People pan for gold in Maine? You bet, at Coos Canyon, a very popular roadside stop along the Swift River in Byron! This hidden gem is definitely worth the trip. This scenic stop is a 500-yard gorge that sits right next to the road. It’s a great place to stretch your legs or have lunch. TheContinue Reading Coos Canyon: Maine’s Popular Roadside Stop and Gold Panning Location
Panoramic Views If you’re traveling in the Rangeley region of the state, be sure to stop at Height of Land. This roadside rest stop overlooks Mooselookmeguntic Lake and the valley. You’ll have the best view of the Rangeley Lakes Region and surrounding mountains, too. The Appalachian Trail passes close by this roadside stop. Continue Reading Height of Land: Ultimate vantage point worth the stop
Step Falls near Grafton Notch State Park Step Falls is one of my favorite places to visit any time of year in Maine. The hike to the falls is an easy 20-25 minutes (0.6 miles) and is perfect for families. The lower falls are an easy hike and the last section of the upper fallsContinue Reading Step Falls, Newry Maine: Great Family Waterfall Hike
Where are the 4×4 off-road trails? Several people have asked me where the offroad trails are for Jeeps and other vehicles in Maine. You might as well be asking me for the pin number to my ATM card- I won’t tell you. The reason is simple- we belong to a Jeep club that practices LeaveContinue Reading Jeep Clubs and 4×4 Off-Road Trails in Maine
2017 Maine Foliage Fall is here in Maine and what better time to grab your camera and explore the wild, scenic beauty of the state! This is a great time of year to go hiking, camping, paddling, biking or take a road trip and enjoy the colorful scenery as the leaves change across the state.Continue Reading Check out the 2017 Maine Foliage Report!