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 …

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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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Visit The Farnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center

The Farnsworth Art Museum in 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 artwork from “America’s First Family of Art,” N.C., Andrew, and Jamie Wyeth. Art fans will not want to miss an opportunity to visit …

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Enjoy a Day at Lake St George State Park

Lake St George is a crystal clear, spring fed lake located in Liberty, Maine. The lake and attached state park are a popular spot for swimming, boating, camping, hiking, and more. Best of all, it’s only a half-hour drive from our Searsport bed and breakfast, Captain Nickels Inn. A long, rocky coastline and delicious fresh …

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Explore Belfast, Maine

Belfast, Maine is a historic, MidCoast shipbuilding city located at the mouth of the Passagassawakeag River, on Penobscot Bay. The small but charming city’s collection of historic buildings, unique shops, annual events, and lively art scene have made it a long-time, popular tourist destination. Best of all, it’s just a ten minute drive down the …

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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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Experience a Maine Lobster Boat Tour

What is more iconic in Maine than lobsters? What better way to spend an afternoon than having the experience of a real Maine lobster boat tour! Join an actual lobsterman as he travels Maine’s coast, pulling up his traps, and harvesting lobsters. Yes, Maine is famous for its lobster and our lobstermen are responsible for …

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Fort Point State Park and the Fort Point Lighthouse

Looking to visit one of Maine’s iconic lighthouses and soak up some panoramic waterfront views? Fort Point State Park offers both and is just ten minutes from our Searsport bed and breakfast, Captain Nickels Inn. Fort Point is a popular, 120 acre state park located in Stockton Springs, ME. Visitors to the park enjoy hiking, …

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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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