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Maine Huts & Trails Kingfield, ME
We had a group of four adults, rented snowshoes from the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center, and snowshoed from the Airport Trailhead to Stratton Brook the first day, then to Poplar the second day, and back to Airport on ou...
During the storm we skied to the falls (about two miles round trip) For our return trip the crew prepared a bag lunch for us which we ate after our return to the trailhead as it was too cold to stop for lunch on t...
For book lovers imagine a huge magically lit treasure chest that you open to find the original drawings of your childhood favorite reads, manuscripts of legendary authors and first editions of your iconic summer r...
Wow! I enjoyed seeing the rare books and learning about the building and the preservation of this wonderful collection as well as the art work on display and the other special displays.
Excellent in all respects.. the best research materials as the first public library in the United States.. the court yard and restaurant are a city oasis that is unrivaled for it's beauty and civility
We had a lovely tea beginning with a choice of gazpacho or strawberry salad and an array of finger sandwiches, petit fore’s, tarts and your own pot of your fave tea! Enjoyed the ambiance of the Map Room.
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... is gorgeous but the back entrance is just awesome, The back area over looks the harbor and is a great place to take a walk on the walkway to fully experience the garden area, architecture and harbor sights.
I was cycling across the USA and needed to stop at various libraries to upload my Strava rides from my Garmin
Great day seeing the life of a great man and leader of our country, his life and legacy depicted in stages and accomplishments were awesome , well presented with a great tribute for Jackie added, well worth the tr...
Wonderful museum you must visit when in Boston This is an excellent tutorial museum giving insight into JFK For those that think you know all about him, be open minded and learn some more for those that don’t know...
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Discover Portsmouth Portsmouth, NH
We walked away with great stories of the History of the City and greater empathy for the people through history... Great value for the fee...! Sharon did outstanding job representing City's history and culture!
Jeff Thomson is a wonderful, knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide - as a retired high school history teacher with long roots in the area and a self described history nerd he brought a clear passion to the tour, fu...
Provincetown Library Provincetown, MA
A great, peaceful sanctuary in the middle of town, go there and get an education on the history of P Town, I love Libraries, so serene and just a happy peaceful place to get away from the world, this is here when...
It is free, air conditioned and they have public restrooms, but best of all it has incredible views of the city and harbor from the top floor (M on the elevator).
The center is staffed by friendly, helpful and well meaning individuals who have a treasure trove of knowledge about Plymouth and its environs.
More than an information center this is a wonderful small museum that thoroughly explains the background of the way the first pilgrims came to the new world.
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... are incredible exhibits that include educational short movies, a museum of items from the cape and its whaling history, as well as a topographical display of the cape and exhibits of local shells and wildlife.
The Cape Cod National Seashore was founded in 1961 by President Kennedy to protect the beautiful beaches, dunes, and wildlife habitats of easternmost Cape Cod.
This centre offers a wealth of information on the history of early pioneer settlers, the geography, topography, the flora and fauna of the area and provides a great viewing platform with free binoculars.
We'll often take lunch and just enjoy the views, but we were captivated by the short videos of the history and nature of the area shown in the small theatre of the Center and ended up staying for a number of showi...
We received great info, including maps and directions to the Mansions, restaurants, shopping and other historical sites and tours!!! Stop here first upon your visit!
Great staff, tickets to everything, brochures to all attractions and explanations of the tours...short 3-4 blocks from Bowers Pier on the main waterfront
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Captain a virtual boat through the canal; Investigate what’s inside many of the ships transiting the canal; Discover wildlife that live in or around the canal; View films about canal history, wildflowers, and wild...
We took family and children here as our 1st stop to learn about the cape So glad we did this is a great Gem interactive lots of educational from early history to sea life to fish, birds , boating .
The gift shop is also full of all puffin-related souvenirs you might want such as Christmas ornaments, etched wine glasses, throw pillows, t-shirts, jewelry, prints and posters, and lots more.
The center also features a great gallery and gift shop where you can purchase nature-related books and puffin-themed items to bring home.
the library is user friendly .. has great staff to help find the book(s) you are looking for ... will order book(s) from other libraries if they dont have them ... lots of parking .. easy to navigate the many room...
Library is well maintained with an excellent selection of books and so many different sources; lots of classes and community rooms.
Nantucket Atheneum Nantucket, MA
If you are visiting Nantucket you must explore the Nantucket Atheneum which is a functioning public library chock full of history and art.
The Nantucket Athenaeum is a hub of local history and sponsors concerts, lectures, symposiums, classes and children's programming.
Providence Athenaeum Providence, RI
It is well worth stopping in to see the statues peering down from the second floor, reading about authors (E.A. Poe) writing and romancing here, browsing the active collection, and checking out the study desks on...
If you love books, and, victorian architecture and interiors, you must go to this place!
Although we had purchased the Park entry ticket on National Park's website, we did go to Hulls Cove center to pick up the detailed trekking maps and also to seek the advise of the park staff on weather, the condit...
The center has everything necessary for a visitor center, helpful rangers, entry tickets and a great introductory movie of twelve minutes.
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Visited on a Saturday, lots of people of all ages and cultural backgrounds walking around, participating in interactive "games", challenges, coloring stations and participating in a scavenger hunt.
The fair admission fee of $5.50 grants you access to the “museum” and includes a souvenir lanyard and guest pass, as well as a $2 credit that may be used toward any purchase from the gift shop.
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum Saint Johnsbury, VT
The architecture here is only surpassed by the surprise of it's wonderful art collection...and the marvelous docent who helped us learn about all the paintings & objects the Atheneum holds...
A veritable jewel on the Main Street of St Johnsbury, this gorgeous building in the 19th century French Second Empire architectural style serves as a public reference and borrowing library for the local community...
The gift shop made us wish we had brought a cooler - there were so many kinds of Cabot cheese that aren't available in our grocery stores, plus maple syrup and candy, jams, cookbooks, cutting boards and other loca...
At the Visitors Center, there is a nice little gift shop as well as a dairy store well-stocked with their products.
We booked two amazing free tours here -- learnt so much about the maritime history of Salem, and saw inside several fascinating buildings.
Coming out of the Church Street Parking Garage we walked across to the visitors center and were provided with a plethora of pamphlets, maps and suggestions for what to see and do in Salem.