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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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Hiking the Bold Coast on the Eastern Edge of Maine

Here at L.L.Bean, we want to do everything we can to help you get the most out of the outdoors. Part of that mission is making sure that the outdoors remain vibrant and protected for all of us to enjoy. L.L.Bean... More

  1. Monday, 9/29/14

    The L.L.Bean Bootmobile is heading back to school

    The temperature is dipping and the days are getting dark earlier which means winter is coming – and so is our L.L.Bean Bootmobile.   Starting today at University of New Hampshire, the L.L.Bean Bootmobile officially kicks off its third annual “Wintervention College Tour,” traveling across the Northeast to inspire students to get outfitted and get… More



  2. Monday, 9/15/14

    Backcountry Beauty: A Trip to the Remote Grand Falls Hut in Western Maine

    Whether we’re putting together catalogs, designing and testing products or getting your order to your doorstep, we’re always doing our best to help you enjoy the outdoors. So it might not surprise you to know that when we’re off the clock, we’re doing our best to get out and enjoy the outdoors ourselves!   The… More



  3. Friday, 9/12/14

    Announcing the Red Sox World Series Champions Commemorative Boat and Tote

    UPDATE 9.21.2014: The Commemorative Boat and Totes have sold out.  Thank you for your interest. ***   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



  4. 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



  5. 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



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