While exploring MDI can take a lifetime, it is also fun to find adventures that take you off our little island. We love to feature day trips on this blog, giving our readers ideas for other great places to explore while still being based on MDI. Our Lubec day trip is a little farther afield… Read More


In the winter time, many locals come out of the woodwork, put on their snowshoes, etc., and enjoy winter sports, like ice fishing. For most of the country, January 1st is the time to start New Year’s Resolutions, but for many on MDI, it marks the start of ice fishing season, which typically concludes towards… Read More


For some, winter might sound sad and depressing. But for many year-round MDI residents, this is exciting, in part because it means ice skating. MDI just recently got its first traditional ice rink. Tremont built an ice rink in early 2018 and it is maintained by the Tremont Recreation Board. Updates on the rink can… 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


There’s places to hike besides Acadia National Park? You bet and we covered them in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. Today our final post about hikes you can do near Acadia National Park without being in it. The Kinglet Trail at the Alycon Center Location: Seal Cove The Alycon Center is a… Read More


In our first post in this series, we told you about the five best local hiking trails that are not part of Acadia National Park. In writing it, we realized there are way more than five we wanted to talk about. Really–there are just so many good trails that it is very hard to say… Read More