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....

This was our 3rd rafting trip in the last two summers and I can't say enough great things about Northern Outdoors. Each rafting trip has been so fun and well organized, we're always impressed by how well run the whole day is. We also love staying on site to enjoy...

First time to the Kennebec site. Have been to the Penobscot site several times for outstanding white water rafting. The Kennebec site was beautiful. Did not go rafting this time, but did go hiking on several spectacular trails including Mosquito Mountain and Mount Kineo, instead. Both highly recommended. Previously broken arm precluded...

We had a group of 7 join you this past weekend. All first timers and we tackled the rapid release! Amazing experience. Beautiful Cabin, Great Guides and the experience of being on the river was unforgettable! Thank you all so much for giving us such a fun weekend. We will...

What a perfect long weekend!!! We had so much fun and all the staff were super helpful! Rating: Pretty good Jessica F. Georgetown, MA Everyone in The Forks loves a family celebration. See Maine Weddings at Northern Outdoors...

Our Sales Office Manager, Lisa hit the trails with her husband, sister and brother-in-law. We're glad she got out of the office and got some wheelin' in. Family time on the trails! Thanks, Lisa for sharing current trail photos with all our ATV riding friends. Some of Maine's best ATVing lies...

There's something happening every night at our Forks resort brewpub! Also, be sure to check our weekday rafting specials ('Kids Raft Half-Price Weekdays' summer deal ends August 31.) Here's the week at a glance: Margarita Monday Liz’s House Margarita $6 Mexican Dinner Special! Tuesday Family Fun Night Get out of your...

Snowmobiling from Kingfield to Carrabassett Valley to Eustis to The Forks Exploring Maine by snowmobile trail gives you a whole new perspective on our mountains, lakes and rivers. When my husband saw the "Inn-To-Inn Snowmobile Tour" on Northern Outdoor's Maine Snowmobile Tours page, he suggested we test out the route (the...

We came in the night before our trip. We were served good food, good beer, and we had a whole lot of laughs. We brought family with us this year from Florida, which included a 3 year old. They were not sure what to expect as they are accustomed to...

One of THE BEST family fun vacations ever! We ran the Penobscot and Kennebec rivers this trip. The 'Nob was fab - incredible guides and great rafting. Actually, all the staff from Dave the bus driver/cook to the dining staff and food were excellent. The guides were beyond great! The...

Hello, My wife and I stayed at the River Driver Cabin last weekend for a high school reunion. We had a great time. There were about 25 in our party ( including kids), and everything worked out great. Several of our party camped, while others took advantage of the Logdominiums. My...

Our rafting experience exceeded my expectations in every way. Not only was it fun, but the entire trip was very organized, lunch was excellent and we had a fantastic guide. We also brought our own ATV and enjoyed many miles of trails which were accessible from Northern Outdoors and so...

Our trip experience overall was great. The whitewater rafting, kayaking, brewery, hikes, and games at the main lodge made the experience even better. Northern Outdoors is a place I'd recommend to friends and visit again. Rating: Pretty good Conor F West Brookfield, Massachusetts   Northern Outdoors Rafting Northern Outdoors Resort and Lodging...