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  1. Tuesday, 9/30/14

    Three New Stores in Three Weeks – L.L.Bean Arrives in Vermont, Minnesota and Colorado

    You think your November is going to be busy? We’ll be opening three new retail stores in three new states – and putting a lot of miles on the L.L.Bean Bootmobile in the process.     We’ll start in Burlington, Vermont, where we’ll open our first L.L.Bean Retail Store in the beautiful Green Mountain State.… More



  2. 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



  3. Thursday, 7/31/14

    Stand-Up Paddleboarding: Exercise Has Never Been This Much Fun

    We gave L.L.Bean Trailblazer Lea Davison a stand-up paddleboard to help her recover from hip surgery last winter – and she wasted no time getting out on the water!   “I’m a land and mountain lover to the core,” she said, “but this has really opened up an entire different world and love.”   We weren’t… More



  4. Tuesday, 3/4/14

    How easy-to-learn is cross-country skiing? Ask a second grader.

    At L.L.Bean, we’ve been telling people for years how easy it is to learn to cross-country ski. Still, some folks remain skeptical. So we thought we’d see if a 7-year-old – fresh off his first-ever cross-country skiing excursion – might be able to convince our readers to give it a try. Guest blogger Derek Chase… More



  5. Sunday, 3/2/14

    Go for the Gold in Your Own Backyard

    Spring may be just around the corner, but here in Maine we know we still have a few weeks of winter left to weather. Not that we mind, of course. Because after watching a few hometown heroes go for the gold, we were inspired to get out and own the snow ourselves. And with testing… More



  6. Friday, 9/27/13

    One Customer Discovers the Fountain of Youth (Hint: It’s a Paddleboard)

    Meet Jack. He’s a quiet, private fellow – no airs about him, just a youthful determination. Last year, rather than slow down after turning 69, he said, “to heck with it, I want to paddleboard.”     So, with a family reunion on the Cape coming up, he decided to give it a try and… More



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