the Casco Bay area of Maine over the last eight years. Alex’s family lives in Harpswell, an hour’s drive (or ferry ride) from Portland. Over a series of Maine posts, I’ll put together an itinerary that starts in Portland and takes you up the coast to Acadia National Park. Portland & Freeport A first day itinerary is easy! … Continue reading Portland to Harpswell, Maine

Acadia National Park, Maine, USA

Our family has visited Acadia National Park (almost) every summer since 2014. Acadia National Park is on Mount Desert Island, which consists mostly of the Park and the town of Bar Harbor. It was originally home to the Wabanaki people before the large-scale arrival of Europeans in the 1600s. Sand Beach You haven’t tested your resilience until you’ve dipped your toes into the frigid water of … Continue reading Acadia National Park, Maine, USA