Rest, Recovery and Get Ready Day;o)) – Saturday – July 6, 2013
After our inaugural hiking adventure yesterday, we decided to just chill today;o))
Bill and I piddled around in the morning.
After lunch, we headed back to the shady spot on the beach to enjoy the views.
I’ll never get tired of the views.
The Rosa Rugosa are blooming EVERYWHERE!!!
Did I mention our campground is right next to the small local airport?!?!?!?
By the end of our month here,
the sound of Lear Jets and Biplanes was normal.
We became so familiar that we could recognize
this little yellow biplane by sound before we saw it!!
We spent a couple hours relaxing and enjoying the beautiful scenery.
On our way back to the motorhome, we passed by Dan and Tricia’s site.
Just kidding kids… We all know I was the last one up the mountain!!
Best you get some rest though…
we are making a plan for a bike ride for tomorrow:o)
Bill and I love to bike!!
Biking the Carriage Roads of Acadia is way up our list of things to do. I highly recommend a small book by Diana Abrell, “The Carriage Roads of Acadia National Park” and the Acadia NP Service Map and information handout of the Carriage Roads.
Here is a link to the Carriage Road PDF file.
Do not attempt to ride the carriage roads without a map!!
Even with a map, we managed to get confused a few times;-))
A map showing the elevation changes might also prove to be a worthwhile investment;o)))
We learned from our hike yesterday that arriving early is very important. The parking lots fill up early. Most days, we were at our destinations by 8am!! It is just not convenient to use the bus transportation to get our bikes to the carriage roads.
For our first ride, we decided to start at the visitor center, where there is lots of parking.
The carriage roads are the white lines.
Each numbered triangle represents a directional post.
It’s sure to be another great adventure!!!
at 7:05 PM