Tag Archives: Field Trip: Acadia Odyssey

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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Maine Blueberry Pie Iron Pies

Blueberry pies cooked in pie irons and featuring Maine blueberries.

Blueberry pies are classic pie iron recipe, but when you hit Maine in blueberry season – they are something special. After all, blueberry pie is the official state dessert of Maine!   Maine Blueberry Pie Iron Pies   Print Prep ...

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L.L. Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools

Name an outdoor adventure that interests you, but you’ve never had the chance to try. C’mon. You can do it! Need some inspiration? Well, here’s a list to get you started: Sea kayaking Fly fishing Canoeing Berry picking Archery Breaking ...

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100-Year Anniversary of L.L. Bean Flagship Store

It sounds preposterous, but it’s true. The L.L. Bean flagship retail store in Freeport, Maine opened for business 100 years ago on August 18, 1917. That’s interesting, worth note and even celebration, but it does not even come close to ...

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Story of L.L. Bean and the Maine Hunting Shoe

It’s a classic story of American entrepreneurism. In 1911, Leon came home after dark from a long day in the woods. He was cold, tired, hungry, and, worst of all, his feet were wet. They had been virtually all day. ...

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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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Lobster Ice Cream in Bar Harbor, Maine

“I scream. You scream. We all scream for LOBSTER? ice cream!?!” Sometimes food puts a location on the map. On the rare occasion, a place puts food on the map … or menu. The latter is the case for lobster ...

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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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