maine tourism

New Listing on Moosehead Lake! Rockwood Cottages

This is Mt. Kineo as seen from the lawn of Rockwood Cottages… This is the back side of Mt. Kineo… And this is the view of the home and cottages as you approach the property from Moosehead Lake… A view of the 8 cottages that look out over Moosehead Lake and Mt. Kineo… The front …

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What do you get when you combine green, eco-friendly, sustainable, natural foods and a business with a mission?

I’m excited to share this website since it’s local to my community and their mission is so incredibly admirable. The website is still a work in progress but they offer enough to see what they’re all about. “Background and History (A modern day fable that happens to be true.) Once there was a young man …

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What’s for dinner? Lobster is calling…

Just came back from Beal’s Lobster Pier…paid $6.17/lb for 1 1/2 pound lobsters…not bad, considering Filet Mignon is $16/lb, Strip steaks around $12/lb, Salmon usually $10/lb, and just plain chicken up to $5/lb…you get my point…We only bought four (well, quite often we’ll buy eight so we have leftovers for lobster bisque, lobster rolls, Lobster …

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Bad Maine Weather?…let’s set things straight!

summer in Southwest Harbor…looking toward Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park…seasmoke in November…fog in April… As a former innkeeper, one of the comments we heard absolutely constantly, without fail, was “how do you deal with the weather, particularly the winter?” And our natural reaction was this “well, we don’t often have to deal with hurricanes …

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Craignair Inn & Restaurant, on the water in Spruce Head, Maine…

I had a showing today at the inn so I grabbed my camera in hopes the snow had melted enough for me to take new photos. It was cold but clear and gorgeous with blue skies and puffy clouds. Besides, I figured out how to use my new DSLR on manual exposure which made a …

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Amazing Maine Sunrises and Sunsets

Sunset from atop Cadillac Mountain, Acadia National ParkSeasmoke at sunrise over Southwest HarborMore sunrises over Southwest HarborOur clear air and low pollution help contribute to the beauty of our sunrises and sunsets in Maine. We have some of the most beautiful skies in the eastern U.S. Summer humidity remains relatively low and with plenty of …

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My appreciation of our local Maine artists…

During the month of March (with the anticipation of Spring and the travel and tourism season), I’m going to blog about talented Maine artists throughout the state. R. Scott Baltz is today’s featured artist. He lives on Mount Desert Island and displays wonderful movement through use of color and style. I’ve shown three pieces of …

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