Browsing Category : New England

The Ultimate Vermont Road Trip


They don’t call Vermont the  Green Mountain State for nothing!  This New England gem is home to mountains, lakes, swimming holes, waterfalls, miles (and miles, and miles, and miles) of trails, lush green landscapes, and some of the best craft beer in the country.  What’s not to love? When should you visit?  Hit the road in the Summer for lush…

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10 Fire Tower Hikes in the Northeast US


From (roughly) the early to late 1900’s, forest fire observers watched over many areas of the Northeast United States from towers perched on the top of peaks around the region.  While in most places the observers are no longer scanning the landscape looking for signs of fires, some of the towers remain and have been preserved/restored for the enjoyment of…

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First Time Visitor’s Guide to Acadia National Park


  Thinking about checking off another box on your National Parks tour?  Spring is officially here, which means warmer temperatures and sunshine are finally on their way.  While there is fun to be had in all seasons, by far the best time to visit Acadia National Park is in the Summer and Fall.  So get ready to hit the road…

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Beginner’s guide to Winter Hikes in the White Mountains, New Hampshire


Winter is coming here! For some this may mean hibernation.  But for the adventurous souls, it means piling on a few more layers and getting out there to explore and play.  In New England the fun doesn’t stop when the temperatures drop – it’s just getting started.  But what do you do if you’re not a skier or snowboarder??  Cold temps…

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Gift Ideas for the Outdoor Adventurer


The holiday season is here, and it’s time to swing into elf mode and get that Christmas (or Hanukkah, or whatever other holiday you celebrate!) shopping finished (….. or started, if you are a solid procrastinator like me).   Have a camper, hiker, or other adventurous soul on your list?  Here are some great ideas for the outdoors-person in your life.…

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