I had never done this on Peaks Island before - and it was awesome!

The only part of Peaks Island I know is the Inn, the restaurant, the Reggae music, ice cream and Centennial Beach. I see golf carts are THE way to travel, and of course the Casco Bay Ferry over and back.

That's it. Ya spend a couple of hours, eat some food, have some drinks and head on back.

But on this perfect Maine day, I rode a bike all the way around the island. It's under 4 miles and takes about 45 minutes.

It's gorgeous and I can't believe I've never done it before! The views all around the island are perfect. But at one rocky beach, I saw something that made me pull my bike right over!

It was like cairn island! According to Wikipedia:

A cairn is a man-made pile of stones. The word cairn comes from the Scottish Gaelic: càrn. Cairns have been and are used for a broad variety of purposes, from prehistoric times to the present. In modern times, cairns are often erected as landmarks, a use they have had since ancient times.


Here's a close up.


I loved it. I loved it so much, I wanted to try my hand at one.


It's like a Jenga of Peaks Island.

If you take a trip over to Peaks, rent a bike or bring your own and do yourself a favor and go around the island. It's a great way to spend the day!