Explore the History and Geology of Deer Isle and Downeast Maine

A close up of several types of rock ledge with orange lichenExplore the History and Geology of Deer Isle and Downeast Maine

What Do Ken Burns, Indigenous Peoples, and Rock Have in Common? They have all spent some time on Deer Isle! Historic Houses,

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A Few Of Our Favorite Pilgrim’s Inn and Deer Isle Things

A landscape photo of Pilgrim's Inn grounds with a green filter, with a text quote from Steinbeck's Travels With Charley., about Deer Isle.A Few Of Our Favorite Pilgrim’s Inn and Deer Isle Things

After 5 seasons as stewards of Pilgrim’s Inn, we have observed many things that we truly love about the historic inn,

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What is Plein Air Painting and Why Deer Isle is the Perfect Place For It

A small watercolor of trees on an island reflecting in waterWhat is Plein Air Painting and Why Deer Isle is the Perfect Place For It

Plein air painting is simply painting outdoors. It tends toward a final product that may be smaller and faster, due to sun,

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Hike Wonderland Trail, and More, in Acadia National Park

Panoramic view from rocky mountaintop, with water and distant islands, and a couple resting on a rock in distance taking in the viewHike Wonderland Trail, and More, in Acadia National Park

Scott and I get to enjoy Acadia National Park when it is very quiet, during the time when Pilgrim’s Inn is closed. We

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