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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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. Plans are underway for the opening of Searsport’s first brewery in the summer of 2023, until then there are several popular Maine breweries quite close by. Locally produced craft beers are a …

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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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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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Looking Towards Spring

A tapestry of vibrant blooms, where sunlight dances on shimmering shores

After a busy summer season, the inn will be quiet for most of the winter as we continue our renovation projects and grab a few quiet weeks rest for ourselves. Our hearts are turning towards spring, eager to bask in its transformative magic.

We have a pop-up weekend of March 1st and 2nd – we would love to see you!  Book two nights and save with our multi-night discount.

Consider a stay in the Willard Room – our newest luxury accommodation! Located on the third floor, it offers added privacy. Updated amenities such as a walk-in jetted shower and sitting room provide luxury comforts.