2019 Northeast

BOLT: “Best of the Loop Trip”!

Our big, lazy, five-month, 8,479-mile loop around the Northeast and Canada gave lots of special memories.  Invariably, when we return, people ask “What was the best thing you did?”  Add some of these “best of the best” locations and activities to your...

New Hampshire White Mountains: Live Free Or Die

There is no better place to “Live Free” than New Hampshire’s White Mountains, with soaring mountain ranges, glacier-carved valleys, lakes and rivers, and natural attractions galore. This is the “best of the best” of New Hampshire! We visited two of the beautiful “notches”...

Portland, ME: The “Maine” Event!

Ahhhh, Portland Maine:  a whirlwind of savoring all the city had to offer (A LOT), thanks in large part to Phoenix-expat-and-now-Portland-resident-friend Sue, who took multiple days to welcome us and direct us to all the good stuff! What can you expect in Portland, Maine...

Mid-Summer, Mid-Trip, Mid-Coast Maine!

Middle of summer, middle of this trip, middle of Maine!  “Midcoast Maine” is consistently listed as a Top Ten Destination in travel guides and websites. It’s a conglomeration of rugged, rocky coasts, picturesque fishing harbors, and marinas stuffed with pleasure...