Get the directions to our romantic Searsport bed and breakfast. We are ideally located on the Penobscot Bay halfway between the beautiful towns of Camden and Bar Harbor.

Captain Nickels Inn at sunset

Shortest drive – approximately a 2-hour drive from Portland

  • Follow I-95 North to ME-3 East Exit 113.
  • Continue on ME-3 East to US-1 N in Searsport.
  • Follow US-1 North through downtown Searsport to 127 East Main Street on the right.

Scenic drive – approximately a 2.5-hour drive from Portland

  • Take I-295 North to Exit 28 – Brunswick/Bath
  • Follow Coastal Route 1 North to the Inn.

Approximately a 40-minute drive from Bangor

  • Follow Route US-1A South until it merges with US-1 South.
  • Follow US-1 South to 127 East Main Street on the left.

Approximately a 1-hour drive from Augusta

  • Follow US-202 East from Augusta until it becomes ME-3 East.
  • Continue to follow ME-3 East to US-1 North.
  • Captain Nickels Inn is on the right at 127 East Main Street just past downtown Searsport, Maine.

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.