[at-l] Trip to Maine
Kyvcat at aol.com
Kyvcat at aol.com
Sun May 2 19:38:50 CDT 2010
I agree with all Bluetrail says.
We took the carriage ride for the first time in many visits and really
enjoyed it, though we just went through the woods. If you take the one to Jordan
Pond for the popovers, you can also walk around the pond (3.3 miles), a
lovely, level, beautiful hike.
You'll be amazed at how cold it can get on a sunny day of whale watching
unless you stay inside the cabin (not fun!)
We were there just last year, but I'm still envious of your trip.
In a message dated 4/28/10 2:02:06 PM, bluetrail at aol.com writes:
> And sometimes there are free outdoor concerts in the park in Bar Harbor.
> For a splurge, take the "carriage" ride in Acadia NP to Jordan Pond, You
> then get out, go to the restaurant and have tea and popovers on the lawn.
> The day I did this, it was so windy (but beautiful) that the popovers were
> flying through the air.
> Another splurge would be a whale watching trip out of Bar Harbor. Be
> sure to take layers, because even on a gorgeous day, it's COLD out in the
> front of the boat.
> One other Maine "must" is to go to a bean-hole supper. Every fire
> station, church, fraternal organization, etc. has their own secret recipe for the
> beans. The one I went to in Millinocket you got the beans, a VERY red hot
> dog, slaw, and some sort of blueberry dessert.
> You'll have a great time no matter what you do!
> -Original Message-----
> From: Kyvcat at aol.com
> To: tenacious_tanasi at yahoo.com; at-l at backcountry.net
> Sent: Mon, Apr 26, 2010 10:18 pm
> Subject: Re: [at-l] Trip to Maine
> I'd agree with those who say Acadia. There's tons of hiking and great
> trails. There's lots of good restaurants. We like the West Street Cafe in Bar
> Harbor. But stop at Moody's Diner, on Rt. 1, in Waldoboro on the way.
> There's kayaking. There's lots of boat trips and lighthouses, an oceanarium where
> you can learn more about lobsters than you ever wanted to know. Anyway,
> it's one of our very favorite areas.
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