Going hiking as a family can be a fun experience that gives your kids lifelong memories, but it’s important to be prepared. These family hiking tips should help you have an enjoyable experience....

While technology has simplified life in many ways, we all need some time away from our screens. If you’re feeling like your family needs a digital detox during your Maine vacation, heading out into the woods is a great distraction! Here are 11 of the best family-friendly hikes in Maine....

Spotting a 1000-pound moose can be one of the most exciting parts of a vacation in the Pine Tree State! Here are 6 tips from a Mainer on when, how, and where to see a moose in Maine....

8/3/17 was our 2nd annual rafting trip! We loved it so much last year couldn't wait to come back!! Matt was our guide and we all just had the best day ever!!! The whole experience from start to finish is top notch!!! Already can't wait to go back for our...

Just a quick note of thanks and recognition to both your company and your guides. My husband and I have been rafting both the Dead and Penobscot with multiple companies for the last 10 years. We decided this year to do a group family trip and introduce our kids to...

I've been coming up to the Abol Bridge Campground for about twenty years and although the campground has changed hands it still has a wonderful family atmosphere with beautiful views of Mt Katahdin. It's a long ride but always worth the trip up. The owners and staff are so friendly and...

This was our third trip to Northern Outdoors as a family with our seven children and their friends. The kids are always excited to go, ranging in ages 17 - 30 yrs. This year we decided to get married there and surprise the kids after our rafting. Besides excellent guides (...

When I think "family traditions," I recall the valiant attempts my mother made for a Sunday night family dinner or annual summer vacations to visit her parents on the other side of the state. Of course, life got complicated quickly and those traditions fell by the wayside. (Can you say, "Teenagers"?)...

Northern Outdoors is THE BEST! I look forward to my rafting every year (as I have for about the past 15 years). There is no other company that I'd go with other than Northern (we tried others early on), or place I'd stay other than the POC, rafting the Penobscot....

This was the 6th time that my wife and I have gone rafting with you guys, and each time is better than the last. We have done the Penobscot four times, the Kennebec once and this was our first Dead River run (and yes, we will be doing it again)....