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Unplug to Reconnect

By Katelyn Michaud on Mar 5, 2021 8:46:37 AM

This is part of our series "The Changing Face of Travel"...exploring specific topics and trends affecting travel in 2021 and beyond. To read more articles click here

UNPLUG TO RECONNECT: UNDERSTANDING THE TRUE MEANING OF CONNECTION 

Even before the coronavirus changed the workplace, the average American spends 17 hours a day looking at screens from smartphones to computers to televisions. With the pandemic shifting whole industries to working from home with countless hours of Zoom meetings, it is estimated that people are spending an additional two hours glued to the screen. With no sports, recreation facilities closed, and stay at home orders, even children are spending more time than ever looking at screens, too. YouTube, Tik Tok, and all the other social media platforms are designed to keep kids engaged for as long as possible while you work or do chores.

Topics: Behind the Scenes Ownership Business Maine Massachusetts
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The Drive to Vacation

By Katelyn Michaud on Feb 19, 2021 9:06:29 AM

This is part of our series "The Changing Face of Travel"...exploring specific topics and trends affecting travel in 2021 and beyond. To read more articles click here

Rediscovering the Magic Close to Home: The Drive-To Vacation

Walt Whitman, one of America’s most prolific poets, once said “I take to the open road. Healthy, free, the world before me.” While Whitman may have lived before the birth of the automobile, he certainly would have embraced it. By 1920 the idea of the road trip had begun to take shape. As costs of automobiles fell and their reliability increased, people began using the automobile as a “vacation agent” into America’s countryside.

Topics: Behind the Scenes Ownership Maine Massachusetts New Hampshire
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Post-COVID Travel Outlook Speaks to the Resilient New England Spirit

By Allan Guilbeault on Nov 13, 2020 1:03:33 AM

This is part of our series "The Changing Face of Travel"...exploring specific topics and trends affecting travel in 2021 and beyond. To read more articles click here


While sipping champagne and awaiting the countdown for the clock to strike midnight, many of us were making grandiose travel plans for the new decade. 2020 was the year we’ll finally take that romantic getaway to Aruba or take the entire family to Disney World for the first time. But, 2020 had other plans for us. For the first time, the travel industry nearly came to a screeching halt across the planet due to a global pandemic.

Topics: Behind the Scenes Ownership Business Maine Massachusetts January
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Coastal Maine Craft Beer, Wine & Distillery Tour

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 11, 2020 11:38:39 AM

New England is home to some of the best beers around, especially if you like IPA. Head in either direction from Ogunquit and you’ll hit several local breweries, distilleries, and even wineries. Bottoms up!  

Topics: Things To Do Kid-Free Indoor Activities Year-round Itinerary Food & Drinks Maine New Hampshire
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Going to Portland?

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 11, 2020 10:59:32 AM

Maine’s largest city, Portland, is the perfect day trip when you get tired of lounging on the beach all day. The historic city has received a lot of accolades in the recent years, especially when it comes to food and drinks. Wander the working waterfront where you can watch the hearty lobsterman pull in fresh lobsters, shop the cute boutiques for unique gifts for all your friends, and enjoy a delicious meal at one (or more) of the many award-winning restaurants around town.  

Topics: Things To Do Springtime Winter Kid-Free Family Friendly Year-round Summer Fall Itinerary Togethering Maine
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Maine Coast Ultimate Kid's Bucket List

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 11, 2020 10:37:16 AM

We have your covered with our Ultimate Kid’s Bucket List, perfect to make sure the kids have fun or for a rainy day. From sugary treats to arcade games to a zoo, your kids will remember this coastal Maine vacation for years to come. The only question you’ll have, is can you fit it all in your vacation time?  

Topics: Things To Do Springtime Winter Indoor Activities Family Friendly Year-round Summer Fall Togethering Maine
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Explore Portsmouth: A Charming New England City by the Sea

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 10, 2020 4:32:33 PM

Historic Portsmouth is a charming small New England city that you don’t want to miss. Spend a day strolling its cobblestone streets, browsing the many boutiques, and enjoying all the delicious food. If you’re up for a little learning about the local history and culture on your vacation, Portsmouth is also home to several outstanding museums.

Topics: Things To Do Springtime Winter Kid-Free Indoor Activities Family Friendly Year-round Summer Fall Itinerary Outdoor Activities Togethering Maine New Hampshire
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The Best 40 Things to Do with Kids on the Seacoast

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 10, 2020 2:27:53 PM

Kids have a lot of energy and they get bored easy. It’s a good thing that there is so much to do in the seacoast region to keep kids of all ages busy and active from sunup to sundown, so you can enjoy a little rest and relaxation after the kids go to bed. Here is a list of a few of our favorite kid-friendly activities from Portland to Portsmouth.

Topics: Things To Do Springtime Winter Indoor Activities Family Friendly Year-round Summer Fall Itinerary Outdoor Activities Togethering Maine
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Fun Activities for Teenagers Without the Eyeroll

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 10, 2020 2:21:45 PM

Raising teenagers isn’t always easy, but we made vacations with teenagers easy! Your teens probably don’t want to do everything you want to do on vacation and that’s okay. Drop them off at one of these places and they will come back with all smiles.

Topics: Things To Do Springtime Winter Indoor Activities Family Friendly Year-round Summer Fall Itinerary Outdoor Activities Maine
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Fore! The Best Golf Courses in Southern Maine

By Katelyn Michaud on Jun 9, 2020 4:19:29 PM

Playing a round of golf course along the coast of Maine is an experience you need to have on your next vacation. Some of the best courses in the country are located just a short drive from your resorts and they even boast stunning views and a cool Atlantic breeze. Did we mention that several Presidents have played at some of these courses?

Topics: Things To Do Kid-Free Summer Fall Outdoor Activities Maine
 

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