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Unplug and unwind at these lake escapes, where time stands still, nature reigns, and there’s a profound sense of peace.
Get inspired with our Ultimate Adventure Bucket List, a collection of 40 trips that range from totally extreme to actually doable.
Kayak and explore the Main Island Trail, where over 180 islands create a tranquil yet adventurous route.
Sea and mountain meet at Acadia, where, as one presumably ambidextrous visitor wrote, "you can fish with one hand and sample blueberries from a wind-stunted bush with the other."
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