When you decide to get off the beaten path, amazing things happen. This summer we have been doing a bit of traveling, and while we focus on mostly mitten adventures here, I couldn’t pass up a chance to tell you to GO to Maine. It is beautiful. It is amazing. I can’t wait to go back. Maybe I like it because it’s like Michigan- With more mountains, and an ocean.


There is a lot we wanted to see in Maine, but we decided to hit the Mount Desert Island area. Mount Desert Island is the largest island off the coast of Maine and home to Acadia National Park.



When making travel plans there were many¬†adventures available. We aren’t really big-group touristy type people so we chose a couple of things that were a little less large group oriented-
Kayak the Atlantic
Do Yoga on a mountain.

These two things are bucket list items, so getting to do them both on the same day put me in the clouds. Literally. I can’t even express the joy that day brought to my heart.
We booked Yoga through a relatively new movement taking over our state parks. Not only are we getting to do yoga on top of a mountain, we’re literally doing yoga on top of the tallest mountain on the Atlantic coast at 1,530 feet- Cadillac Mountain. It was nothing short of amazing.

I’m highly in favor of this movement and I can only hope to visit more locations. Check it out at- Yogainyourpark.com. Ellen was our instructor and she was just lovely and the class was everything I thought it would be. As we were leaving she said they have a moonlight yoga on the ocean. What? Can we come back next week?