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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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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Maine Lighthouses Near Our Searsport Inn

Hoping to visit some Maine lighthouses during your vacation? Great idea – Captain Nickels Inn is surrounded by them! Viewing and touring lighthouses is a popular activity for most of the guests to our Searsport bed and breakfast, and who can blame them?  We love lighthouses, too! Few structures are as iconic as a lighthouse. …

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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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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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