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Ocean Path Hike

As America’s first national park, Acadia National Park offers numerous hikes, up mountains, through forests and along shores. All offer spectacular views and possibilities to experience natural areas that have been protected and well preserved for many years. The Ocean Path is one of the most well traveled trails in Acadia. It is a 4 … Read More

Witherle Woods view

Hiking Witherle Woods Castine, Maine

Castine and the Blue Hill area peninsula has some of the best hiking trails on the coast of Maine. This expansive view of Penobscot Bay from Witherle Woods is located right here in Castine, Maine and includes more than 4 miles of networked trails. The view from Witherle Woods overlooks the bay out to Isleboro … Read More

Holbrook Island State Park

Holbrook Island State Park Hiking

The area around Penobscot Bay is home to some wonderful natural areas. Holbrook Island Sanctuary State Park, just across the bay from Castine, is a beautifully protected natural area and is home to some great hiking trails. The Summit Trail leads you up a short hill that overlooks Castine Harbor and Penobscot Bay, while the … Read More

Canada Cliffs

Canada Cliffs Acadia National Park Trail

Acadia National Park offers many excellent trails of varying difficulty. One of the shorter trails still provides wonderful views over Mount Desert Island including Echo Lake. The Canada Cliffs and Beech Cliff Trails on the west side of the island combine for 2 miles of beautiful hiking. Many opportunities are available for photos as the … Read More

Great Pond Mountain Trust view

Hiking with a View; Great Pond Mountain Trust

The Great Pond Mountain Trust, located in Orland, Maine provides ample opportunities to explore 4500 acres of moutains, hills, ponds and hiking trails. While Great Pond Mountain is a favorite of adventurers in this area, the trails in the Wildlands offer hiking over various types of terrain. Heading north from the south gate onto the … Read More

Barred Island view of the water

Barred Island Hike

Just off the Goosecove Rd in Deer Isle is a beautiful 1 mile hike out to Barred Island. If you intend on visiting the island you’ll need to plan on getting there near low tide. The island is only accessible a few hours on either side of low tide. You can travel around the island … Read More

Best Places to See Fall Foliage on the Coast of Maine

Fall foliage season is a great time to visit the coast of Maine. Here are some of the best places to see the beautiful colors all around Castine. Take a drive up Cadillac Mountain on the auto road to see Acadia National Park from above. The fall colors are spread out before you as you … Read More

Stay Small, Stay Safe

The health and safety of our guests, staff, and families are our top priority, and we have made some important changes to prepare for your future visit to Maine. Find out how you can stay small, stay safe and we hope to welcome you soon!

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