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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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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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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The Most Fun and Unique Fairs in Maine

Maine is a beautiful place to visit any time of year, but it really shines in the fall, when not only is foliage spectacular, but you’ll also find fairs and festivals that are uniquely Maine. These aren’t your average Maine attractions, but special events that you should include when planning your trip to Penobscot Bay! …

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Summer Travel Guide: Things to do in Maine

Summer on the coast is all about soaking up the sun, relaxing on the shore, exploring our hidden gems, and eating lobster to your heart’s content. When our guests check into our Maine Coast Bed and Breakfast, we always get various questions, like, where should we go and where should we eat? Well, to help …

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Happy New Year!

Our winter wonderland on Penobscot Bay awaits!

 

It’s beginning to look like a winter wonderland here on Maine’s mid-coast! And, we cannot wait to share it with you. Check out our winter special for the best offer. Planning to rekindle romance this year? Our Valentine’s Day package will get you started!

 

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