Maine Living


  1. Friday, 6/5/15

    Top 5 things to see and do for first-time visitors to Acadia National Park

    We invited Dolores and Dan, bloggers at Acadia on My Mind and co-authors of multiple hiking guides, to share insider tips for making the most of a trip to Acadia National Park. In addition to their blog, you can find them on Facebook. The latest edition of “Best Easy Day Hikes, Acadia National Park,” was published in April 2015 by… More



  2. Wednesday, 3/11/15

    Cutting Edge Fly-Fishing Gear for Spring 2015

    Spring is almost here, and warmer temperatures aren’t the only reason we’re excited. The change in seasons means it’s time to go fishing and hit the rivers, lakes and streams with three innovative new products: the new Apex Fly-Fishing Rod, the L.L.Bean Nipper and the redesigned Rapid River Vest Pack.   “For us, innovation and… More



  3. Friday, 2/27/15

    Touring the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge with Justin Chase

    Justin Chase is a regular guest blogger here at L.L.Bean Trailmix, as well as the writer of one of our favorite outdoor blogs, Outdoors, by Cracky! Last year, Justin wrote about a family visit to Maine Audubon’s East Point Sanctuary. We received so much great feedback about his post and photos, we invited him to… More



  4. Friday, 2/27/15

    Cold Comfort

    A Photographer Captures the Maine Tradition of Ice Fishing with Her Bob- House Portraits   When the lakes freeze across Maine, hundreds of little villages appear on the windswept expanses.They are populated with little shelters called bob-houses –named for the bobbing of a line through a hole in the ice – and people of all… More



  5. Friday, 2/13/15

    Ski Boots: The Bootmobile Mountain Tour

    Snow is flying, the days are starting to get longer and skiers and boarders are flocking to the mountains in search of deep powder and perfect turns. Our L.L.Bean Bootmobile wants to meet you there! In January the L.L.Bean Bootmobile officially kicked off its Bootmobile Mountain Tour, traveling across the Northeast to help skiers and… More



  6. Wednesday, 2/4/15

    The River Wild: A World-Class Fishery Inspires a World-Class Fishing Vest

    The most likely place in the United States to catch a five-pound brook trout and landlocked salmon is deep in the Maine woods. This fabled fisherman’s paradise is the Rapid River, and getting there isn’t easy – the only public access is by hiking, biking or boat.   The Rapid flows just 3.2 miles to… More



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