In Part 2 of our Exploring Seal Harbor trip (Part 1 is here in case you missed it), we’re taking a look at Eastern side of Seal Harbor and Cooksey Drive area. This more of a drive around day trip so bring your car and get ready for some pretty views. We’ll start at my… 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


Acadia National Park is awesome. But the awesomeness of Acadia has been well-documented and overshadowing some of the other cool local hiking spots that are not Acadia. As the tourists flock to Acadia, sometimes these lesser-known spots can be wide open for your enjoyment and not far from Mount Desert Island! Birdsacre Location: Ellsworth, Maine… Read More