Monthly Archives: September 2016

Donnell Pond Public Reserve Lands- an escape from the “free park day” crowds

The weather was cold and rainy yesterday so we were ready to head into the park for a day of adventure.  What we didn’t know was that it was Public Lands Day and admission to Acadia National Park was free. … Continue reading

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Way Down East- Escaping The Crowds

Summer is definitely peak season, but don’t be fooled into thinking there will not be crowds in Acadia in fall.  Fall is a great time to visit Acadia and I think lots of people have learned that.  The weather is … Continue reading

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Keeping our Camping Costs Down

John and I knew that campground fees were going to be one of our biggest costs as we set out on this adventure.  We don’t mind the occasional night of “boondocking” but we do love having full hook ups.  One … Continue reading

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An old story about Gizmo hiking the 4000 footers of NH

Gizmo came to live with us in 2010. My mom had just gone into a nursing home and a friend thought he might be good company for my dad. My dad was not able to manage him but didn’t want … Continue reading

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North Conway- hiking, floating, biking and shopping

One of our favorite places to go locally is North Conway, NH.  This is one town that really has it all.  There is hiking, kayaking, tubing, shopping and scenic drives.  

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