Every summer in Kennebunkport brings a few days so hot that tourists and locals alike find themselves heading straight to the closest beach. Kennebunkport takes a slow exhale until folks start rolling back into Dock Square after the sun begins to sink and the air cools off. We pick one of these days each year
At Daytrip Society and Daytrip Jr, We are huge fans of recycling. We carry many a recycled product from skateboards made out of fishing nets to totes made out of recycled sailboat sales. Last year when we had the pleasure of expanding our business and moving up to the 2nd floor of our building on
Summer in Maine hasn’t officially started until you’ve picked a berry or two – or several baskets’ worth! While we wait until mid-July to start looking for blueberries, strawberry season comes first. We love going to Spiller Farm’s U Pick in Wells on a nice day for a friendly and authentic experience. Spiller Farm opens at 8am
It is not often that you’re asked to design the interior of a teepee. When we found out we could be involved in this designer showcase to raise funds for some of our favorite causes, we just couldn’t resist! Our super talented designer friend Krista Stokes was asked to design one of 12 “Glamping Tents”
SALES ASSOCIATE Do you love nature? Are you interested in design? Would you enjoy being part of a fun and hardworking team? Daytrip Society and Daytrip Jr. are looking for qualified, responsible high school graduates who are available now through the fall to join our growing retail staff! Our ideal candidates have a positive outlook,
It’s that time of year once again! Sneaking out to our Annual Flea Find at Arundel Antique Village always feels like the official start to the summer season. Our staff pairs up into teams of two or three and gets $20 to hunt for a vintage item that we can resell in the store. Whichever
Spring is technically upon us, but we are eagerly awaiting some green to show up! In the meantime we are enjoying these lovely shots from a staff daytrip to the Saco Heath Preserve in May. Check out what it looks like in winter! Can’t wait to see leaves on trees and flowers blooming like this once again.
It’s a well known fact that Maine is full of vintage treasure. Flea markets and antique shops are all over our great state, especially along the coastline. Head inland a bit to where the the orchards celebrate maple syrup Sunday in the spring and apple picking in the fall, and you will find a gem
If you’ve never visited Coast City Comics, you’re missing out on some old-school fun! We love ducking into this comic book store/arcade/“Funbox Monster Emporium” for a look around and a game (or three) of pinball. For a comic book lover, this place is full of treasure; from the indie to the mainstream, they have everything!
At Daytrip Society we feel kinship with nearby businesses that also stay open year-round. When we heard Salud Bistro would be serving espresso, baked goods, breakfast and lunch through the winter we got really excited! Right over the bridge in Lower village, the space has a homey feel with rich woodwork and plenty of seating. Large windows