Continuing with our series on visiting New England in a cruise ship, today we highlight the small ship cruises of Blount Small Ship Adventures. They offer three cruises that take in portions of New England:
Adventures on the Coast of Maine – 8 days cruising from Portland to Bar Harbor and back Islands of . . . → Read More: More New England Small Ship Cruising
Looking for a different outdoor activity. How about panning for gold in New Hampshire? It turns out that many of New Hampshire’s rivers and streams have small amounts of gold in them. Now before you get full gold fever and go stomping off like a 49er, reread that last sentence and pay attention to . . . → Read More: All That Glitters in New Hampshire
On Sunday, May 22 the husband and wife team of Arden and Sherry Olson of Cumming, Georgia completed a 740 mile canoe journey of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT), capping an adventure that took more than three weeks. In doing so they became the 39th individual or team to complete an uninterrupted through . . . → Read More: First Through Paddle of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail for the 2011 Season
You are not doubt familiar with the Freedom Trail in Boston. But did you know that Portland, Maine has a Freedom trail of their own?
The Portland Freedom Trail was established by the City of Portland on November 9, 2006 and is dedicated to a very different time in American History than the Freedom . . . → Read More: Portland Maine’s Freedom Trail
By Joe Laing, El Monte RV Rentals
As soon as the snows begin to melt, RV camping anglers begin to dream of fishing expeditions. The State of Maine is home to near-mythical spots filled with verdant scenery, first-class RV campgrounds and fishing holes worth writing home about. Whether you like the lure of open . . . → Read More: RV Fishing Expedition to Maine
If you are a fan of our fine feathered friends then you may wish to take in one or more of a trio of Maine festivals dedicated to birding:
May 20 to 22, 2011: The 5th Annual Wings, Waves and Woods Festival (PDF) Deer Isle. May 27 to 30, 2011: The 8th Annual Down . . . → Read More: Some Birding Festivals in Maine
All right, so it is a fish ladder that allows anadromous fish to bypass the Amoskeag Dam. What on earth is an anadromous fish you may ask. It is a type of fish that is born fresh water, but live as adults in the salt water of oceans. This includes Atlantic salmon, American shad, . . . → Read More: Get Up Close to Fish Climbing a Ladder at Amoskeag Fishways
If you are a mountain biking aficionado the State of Vermont has a destination for you. Kingdom Trails located in East Burke Vermont bills itself as a “a multiple-use trail system” in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. The International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) calls it “one of the last truly wild areas in the lower 48″. . . . → Read More: Paradise for Mountain Bikers in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom
On the Wednesday May 18 through Sunday May 22 Nantucket will once again play host to their annual Wine Festival. This festival is nationally recognized as one of the best wine events in the United States. The 2011 edition of the festival will feature:
A celebrity chef & winemaker auction dinner A grand tasting . . . → Read More: 15th Annual Nantucket Wine Festival
The National Wildlife Refuge System was established to conserve and protect the country’s fish, plants, and wildlife. The first refuge was created by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1903. The system is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
There are 533 refuges and other units, of which 33 are in New England. These . . . → Read More: New England National Wildlife Refuges