Maine Gardens to Visit for Mother’s Day

For Mother’s Day this year, MP’s wish is for good weather and a breakfast visit to a local garden with coffee, croissants and a book in hand. If you’re also a mom in search of Sunday morning serenity, here are a few favorite Maine gardens to enjoy plus a few fun events for the weekend:

Sunday Strolls: Cascade Falls

As soon as the weather turns warmer, our family seeks out walks that are new to us. The Trout Pond Trail to Cascade Falls, which is part of Saco Bay Trails, is only 1/4 mile long and dog-friendly. And since spring is the season when waterfalls run fastest, we thought it would be a great time to visit.

The New Moon Restaurant + Saco River Market

MP had some serious ants in her pants earlier this month. When this happens, the family can bet on a road trip. Any change of scenery will do. We decided on a visit to The New Moon Restaurant  (aka DP’s new favorite breakfast place) followed by a trip to the Saco River Market. The New Moon is in a cute yellow building …

A Winter Daytrip to the Saco Heath Preserve

Jessica Jenkins, the owner of Daytrip Jr. in Kennebunkport, guest blogs today. If you haven’t already, follow Daytrip on Facebook. Jessica is a wonderful source of ideas for kids and families. We’re so happy to have her here! Take it away Jessica…. In search of a winter activity to cure our cabin fever, the Daytrip Society family packed our hats, …

Best of the Beach

We are thrilled by the responses to our latest giveaway. Thanks to all who entered! Our 3 winners were chosen based on the beaches’ unique locale and family-friendly vibe. So without further ado, congratulations to: • Michelle Webb (Peaks-Kenny State Park, Dover-Foxcroft) • April Cloutier (Ferry Beach State Park, Saco) • Harmony Lattin (Sand Beach, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor) We …