Make Captain Nickels Inn Gift Certificates Your Maine Gift

Give the gift of a Maine coast getaway this holiday season with Captain Nickels Inn gift certificates! Why settle for giving a mere object when you can gift them the vacation experience of a lifetime? Captain Nickels Inn loves sharing the wonders of Maine with our guests. The location of our historic, MidCoast Maine inn …

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Christmas By The Sea 2021 & Other MidCoast Maine Holiday Events

One look at the area event calendar and it becomes very clear: the holidays have officially arrived! The coming weeks are loaded with popular seasonal events up and down Maine’s MidCoast. Rockland’s Festival of Lights, Camden’s Christmas By The Sea, Belfast’s Holiday on the Harbor, and much more! Maine is known for its picturesque seaside …

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Maine Holiday Lights, Train Rides, & More!

Come to Maine this holiday season and discover all the fun, festive things there are to see and do. Drive-through holiday lights shows, winter train rides, Christmas villages, shopping, outdoor recreation, and so much more. The holidays are just around the corner and excitement is building. Maine loves to celebrate the season with events and …

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Tour The Maine Lighthouse Museum

Maritime history and lighthouse enthusiasts will enjoy a trip to the Maine Lighthouse Museum in Rockland, ME. The museum contains a fascinating collection of Coast Guard memorabilia and lighthouse artifacts, including the largest collection of lighthouse lenses in the United States! Lighthouses are as iconic as they are picturesque, evoking a range of emotions in …

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Ellsworth, Maine – Gateway to Downeast and More

Ellsworth, Maine is a charming city on the Union River in Hancock County. It’s location along U.S. Route 1 is a major crossroads for Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, thus why it is known as the Gateway to Downeast Maine. Ellsworth has a lot more to offer than just passage, however! If you find …

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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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Ski Camden Snow Bowl

Skiing enthusiasts take note – Captain Nickels is just a half hour’s drive from excellent alpine skiing and more at the Camden Snow Bowl! You may be surprised to discover a dedicated alpine ski area in Mid-Coast Maine but there it is. A rarity in the world of skiing: a ski resort offering ocean views …

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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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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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