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Indian’s Last Leap, also casually called “the Leap” by Sanford-Springvale locals, is both a place for outdoor recreation and a story.  As a location, Indian’s last leap is a small cliff area along the Mousam River in Springvale, Maine near Springvale’s Recreational Area. As a story, however, according to some, has historical basis.

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There’s no better place to go sightseeing of Portland in southern Maine than the Portland Observatory. Built in 1807, The Portland Observatory is the last remaining maritime signal tower in the country. With a ‘lantern’ P&J Dolland Achromatic Refracting Telescope and flag signals, the observatory would provide communication between the shore and land a few hours before incoming ships reached the docks. The telescope had mysteriously disappeared back in 1939. Which can only mean one thing: magic! Or theft.

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When contemplating the romantic get-away with your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day, one doesn’t always consider escaping to southern Maine. But don’t be surprised to be contradicted by the splendor of southern Maine in the winter. Maine winters accommodate all types of love birds and their interests.

Before I divulge any ideas as a Maine insider, let me tell you a romantic story. A few years ago, a friend of mine was surprised with a thoughtful Valentine’s Day gift right here in Maine. Before her boyfriend treated her out to dinner, he brought her to a secluded pond a few towns away in southern Maine. Hiding a thermos of hot chocolate and ice skates in his trunk, he surprised her with a day of ice skating. He had even shoveled the snow himself that morning.

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Skiing and snowboarding is  among the most popular winter activities in Maine. Tourists come from all over to visit our Maine mountains and ski resorts for their winter vacations. These alpine mountains are certainly a long drive, even for southern Maine residents, but not a deterrent if you’re planning a day of skiing/ snowboarding, or lodging at a nearby resort.

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As a kid growing up, ice skating was my favorite pastime during the winter. My siblings and I would always like to go ice skating at one of the ponds only our property had access to. My brothers would skate around the pond, pulling me and my sisters on sleds or push us around on chairs.

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