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  1. Friday, 12/19/14

    Canoeing Maine’s Wild Allagash River

    It would be hard to call the Allagash River a Maine “secret.” Henry David Thoreau canoed the river and immortalized it in The Maine Woods more than 150 years ago, and it’s been protected as a National Wild and Scenic River for almost half a century. But the river’s remote path through Maine’s North Woods… More



  2. 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



  3. 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



  4. 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



  5. Saturday, 7/6/13

    Adventures from the Lone Star State to Vacationland

    “We’re Texans. I’ll start the story there.” “We moved to Maine six weeks ago (for good),” wrote L.L.Bean customer, Ame M. “In order to fully appreciate our new home, we decided to start checking out the amazing opportunities in our new state. Before jumping into a kayak and paddling the cove near our house, we… More



  6. Thursday, 6/20/13

    Unplug and Play

    Playing outside is one of the best parts of being a kid. But according to recent surveys, today’s kids spend less than an hour per day outdoors and an average of 6-7 hours a day in front of a screen. Want to help your kids rediscover the great outdoors? Here are five easy ways to… More



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