Searsport Shores Ocean Camping Blog

Hasn’t it just been the most magnificent Fall?  We’re just putting away the sheets that protected the cilantro and beets in the garden because we’ve harvested all but the last straggles....

We finally closed for the season the other day because the wind and the rain made life outdoors too inhospitable for everyone involved…but it’s always with a mixed emotions.  Sure, we’re...

My good friend Rick has a convertible and a few days ago the weather was outstanding, so he and I went on a road trip to the Schoodic Peninsula, part of Acadia...

As I write this, the festivities of the last five days are just wrapping up, with a farewell reception. All week the energy has been palpable. People making new discoveries, sharing...

Labor Day weekend is now behind us, so autumn isn’t far off now. It’s been a wonderfully warm and sunny summer, but now it’s time to look ahead to all that...

  Many people rent kayaks to paddle around in Penobscot Bay. A common question is How long will it take to paddle over to Sears Island from Searsport Shores? Of course...

Some of the textures we see in nature are fascinating. Yesterday, during a walk on Sears Island, I found this rock and found the striations quite striking. It’s actually quite a...

We’ve had such a stretch of really wonderful weather here in Searsport this summer. Although our lawn is a little parched, the calm mornings have been wonderful for kayaking and other...

Blood worms live in the oozy mudflats at low tide where they eat dead and decaying seaweed, leaves and other vegetation.     100’s of Mainers make their living digging for...

Of course it never rains here in Maine*, but if you should happen to be camping and it should happen to rain – and you like fine wine – you might...