Trails & Sails: Two Weekends of Walks and Water

Trails & Sails: Two Weekends Of Walks and Water

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THANK YOU to all Trails & Sails event hosts, participants, volunteers and sponsors for making the 13th annual Trails & Sails: Two Weekend of Walks & Water such a terrific success!

The 2014 event line-up offered 150+ FREE event opportunities to connect you to the the spectacular places, history and heritage that define the Essex National Heritage Area—the 34 cities and towns of Boston’s legendary North Shore. We thank the 100+ event hosts for opening their doors and scheduling such an exciting line-up of Trails & Sails experiences. We could not present this event without your enthusiasm! Visit Essex Heritage's Facebook page to see and post photos from the weekend festivities.

How was your Trails & Sails?

As planning begins for next year, we want to know what you thought.  How was your Trails & Sails experience? Please help us make Trails & Sails better and better by taking this brief online survey. By completing this survey you will have a chance to vote for your favorite event to win a "Trails & Sails People's Choice Award," AND you can enter your name into the drawing to win a beautiful, limited edition Essex National Heritage Area photo book! (Winners will be announced in November.)

Make Trails & Sails Last All Year Long! Become a Member.

There are many reasons why your Essex Heritage membership matters. While support from our members is put to immediate use to bolster our many programs and initiatives in Essex County, let's talk about the two BIG reasons why your membership matters to Trails & Sails:

1. Your membership makes Trails & Sails last all year long! As a member, you will be invited to events planned for YOU throughout the year. Members receive discounts to attend Essex Heritage Events and Featured Partner Events across the region, a free Trails & Sails guide in September, our e-newsletter, and more. But more importantly...

2. Your membership support helps to keep Trails & Sails a FREE public outreach event! Now is the time to join -- show your support for Trails & Sails and assist us in keeping open the doors of discovery to the exceptional cultural, historic and natural resources that abound in the Essex National Heritage Area. Because no where else...

    • Can you visit the lighthouse that brought the USS Constitution home safely,
    • Can you wander through the country's oldest working farm,
    • Can you see as many 17th century homes on your drive to work.

    Because no where else... would we rather live. Join today.