Travel Blogs from Maine, United States

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DAY 7 -- Farewell Lake George,hello biker butts..., Lake George to Portland, Maine, United States travel blog

DAY 7 -- Farewell Lake George,hello biker butts...

A travel blog entry by msouliere

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... in slow traffic in a standard that you have to shift gears in every 10 seconds. Ohhh, those were happy times! In Maine I saw a sign advertising "Cemetery Flowers $6.50" around Limington. Tristan declared if he ever had a daughter he would name her ...

On the Road to Enlightenment!, Saco, United States travel blog

On the Road to Enlightenment!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... living in luxury compared to his accomodations most nights. Plus I understand the language...well at least until I get to the southern states...where I've been warned that their english isn't quite what I'm used to. Also you might want to make a donation ...

Portland Pin, Portland, United States travel blog

Portland Pin

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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"Carpe diem" - Seize the Day!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... is right here so she is going in for a swim. I tell her where I am from and that I am on a Journey around the United States. We chat a bit longer. As she leaves she says...."Carpe diem" - Seize the Day! Shouldn't that be everyones ...

JOHNNY AND ADAM'S FIRST DAY OF HITCHING, Bangor, United States travel blog

JOHNNY AND ADAM'S FIRST DAY OF HITCHING

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... was a thumb for the next car that was passing ... Meanwhile, I was briefly on tour with a Mobile-area college professor up Maine's supposedly-scenic Highway 1. My most dull driver of the day, Larry, drove me past beds & breakfasts and lobster ...

Paul's Charmed Life!, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Paul's Charmed Life!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... renewal in the dying days of fall. Each town I drove through had old, character buildings that just stood out in beauty. I stopped at a Maine visitor center and it was raining cats & dogs. I continued on to my destination in Bar Harbor. I arrive at ...

Land of the Midnight Sun, Bristol Bay Area, United States travel blog

Land of the Midnight Sun

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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I am working at a lodge in Alaska for the summer.  Internet is not something I have access to frequently and photos may be an even bigger challenge.  That's all for now.... Finally, a quick update.  I am working at The Royal Coachman ...

The End of an Alaska Summer, Bristol Bay Area, United States travel blog

The End of an Alaska Summer

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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The summer is at a close here in Alaska.  The days are getting shorter, the nights longer and colder.  The leaves on all but the evergreens are turning bright yellow and starting to fall to the forest floor.  The fishing season is ...

Curse of the Saco!, Fryeberg, United States travel blog

Curse of the Saco!

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... got caught in a crazy thunderstorm.   We saw the clouds coming in and we were told there was a tornado warning (a tornado in Maine?) We ended up having to weather the crazy storm under bridge and due to the insane winds we still got wet!  ...

Leaf Peeper Season and Jordan Pond House Friends, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Leaf Peeper Season and Jordan Pond House Friends

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... and wide just to check out the colors.  This is the time Chelise came out to see me and she was just in time to see the colors.       It was great summer in Maine and I'm glad I found a good company to work ...

The Cat is OK so back to Cool Stuff and Adventure, Hancock, United States travel blog

The Cat is OK so back to Cool Stuff and Adventure

A travel blog entry by hope2go

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... her company in the van. Jan got to ride in the back on the bed and that suited her just fine. The trip back to Maine was relatively uneventful with the exception of a few bad drivers. The breaks in the van work well. We arrived at Carl's at ...

Back to work in Baaa Haa Baa, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Back to work in Baaa Haa Baa

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... We had so much fun that we planned to meet up after the season to road trip my car up from San Diego. Conclusion: I love Maine. I always meet the coolest people, the money is great, the work is rewarding, the scenery is epic and the commitment is minute! ...

Hiking in Acadia and Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Hiking in Acadia and Maine

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... went on numerous camping trips, stomped around the Appalachian Trail and  managed to climb Mt Katahdin.    Camping around Maine was a lot of fun and I'm now a total convert of car camping because you can bring all your goodies right to ...

sail boats and ships and water vessles, Portland, United States travel blog

sail boats and ships and water vessles

A travel blog entry by rachelvanslyke

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Played at the Dog Fish, met up with friend GPP all the way from Boston. Got to meet friends he grew up with. Rained soft that night. I thought and inquired about climbing Mt. Washington, but learned it was not an option. Interesting day of reflection and ...

Let Lake George Roadtrip-O-Rama Commence!, From Maine to New York via Route 2 through NH/VT, United States travel blog

Let Lake George Roadtrip-O-Rama Commence!

A travel blog entry by kolchak25

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... St. Johnsbury House of Pizza in Vermont was our stop for lunch. Their pizza tasted just like the House of Pizza we visit in Maine. Do they all buy dough from the same company? And why do pizza places always have the same little pizza guy for their ...

Baxter Park Predicaments, Baxter State Park, United States travel blog

Baxter Park Predicaments

A travel blog entry by mefox13

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This morning, I awoke extra early to drive up to Baxter State Park in Maine.  The park has a couple of choice spots for moose-watching, and I wanted to arrive early and stake out a spot to wait out the day in hopes of an opportunity to watch and ...

Rockland..more rocks, Rockland, United States travel blog

Rockland..more rocks

A travel blog entry by gknopp

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Going to Oguinquit, Ogunquit, United States travel blog

Going to Oguinquit

A travel blog entry by mynameisamy

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We're headed off to Maine for the July 4th weekend. Hopefully there won't be too much traffic. I'll write more after I get ...

The painful drive, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

The painful drive

A travel blog entry by dom_anna

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... took us roughly 4 hours longer, than mapquest said it would.  It total with stops we drove 15 hours to Bar Harbor, Maine.  Of course mapquest could not predict that we would be at the border for 45 minutes, plus we scrapped the idea of ...

What a beautiful day!, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

What a beautiful day!

A travel blog entry by dom_anna

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... in all of US to export the most lobsters because of their excellent conservation methods (as much as 90%).  Unlike any other state, Maine has a minimum and maximum length that the lobster has to be, plus if it is a female with a mark that she was or ...

Trip New England - Blue Hill!, Blue Hill, United States travel blog

Trip New England - Blue Hill!

A travel blog entry by marcosbt

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Lake Placid to Portland, Portland, United States travel blog

Lake Placid to Portland

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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... 20 minutes and walk but to the car and I drove the rest of the 3 hours to Portland. Arrived at Portand, Maine at 7.00pm and had travelled through four states in one day. But we were now on the East coast of America and we drove past this nice little Motel ...

almost done, Kennebunk, United States travel blog

almost done

A travel blog entry by crumpy98

... of access to a computer and internet connection (right now being kindly offered by the library resources at Portsmouth Public Library, Maine.) So a quick update on things since the last email will go something like this: * hills galore * sunshine and ...

Lobster pig-out with Winter Texan friends, Phippsburg, United States travel blog

Lobster pig-out with Winter Texan friends

A travel blog entry by chictravelers2

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 We drove up the Maine coast to the Meadowbrook Campground in Phippsburg, ME, south of Bath, ME. The whole Maine coastline (if you can call it that) is really thousands of islands and peninsulas. As we drove around we found a roadside place to buy ...

Bangor, Maine, Bangor, United States travel blog

Bangor, Maine

A travel blog entry by hms_travel

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April 12 The first stop today was the Whaling Museum. There were two skeletons of whales there: Kobo (King of the Blue Ocean) was the Blue whale and Bob (not his real name) was the humpback whale. We learned a lot about whales and whaling. It smelled of ...

Arrival, Portland, United States travel blog

Arrival

A travel blog entry by fredchristman

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... .    We will enjoy tonight's seafood feast as we gather around our campfire in the deep wilderness of northern Maine watching the star-filled sky dance throughout the peak night of the Perseids meteor shower.     ...

Maine and Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Maine and Acadia National Park

A travel blog entry by saraishness

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... and it was fun to people watch. Later, on the road as the miles went on and we crossed through New Hampshire and into Maine we observed many interesting signs such as "Blind Person," "Deaf Child" and  "Moose next 5,500 feet." Mom and I thought ...

We're off!, Portland, United States travel blog

We're off!

A travel blog entry by hgtrip

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Hitting the road at 11:00 am on Sunday, July 6, 2014. Bye ...

Acadia - Day Two, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia - Day Two

A travel blog entry by wsult3

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We headed back to Acadia today and made some stops we didn't get to make yesterday. We stopped by Thunder Hole again, but realized it was much more impressive the first time we saw it. We did spend some time around another area close to Thunder Hole ...

Lobster Capital of the World (and Gift Cards 7-10), Rockland, ME, United States travel blog

Lobster Capital of the World (and Gift Cards 7-10)

A travel blog entry by mikeandkelsey

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... .  When we walked inside, it was as we hoped our first lobster restaurant would be. The place was heavily decorated with Maine paraphrenalia, memorabilia, and every other kind of -lia's you could think of. With the help of our server, we decided to ...

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