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New England – Six Activities for Six States

New England

New England has much to see and now is a good time to talk about some fun things you can do in each state, just in time for the spring when many of the region’s holiday companies will be putting together deals and trips for the upcoming vacation season. This post was provided and sponsored by Holiday Hypermarket.

Image by Ben Ramirez, used under Creative Commons license

So, what can you do in New England? Here are six suggestions for these six glorious states.

Cycling

We all love cycling, and it’s something that we can all do quite easily […]

Maine – Lobster Boat Cruise

pushing trap - lobster cruise

One of the more unique activities we’ve done on vacation was going on a cruise on a working lobster boat. Lucky Catch Cruises in Portland, Maine offers 90-minute cruises on which you can learn all about trapping lobsters, by doing it yourself. Lucky Catch takes passengers on cruises only in the summer; the rest of the year it is a commercial lobster boat.

This is not your ordinary sightseeing cruise. You and your kids will be outfitted in an apron or bib overalls in preparation for the work you will do.

Captain Tom and his crew will take you […]

Maine – Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I love the beauty of America’s National Parks. Situated on Mount Desert Island on the coast of Maine is Acadia National Park, 41,000 acres of glacier-carved granite and forests with gorgeous ocean views.

Any visit to Acadia should start at the Hulls Cove Visitor Center, conveniently located at the entrance to the park. There is a relief map of the park showing you the different points of interest. You’ll want to talk to a park ranger to plan your stay. Your visit should be no less than than a half-day, […]