Exploring Maine’s Acadia National Park

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Part of our awesome fall trip to Maine was spending a couple days exploring Acadia National Park (if you haven’t read about our trip, check out our whole itinerary). Located on Mount Desert Island near the town of Bar Harbor, Acadia is one of the few National parks in the Northeast U.S., and the only … Read more

Cost of 4 Days in Maine

Our recent trip to Maine far surpassed my expectations for the weekend. And expectations were high! We packed a lot into one weekend – driving U.S. 1 from Boston to Bar Harbor, hiking in Acadia National Park, sailing in Portland. You can read all the details here if you missed it! As we previously shared, we tracked … Read more

Sharing our Travel Expenses

When Ben and I started Dose of Discovery, we often discussed ways to share our mutual interest in personal finance and travel expenses. We feel this is something that’s missing from the travel blog world. You can find guides to cities around the world with insider tips on what to do, but how do you … Read more

Celebrating Fall in New England – 4 Days in Maine

There’s something charming and romantic about New England in the fall.  The ocean crashes against the rocky shoreline while the leaves put on a colorful display across the countryside. The days are crisp, perfect for warm drinks, plaid blankets and cozy evenings by the fire. It’s always been my idea of a perfect weekend to close out summer … Read more