3-Day Itinerary Exploring Penobscot Bay ME

We know that your vacation time may be limited, and you want to maximize both the fun and relaxation quotient. Consider an extended getaway to Maine; specifically Penobscot, Maine. To show you just an inkling of why we love this area so much, we have put together a 3-day itinerary exploring Penobscot Bay, Maine. If …

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Best Restaurants near Penobscot Bay ME

One of the most frequently asked questions from our guests at Captain Nickels is restaurant recommendations for dinner. Although there are some amazing restaurants all around us, we’d like to chat about several of our favorites, which we consider among the best restaurants near Penobscot Bay, ME. Please still keep asking; because everyone is different …

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Best Summer Festivals near Searsport ME

As you plan your summer getaway, you’ll want to include the best summer festivals near Searsport, ME. Summertime in Maine is like traveling back to the best days of the summer of your youth. Picture bicycling down an idyllic Main Street, staying up late to watch the blinking fireflies, and returning every year for your …

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Best Hiking Trails near Searsport ME

Winter in Maine is a time for indoor projects, too much good food, and cozy afternoons by the fire. But when the sun starts shining more every day, and things begin to turn green, you’ll want to get outside! What better way to enjoy the outdoors than to find the best hiking trails near us …

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Get Set for All Roads Music Festival 2022

All Roads Music Festival 2022 is just around the corner with two days of indie music by well over a dozen local and regional musicians. May 20th and 21st, 2022 in Belfast, Maine. All Roads is an annual, all ages, indie music festival held every May in Belfast, Maine. 2022 marks the 6th annual return …

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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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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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Explore Camden, Maine with a Day Trip

Camden, Maine, “Where the Mountains Meet the Sea,” is a delightful seaside town just a little over a half an hour’s drive from Captain Nickels Inn. Peaceful and historic, Camden is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful places in New England. Camden is a popular MidCoast Maine destination. well known for …

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Skating, Snowshoeing, and Skiing Maine

For outdoor enthusiasts, Maine is a winter sports mecca. Our selection of world renowned downhill resorts and expansive cross country trails makes skiing Maine a joy – but that’s not all. We’re also home to excellent snowboarding, snowshoeing, sledding, ice skating, ice climbing, and so much more. People approach winter in a variety of ways. …

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2021 at Our Maine Coast Bed and Breakfast

With 2021 on its way out the door, we find ourselves reflecting over the last year at our Maine Coast bed and breakfast, Captain Nickels Inn. Looking back and remembering all the fun we had sharing MidCoast Maine with our wonderful guests. We truly do feel lucky. Not just because we live in this historic …

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