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New England Traveler

Harvest Day

Fall is one of the best seasons to visit the park Watch our wildlife enjoy the same fall harvest crops that people do! Did you know that moose love pumpkins, foxes & coyotes love apples, & of course, deer love corn. Enjoy a variety of ‘old-tyme’ harvest games & activities

New England Today

Dear Yankee

Wrong Target
Edie Clark’s bucolic view of country life is certainly charming, but she should have been fretting more about the wandering black bovine eating poisonous pigweed or getting hit by a car rather than getting shot by a hunter [“Raging Bull,” September/October, p. 14]. Encouraging the stereotype of the bumbling

New England Traveler

Food Plots for Wildlife

Time: 8:00am to 11:00am Space Limited: First 25 peopleMore and more folks are creating native and natural food plots for wildlife. Mainers interested in starting their own food plot are encouraged to attend this informative workshop. Come learn the prep, locating, seed selection, maintenance, and benefits of food plots specifically

New England Today

Speaking My Mind

Would you cull the deer population to reduce the threat of Lyme disease?
Having suffered the ravages of Lyme for 12 years and nearly losing my son to same, my opinion is a strong yes. We need more, but it’s a start.
Pamela Swift, R.N., Palm Harbor, FL
Possibly the answer is to

New England Traveler

Appalachian National Scenic Trail

The Appalachian National Scenic Trail in Maine is perhaps the most rugged portion of the 14-state hike. There are 281 miles of Trail in Maine, and even the most experienced of hikers can be slowed to an average of only one mile an hour in some parts of the Trail.

Ballard Park

With so much of Newport linked to the ocean, it can be a respite just to take a walk in the woods — specifically at the 13-acre Ballard Park, with its varied terrain: trails along the ridge of a 19th-century quarry; a large, lush meadow; a grassy, shrubby ravine; tall

Guided Island Tours

BEST PERSONALIZED BOAT TOURRegistered Maine Guide and professional biologist Captain Walt Reed crafts custom tours for guests aboard the Gael. Among the possibilities: lighthouse viewing, bird and wildlife sighting, island hopping, or circumnavigating Deer Isle.

Katahdin Cruises

Katahdin Cruises

Katahdin Cruises invites you to board the Katahdin, a steamship built in 1914 by Bath Iron Works, for a three-hour cruise on Moosehead lake. “The Kate,” as the boat is called, travels up the lake 12 miles to the widest part just north of Deer and Sugar Islands, the largest

MeadowLark Inn

Best Farmhouse RetreatLoll in the hammock or soak in the Jacuzzi while you listen to birdsong and keep a watch for deer at this classic B&B in a beautifully restored 1870s farmhouse.

Pilgrim’s Inn

Pilgrim’s Inn

Overlooking picturesque Northwest Harbor of Penobscot Bay, Pilgrim’s Inn on Deer Isle is the perfect place to experience Down East Maine. Built in 1793, this historic post-and-beam Maine inn welcomes you with an ambience and warmth of a bygone era. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the inn

Rose Farm Inn

If you can’t see the sea from your room, you can definitely see meadows and wildflowers, possibly the deer or pheasant that roam the 20 acres of this former farm. Bike rentals onsite. Rates: from $139 May 8–June 18, from $179 June 19–Sept. 7, including continental breakfast.

The B & B at Bartlett Farm

The family’s bison are in view from the wrap-around porch, and fallow deer often gently greet early risers. Then there’s pleasant conversation over generously sized frittatas made with fresh eggs. BEST RELAXING PORCH.

The Inn at Shelburne Farms

Country ease meets Gilded Age opulence. Many guestrooms in the Tudor-style mansion overlooking Lake Champlain feature furnishings original to the Webb family, who summered here on a 1,400-acre model farm that today supplies meats, dairy, and produce to the inn’s elegant restaurant. Voted Best Lakeside Luxury. You could buy the

Vermont Adventure Tours

Guided rock-climbing tours include the popular cliffs at Rattlesnake Point (above the Falls of Lana) and the more-intense Deer Leap Mountain across from Pico Peak. Courses span the beginner basics of “Rock 101″ to more intense “Self-Rescue Technique” and are tailored to group size and ability. BEST ROCK-CLIMBING INSTRUCTION.

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