Here are five videos to get you excited for winter in Maine

I know Halloween hasn’t happened, nor has Thanksgiving, and you haven’t even started Christmas shopping. But the dropping temperatures mean only one thing to me: winter is coming.

Instead of lamenting the sheets of snow, slippery roads and soaking wet Bean Boots, I’ve decided to embrace Old Man Winter.

Here some videos that have me fired up for winter.

Dogsledding in Maine by Appalachian Mountain Club 

What better way to spend a winter day than cruising around Moosehead Lake with a pack of dogs?

Maine Backcountry Sled Edit 2015 by Kyle Haley

If you’re looking for a faster, gas-powered dogsled, try out a snowmobile.

Winter in Maine: A New Perspective by Cody Anderson

I’m a sucker for Go Pro videos, and this one shows all of the beautiful scenery Maine has to offer.

Winter in Maine 2015 by Joe Keeney

This Go Pro edit showcases the Bar Harbor region shot from high above the treeline and down on street level. A unique view of Bar Harbor when it’s not swamped like it is during the summer tourism season.

Whole Winter 2015 Time Lapse in Maine by WonderPixels

If only winter, like this video, lasted 10 minutes.

What are your favorite activities during the winter? If you have videos or stories, send them in!