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++ Get out (but, like, not too far). We all love and appreciate the positive effects of the Maine outdoors. Hopefully we’ll be back to all kinds of adventuring soon. But for now, press pause. The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry has some great advice: stay close to home, steer clear of busy locations, keep your distance (and stick to walking/hiking with folks from your household). ++

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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

Camelot + Cutler Coast: Cliffside A-frame in Robbinston, hike the Bold Coast

You don't have to start every morning wandering the expansive beach at low tide scouting for sand dollars and marveling...
by: Shannon Bryan

Mount Kineo: Boat over, hike up, revel in views of Moosehead Lake from atop a fire tower

It's definitely the boat ride over on Moosehead Lake that makes a visit to Mount Kineo State Park so alluring....
women holding sketchbook with poorly drawn animals on it
by: Shannon Bryan

5 ways to enjoy the Maine outdoors close to home

Enjoy the outdoors close to home, including but not limited to: watching a sunrise, making a sunrise, googling 'dragonfly reproduction,'...
by: Shannon Bryan

Hike Mt. Washington in the winter with Maine Alpine Guiding

The northeast's tallest peak AND home to some of the worst weather in the world. Two reasons that make people...
by: Shannon Bryan

Full Moon Paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge in Old Town

Between the beaver spottings, the calm, winding waters of Pushaw Stream, and the big, bright moon lighting the way, a...
Beginner friendly paddles Maine kayaking runaround Pond
by: Shannon Bryan

Paddling Southern Maine: 10 beginner-friendly places to kayak and SUP

Sandy Moore and Kimberlee Bennett, authors of "Paddling Southern Maine," were kind enough to share some of their favorite paddles...
Five women in wetsuits standing together on beach and smiling
by: Shannon Bryan

Maine’s most excellent races and places, events and adventures (aka, Active Mainer’s Bucket List)

Maybe it's my way of looking ahead or keeping my chin up, as they say. Maybe it's a respectful nod...
by: Shannon Bryan

Close-to-Home Scavenger Hunt + Indoor Challenges

An entertaining close-to-home scavenger hunt for the Fit Maine Social [Distancing] Club (until we can adventure together again). Challenges start...
by: Shannon Bryan

Trail run or easy hike with river views at Dodge Point Preserve in Newcastle

Dodge Point has 6.1 miles of trails and they're all lovely. (But come on, that Shore Trail, with its pine...
by: Shannon Bryan

From hospice to healthy: Meet 89-year-old Millie Donahue, the inspiration behind MamaSezz

Millie Donahue has a big heart. You can feel it in the warmth she exudes as she proudly talks about...
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