|Lobster and scallop boats at Digby Harbor.|
Ferry across the Digby Gut to....
|Lucky Catch's Capt. Tom measures a lobster to see if it is a keeper. It wasn't.|
|Nubble Lighthouse at Cape Neddick.|
Walk it off with a jaunt to Nubble Lighthouse at Cape Neddick. If you can snag a ticket, by all means catch a performance at the famous Ogunquit Playhouse. Perfect headquarters for it all, although you won't want to leave it, is the venerable Cliff House Resort & Spa overlooking the rocky waves and crashing waves.
Maine Lobster FestivalCelebrate the crustacean July 29 to August 2, 2015, in the towns of Rockland and Camden, located in Penobscot Bay.
This year's festival expects to serve up 20,000 lbs of Maine Lobster and 1,700 lbs of Cabot butter. Special entertainment includes a Lobster Parade on Saturday, August 1 complete with lobster floats and a marching band. www.mainelobsterfestival.com .
Family Fun in the Fjords
Book a three- or four-night all inclusive trip through spectacular Patagonian waters in December 2015 with Australis by Oct. 31, 2015 and one child (age 17 or under) per adult comes along for free. Rates per adult for the three-day cruise are $1,895; $2,298 for the four-day.
Jekyll Island IdyllBook a weekend getaway for two at the historic Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Jekyll Island, GA, Aug. 2-Sept. 1, 2015, and accommodations plus a five-course dinner for two with a bottle of signature wine are $250 a night.
|Dolphins frolic in Jacksonville's St. Johns River.|
Win a Vacation for Two to Jacksonville, FLLike to share your vacation photos with friends? Bask in a a bit of green-tinged envy? Have we got a contest for you.
One lucky person will be the winner of Visit Jacksonville’s interactive summer postcard contest “Vacations Should Be Shared.”
Five easy steps does it. Create it, Post it and Win it!
1) Go to www.VisitJacksonville.com and click on the contest logo or go to www.visitjacksonville.com/vacations-should-be-shared.
2) Choose your postcard theme: Beachy, Artistic or Ticket.
3) Customized your postcard with Visit Jacksonville’s memory-worthy #OnlyInJax images.
4) Add a message to your postcard. Tell us why you would love to win a vacation to Jacksonville.
5) Then share your postcard on social media, ask your friends to vote and start packing your bags!
The “Vacations Should Be Shared” contest will run from July 22 until August 23 and winners will be announced August 25. All the postcards generated during the contest will be available for public voting on Visit Jacksonville’s website. The postcard with the most votes will be the grand prize winner of a vacation for two to Jacksonville. A second and third place postcard will also be selected for prizes.
For more on the prizes and the rules of the “Vacations Should Be Shared” postcard contest go to www.visitjacksonville.com/vacations-should-be-shared.