The fallback answer, as it has been for nearly three months now, is we just don’t know.
While states across New England have begun loosening some of the travel and attraction restrictions put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the announcement that the borders are, once again, “open for business” still seems to be on the distant horizon.
Summer activities such as hiking, kayaking, golf, fishing, and mountain biking are inherently capable of adhering to the social distancing guidelines that have become the norm in our lives. But gaining access to those pastimes is a trickier avenue.
Case in point; the Sunday River Golf Club opened on June 1, and is currently booking tee times and group trips. However, out-of-state visitors planning a trip to Newry must also follow Maine’s protocol of a 14-day quarantine. It is the same requirement being requested in New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.