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Maine Lobster Festival Lodging in Rockland Maine

So you have decided that you would like to come and visit Rockland, Maine for the Maine Lobster Festival this year.  Your options for accommodations will greatly depend on when you made the decision to come and visit.  Here are some suggestions for finding accommodations in the area. Book your […]


68th Annual Maine Lobster Festival

The 68th Maine Lobster Festival in Rockland Maine will be held Wednesday, July 29th through Sunday, August 2nd, 2015. It is the largest celebration of all things lobster on the Eastern seaboard.  An average of 26,000 pounds of fresh from the water Maine Lobsters are served during the five days […]


Traveling in Maine – You Can Get Here from There……………

Travelers to Rockland and Camden, Maine have many transportation choices including car, train, bus or plane.  Depending on how long staying and traveling in Maine and what you would like to see you may not even need a car as Rockland is a very walkable city and also has multiple taxi […]


Maine known for Lobsters, Lighthouses and Elephants?

Maine may be best known for lobsters, lighthouses and even moose but did you know that there are now elephants in Maine? Yes Elephants.  If you are looking to see and learn about these wonderful creatures in a way you have never been able to before plan a visit to […]


What can I expect for Breakfast at a B&B?

Breakfast is typically a BIG deal at most B&B inns as it makes up the second “B” in B&B!  For most innkeepers, there is a lot of pressure to make breakfast memorable for their guests. What is great about the B&B experience is every breakfast you have at every B&B is going […]


Fact or Myth: For most B&Bs state of the art technology is 2 cups and a string.

MYTH:   Of course you knew this would be a myth.  The reality is that for a small lodging property to thrive in the very competitive travel market, the small lodging property has to keep up with the Jones or in this case the Hiltons, Marriotts, and the Hamptons.  A professionally […]


Birding in Midcoast Maine

Maine is one of the most forested states, has over 3500 miles of coastlines, has hundreds of lakes and is the endpoint for the Appalachian mountain range all making Maine one of North America’s top birding destinations. With the wide range of habitats and diverse landscapes of Maine, the variety […]


Rockland Cafe – Come as a Stranger, Leave as a Friend

  Rockland Cafe is Rockland’s version of a local diner, and has the distinction of being one of the few restaurants in town that offers fresh steamed lobster dinners (single, double, triples) year round. They keep their tank right at the front of the restaurant. The owners’ nephew “lobsters,” so he keeps […]


When was the last time Mr. Marriott checked you into your hotel room?

 Seriously – have you ever even met the owner when you stayed at one of those big chain hotels?  Probably not.  In fact, chances are Mr. Marriott did not serve you breakfast in the morning, make the homemade pie or cookies that you snacked on the night before, help you […]


Archer’s on the Pier – Seafood on the Water

Archer’s on the Pier is located at 58 Ocean Street on the water in Rockland Harbor. This is chef/owner Lynn Archer’s second restaurant in town the first being the Brass Compass Café.  It is a casual local seafood eatery that offers awesome views of the Rockland Breakwater, harbor and several […]