Sandy Moore and Kimberlee Bennett, authors of "Paddling Southern Maine," were kind enough to share some of their favorite paddles - from coastal routes to easy-going rivers.
Now is probably a good time to acquire a fitness routine, both because it's good for your health and also to prevent yourself from going downright stir crazy in your living room in the coming weeks. Supporting a local studio/gym/trainer sure is swell, too.
Do yoga in the grass next to Lulu's Barn & Alpacas on Westport Island, where you can relax into savasana, gaze up at the canopy of trees framing the sky overhead, and listen to alpacas pulling up grass and munching away contentedly. It's a wonderful sound.
“Dancing is an expression, a freeing experience." Turns out, dancing in the grass on the Eastern Prom, with Casco Bay as a backdrop, makes the experience even sweeter.
During a sunset or full moon canoe tour on the Scarborough Marsh, you'll get a sunset (and maybe a moon rise) on the water, in a canoe, at a place that's supremely scenic and filled with all sorts of marsh wildlife, with a knowledgeable guide who can name all the birds and the fish and even point out some planets in the night sky.
Warrior pose just feels stronger when your feet are in the grass. And kettlebell squats are remarkably more enjoyable when your view is Casco Bay.