Rockland’s Limerock Inn shares Frank’s pizza rustica recipe

Last year, I signed up for Pies on Parade, the wonderful have-fork-will-travel event sponsored by the Historic Inns of Rockland. I was fortunate to...

Ring in the new year at the Capt. Daniel Stone Inn

Champagne. Local artisan cheeses. Maine oysters. Lobster. The newish No. 10 Restaurant in Brunswick's beautifully renovated Captain Daniel Stone Inn is bidding adieu to...

Five (frozen and snowy) Lakes Lodge

You want remote? You want to cross-country ski or snowshoe without seeing anyone but a moose? Or maybe ride that snowmobile over groomed trails...

Take a swing at this deal

Golfers take note: Book a three-day package at the Bethel Inn before April 30th and get three days of unlimited greens fees on the...

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...

By the sea, by the sea…

...by the beautiful sea. That's the location of the Inn by the Sea. The inn, a collection of rooms, suites, and two-bedroom cottages evoking Victorian...
Gaze over rosa rugosa to a lobster boat filled harbor, while rocking on the front porch of Elsa's Inn in Prospect Harbor, Maine. Hilary Nangle photo.

Check into Elsa’s Inn on Maine’s Schoodic Peninsula for ocean views and perhaps blueberry...

Sitting in a rocker on the front porch of Elsa's Inn and gazing out at the lobster boats bobbing in Prospect Harbor, it's hard...

Foliage without crowds: Maine’s Schoodic region delivers big time

Last week I wrote about the Moosehead/Katahdin region as a favorite place to view the leaves but leave the crowds. This week, I'm sharing...

Haute dining, good value

No matter what your budget, getting good value for your buck makes a difference. In a town where $40 entrees aren't unusual, the White...

Lose the crowds, find the Berwicks

The Berwicks aren't on the regular tourist loop. Snugged against the New Hampshire border in southwestern Maine, these  communities are less than a half...
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...

For a quick car-free escape, visit Kennebunkport, Maine

In winter, when most shops and many restaurants are closed and summer sights are shuttered, Kennebunkport, Maine, is a peaceful, restorative escape. The Captain...

Kennebunkport’s Capt. Lord Mansion: ease, elegance, and fit for royalty

Rick Litchfield and Bev Davis, innkeepers at Kennebunkport's Captain Lord Mansion, were ahead of the boutique lodging curve before most folks  even knew there...
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...

New Year’s Eve in Belfast

Maine, that is. The Belfast Bay Inn and Suites has a sweet New Year's eve package that includes a champagne toast and hors d'oeuvres, breakfast...