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Pies On Parade Tempt Travelers To Maine

Thanks to its Pies on Parade each winter, Rockland, Maine is packed with food-centric folk whose goal is to sample the most marvelous pies possible. Whether you and your kids are serious gourmets or just have a sweet tooth, this event is 100% good, clean family fun.Otherwise, a visit during the dog days of winter to this seaside town doesn’t earn a spot...

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Skiing Sunday River Is A Peak Maine Experience

Our family was thrilled at the quality of the ski experience we found at Sunday River in Maine. A favorite of New England skiers and an easy reach from Portland (1.5 hours) Boston (3.5 hours), Sunday River is, arguably, one of the best ski mountains in the Northeast . Good Snow, Good Grooming, Nice Runs at Sunday RiverStarting with the mountain -- eight...

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The Maine Getaway: Inn by the Sea, Cape Elizabeth

A family vacation in Maine brings to mind beautiful coastal views, relaxation, sandy beaches, outdoors exploration, and great seafood -- all of which are found at the Inn by the Sea. This classic resort in Cape Elizabeth is the perfect home base to experience all of this and more during your...

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Ride the Rails to Maine and Win Amtrak’s Video Challenge

New Englanders have long appreciated Amtrak’s popular Downeaster train route, with its five daily round-trips between Boston and Portland, Maine. Families should note that kids 2-15 ride the Downeaster at 50% off the adult fare, and for a limited time through June 30, 2013, they travel for...

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Visit Maine’s Overnight Camps for a Chance to Win

Maine Camp Experience suggests their overnight camps as the remedy to a season of boredom and whining - especially if your kids are home for the summer and playing ball in the backyard has already run its course. For the past 150 years they have practiced and perfected...

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LL Bean July 4th Family Events in Freeport Maine

As the 4th of July, 2012 fast approaches, so does the 100th anniversary of L.L. Bean, Maine's famous adventure outfitters. Their annual Summer in the Park schedule is being augmented in its honor, and L.L.Bean invites families to help commemorate its century-long run as an American institution. The flagship L.L. Bean store is located at 95 Main Street Freeport,...

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Weekends Far Away In Bath, Maine

Looking for a taste of small town America? The old-fashioned coastal village of Bath, Maine may be just the idyllic family summer vacation you crave.A dear friend recently moved to Bath, Maine and graciously invited my family and me to spend a weekend exploring the area. We would be looking for activities that would please a variety of ages, as our group consisted of four adults, my two teenagers...

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Maine Adventures In The Forks

From whitewater rafting to rock climbing, Maine's northern outdoors has it all, and one company makes the fun easy to share with active kids and teens. From whitewater rafting to rock climbing, Maine's northern outdoors has it all, and one company makes the fun easy to share with active kids and teens. My addiction is to things that move - rowboats to the Concorde and everything...

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Two Nation Road Trip, Maine to New Brunswick

Looking for a fun way to experience the beauty of North America’s Atlantic coast? Try the two nation vacation from Maine in the US to New Brunswick in Canada for scenic seascapes (and some world-class seafood).  It’s also a family-friendly eco-escape that will introduce you to the natural Northeast. If eating lobster along the pristine...

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Presenting Portland Maine

Sometimes the grass is not greener in the other fellow's city. Take Portland, Maine for example. Portland isn't the distant cousin of Boston, Baltimore, or other places that have redone their waterfronts and infused their city with an urban community spirit. It stands on its own. At first glance, the city has a Victorian feel to it -- winding, cobbled streets, a scattering of pubs and...

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