Downeast Maine, Part 4 (Final) – Oceanarium, and Points East

This is the last installment of our summer Maine adventure.  (Hooray, the crowd goes wild!) At this point, I was facing a little bit of mutiny from the boys.  "No hiking today".  Well, we all have our limits.  So instead, we went to the Oceanarium, home of the US's only lobster hatchery, and some good…Read more Downeast Maine, Part 4 (Final) – Oceanarium, and Points East

Downeast Maine, Part 2 – Whale Watching and Lighthouses

Part 2 of our Maine adventure, featuring a very foggy day in the Atlantic looking for whales, a short hike to Bar Island along the low-tide accessible sand bar that gives Bar Harbor its name, and various lighthouses.  A note on the whale watching trip, through Bar Harbor Whale Watch:  The touring company uses high speed,…Read more Downeast Maine, Part 2 – Whale Watching and Lighthouses