Adventure Travel – Maine

Adventures, Maine

If your idea of adventure is lush fir trees, beautiful mountains and winding roads you should have Moosehead Lake as your planned destination. Staying by the lake you will be able to view the loons with their crazy activity that inhabit the lake.

You can float on the lake with a tube or small raft relax, take in the sun and enjoy the lazy days of summer. Fishing along the shore you will catch salmon and trout. Greenville has a steamship cruise you can take all around the lake that is an affordable way to take in the scenic views of this very large lake.

The Appalachian Trail can be accessed here from Moose Point you can wander through the firs and take in the beautiful mountains up close. You can walk 100 miles of the trail or take just a short hike.
Travel just a short two and a half hours by car to Bar Harbor the best whale and seal watching area on the Atlantic Ocean. You can take one of the local tour boats out into the ocean and watch the whales in action.

The very first National Park Acadia is in this area. The Park is made up of granite cliffs and ocean. The park service offers tours by boat of the islands that are included within the park. The wild life is abundant you will see harbor seals, gray seals, many species of birds and even mountain goats. Low tide will give you to see a large collection of sea animals.

Acadia is a hikers dream with over 120 miles of trails ranging from gentle walks along the ocean to forest covered hills with granite cliffs ascent.

Acadia is rich and history with many interesting historic landmarks light houses, grave yards. There is something about staying near the ocean the sound of the surf, the cry of the loon that will bring you back over and over again.

Traveling through Maine you will see the strength of the early pioneers in the people who still live there. Eat some delicious sea food, recharge your batteries have a memory that will bring you back next year.