Rockland Maine harbor

Discover Rockland, Maine With A Day Trip

Rockland, Maine is a quintessential, small, New England town located in the heart of Maine’s scenic MidCoast. The popular destination is known for its magnificent, rocky shoreline, thriving art scene, glorious harbor views, and the annual Maine Lobster Festival. Those looking to get out and experience Maine’s picturesque MidCoast will enjoy a day trip to …

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Stonington Maine Waterfront

A Stonington, Maine Day Trip – Explore A Historic Fishing Village

If exploring an authentic, coastal Maine fishing town is part of your vacation wish list, consider a visit to Stonington, Maine. Stonington, on Deer Isle, is Maine’s top lobster-landing port. The historic town’s picturesque working waterfront, downtown art galleries, and natural beauty make it an ideal day trip destination from our Searsport inn. Stonington, Maine …

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Midcoast Maine Cheese Trail Day Trip

MidCoast Maine Cheese Trail Day Trip

There are lots of reasons to get out and explore MidCoast Maine on a day trip but none may be more compelling than the MidCoast Maine Cheese Trail. Maine is home to countless small batch cheesemakers and many are within easy driving distance of Captain Nickels Inn. When it comes to irresistible foods, there’s nothing …

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beach in Castine Maine

A Day Trip to Castine, Maine

Castine, Maine is a quaint and historic seaside village on Penobscot Bay with more than 400 years of history to explore. The town is on the National Historic Register and home to the Maine Maritime Academy, Dyce Head Lighthouse, several historic military forts, and much more. Best of all, it’s only a little over a …

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A Day Trip to the Schoodic Peninsula

Dawn and I have a tendency of going on adventures. ‘Adventures’ meaning we get lost, but usually find something amazing along the way. We have a tendency to follow dirt mountain roads until they turn into footpaths, having to back our truck through the woods for a mile before we can turn around, or not …

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Man standing on a rock overlooking Jordan Pond in Acadia national park

The Ideal Day Trip to Acadia National Park

Not only does our inn’s midcoast Maine location offer wonderful access to Penobscot Bay, but we’re also within driving distance for a perfect day trip to Acadia National Park. It is one of the most visited parks in America – and for good reason! If you’re planning a getaway to Maine, then you should put …

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