With a diverse landscape, Maine is a playground of outdoor activities. As an outdoor enthusiast, Bronwyn spends her waking hours...Read more & watch the video
Herman and Monique Coombs and their two children live on Orr’s Island, living the exciting life of the lobster family. Herman is...Read more & watch the video
Need a suggestion for something family friendly to do in Maine? Look no further than Jennifer Hazard. She’s the incredibly...Read more & watch the video
Vice President of the 2014 Acadian Congress, Don Levesque is an important guy who will always stay humble. He's a member of the Maine...Read more & watch the video
You can usually find Barry by means of longitude and latitude. For more than 20 years, he has been at the helm of the Schooner Mary...Read more & watch the video
Kathy finds her true inspiration in the kitchens and gardens of Maine. This award-winning author and accomplished chef covers...Read more & watch the video
Their fascination with food and cooking has helped them to become experts in traveling off the beaten path to find Maine’s many...Read more & watch the video
Barry Tripp typifies the Maine outdoor sports enthusiast. A longtime Mainer, he’s passionate about the diverse activities...Read more & watch the video
As founder of the popular blog mainetoday.com/blog/fore-front-fashion, Laura actively seeks out Maine's distinct street style and...Read more & watch the video
Having grown up in Union, Maine is in her blood. As a farmer who grows her own organic food, she is a huge supporter of the...Read more & watch the video
They are captains who know firsthand the effect nature can have on you. Arriving in 1978 to start their own business, the couple has...Read more & watch the video
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Explore history and make some of your own in the footsteps and canoe wakes of American writer and naturalist, Henry David Thoreau. During three journeys into Maine, Thoreau kept journals that were published as "The Maine Woods." Today you can explore the same legendary routes, just as a group of intrepid explorers did recently for the 150th anniversary of the book's publication. The outer journey offers canoe trips, whitewater rafting, moose watching and rock climbing in Maine's timeless natural world. And the inner journey, well, that's a transcendental experience that's up to you.
So read on about the Maine Woods–past and present–then make plans to spend some quality time in both.
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