The Farnsworth Art Museum

Visit The Farnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center

The Farnsworth Art Museum in beautiful Rockland, ME celebrates Maine’s role in American art with rotating exhibits of more than 15,000 artworks. The museum’s Wyeth Center is famous for its large collection of artworks from “America’s First Family of Art,” N.C., Andrew, and Jamie Wyeth. Art fans will not want to miss an opportunity to …

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Woodlawn Museum

Woodlawn Museum, Gardens and Park – The Black House

Woodlawn Museum, also known as the Black House, is a historic estate and house museum located in Ellsworth, ME. The 180-acre estate features a beautifully preserved, Federal style mansion, lovely gardens, walking trails, and Maine’s only tournament-sized croquet court. If your Maine getaway travels take you in the direction of Acadia National Park and Downeast …

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The Maine Maritime Museum

Discover The Maine Maritime Museum

Take a deep dive into Maine’s rich seafaring history with a visit to the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, ME. The museum’s extensive, indoor, and outdoor exhibits, located on 20 acres of a historic, Kennebec River shipyard, cover everything from wooden shipbuilding and sailing to lobstering and lighthouses. Bath, ME, the “City of Ships,” is …

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BlueJacket Shipcrafters

BlueJacket Shipcrafters – Fine Model Ships Since 1905

BlueJacket Shipcrafters is the oldest, most celebrated wooden boat modeling company in the country and is just a minute up the road from Captain Nickels Inn. BlueJacket Shipcrafters has been hand crafting fine wooden boat models for over 100 years. The company was started in 1905 by Horace E. Boucher (1874-1935). Boucher was a U.S. …

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Owls Head Transportation Museum 1929 Peerless 6-61 Roadster

Visit The Owls Head Transportation Museum

Car enthusiasts and gearheads who find themselves in the Rockland area will want to stop by the Owls Head Transportation Museum in nearby Owls Head, ME. This popular museum is known for its impressive collection of rare and antique cars, aircraft, motorcycles, bikes, wagons, and more! The Owls Head Transportation Museum is home to a …

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Belfast and Moosehead Lake Railroad Unity Station

All Aboard the Belfast and Moosehead Lake Railroad

Take in Maine’s colorful fall foliage in comfort and style while riding aboard the Belfast and Moosehead Lake Railroad! The more than 150-year-old rail line offers a variety of round-trip rail excursions between Unity and Burnham, ME every year, Memorial Day through October. There’s nothing quite as spectacular as Maine’s fantastic fall foliage show. The …

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Maine Lighthouse Museum Fresnel lenses

Tour The Maine Lighthouse Museum

Maritime history and lighthouse enthusiasts will enjoy a trip to the Maine Lighthouse Museum in Rockland, ME. The museum contains a fascinating collection of Coast Guard memorabilia and lighthouse artifacts, including the largest collection of lighthouse lenses in the United States! Lighthouses are as iconic as they are picturesque, evoking a range of emotions in …

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Maine Maritime Academy TS State of Maine

Visit the Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, ME

The Maine Maritime Academy is a small but highly rated college located in Castine, Maine. Those attending classes or with family or friends at the school will be happy to learn that it’s just a half hour’s drive from Captain Nickels Inn. The Maine Maritime Academy was created in 1941 to train merchant marines for …

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Penobscot Marine Museum

Penobscot Marine Museum – Explore Maine Maritime History

Penobscot Marine Museum tells the story of Maine’s rich maritime history through art and artifacts on a campus of thirteen historic and modern buildings, presented as a 19th century seafaring village. Maine’s oldest maritime museum is just a minute down Main Street from our historic, Searsport bed and breakfast, Captain Nickels Inn. Whether you’re an …

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a tapestry of vibrant blooms,

where sunlight dances on shimmering shores


We are shaking off winter and embracing the vibrant energy of spring! Our hearts are turning towards warmer days, eager to bask in the transformative magic of blooming flowers and budding trees.

Consider a stay in the Willard Room – our newest luxury accommodation! Located on the third floor, it offers added privacy. Updated amenities such as a walk-in jetted shower and sitting room provide luxury comforts.