Checking in: The Boathouse & The Lodge on the Cove, new in Kennebunkport, Maine

Oh dear, I've been on the road quite a bit lately and have fallen behind with posts, and there's much to share. I'll start...
The Capt. Lord Mansion is a grand bed and breakfast, with captain-sized rooms in Kennebunkport, Maine. Courtesy photo

Deal Alert: Maine inns offer seasonal packages at special rates

If you think November isn't a good time to visit Maine, think again: Sure, the weather can be a bit iffy, but special events...

Bar Harbor dining and lodging with a view

Views! Views! Views! I spent the last few days at the Bluenose, in Bar Harbor. While there may be a few other places that...

Portland snooze

The Holiday Inn by the Bay is one of the ugliest buildings in Portland, but it also delivers  perhaps the best bang for the...

Ways to play in inland Maine

If you think Maine is all about the coast, you need to venture inland and discover the lakes, rivers, woods, and peaks that define...

Deal Alert: Save 50% on Maine lodgings this spring

It's back! The Maine Innkeepers Association's annual Habitat for Humanity program. Donate $35, and save 50% on your room, April 18-May 27, 2016, at...

Harboring secrets

I toured the new addition to the Portland Harbor Hotel yesterday with the general manager, and no question, this is a great addition for...

This and that: Maine deals and news for skiers, diners, and lodgers

As I sit here at 4:40 on a Saturday afternoon, I'm still amazed at the sunshine; thank you Daylight Savings Time. What a difference...

Restaurant Week Maine lodging deals

Restaurant Week Maine is quickly approaching and this year, there are some decent lodging deals offered that complement the set-price dinners. For example, the...
Osprey Watch takes place at Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park in Freeport. Hilary Nangle photo

Maine news and notes: Memorial Day Weekend events; deals that require advance planning

Looking for some fun activities in Maine for this Memorial Day weekend? Here are a few suggestions, along with a few upcoming deals and...

Spa escape

Listen up, girlfriends: Augusta, Maine's capital city, isn't a tourist destination, not by a long shot. It is, however, a great place for a...

Portland Harbor Hotel deals

The four-diamond Portland Harbor Hotel is enticing guests to visit in late spring/early summer with a couple of sweet deals. If you can swing...

Drink, eat, and make merry: It’s Ice Bar time in Portland, Maine

Put on your winter woolies instead of the usual night-on-the-town clothes, lace up the insulated Bean boots, instead of the heels, and slide on...

Suite dreams at the Portland Harbor Hotel

Tough assignment, staying at the Portland Harbor Hotel and checking out the new suites. Bottom line, if you can swing it, book one. Now Maine...