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I don't like "exercise" any more than you do. But you know what I do like? Paddleboarding with a friend all afternoon (and then sitting in the grass to drink chardonnay). Bike rides and nachos, hikes, yoga classes held in breweries, group paddles to Fort Gorges, you get the idea. Because Maine is my gym.
by: Shannon Bryan

5 reasons to sign up for the Peaks to Portland right now

The water is cold. You can't see the bottom. And 2.4 miles ain't nothing. But here's a secret: Swimming the...
Snowshoe cathance river preserve topsham
by: Shannon Bryan

Splendid snowshoe at Cathance River Preserve in Topsham (beer at Flight Deck after)!

Between the winter wonderland that is Cathance River Preserve and the option to swing into Flight Deck for a beer,...
by: Shannon Bryan

Get a ride to Sunday River or Sugarloaf (and a lift ticket) with Mainely Ski & Ride

A carefree bus ride up to Sunday River or Sugarloaf, bagels and coffee, a whole day of skiing and a...
by: Shannon Bryan

Ski, Swim & Sauna: A wonderful winter trifecta at Bethel Inn Resort

It's a winter trifecta that combines a bit of outdoor activity with plenty of well-deserved post-ski relaxation. And then more...
roman spa meadowmere resort ogunquir
by: Shannon Bryan

Relax in the Roman spa & outdoor hot tub at Meadowmere Resort, Ogunquit

Meadowmere Resort is a fine place for locals to go to relax in the indoor Roman spa and outdoor hot...
YCycle class at the YMCA in Biddeford Maine
by: Shannon Bryan

Try the Y for FREE! Fitness classes, pool, weight rooms & more at YMCA of Southern Maine

The YMCA of Southern Maine's Try the Y campaign, which runs from Jan 2-5, 2019 at all four branches (Portland,...
Snowcoach snowshoe mt washington
by: Shannon Bryan

Take the SnowCoach up, snowshoe down Mt. Washington’s Auto Road

Get a ride up Mt. Washington to 4,200 feet on the SnowCoach, gawk at the views, and then enjoy a...
by: Shannon Bryan

Peaks Island in the off-season: Battery Steele, quiet streets & a rope swing

Peaks Island is pretty sweet to see, even in the off-season. You can explore Battery Steele, climb the coastal rocks,...
by: Shannon Bryan

Winter gear: Where to buy affordable, gently used outdoor apparel, skis, snowshoes, skates & more

If you're in the market for winter layers to keep you cozy or outdoor gear to better enjoy the snow...
by: Shannon Bryan

Rinks & Drinks: Great places to ice skate (with hot toddies and beer close by)

Go ice skating on a local pond or outdoor rink, then hit a nearby bar, restaurant, or inn for a...
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