New England in Fall
Collected by Kelsey Bolze
Bar Harbor, ME 04609, USA
John D. Rockefeller Jr. built 72 kilometers (45 miles) of crushed-stone carriage roads between 1913 and 1940. Today, these carriage roads—which are almost 5 meters (16 feet) wide—are still in use, with visitors having the option of hiking, biking...
25 Visitor Center Rd, Bar Harbor, ME 04609, USA
There are many ways to explore Acadia National Park, but the 43-kilometer (27-mile) Park Loop Road is a three- to four-hour drive that takes in many of the park’s top sites. It begins at Hulls Cove Visitor Center, where visitors can purchase a CD...
12 Captain Strout Cir, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107, USA
Chances are that when you think of a lighthouse, the image that pops into your head is the iconic Portland Head Light. The tapered white tower on the end of a rocky cape buffeted by crashing waves? Yup, that’s the one. The adjacent...
Sohier Park Rd, York, ME 03909, USA
It was while shooting the iconic Cape Neddick Lighthouse in York, Maine, that I decided to make Tamron’s new 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO lens a permanent part of my travel kit. With this wunderkind of a lens I was able to capture wide...
Sargeant Point Rd, Mt Desert, ME 04660, USA
Finding a spot to get a great sunset on MDI can be challenging, but this little park at the end of Sargeant Point Road overlooking Sommes Sound is the perfect spot (which is why the locals never let it sneak into the travel guides). With one...
Cadillac Mountain, Bar Harbor, ME 04609, USA
With a visit to Bar Harbor and Mt Desert Island a trip up Cadillac Mountain should not be missed. You can either take a lovely hike from either one of the trails or drive up the mountain. Either way you will not be disappointed with the views. A...
Sand Beach, Bar Harbor, ME 04609, USA
Sand Beach is the only sandy beach on Mount Desert Island, which makes it really busy during the day. The best time to escape the crowds is during a moonlight night. When the beach will be mostly empty (other than the occasional ranger program)....
A certain amount of dedication is required to see the sunrise. You have to commit to getting up early, then fight the urge to hit snooze when "go time" comes around. You drag yourself out of bed and to the prime sunrise watching spot - in this...