Cap’n Kid Fishing Adventures – Fun for All Ages!

Learn About Lobster At Sea

Hey Kids!   Enjoy a 2 hour fishing trip specifically geared just for you!    Climb aboard a new  50ft U.S. Coast Guard Certified vessel and fish by rod and reel, bait a crab trap and even watch the first mates pull up a lobster trap!  Bring your parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, too.

Family owned and operated, Cap’n Kids Fishing Adventures sails daily from Saquatucket Harbor in Harwich Port on Cape Cod.

Why we love it:  It’s a fun way to teach kids about the ocean, fish and lobsters!

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  • Seasonal
  • Reservations Strongly Suggested
  • 715 Main Street, Route 28, Harwich Port, MA 02646
  • (508) 530-0066

Sebasco Harbor Resort – Fresh Flavors that are Pure Maine!

Lobster Inspired Lodging

Located on 550 acres in Midcoast Maine, Sebasco Harbor Resort offers families an authentic Maine experience!   With breathtaking views and a wealth of activities, Sebasco Harbor Resort is a destination onto itself where you can experience pure Maine.  Offering nautical themed accommodations in the Main Lodge and suites and cottages throughout the resort, you can also choose to stay in the The Lighthouse – an ideal place for guests seeking comfort with incredible oceanfront views.

Choose from a number of fun packages such as the Lighthouses and Lobsters option that includes a two night stay, a succulent Maine lobster dinner for two and information for a self guided lighthouse tour, with directions to vantage points of several area lighthouses.

For fresh flavors that are pure Maine,  the elegant oceanfront setting of the Pilot House is the “place to be” for dinner and a sunset. During the summer season there are special Maine dining events, including Lobster Bakes and Blueberry Pancake breakfasts to highlight your Maine vacation experience.

Why we love it:  The Spa, the pool and the Golf Course!  Plus, an amazing Lobster Chef who uses local, sustainably harvested ingredients! 

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Lobster Pot Restaurant – Overlooking Narragansett Bay

Winner of Many “Best of Rhode Island” Awards!

Ideally located alongside Bristol Harbor, The Lobster Pot  has been serving the finest traditional New England classics since 1929.  With lobster salad rolls, baked stuffed lobsters -fisherman style, lobster mac and cheese, and lobsters boiled, broiled and grilled – the Lobster Pot is a proud participant of the “Farm & Sea To Table” program and buys products from local, hard-working farmers and fishermen.  With its longstanding reputation and commitment to using the freshest ingredients, it’s no wonder why the Lobster Pot is a favorite dining destination of many southern New Englanders.  For the “meat and potatoes” person in your party  – the Lobster Pot also offers steaks and burgers.

Why we love it:   The sunset views of Narragansett Bay, charming bar and live entertainment every Friday and Saturday nights.

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Shore Club – Home of the Famous Lobster Supper

Shore Club

For more than 75 years, the Shore Club has been offering fresh caught Atlantic lobster as part of  their world famous lobster suppers!  After serving more than one million suppers, this is a Maritime “must-do” experience. Enjoy a lobster tradition at the same tables where Prince Charles and Lady Diana dined in 1983.   The Shore Club Lobster Supper includes an all you can eat salad bar and unlimited local mussels!   Kids meals are available.   Visiting on Saturday night?  Enjoy live entertainment in the Dance Hall!

Why we love it: Traditional lobster dinners with unlimited local mussels!  That’s right – all you can eat!   Delish!

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Murphy’s Cable Wharf – A Traditional Maritime Meal

Murphy’s Cable Wharf Restaurant 

Open year round, Murphy’s Cable Wharf Restaurant was the former home of the Cable Ship Terminal built in 1913. Nearly 100 years later, it is now a boathouse styled restaurant featuring an incredible patio sitting directly over the water. While dining in the restaurant, guests will enjoy an unobstructed view of the water from every angle. Guests will enjoy a live lobster tank featuring 300 lobsters where you are able to net your own lobster, and a touch tank featuring native marine life. The restaurant’s menu is a combination of traditional maritime favourites and time honoured recipes from the Murphy’s kitchen with a modern touch. The majority of the menu is seafood based. Favourites include our Signature Lobster Roll, Runner Up at the 2012 Savour Food and Wine Show, and our Green Lane Farm Seafood Chowder, Winner of the 2012 Best Seafood Chowder in Nova Scotia competition. Guests can enjoy meals indoors or on the patio and the extensive menu includes Lobster Dinner – of course!

Why we love it:   A true maritime dining experience!

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Colby House B &B – Cape Breton Hospitality Awaits

Colby House Bed & Breakfast

Built in the early 1900s, Colby House offers exceptional service, comfortable accommodations and is within easy walking distance of downtown Sydney. Highly rated on Tripadvisor, Colby House is nicely appointed and with spacious rooms and outstanding breakfasts! Hosts are knowledgeable and quite hospitable. Many call this property, a home away from home!

Why we love it:   Within walking distance to downtown Sydney!

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  • 10 Park Street, Sydney, NS B1P 4W4
  • (902) 539-4095


The Nonantum Resort – A Coastal Retreat

A Family Friendly Place Committed to the Environment

Located in Kennebunkport – only 90 minutes north of Boston, The Nonantum Resort offers fun for the whole family! The resort brings the entire family together through a number of activities including biking, canoeing, guided walks, stand-up paddleboarding, learning to haul your own lobster aboard the Rugosa, or deep sea fishing on the Libreti Rose.

The Nonantum is a good steward of our beautiful coastal environment in Maine and works hard to raise awareness of the environmental impact of everything that is done around the resort from saving energy to purchasing and preparing local foods to recycling unused soap products with Clean the World, a non-profit organization that saves the lives of children by bringing these items to impoverished countries around the world.

Why we love it:  Nice views! Lobster Tour boat just steps from the hotel. 

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rugosa lobster boat tour

Rugosa Lobster Tours – A Hands-On Lobster Experience

A Lobster Tour in A Scenic Village

Step onto the Rugosa, a classic New England wooden lobster boat, for a memorable Maine experience along the Kennebunk River. During this scenic 1-1.5 hour trip, you’ll learn about lobstering in Maine. Sit back and relax or roll up your sleeves and join in on the fun!  Holding a maximum of 25 passengers, the Rugosa is excitement for the whole family.  Sails three times daily from May – October.  

Why we love it:   Great sightseeing!

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  • Seasonal:  May – October
  • 95 Ocean Avenue (Behind the Nonantum Resort), Kennebunkport, Maine 04046
  • (207) 468-4095




Ogunquit Lobster Pound – Pick Your Lobster

Plan on a Fun and Fresh Lobster Dinner Here

Ogunquit is a lovely seaside community in Southern Maine, and maybe one of the most beautiful coastal villages in the state. Since 1931, the Ogunquit Lobster Pound Restaurant has been a Maine staple. Reasons to visit? In the heart of lobster country, this restaurant offers big steamers that ensure you a freshly cooked crustacean! The large dining room is the perfect place for a comfortable dinner. In addition to other yummy lobster items, Ogunquit Lobster Pound serves lobster stew with fresh chunks of lobster meat.

Why we love it:  You pick your own lobster from the pound!

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Lulu Lobster Boat Ride – A Classroom at Sea

Lulu Lobster Boat Ride 

Join Captain John Nicolai aboard Lulu – a downeast-styled lobster boat – for a two hour lobstering experience you’ll remember for a long time! See what it is like to be a lobsterman in Maine as you watch Captain John haul lobster traps from the waters of Bar Harbor.   Learn about lobsters from one of Maine’s most knowledgeable and entertaining lobster experts and since Captain John is completely bilingual, the tour can be narrated in English or French. As a retired professional chef, the Captain may even share a favorite lobster recipe or two on this Bar Harbor Lobster Boat Tour.   

Why we love it:  Captain John is knows his stuff!

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Lucky Catch Cruises – Lobster Tour on Casco Bay

Learn All About Lobstering

How does your lobster gets from the bottom of the ocean to your dinner plate? Reserve your spot on a Lucky Catch lobster boat, and you’ll find out. You’ll learn about lobster habits, conservation efforts, the difference between hardshell and soft shell lobsters, shorts, culls and keepers! Any lobsters caught during this 80-90 minute tour can be purchased after the cruise for wholesale “boat” price, and if you don’t have a pot at home, take your lobsters across the pier to the Portland Lobster Company restaurant for the freshest lobster dinner anywhere!

Why we love it:  You can purchase the lobsters after the cruise!

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  • Seasonal
  • Reservations Required
  • 170 Commercial Street, Portland, ME 04101
  • (207) 761-0941

DiMillo’s on the Water – A Floating Restaurant

Fresh Seafood from Local Waters

Portland is a charming small “city” on the coast and scenic in its own right, but pair it with a “floating” restaurant and waterviews and it gets even better! Every one of DiMillo’s tables offers spectacular views of Portland Harbor and it offers two outside decks in you prefer to take in the salty air while you dine. With a full menu to choose from, you can enjoy DiMillo’s on the Water to wine and dine on a lobster dinner or kick back and be casual with a lobster roll. The lunch and dinner menu offers something for seafood and land lovers alike.

Why we love it:  It floats!

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Chebeague Island Inn – Accessible Only By Ferry

A Destination for More than 100 Years!

One of the few remaining inns that once played an important part in Maine summers, Chebeague Island Inn has been thoughtfully restored to recapture its classic beauty and special place in the island community. Originally built in the 1880s, Chebegue Island Inn is named by many publications including Condé Nast as one of the top places to stay in the world. Overlooking Casco Bay, Chebeague Island Inn offers quaint 21 guest rooms featuring furnishings and artwork from Maine artists and artisans. A true escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Why we love it:  Book a “Lucky Lobstering”  package and venture out on a private lobster catching trip! 

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Cape Arundel Inn & Resort – Luxuriously Appointed

Just Minutes to Dock Square

Located in Kennebunkport, this historic inn offers a one hundred and eighty degree view of the Atlantic Ocean. Guests choose from two distinctive locales; Cape Arundel Inn, situated on exclusive Ocean Avenue or Old Fort Estate, tucked away in a tranquil setting on Old Fort Avenue. Guests staying at Cape Arundel Inn enjoy breathtaking ocean views, onsite restaurant, and a spacious lawn area – replete with Adirondack chairs.

Steps away at the Old Fort Estate, guests enjoy the Club House featuring vintage pool table, putting green, full bar, light lunch, library and spacious patio surrounding the heated lap pool.  The Cape Arundel Inn & Resort is part of the Kennebunkport Collection, featuring eight distinctive hotels and seven world class restaurants including Earth at Hidden Point – a collaboration with James Beard Award-winner and Boston restaurateur Ken Oringer.

Why we love it: Close to Walker’s Point – summer home of 41st President of the United States George H.W. Bush.

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Brown’s Wharf Inn – A Wonderful Stay in Boothbay

With A Restaurant and Marina Combo

When you see the gigantic statue of The Old Lobster Fisherman out front, you know you’ve arrived at Brown’s Wharf. With waterfront rooms, private decks and friendly service, Brown’s Wharf Inn is by far a delightful and cozy property located in picture perfect Boothbay Harbor.  Hungry for seafood?  Indulge in lobster fresh from local waters and a enjoy a favorite beverage from The Old Salt Shed Lounge. For you history buffs, in the early 1700’s, this structure was used to store salt for cod. Owned and operated by the Brown family for more than 50 years, Brown’s Wharf Inn offers a great vantage point to watch gorgeous sunsets and fishing boats that dot the harbor.  Coming in by boat? Brown’s Wharf offers excellent docking facilities.

We we love it: Great place to watch fishing boats!

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♥ More inspiration?  Meet Sonny – A Lobsterman from Maine



Boothbay Lobster Wharf – Enjoy Lobster by the Pound

Pick Your Own Lobster

Boothbay Lobster Wharf is a restaurant and working Maine lobster pound where you can watch all the steps involved in the handling of lobsters. Pick your own Maine lobster from the salt water tank and enjoy your meal on the wharf on in the enclosed dining area. Rain or shine! Love Lobster Rolls? A favorite of locals and visitors alike, Boothbay Lobster Wharf offers the freshest and finest seafood around.  Enjoy live entertainment every Saturday night.  Don’t forget to pick up a t-shirt or other souvenir at the Wharf Wear Shop!

Why we love it:  Working lobster pound where you can learn about handling lobster!

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White Elephant – An Exceptional Stay

Quintessential Nantucket 

Located on the beautiful island of Nantucket just 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, the White Elephant offers an exceptional place to stay.  With first class service and charming guest room and loft accommodations, the White Elephant is situated on the harbor within walking distance of cobble stoned sidewalks and gas lamps of Petticoat Row.

Just minutes from boutique shopping, fine dining, historic sightseeing, the beaches and more –  this property is a true gem.   Ideal for a romantic getaway or a spa retreat, the White Elephant also offers kid friendly amenities. Anchored by fresh seafood, the dining is superb.  Reserve a stay at this sophisticated inn and create magical memories to last a lifetime.

Why we love it!  It’s a coastal beauty.  A high-brow experience.

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Moby Dick’s Restaurant – Casual Cape Cod Eating Experience!

A Cape Cod Tradition

Located conveniently off Route 6, Moby Dick’s is the place to go for fresh, family, fun!  Family owned and operated for more than 30 years, Moby Dick’s offers locally sourced seafood including oysters from Wellfleet and scallops from nearby Chatham and Provincetown.  Bring your favorite beer or wine and a group of friends, and enjoy a lobster bake with hard shelled lobsters and a heaping pile of steamers!   A New England tradition. Yum.

Why we love it:  Casual, nautical themed summer spot!  

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  • Seasonal
  • Open Daily – Lunch, Dinner options
  • BYOB
  • Gluten Free options
  • 3225 Route 6, Wellfleet, MA 02667
  • (508) 349-9795

Summer Shack – It’s About The Seafood!

Owned By Celebrity Chef Jasper White

You’ll fall in love with this seafood restaurant over and over again! It’s where a fancy lobster shack in the city meets table-service dining.  With a location in Cambridge, Dedham and the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut, Jasper White’s Summer Shack offers a fun, family-friendly, energetic seafood restaurant serving the freshest, sustainable fish and shellfish available.

With an extensive lobster menu including pan baked lobster and. of course, the lobster roll – this restaurant offers lots of palate pleasing variations to traditional dishes.  Lobsters, oysters and clams dominate the menu for sure.   Not an inexpensive eat but worth it!

Why we love it:  Fine food in a casual setting!

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The Lobster Trap – Classic and Casual Cape Cod Dining

Home of the Lobster Bucket

Home of the Lobster Bucket – a 1 1/4 lb pound hard shell lobster, steamers and linguica (Portuguese styled smoke cured pork sausage seasoned with garlic and paprika), The Lobster Trap Restaurant & Fish Market in Bourne has been serving locally caught seafood  for more than 40 years!

Overlooking Buzzards Bay –  The Lobster Trap is a casual, family-friendly seafood shack with seafood so yummy,  it has earned kudos from regional media outlets such CBS Boston and Boston Magazine. So make it a point to grab a cold brew, relax on the new deck and savor every bite of your overstuffed lobster roll heaping with chunks of lobster meat, lettuce and mayo.  Hosting a summer party?   Let The Lobster Trap cater your memorable event.  And, don’t forget your  friends and family back home.  The Lobster Trap ships live lobsters anywhere in the United States!

Why we love it:   Lobster with views of Buzzards Bay, the Back River and area salt marshes.

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