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Maine 2023 (October) (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)

Ellsworth and vicinity

Saturday, October 7 through Saturday, October 21, 2023

We flew from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Portland, Maine via O'Hare International Airport (Chicago, Illinois). In addition to doing tasks at the house (including assessing a badly-damaged, newly-paved driveway, after the effects of former Tropical Storm Philippe washed out parts of the driveway), we did manage to hike and bike at Acadia National Park and other nearby trails during our visit. We returned to Oklahoma City via Chicago (reverse of outbound route).

I tracked the trip with a Bad Elf GPS Pro+ GPSr (GPS receiver), using my iPhone 12 (Gaia GPS app) as a backup (and the FlightRadar24 website). A few local trips were not recorded (since in-town trips are regularly ignored where we live). In addition, much of the last three days prior to departure were lost when I somehow lost my Bad Elf GPSr. As a result of the loss, my new Garmin eTrex SE GPSr was used for the return trip.

NOTE: the downloadable GPX tracks are the full GPX files, while those shown on the provided "view map" links are simplified (with minimal effect on geographic accuracy) for much faster viewing.

Original GPX tracks are unedited, except where necessary to fill in missing data. Edited tracks are noted in their descriptions.

Businesses are named below for reference only. No endorsement should be inferred. If you wish to see my opinion of the places mentioned, see TripAdvisor (for those few that I have actually rated).


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