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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), a desk, ironing facilities and ensuite bathrooms equipped with hairdryers.   Guests can relax in the property’s hot tub and swimming pool  or work out at the on-site fitness center.   This property’s  location is the perfect home base.  Unpack once and you’re on your way to explore this coastal gem of a community.  The Camden town center is just a 3 minute walk from the Camden Riverhouse Hotel and Inn and Camden Harbor and the schooners are less than a 5 minute walk from this lovely hotel.    Feeling a bit more adventurous? Drive through the scenic Camden Hills State Forest and the summit of Mount Battie is only 20 minutes from the inn! What an incredible view.

Why we love it:  Quintessential Camden – and lobster is always close by!

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Inn on the Harbor – A Lobster Lover’s Dream Stay

Perched right on the Edge of Picturesque Stonington Harbor

Known for its unique charm and spectacular view of the Penobscot Bay islands, the Inn on the Harbor on Deer Isle offers a perfect romantic waterfront retreat. Built in the 1880’s, this bed and breakfast captures the very essence of Maine’s Downeast island life.

Ten of the thirteen individually decorated guestrooms face the sea and enjoy gorgeous views of Isle au Haut, the Windjammers and the island’s fishing fleet. Several of  the rooms have wood burning fireplaces and/or private decks.  The accommodations are relaxed and comfortable – all with private baths and sitting areas. Guests can relax on the spacious flower-covered deck extending out into the harbor and enjoy the tide rising and falling beneath the Inn. Imagine falling asleep to the sound of nearby Mark Island Light’s foghorn and waking up to the lobstermen heading out to sea?

The coastal atmosphere, fresh salt air and brilliant sunny skies, encourage many guests to simply put their feet up and relax while watching Stonington’s bustling waterfront.

Why we love it:   At Inn on the Harbor, you can experience Maine’s Downeast island life at its best. 

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White Cedar Inn Bed and Breakfast – A Charming Stay!

Centrally Located to Dozens of Lobster Shacks on the Maine Coast.

White Cedar Inn Bed and Breakfast is conveniently located in the heart of Freeport and centrally located to dozens of lobster shacks and lighthouses.  Situated on an acre of land, this 1888 Victorian-era New England house boasts seven Maine-themed rooms decorated like a favorite summer cottage. Offering full scrumptious breakfasts,  this “home away from home” offers a nice, quiet respite after a busy day exploring coastal Maine. 

White Cedar Inn Bed and Breakfast partners with Lucky Catch Cruises in Portland.  Sign up for a trip with Captain Tom and crew on his lobster boat and learn the ins and outs of lobstering while enjoying a 90 minute cruise on Casco Bay.

Why we love it:   It’s a 5 minute stroll along brick-paved sidewalks to the Freeport shopping outlets and great lobster restaurants! 

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2 Village Square Inn – A Lovely View Above Town

Sit on the Eagles View Porch and Just Soak in the Natural Beauty!

Close to it all but yet snuggled above the town, 2 Village Square Inn offers in town location, ocean views, walking distance to the beach, shops, restaurants, and the Marginal Way. The night we stayed, we simple parked our car and walked everywhere!

With a heated ocean view pool, hot tub, ocean view balconies for all to enjoy,  and pet friendly rooms upon request, this inn is nestled upon 3 acres perched on a hill over looking the village. Location, location, location.

Why we love it:   All the comforts of home – plus more!

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Blue Hill Inn – Featured in Many Travel Magazines

A Lovely Retreat Close to Many Fun Lobster Activities!

Located on an acre of land in the center of the village of Blue Hill and a block from the head of Blue Hill Bay, the inn, built in 1835, is on the National Register of Historic Places.   Innkeeper Sarah Pebworth and the staff of the inn will make suggestions, assist with itineraries, help with directions, and make reservations. They are familiar with the area and can direct guests to great boating, live music, beautiful picnic spots, husband-friendly shopping, and delicious lobster rolls.  A Federal period building, the Blue Hill Inn has eleven guest rooms, a sun-filled dining room, and two comfortable parlors. It retains many of its original features, including clapboards, nine over six windows, wide pumpkin pine floor boards, and six fireplaces.

This charming inn is perfectly located to explore seaside villages like Castine and Stonington.  Plan a wonderful lobster adventure and cruise the islands and bays of Downeast Maine with aboard Miss Lizzie, offering scenic excursions, Monday through Saturday during the summer season.  You’ll learn about Maine’s lobster fishery as  crews haul our string of lobster traps. The Captain will explain the techniques and a few of the secrets of the men and women who earn their livings on the waters of coastal Maine. Cruises last for about one hour and fifteen minutes, leaving from the Isle au Haut Ferry Company on Sea Breeze Avenue in Stonington.

Why we love it:  They offer Winter lodging!

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Pilgrim’s Inn – Stay with a Lobster Chef!

Lobster Risotto is on the Menu. YUM!

What’s more luxurious than a romantic inn situated in the heart of the Maine Coast?  One with a fabulous restaurant where you can dine on dishes such as Lobster Risotto.  Yum! The Inn itself overlooks picturesque Northwest Harbor and a tranquil mill pond.  Built in 1793, the historic post and beam Maine inn welcomes you with an ambiance and warmth of a bygone era. Lovingly restored and meticulously maintained, this Deer Isle inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a member of the Select Registry.

What to do while you visit?  Explore all the wonderful towns near by.  Named for the granite industry that made it famous, Stonington is also home to the most productive lobster fishing port along the Maine coast. No trip to Deer Isle would be complete without visiting this picturesque port and tasting a Deer Isle lobster! Another day trip includes the Blue Hill peninsula and visiting the towns of Blue Hill and Castine, or taking a scenic drive through Brooklin, Brooksville, Sedgwick and Penobscot, stopping along the way at shops and old time general stores.

Why we love it:  They offer cottages each with small kitchens, additional space, and televisions. Great for families!

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The Breakers Inn – Right on The Beach!

Featured in “Yankee Magazine”!

The Breakers Inn is an oceanfront property located directly on the Atlantic Ocean at Higgins Beach. Built as a private home in 1900, it has served the public since the early 1930s.  There are 15 guest rooms, each with a private bath and all accommodations in the main building have a view of the ocean.

A great feature of this inn, is the fact you can get a lobster roll picnic to go. During July and August, picnic lunches are available in the kitchen between 12 noon and 1 PM and they offer variety of sandwiches for seafood and land lovers alike.  Insiders note?  Just take your lobster roll picnic down to the beach in front or sit on the wrap around porch and take in the natural beauty.  Ahhhhhhhhh.

Why we love it:   They’re green leaders!   They buy local food, they compost and recycle. 

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Captain Lord Mansion – 4 Diamond in Heart of Kennebunkport

Offers a “Classic Maine Lobster Roll Picnic” Package!

Welcome to the Captain Lord Mansion, a truly authentic Shipbuilder’s Mansion. It is the largest Mansion in the Port!  The inn will provide an unforgettably romantic Kennebunkport bed and breakfast experience. There are so many lobster related things to do in the area but the lobster roll package offered by the inn – is one of our favorites!

“Classic Maine Lobster Roll Picnic” Package?  Take this deluxe picnic basket along on your next day-trip in Kennebunkport. Whether touring lighthouses, bicycling, sailing, hiking or taking the Lobster Boat Cruise, you will enjoy this “Classic Maine Picnic”!  Just remember, to make advance reservations with the office staff.

Why we love it: It’s so romantic and they offer spa services!

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Ann’s Point Inn – 4 Diamond Magnificant Stay Near Acadia

Get Away From It All In This Slice of Heaven

Ann’s Point Inn is a luxurious AAA four-diamond contemporary B&B on the quiet side of Mount Desert Island—in the heart of lobster country.  Secluded and romantic yet close to beautiful Acadia National Park and the towns of Bass Harbor, Southwest Harbor and Bar Harbor, Maine.  Ann’s Point Inn offers two tranquil waterfront acres including a long private shoreline with direct access to the harbor, four spacious and airy guest rooms with lots of windows to take in the abundant water views and a jet-filled super-sized Caldera hot tub.   Ahhhhhhhhh.

Enjoy a delicious, three-course breakfast each morning while overlooking the picturesque waters of Bass Harbor.  Start your day and choose between a lobster boat tour, lobster rolls and a lighthouse, or a romantic lobster candlelight dinner.  Actually, Ann’s Point Inn will help you plan all three.

 Why we love it:  They help save the planet!  Solar panels supply a third of the electricity.

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  • Seasonal
  • 79 Ann’s Point Road, Bass Harbor, Maine 04653
  • (207) 244-9595
  • www.annspoint.com

Parsons Post House Inn – Heart of Ogunquit

Once You Arrive You Do Not Need Your Car – Walk Everywhere!

Parsons Post House is centrally located in Ogunquit Village. You can walk to everything and a short stroll to the beautiful 3-mile beach. The inn is at the start of the Marginal Way, an inspirational 1-mile path along the rocky coast to the harbor of Perkins Cove. There are plenty of fine restaurants, quaint shops and a trolley stop just around the corner.

Relax on two enclosed porches featuring an art gallery, ocean view and morning coffee & muffins.  For a small town we are spilling over with phenomenal places to dine. Ogunquit has a restaurant to suit every need, but we recommend you make room for lobster!

Why we love it?  Ideal location in a charming Maine village.  

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The Inn at Southwest – One of the Most Photographed

Located in a Charming and Peaceful Downeast Lobster Village

Set in an idyllic town this is a true getaway.  The Inn at Southwest, built in 1884, is one of the most photographed inns on Mount Desert Island. Set in a beautiful Second Empire Victorian building, the Bed and Breakfast overlooks the sheltered waters of Southwest Harbor, Maine, near Bar Harbor and in the heart of Acadia National Park. The wrap-around porch is the perfect spot to enjoy our gardens or watch boats slip in and out of Southwest Harbor.

Guest rooms are spacious and comfortable, all with private bathrooms, and each thoughtfully decorated in a distinctive, eclectic style. Each day the inn serves a delicious gourmet breakfast and provide afternoon refreshments to welcome you back after your day’s activities.  Come enjoy this quaint coastal community and Acadia National Park soon!

Why we love it?  An absolute charmer and so close to Downeast lobster activities.  

West End Inn – In the Historic Art District

Snuggled in a Quiet Neighborhood but Close to All the Lobster Action!

Indulge yourself with comfort and quiet elegance in this beautifully restored Inn nestled among the finest of historic architecture in Portland’s prestigious neighborhood, the West End. The Inn’s peaceful location and six comfortable bedrooms, each with private bath, invite a good night’s sleep. Guests enjoy a full made-to-order breakfast in the eastern-facing dining room boasting twelve foot decorative ceilings. Afternoon tea is available in the comfortable adjoining library with a gas fireplace.

Located in the Heart of the Downtown Art District, the Inn’s exclusive residential location provides the best of all worlds: convenience to the downtown – Arts District, museums, public market, galleries, Old Port, and Casco Bay.  Innkeepers Debra and Scott can provide their favorite local recommendations on where to enjoy a lobster dinner, take a foodie tour or set out a boat tour!

Why we love it:  It’s comfortable, cozy and within walking distance to the waterfront.

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Inn at Tanglewood Hall – An 1880’s Grand Summer Cottage

Relax in Comfort and Style

Want to feel a little bit like Maine lobster royalty?  This relaxing York Maine Inn is surrounded by sea air and located in the quaint village of York Harbor.  This area has been a Beach Resort since the Gilded Age nearby Kittery, Ogunquit, Portsmouth & Kennebunkport.  There is endless options your fill of lobster nearby!

Once a York Historical Society Decorator Show House, the Inn at Tanglewood Hall is a charming Southern Maine coast B&B nestled nearby the sea with all the modern amenities.  Unwind and untangle with sunsets and bold ocean views along the Harbor Cliff Path lined with wild rugosa roses, then traverse York River’s scenic Fisherman’s Walk to the Wiggly Bridge.  Stroll along quiet tree-lined streets to the Harbor Beach or enjoy the sun and surf at Long Sands or Short Sands Beach with picturesque Nubble Lighthouse nearby.   Whether a gateway for exploring New England’s blossoming spring, summer beaches, vibrant fall foliage, or wintry wonderlands, you can experience quintessential Maine throughout the year.

Why we love it: Love their packages that include dinner at Two at Clay Hill Farm Restaurant!

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Captain Jefferds Inn – Historic Sea Captain’s Home

A Quintessential Kennebunkport Stay

This Kennebunkport Inn is without a doubt a charmer.  IT’s what you dream about when you think of a quintessential Maine vacation.  Located on a quiet street in Kennbunkport, you are a stroll away from lobster roll choices, harbor views and so many ways to spend your days (and nights.)

The Captain Jefferds Inn has 16 rooms from which to choose. Each individually decorated room has a private bath and many have a gas fireplace or wood-styled stove to add to the romantic ambiance.  They serve a three-course breakfast in the beautiful dining room where you will have the opportunity to meet other guests and exchange stories and experiences.

Why we love it?  Historic charm in a lobster village with all the creature comforts you can imagine!

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  • Open Year Round
  • Free Electric Vehicle Charging Station
  • 5 Pearl Street. Kennebunkport, Maine 04046
  • (207) 967-2311
  • www.captainjefferdsinn.com

Brewster House B&B – Lobster and LL Bean

A Lovely Stay Close to Lobster and Shopping!

At Brewster House, they are about comfort in an atmosphere of simple elegance. The inn was built in the late 19th century blossoming of Freeport, and the amazing quality of the built-in details and materials of this 5,000 square foot home reflects the wealth created in Maine in this period. With 9’ ceilings, large private baths, Matouk linens, large fireplaced rooms, bay windows, cypress floors, mahogany mantelpiece, and Italian marble tiled hearth it an amazing Maine escape!

Freeport Village, LL Bean, restaurants and outlets are within a short three block walk and only a quarter of a mile from the Maine coast.  With glacially carved rocky, spruce covered peninsulas, beaches, rivers, islands, harbors, lighthouses, and lobster shacks that are so emblematic of Maine.

Why we love it?  A lovely respite to come home to after a day of shopping and lobster!

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Portland Harbor Hotel – A Luxury Boutique Experience

The Working Waterfront is Just Steps Away!

This elegantly appointed AAA Four Diamond hotel is located in the heart of the Portland’s historic district.  Step outside and the cobblestone streets slope down to the busy working waterfront where you’ll catch a glimpse of lobster boats in the harbor and amazing lobster-inspired recreational choices from restaurants to shops and more!  After a busy day searching for the best lobster roll, relax in your comfortable room or suite – or visit the Spa for some extra pampering.

For your dining pleasure, the Portland Harbor Hotel offers Eve’s at the Garden where the chef uses fresh local ingredients including seafood from fishmongers located steps away from the hotel near the ocean.   This is hotel captures the essence of a a historic yet vibrant city!

Why we love it:  It’s a charming!  Plus, they offer lobster chocolates upon turndown.

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● Open Year Round
● 468 Fore Street, Portland, Maine 04101
● (207) 775-9090
●www.portlandharborhotel.com

Courtyard Portland Downtown/Waterfront – Comforts of Home

Great Location, Close to Everything Lobster!

On Commercial Street just steps from Old Port, Courtyard Portland Downtown/Waterfront is in a perfect location if you want to be close to lobster!

Comfy and cozy with modern amenities including luxurious bedding, 32-inch LCD TVs, a pool and fitness center, this hotel is seconds from the historic Portland’s best shopping, nightlife, and dining. When making a reservation, ask for a waterfront room for a view of the harbor!

Why we love it:   It’s ideal location!   And, they serve Starbucks® coffee in The Bistro.

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Monhegan Island Inn – The Quieter Side of Maine

Relax and Eat Lobster!

Situated high on a bluff overlooking the west side of Monhegan Harbor, the Monhegan Island Inn is is perfect place to experience the quieter, more tranquil side of Maine.  Once you enter this charming property, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time.  Dating back to early 1800’s with extensive renovations taking place over the years, the Inn retains some of its original structure and oak furnishings for guests to appreciate and enjoy!

Just as you’d expect from an elegantly appointed inn situated on a rustic island 10 miles from the coast of Maine, the dining is ocean-inspired featuring delicious mouth-watering lobster rolls and other fresh, local lobster and seafood dishes.  As you visit The Barnacle, the inn’s casual eatery located at the end of wharf, look for the lobster buoys that date back to the early 1900’s.

Why we love it: Here you can disconnect from the rest of the world. No air-conditioning, no electricity for hair dryers and limited internet service.   It’s pure Maine. 

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Samoset Resort – Overlooking the Ocean

Discover Coastal Maine

A premier property overlooking Penobscot Bay, Samoset Resort offers 230 acres of oceanfront elegance.  Stay in any one of the 178 guest accommodations or cottages and enjoy the relaxed ambiance that reflects Maine’s serene coastal setting.  Located approximately 6 miles north of Rockland (home to the Maine Lobster Festival), this AAA-Four Diamond resort offers endless, year-round activities for the whole family.

Dining offers several choices and of course lobster is on the menu!  Favs include lobster ravioli and a “two pounder” garlic butter poached lobster.

With a luxurious spa, 18-hole championship golf course, 200,000 glass “zero entry” pool  and a kids’ club where children can paint lobster buoys – you can do as much or as little as you’d like!

Why we love it:  It’s a classy, eco-friendly resort perfect for a romantic getaway or family vacation!

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  • Open Year Round
  • 220 Warrenton Street, Rockland, Maine 04855
  • Pet Friendly
  • (207) 594-2511
  • www.samosetresort.com

Bass Cottage Inn – Modern. Maine. Classic.

Luxurious Accommodations in the Heart of Bar Harbor

Located in the heart of Bar Harbor on a quiet lane near Frenchman Bay and the Town Pier, Bass Cottage Inn is nestled in a quiet area yet minutes to downtown and only a 5-minute drive from Acadia National Park.   Built in 1885 as a summer cottage for the wealthy Bass family, the Inn was purchased by the current innkeepers in 2003 and extensively renovated to reflect a modern, stylish inn with a nod to it its history.

A member of the Diamond Collection of inspected inns, The Bass Cottage Inn offers luxurious accommodations with tasteful decor.  The atmosphere is casual and elegant. Guest amenities include daily made-to-order gourmet breakfast with three different options to suit your taste, modern, private bathrooms with comfy bathrobes, CUDDLEDOWN(R) OF MAINE BED LINENS, L’Occitane® bath items, hair dryers and irons just to name a few!

Why we love it:   It’s an “un-stuffy” Victorian inn just minutes from the waterfront!

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Balance Rock Inn – Breathtaking Views of Frenchman Bay

Once a Grand Summer Cottage

Built in 1903 as a grand summer cottage for a wealthy railroad tycoon, the Balance Rock Inn is now a AAA Four Diamond Inn with sumptuous decor, lush carpets, rich patina woodwork, impeccable fabrics, and expansive views of Frenchman Bay.  Located  at the end of a cul-de-sac on a secluded tree-covered property overlooking a private beach, the Inn is a hidden jewel, just a block from downtown Bar Harbor.

With comfortable, uniquely  appointed guest rooms and luxury suites, the Inn offers quiet common areas, an outdoor pool and aromatic floral gardens that contribute to the Inn’s sense of harmony.

After a hugely satisfying day,  unwind with a cocktail at The Veranda Bar and indulge in small plate dining and nightly dinner specials by renowned local Chef Joshua Heikkinen.   The Veranda Bar offers privacy and outdoor seating with a stunning view of  Frenchman Bay and the surrounding Porcupine Islands.  The menu changes weekly ensuring that guests  get the freshest seafood and ingredients in Bar Harbor.

Why we love it:  The pampering!  And, the “OMG” views of Frenchman Bay.

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Black Point Inn – Dramatic Oceanviews

Historic and Quintessential Maine

Located on Prouts Neck – just minutes from bustling Portland, Black Point Inn resides over one of the most spectacular settings along Maine’s ruggedly beautiful coastline.  Nestled on a lushly landscaped property surrounded by water on three sides, you’ll be captivated by the Inn’s majestic cliffs and ever changing seascape.    You’ll also be captivated by the unhurried pace, gracious charm and attentive service that this inn has to offer. At the Black Point Inn, do as much or as little as you want.   Sit back and read a book or venture out with a Maine land and sea package.

Black Point Inn features two onsite restaurants both with their own styles of service and atmosphere.   With traditional/seafood fare,  The Chart House is a more casual eatery serving breakfast, lunch and dinner and The Point Restaurant, open for dinner only, is all about fine dining.   With crisp white table cloths and views of the Atlantic Ocean, this restaurant offers a quiet and relaxed atmosphere.  Here, dining is an experience.

Why we love it:  It’s a hidden gem.  The perfect place to relax and restore.  

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Whitehall Inn – Rediscover Maine’s Summer Place!

Midcoast Maine’s Newest Jewel

After a thoughtful renovations, Whitehall Inn’s redesign embraces the history of the iconic inn, and brings new focus on the natural beauty of Camden — the town where “the mountains meet the sea.” The property boasts rambling front porches and a patio perfect for enjoying a glass of wine or fresh lemonade,  fire pits for late night hangouts and a new onsite restaurant –  Pig + Poet – a collaborative venture with nationally acclaimed Chef Sam Talbot of the popular Surf Lodge in Montauk, NY and the Michelin-recommended Imperial No. Nine in New York City.   Featuring Maine’s farmland, fisheries and game, Pig + Poet will offers raw bar, signature roast pork dishes and a fresh take on lobster rolls.

Why we love it:  It’s uber-chic! 

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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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The White Barn Inn – A Luxury Retreat in Kennebunkport

Understated Elegance

The White Barn Inn & Spa is consistently ranked among the Condé Nast Top 25 North American small hotels and offers charming, luxurious accommodations year-round. The 26-room inn enjoys a Forbes 4 Star and AAA Four Diamond lodging rating and is a member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux.   With elegantly appointed accommodations including suites and waterfront cottages, the inn offers a number of amenities and a beautifully designed, natural stone and heated swimming pool  featuring a reverse-edged waterfall to soothe guests and compliment the Inn’s tranquil environment.

The White Barn Inn Restaurant’s rustic décor, candlelit white linen tables, and beautiful views from its floor to ceiling picture window, create the perfect stage for a romantic retreat or special celebration. The White Barn Inn Restaurant is the premier AAA Five Diamond, Forbes Five Star dining establishment of New England, the only establishment north of New York City to enjoy both accolades.

Why we love it:  The waterfront cottages offer more space and are perfect for extended stays!

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The Pentagöet Inn – A Whimsical Stay

A Lovely Bed and Breakfast in Castine

In a hidden, off the beaten path gem of a town – this charming inn offers a peaceful and a indulgent getaway. With romantic rooms, wrap around porch and delicious restaurant, the The Pentagöet Inn offers a taste of the sweet life. On Tuesday’s in July and August, they offer a jazz trio on the porch. With the music drifting down the street, it’s magical and calls you to enjoy drink specials, delectable small plates and remarkable music. You can enjoy this incredible hideaway along the lobster trail – as a mini vacation in itself or a beautiful place to have dinner and cocktails. Mid coast of Maine, the town is tiny but offers lovely harbor views and charming homes for strolling.

Why we love it:   It’s off the beaten path in a lobster town!

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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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Spruce Point Inn – Where Oceanside Memories are Made

A Family Friendly Resort

Spruce Point Inn Resort & Spa is situated on 57 acres of woodland overlooking a stunning stretch of mid-coast Maine oceanfront. With nicely appointed spacious guestrooms to cozy seaside cottages and townhouses, the Spruce Point Inn offers guests the finest in Maine lodging.

Located about an hour from Portland in picture perfect Boothbay Harbor, this resort offers an abundance of things to do for guests of all ages! Care to simply sit back and relax? Choose from any one of the “original Adirondack chairs” – always positioned to take in the splendid oceanside views and meld into vacation mode!

Why we love it:   The Spa!   Eagle eye view of lobster boats from the Adirondack chairs.

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Old Granite Inn – Overlooking the Harbor

Historic Yet Modern

Located in the national historic district of Rockland across from the harbor and Ferry Terminal, this property began in 1840 as a Federal Colonial house built of gray granite quarried nearby in St. George. Part of Historic Inns of Rockland, the inn has undergone extensive renovations and, in 2007, a front porch was added that extends the entire width of the building.  The porch offers the perfect place to relax with tea and conversation in the late afternoon.  It is the first sign of the welcoming atmosphere within.  

In 2008 Old Granite Inn received Environmental Leader certification from the State of Maine for its efforts to help save the planet through reduced water usage, conserving energy, recycling and reusing materials and using environmental-friendly detergents and cleaning products.   Old Granite Inn is a pet friendly property. 

Why we love it:  It’s ideally situated across from the Rockland Harbor and within walking distance of museums and restaurants!

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Inn by the Sea – Where Luxury Comes Naturally

One of the Best Places to Stay on Cape Elizabeth

Voted one of the World’s Best by Travel + Leisure Magazine in 2014, Inn by the Sea is Maine’s premier luxury beach destination. Overlooking pristine Crescent Beach, this 61-room eco-sensitive inn sets the standard for coastal elegance. Whether you are relaxing by the pool or unwinding at the spa, you’ll love what this AAA 4 Diamond property has to offer. Reserve one of the Twin Lobster packages and venture out onto picturesque Casco Bay to haul lobster with real Maine lobstermen. Then come back to Chef’s 5 course Lobster Tasting menu in ocean view Sea Glass restaurant. A lobster lover’s delight!

Why we love it:   Elegant seaside retreat for lobster lovers!

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