Classic Maine: Pair lodging at the Colony House with a Lakewood Theater show

If you're looking for a inexpensive, lakeside, retro-vintage escape in Maine,  let me tell you about Lakewood. Sited in Madison, 6 miles north of...

Camden Maine’s Hartstone inn introduces Icelandic horse-riding experience

Here's a fun escape: Stay at the Hartstone Inn in Camden, Maine, and ride an Icelandic horse. The Hartstone is perhaps best known as a destination...

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...

You could win Maine’s Blue Hill Inn

Envision the perfect country inn, a classic with the charm and elegance of that in the old Bob Newhart Show, and it could be...

Dog-friendly accommodations in Maine

I frequently travel with my furry sidekick, Bernie, a 97-pound Leonberger. Both of us can vouch for these Maine accommodations that extend a welcoming...

News, notes, and deals from around Maine

Winter got you down? Plan a Maine escape. Here are a few tidbits that have come to my attention recently. Plan ahead or be shut...
The Rangely Inn, in Rangeley, Maine, has reopened under new ownership.

Rangeley Inn reopens under new owner

Travis Ferland is working to restore the Rangeley Inn to its former grandeur. Already, the three-story historical hotel in downtown Rangeley is looking better,...

Maine lodging deals and news you can use

Planning a trip to Maine? Here are some lodging deals and news worth considering before you book. Most deals are subject to availability. I've...
Slow down and savor the good life at architect-designed Crocker House Inn in Bethel, Maine. Hilary Nangle photo.

Meet the innkeepers: Crocker Pond House, Bethel, Maine

Dusk's smoky skies are descending as I motor along the North Road, a rural byway paralleling the Androscoggin River's eastern shoreline between Bethel and...

Maine lodging news with a few dining morsels

So much happening in Maine, and I’ve been too sick with the flu to tell you about it all. Accept my apologies along with...

Celebrity Chef cooking weekends at the White Barn Inn

This spring, the White Barn Inn, in Kennebunk, is offering guests the opportunity to share the kitchen with celebrity chefs from the Top Chef...

Savoring art, antiques, and the art of breakfast at Portland’s Pomegranate Inn

Every morning, when I see the Pomegrante Inn's feed on Facebook, I start drooling. Innkeeper Dana Moos authored The Art of Breakfast, which I...
The Captain Lord Mansion in Kennebunkport is offering some enticing specials this winter. Courtesy photo.

Deal Alert: 3 for 2 and wine, too

From January through April (excluding Feb. 14-24) you can stay three consecutive nights at the Captain Lord Mansion, in Kennebunkport,for the price of two....

Specialty dinners & food programs in the Kennebunks

Two Maine inns in the Kennebunks are offering specialty dinners this fall. A Spirited Evening Harvest Dinner, Oct. 27 & 31 Ready to get spooked? Join...
Free Cannon camera and video workshops and classes in Acadia National Park.

This and that: Upcoming events around Maine

A roundup of interesting events this coming week and beyond throughout Maine. Film & Dinner: On Aug. 18, at 5:30 p.m., Eagle Hill Institute, in...