We all drive through Seal Harbor at some point, but have you ever stopped to really look around? As with most places on MDI, Seal Harbor was first a native American domain and then settled as a fishing village which developed into a resort area with the requisite Summer Cottages and hotel facilities of the… Read More


The village of Otter Creek toady is unique in that it’s the only settlement on Mount Desert Island completely surrounded by Acadia National Park (ANP), but its current quiet residential feel belies a varied history. Long a seasonal Wabanaki hunting , fishing, and clamming cove, Samuel de Champlain sailed the shoreline of Otter Cove on… Read More


Two previous blog posts have taken you through 266 miles of the Maine Sculpture Trail – Oh Canada Route. If you missed them, go back and check out Part 1 and Part 2. This final post describes our last day of this unique adventure. Day Three- Back At It After another good night’s rest and… Read More


The Maine Sculpture Trail is an outdoor exhibit of 34 stone sculptures positioned over a 200-mile stretch of coastal Maine. If you haven’t already, check out our Part One post, and then come back here to continue your adventure. Day 2: Back At It After a well-deserved night of rest, we’re rejuvenated and eating breakfast… Read More


You may not know about The Maine Sculpture Trail but you might have seen a granite statue in an unlikely location somewhere in Downeast Maine. The reality is these sculptures were built over the course of years by world class artists for the towns they now live in. Local Mainer and Steuben native, Jesse Salisbury,… Read More


Whether you live on MDI or just visit us a lot, it can be sometimes nice to have an adventure in the form of a day trip. Day trips mean you can keep your home base and maybe see a little something you weren’t planning on. We are going to feature regular day trip destinations… Read More


Whether you live on MDI or just visit us a lot, it can be sometimes nice to have an adventure in the form of a day trip. Day trips mean you can keep your home base and maybe see a little something you weren’t planning on. We are going to feature regular day trip destinations… Read More