Mainely Kids: A Guide to Family Fun in Southern Maine

Mainely Kids: A Guide to Family Fun in Southern Maine

by Crystal Ward Kent
     
 

Enjoy a memorable family adventure in Southern Maine with Crystal Ward Kent's Mainely Kids as your guide. Kent, a native Mainer, presents enjoyable and educational activities in a friendly, geographical “loop” format. She steers you toward outstanding beaches, forts, nature preserves, rides, outlet stores, and more. Children and their adult minders will

Overview

Enjoy a memorable family adventure in Southern Maine with Crystal Ward Kent's Mainely Kids as your guide. Kent, a native Mainer, presents enjoyable and educational activities in a friendly, geographical “loop” format. She steers you toward outstanding beaches, forts, nature preserves, rides, outlet stores, and more. Children and their adult minders will long to wade in a tidepool in Kittery, gobble authentic saltwater taffy in York Beach, catch glimpses of a president in Kennebunkport, bask in the sun at Old Orchard Beach, marvel at the stately lighthouse in Portland, catch the famous Clam Festival at Yarmouth, and see history come alive at the museum village of Willowbrook. Whether hiking, picnicking, exploring, sunning, swimming, or eating, Mainely Kids is your passport to your ultimate, authentic Southern Maine vacation.

Each chapter covers a variety of activities that a vacationing family can engage in during a long weekend and is accompanied by an easy-to-follow map and directions. Introductory notes contain tips about Maine weather, what to pack, handicapped accessibility, safety, traffic, and other practical pointers. Don't set off for Southern Maine without this indispensable new guidebook!

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From the Publisher
“Mainely Kids is more than a rainy day guide for hardcore beach-goers. It is a way for both tourists and locals to get to know this region better and appreciate the more diverse attractions.” —Seacoast.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584655527
Publisher:
University Press of New England
Publication date:
05/31/2006
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

CRYSTAL WARD KENT established her award-winning creative services agency, Kent Creative, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in 1990. She has worked for the Maine Publicity Bureau (now the Maine Tourism Association) and has been writing professionally for twenty years.

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