A Visit to Sand Beach

Our family last visited Acadia National Park in 2009 when the kids were just two- and three-years old. At the time, we explored the Schoodic Peninsula — a lesser known entrance to the park, where a 6-mile loop treated us to spectacular views of lighthouses and forested islands. The visit was a quiet way to introduce our young family to …

Summer Adventures 2016

School is out in less than a month, and our summer is going to be busier than ever. MP has a special project she is working on, the kids are going to day camps, and we have family visiting from California for a few weeks. Still, there is always room for a few new adventures! Here’s what is on our …

Summer Hikes

Congratulations to Karen Nadeau! She’s won a month-long, family membership to Peek-a-Boo Center in Westbrook. Karen says her team enjoys hiking throughout the state during the summer: We get out and hike, hike, hike! We frequent Bradbury Mountain, Acadia National Park, Fuller Farm Sanctuary in Scarborough, Mt. Agamenticus, and lots of other places. It is always nice to get out …

Road Trip: Sullivan + Schoodic Peninsula

The Cute Potato gang hit the road July 4th weekend to visit friends in Sullivan. If you’re not familiar with Sullivan, it’s near Frenchman Bay with jaw-dropping views of Cadillac Mountain. We spent our first full day at the Schoodic Peninsula—a lesser-known entrance to Acadia National Park. The rocks are flat and easy to climb with parental guidance, and the …