Luckily, the College of the Atlantic was having a family and friends weekend which gave us a great excuse to take a day off and camp in Acadia for 2 nights. We picked up annual passes for both us and my daughter to encourage ourselves to go back. The nights dipped into the 30s and the days weren't much warmer when we were riding.
|Much Needed Campfire|
The moon was a level of beautiful that absolutely cannot be captured by a smart phone. But at least I tried.
|Moon Over The Ocean From Rocks By Blackwoods Campground|
We planned on taking the whole day Saturday to ride wherever the carriage roads took us. I'm not sure if everybody does it this way, but when we set out to ride the carriage trails, we rode them all. Well, almost all of them. We rode a few twice and skipped a few due to, ahem, navigational errors. Day Mountain was the first place on our list. We had the whole thing to ourselves except for a midget in the trees that offered to take our picture.
|One Pretty View|
|One of many spectacular stone bridges in the middle of the woods.|
|Lunch Spot, Not a Tourist in Sight.|
|This is the Ocean, In October, In Maine - Nuff Said|
|Live Quidditch Action|
|Home Sweet Home|
|I was able to get a glimpse of the sun through the people|
|Our Bikes Had Fun too.|
The 7+ mile downhill with no cycling effort was brutally cold. We road the rest of the park loop road back to the campsite stopping a few places along the way and still got back to the site to have it packed up and on the road by 9:30. We stopped back at the college to say goodby on our way out of town.
On our way back through we made a pitstop at the The Penobscot Narrows Bridge Observatory and Fort Knox for a picnic.
|We're Going Up There|
|Amazing 360 degree view from the top.|
Can't Wait To Go Back!