Entries by Maria

The Camden Riverhouse Hotel – Close to the Harbor

 Charming Hotel in Downtown Camden with Complimentary Parking Featuring a nightly campfire with s’mores, this Camden, Maine hotel offers its guests free Wi-Fi and a deluxe continental breakfast featuring satisfying morning treats.   Each room at the Camden Riverhouse Hotel and Inn includes a refrigerator (for those overstuffed lobster rolls you didn’t get to finish earlier), […]

Graffam Bros. Seafood Shack – Pure Maine Lobster!

Lobsters To Go Since 1946 Located in Rockland, Maine  just minutes from the historic harbor, Graffam Bros. Seafood Shack is a roadside gem serving sandwiches, salads and fried seafood favorites such as haddock, clams, scallops, shrimp and more!   Indulge in the steamed lobster with the melted butter or enjoy lobster rolls overflowing with locally sourced lobster […]

The Chanler at Cliff Walk – A Top Hotel in Newport!

Experience Unparalleled Lobster Luxury and Service  An elegant mansion dating back to the Gilded Age, The Chanler is situated along the infamous Cliff Walk in Newport. A distinctive hotel with a list of accolades longer than ten polo fields, The Chanler has 20 guestrooms all featuring custom linens and upholstery, and distinguished designs that will make every experience […]

Shoreline Segway – Glide By Scenic Vistas!

Choose from Three Tours of the Region A fun way to tour the Connecticut shoreline, Shoreline Segway offers a 1 hour tour of Historic Guilford, Hammonasset Park with a third option that includes the Mystic region!  If you choose the Guilford tour, you’ll glide through the historic district, past the Agricultural Fair Grounds and to […]

Biking and Boating Along the Connecticut Shoreline

Spectacular Scenery By Land and Sea! First by bike, then by boat. Book the popular “Connecticut Shoreline Bike/Boat Tour” with CT Bike Tours and experience the Connecticut coast in a leisurely – yet active way! Start at the Guilford Green – about 25 minutes east of New Haven and cycle out to Sachem’s Head – […]

Lighthouse Point Park – Scenic and fun for the Family

View the Lighthouse, Ride the Carousel and Enjoy the Beach! Enter Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven and you’ll have a wonderful day by the Long Island Sound.   Make your way over to the New Haven Lighthouse also known as the Five Mile Point Light since it sits on a point of land five miles […]

R.J. Julia Booksellers – Charming store for lobster books!

An Award Winning Independent Book Store Located in the charming town Madison, R.J. Julia Booksellers is a “must stop in” while exploring this charming coastal community!  Perfect rain or shine,  In business for more than 25 years,  R.J. Julia has always been a place of inspiration, information, and excitement.   Knowledgeable and friendly staff members will […]

Tidewater Inn – In A Charming Village Along the Shore

Just a Short Drive to the Beach! Located half way between Manhattan and Boston along the Connecticut coast, Tidewater Inn offers eight nicely decorated guestrooms each with its own en-suite bath and one hideaway cottage for even more privacy. Each morning, enjoy a full breakfast featuring a few of the innkeeper’s favorite such as California Egg […]

Thames River Heritage Park – Explore Heritage Sites

Heritage Sites Connected by Water Taxi Starting in June The Thames River Heritage Park is not a conventional park with fixed borders. Instead, it’s a framework that draws together heritage and contemporary sites, neighborhoods, commercial districts and institutions on both sides of the river.  The park offers four anchor sites connected by water taxi: Fort Trumbull, Fort Griswold, The […]

Wheeling City Tours – Dine and Glide!

Departs Every Thursday Just in Time for Dinner Here’s a fun way to discover New London – by Segway!  Choose a route, hop on and on you’re on your way.    Pick the Downtown tour and you’ll glide around Waterfront Park, Downtown New London and Fort Trumbull, enjoying views of New London, Groton, Thames River and […]

Mystic Seaport – Historic Fun by the Water

A Maritime Treasure in Connecticut Visit Mystic Seaport and you’ll be immersed into the area’s  seafaring past.  Explore a living history museum – a recreated 19th century village made up of historians, musicians, storytellers and craftspeople like shipsmiths and woodcarvers, visit galleries that chronicle over 300 years of maritime living, discover one of the world’s only […]

Captain Stannard House – Close to the Shoreline

Quintessential New England Built in 1872 by Captain Stannard, this grand house stands halfway between Boston and New York, the two largest ports/cities on the East Coast at that time; and on the Long Island Sound, known worldwide for safe anchorage. In later years, the house was converted to an inn, tavern, hotel and seafood […]

Oyster Club – Marvelous in Mystic

Farm and Sea to Table Your taste buds will come alive when you visit this casual, fine dining restaurant. Located in historic, downtown Mystic, Oyster Club offers an inviting menu that change daily based on the seasonality and availability of locally harvested foods task management system.  Order the lobster roll prepared with local, hand picked […]

The Oar – A Sizzling Summer Favorite on Block Island

Stunning Location on Beautiful Great Salt Pond Step inside The Oar and you’ll be greeted by friendly staff, lots of seafood menu items including steaks and burgers and oars of many different shapes and colors decorating this casual, Block Island favorite!   With an expansive lawn and outstanding views of the marina, this summer casual restaurant […]

Blount Clam Shack – Home of the 9 Inch Lobster Roll!

Located Along the Historic Warren Waterfront Casual and coastal, Blount Clam Shack is the place to go for clam cakes, clam chowder, whole belly clams and the 9-inch overstuffed lobster roll! Bring a big appetite since the Giant Lobster roll is made with a 1/2 pound of succulent lobster meat, tossed in Blount’s special dill sauce or served […]

Brick Alley Pub – A Newport Tradition for Over 30 Years

Home of the Overstuffed Lobster Salad Roll Named “Best Restaurant” and “Best Bar” by RI Monthly, Brick Alley Pub and Restaurant is located right in the heart of Newport.   With a warm and inviting atmosphere (fireplace in the winter, air- conditioning in the summer) Brick Alley Pub offers pub style comfort food such as burgers, […]

Iggy’s – Dine or Take Out in Warwick

You’ll Need a Lobster Bib at the Boardwalk! Iggy’s Doughboys and Chowder House with its new Boardwalk Clam and Lobster Bar on Oakland Beach,  serve over 50 menu items from juicy burgers to mouthwatering lobster rolls, boiled lobster with drawn butter and more!   Here, there’s something for everyone.  Stroll over to the Gazebo Bar […]

Mantunuk Oyster Bar – From Pond to Plate!

Incredibly Fresh Lobster With a View Perry Raso, owner of Matunuck Oyster Bar, takes pride in offering farm-raised and wild-caught seafood from local waters!   In fact, Perry operates an oyster farm on Potter Pond just steps from the restaurant’s patio. In addition to growing oysters and now scallops, Raso grows vegetables at the other […]

Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea – A Serene Location!

Charming Bed and Breakfast Overlooking the Ocean Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea, is a respite like no other on Block Island.   Cozy, bright and romantic, this inn is situated just a few small steps from the beach and close to seafood restaurants serving our favorite – lobster!   With nicely appointed guest rooms aptly […]

The Darius Inn – Walk to the Ferry Landing

Renovated and Renamed in 2013 Located in Old Harbor and within walking distance of the ferry landing and the beach, The Darius Inn is one of the best places to stay on Block Island!    Named after a Captain Darius B read the full info here. Dodge, a druggist who made and sold medical elixirs […]

Port Inn Portsmouth – Convenient and Comfortable

Within Minutes of Really Good Lobster Rolls! Located just off the Route 1 traffic circle, The Port Inn Portsmouth is just a short drive from the city’s eclectic mix of shops, restaurants and waterfront activities! With tastefully decorated and spacious accommodations, The Port Inn boasts many amenities such as 32″ inch flat screen TVs, electric […]

Lamie’s Inn and Old Salt Tavern – Historic and Delicious

A Local Landmark on Route 1 Family owned and operated, Lamie’s Inn and the Old Salt Tavern is a historic property built in 1740.   Full of character and Colonial charm, this intimate inn is clean and comfortable offering lots of personal touches, tremendous hospitality and a continental breakfast that guests rave about!   When […]

Row 34 – Lobster Rolls In Portsmouth!

Lively Atmosphere. Fresh Seafood. Clean and modern with a sleek design, Row 34 is a seafood dining hot spot in Portsmouth!   With an impressive raw bar serving a variety of oysters, Row 34 offers an amazing lobster pasta dish and yummy hot and cold lobster rolls that everyone is raving about. Open for lunch, […]

Sunrise Adventure Charters – Lobster Tours

Lobstering in New Hampshire! Head to Hampton Beach and join Captain Jim Flanders on a 90 minute Lobster Tour aboard the 25 foot Parker Center Console, “Sunrise Adventure”.   You’ll watch the crew haul traps and see lobsters, crabs, starfish and other live creatures from the ocean. Fun for the family, don’t miss this adventure at sea! Why […]

Ale House Inn – Cozy and Contemporary

Enjoy Ales and Tails in Portsmouth! Climb 12 exterior steps and you’ve entered Ale House Inn – a former brewery warehouse built over 130 years ago.   Historic yet modern, the Ale House Inn features lots of exposed brick spaces and 10 stylish rooms all on one floor!   With amenities too numerous to mention including […]

Hotel Portsmouth – Where Modern Meets Retro

A Boutique Hotel Just Steps from Market Square Built in 1835, this historic yet modern hotel is located just steps from Portsmouth’s shops, restaurants (that means lobster – yum!)  and waterfront attractions.   With 32 uniquely furnished rooms,  Hotel Portsmouth is loaded with amenities including 24 hour front desk services, complimentary continental breakfast and afternoon […]

Arbor Inn Bed and Breakfast – Quaint and Cozy in Rye

Off the Beaten Path Yet Close to the Shore! Winner of “The People’s Choice Award” for Best Bed and Breakfast & Culinary Excellence (2010 Yankee Magazine),  Arbor Inn Bed and Breakfast offers three clean, spacious bedrooms and a nicely appointed suite, cathedral ceilings, sky light windows, a cozy common area with a fireplace for resting […]

Hampton Beach Seafood Festival – Sept 9th through 11th, 2016

Featuring a Lobster Roll Eating Contest Presented by the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce and Seafood Festival Committee, the Hampton Beach Seafood Festival is a world-class event held attracting more 150,000 visitors each year! With over 50 local restaurants serving seafood – including lots of lobster rolls,  80 arts and crafts vendors, hundreds of Ocean Boulevard […]