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There's a lot going on at L.L.Bean, and this is the place to keep up with all the latest news. Our blog is chock-full of great ideas and advice to inspire your outdoor adventures – as well as updates on products, sales and events in Freeport, Maine, and around the country.

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Announcing the Red Sox World Series Champions Commemorative Boat and Tote

The day: October 30, 2013. In game six of the World Series, the Boston Red Sox rout the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 to earn their eighth World Series Championship, winning it at Fenway Park for the first time since... More

  1. Monday, 9/8/14

    Seth Wescott Joins L.L.Bean at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

    At the start of August, a group of L.L.Bean employees traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah, for the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. The Summer Market was our chance to check out what other retailers are up to and show off the gear and apparel we’re working on for this fall and winter. It also gave us… More



  2. Tuesday, 9/2/14

    Fall Is Better Outside: Fall Hiking Essentials

    It’s almost autumn, which means our favorite season for hiking is right around the corner. While summer has certain advantages that make it a popular time to hit the trail, like long days and time off from school for family trips, fall offers its own hiking pleasures: cooler temperatures, beautiful foliage, fewer bugs and less-crowded… More



  3. Thursday, 8/28/14

    This Weekend: Join us for Our End of Summer Celebration!

    This Labor Day weekend, we’re sending summer off with a bang!   Many consider Labor Day to be the end of the summer, and we don’t want to let it pass by without a big celebration to say “thank you” to everyone who visited us and helped us have a great season. On Saturday, August… More



  4. Friday, 8/22/14

    Celebrating 98 Years of National Parks

    Today marks the 98th birthday of the National Park Service, the intrepid agency that manages US National Parks. The NPS plays a vital role in preserving and protecting these parks for more than 265 million visitors a year, who come from all across the country and around the world to enjoy them.   There are… More



  5. Friday, 8/15/14

    Spend a Day at Camp with Guster!

    Camp is summer’s great escape – a chance to try new things, spend more time outdoors and hang out with new friends. We don’t think that should end just because you aren’t a kid anymore. Guster – one of our favorite bands, from right here in New England – is getting ready to release their newest album. We’ve… More



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