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The Beech Hill Preserve, managed by the Coastal Mountain Land Trust, offers ready access to one of the most scenic and multi-faceted conservation properties in the western Penobscot Bay region. As the only bald hilltop in the area, Beech Hill is an extraordinary hiking, picnicking and birding destination that offers panoramic views of Penobscot Bay, the Camden hills and the St. George peninsula. The Preserve has the honor of being one of… Read More

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The Maine Day Tripper Portland by Tanya Mitchell I think the two-hour drive from Searsport to Portland is much like the old advertising slogan for another New England favorite, Dunkin Donuts – it’s worth the trip! Corny, I know, but if you’re like me and you don’t mind rocking out to some of your favorite road trip songs during the drive, the ride to Portland can be a pretty good time, too. I… Read More

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Saturday was the quintessential Maine winter day…not a cloud in the ski, visibility for miles and air so crisp you want to breath deep because even locals can smell the fir trees on days like this. You may have read my post before about Brooks Maine…well Saturday I drove Rt 7 straight North, through Brooks to get to the annual spin-in held at the Newport Elementary school (you can see more photos… Read More

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How do you know that you live in a hidden harbor of the “Vacationland State?” When you visit the state’s tourism site and beginning sifting through the calendar of events.  (This week my  task is to create a good list of events within a two hour radius of Searsport Shores).  If you just look at the official website http://www.visitmaine.com, you’re lead to believe that nothing happens between Camden and Bar Harbor…but us… Read More

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The phone’s been unusually busy for the last few weeks…and then we figured out why…there’s a picture of one of our campsites and a mention of us in an article about Waldo County Maine…YIPPEE!   Don’t get me wrong, we really like being part of a more hidden piece of the Maine Coast…but who doesn’t like to see their name in a National Magazine?  If you’re into electronic versions of magazines, you… Read More

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