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Escape the Crowds in Acadia National Park — 12 Under-the-Radar Things to Do Nearby

Escape the Crowds in Acadia National Park — 12 Under-the-Radar Things to Do Nearby

While the main part of Acadia National Park has enough hiking trails, scenic views, and harbor towns to keep you busy for a week, there are other sections of the park nearby that are much quieter. Whether you want to take a day trip from Bar Harbor or skip it altogether to explore other coastal villages, I think you’ll love these ideas for getting off the well-worn tourist path while visiting Acadia.

10 Moderately Useful Things to Know Before Taking a Maine Road Trip

10 Moderately Useful Things to Know Before Taking a Maine Road Trip

Taking a road trip in Maine is one of the best ways to experience the diverse natural beauty—and cultural quirks—of this New England state. So if you’re taking a Maine road trip for the first time, these are just a few of the things you should know before you pack up the car, varying from cultural oddities to genuinely useful information.

Things to Do in the Finger Lakes: Hawk Meadow Mushroom Farm Tour
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Things to Do in the Finger Lakes: Hawk Meadow Mushroom Farm Tour

Whether you’re a total foodie or just love supporting the local food movement, this fascinating farm tour in the Finger Lakes will spark curiosity and bring your respect for this one simple ingredient to a new level. You’ll leave with a new appreciation for the forest and how nature works so beautifully together!

3 Ways to Spend 3 Days in the Finger Lakes (Itinerary Ideas)
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3 Ways to Spend 3 Days in the Finger Lakes (Itinerary Ideas)

Dotted with wineries, waterfalls, and small towns with interesting history, the Finger Lakes region in New York State makes a perfect weekend getaway. Here are some of my top picks to help you plan a few days in the southern Finger Lakes–whether you’re a nature lover, foodie, or history buff!