A Day Trip to the Schoodic Peninsula

The Schoodic Peninsula coastline is famous for its thick forests and wonderfully rugged scenery. The only part of Acadia National Park that is on the mainland, the area offers similar scenic splendor yet is more secluded. Best of all, the peninsula is close enough to our Searsport inn for a fun and scenically breathtaking day …

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Take In The Beauty on a Maine Fall Foliage Drive

The days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping, which can mean only one thing: it’s time to plan that Maine fall foliage getaway! Autumn is a magical season. While it marks the end of warm summer fun and the inevitable march towards winter, it also brings with it a stunning panoply of colors. …

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Maine Breweries Near Searsport

Maine has been at the forefront of the craft beer movement since 1996, with craft breweries and micropubs found all over the state. While Searsport doesn’t currently have any of its own, there are a number of popular Maine breweries quite close by. Locally produced craft beers are a fun and fascinating way to learn …

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Explore Fort Knox Maine State Park

Military fans, history buffs, and anyone who enjoys eye-popping views will enjoy a visit to Fort Knox Maine State Park. At more than 150 years old, it is Maine’s largest historic fort and one of the best-preserved military fortifications in New England. Fort Knox State Park is located on the west bank of the Penobscot …

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Discover Moose Point State Park

Enjoy panoramic views of Penobscot Bay, tide pools teeming with life, hiking trails, and more with a visit to Moose Point State Park. Less than five minutes down the road from our Searsport bed and breakfast, Captain Nickels Inn. Maine’s rugged coastline is iconic and one of the most scenic parts of the entire country. …

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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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Updated Daily Dining ~ Summer 2020

Fine Dining:   Long Grain (207) 236-9001 20 Washington Street Camden, Maine Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 11:30 am – 2:45 pm, 4:30 pm – 9 pm In House Dining: no Outside Dining: no Takeout: yes Franny’s Bistro (207) 230-8199 55 Chestnut Street Camden, Maine Hours: Wednesday and Saturday: 5 pm – 8:30 pm In House Dining: yes …

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A Murder Mystery Weekend at Captain Nickels Inn

Take a Step Inside Our Special Event Recently we were thrilled to host our exciting Murder Mystery Weekend at Captain Nickels Inn! Though we can’t go back in time and give you a chance to join in on all the fun, we are excited to share the weekend with you so you can see the …

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The Magic of Fall in Maine

While we lived in Florida, Fall was an elusive pipe dream that only existed in movies and on TV. The leaves never changed color and the temperature didn’t seem to drop below eighty degrees until well into January. No one wants to go for a hay ride when it still feels like summer. But here …

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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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Autumn/Fall 2020

The season is changing & renewing our love for Penobscot Bay!

 

Leaves are falling. And, mornings on the deck are cooler. We are excited to share this time of year with you. Our fall special was created so you can embrace a much needed getaway. After all, it has been quite a year. We are sure you deserve it!

 

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