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Pie Iron Brown Bread & Baked Beans

This pie iron treat combines the three New England B’s – brown bread, beans, and bacon. You might not think of a baked bean sandwich as eatin’ good – until you try this!!! Pie Iron Brown Bread & Baked Beans ...

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Walk Through The Darn Tough Mill With Us!

Before the first stitch on a Darn Tough Sock happens, they have to buy a boatload of merino wool. The wool comes primarily from North America, Europe, and Oceana, and we should note that more came from the USA than ...

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Experts Advise, Bring Three Ways To Start a Fire

When planning any outdoor activity from a day-hike to a put-in-to-take-out canoe float trip to fishing out on a lake, it’s wise to always consider the possibility you might have to spend the night. It’s a very low probability, but ...

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You Need to Check Out The Marshmallow Cart

Visiting the Marshmallow Cart in Portland, Maine Most days – nearly every day it’s not catering an event – The Marshmallow Cart is found on a street corner in a park in Portland, Maine. Co-founder Madison Gouzie’s specialty are made-to-order s’mores ...

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Road Trip $2 Food Challenge – Maine Edition

It’s now become part of 50 Campfires Field Trip tradition. As Nick and Clint travel the various regions of the country, they’re stopping at convenience stores and gas stations. Most present them with new foods and flavors they’ve never tried ...

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10 Tips On Packing the Car for Your Next Camping Trip

Did you, or do you, play Tetris? Could there be any better training for packing the back of your SUV for a family camping trip? No matter whether you’re a couple headed for a long weekend or a family on ...

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What Is the National Trail System?

Most outdoor enthusiasts are aware of the National Parks, National Monuments, National Forests, National Grasslands, National Seashores, and even National Wildlife Refuges … but did you know the United States also has a National Trails System? In fact, the National ...

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“This Nissan Pathfinder Climbed Mt. Washington”

Team 50 Campfires and their decked out rig tackle the Mount Washington Auto Road. You don’t know what that is? Buckle up and hang on tight. It’s an exciting ride you don’t want to miss! As you sit at the ...

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Gear of Field Trip: Acadia Odyssey

in camp putting the gear to use on Field Trip: Acadia Odyssey

Star gazing, hiking on the Appalachian Trail, white-knuckle drive up Mount Washington, camp cooking, shopping spree at L.L. Bean, hunting down the world’s best s’mores, sunrise watching, hiking, hiking and more hiking. When you schedule a week this jam-packed full ...

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50 Campfires: Campfire Sessions – Alyssa Adario

This was a spectacular evening in camp. As if good company and food weren’t enough, we were also treated to the soft sounds of Alyssa Adario for the 50 Campfires Campfire Sessions. Her gentle approach to finger picking and singing ...

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