To set the pace for the weekend ahead, I opt for the slightly loner, scenic drive up Routes 302 and 35, past beautiful Songo Pond in Bethel. Having grown up in the area, I look forward to “coming home” for … Continue reading
48 Hours In
As soon as the clock hits 5 p.m., I head straight for my car, put on my summer adventuring playlist, and get onto 295, ready for a weekend of new people, delicious food, and exploring my beautiful home state.
My boyfriend Adam and I travel north towards Bangor. I went to school at the University of Maine, so I am excited to be heading back to the area I spent so much time in—this time as an adult.
Friday 4:30 p.m. on I-95 I cut out of my office in Portland a little early to swing back to Kennebunk to pick up my 12-year-old daughter Sabrina, who is ready for our first 48HRS adventure in the beach towns of York … Continue reading
As my husband Mark and I drive north with our five- and three-year-old sons, Luke and Noah, and Be a our Lab mix, I snap a family selfie and dash off an Instagram post: “Blue Hill, are you ready for … Continue reading
When I heard I would be spending a weekend in the Belgrade Lakes I reached out to my old friend, river guide Taylor Steeves. Taylor has always had a passion for the Maine outdoors and a great sense of adventure, … Continue reading
Friday 7:48 p.m. @ M.C. Perkins Cove My traveling companion, Lisa, and I arrive later than anticipated for our dinner at M.C. Perkins Cove in Ogunquit. However, our work- week stress quickly subsides as we enter this waterfront oasis by … Continue reading
After rainy weather for what feels like weeks, the sun is shining, and I have a case of spring fever. This weekend road trip can’t come fast enough.
I have the most excellent 48HRS partner road- tripping with me, one of my best friends— developer, hotelier, and restaurateur Tim Harrington. We both love discovery, good food and drink, art, shopping, and Maine towns. Belfast and Lincolnville, here we … Continue reading
It’s been four years since my last 48HRS in these seaside towns. That was pre-parenthood; this time my husband, Steve, and I will have our three-year-old daughter with us. I’m looking forward to some quality family time in a place … Continue reading