The Rockland Way to Stay

....where ordinary days become extra–ordinary experiences

 

The Oreo Cows at Aldermere Farm

A visit to our Rockland bed and breakfast is not complete without a chance to see the Oreo Cows! Aldermere Farm has the oldest continually operated herd of Belted Galloway cows in the US.  Belted Galloways are a Scottish bred meat cow that has double layer of thick fur and […]

 

Can you get fresh Maine Lobster all year round?

The answer is a resounding yes!! Lobster is caught all year round off the coast of Maine and available at restaurants throughout Midcoast Maine and the Rockland/Camden area.   The number of restaurants that serve lobster will significantly differ between the warm summer months and the quieter time of year.  So […]

 

A Maine Coast Elopement at the Berry Manor Inn

You’re going to marry each other.  And then the crazy chaos and stress of planning a wedding begins! The guest list, the seating chart, the colors of the seat covers, the music, the caterer, the money – ugh! With a scheduled elopement in Maine, the days leading up to your wedding […]

 

Fact or Myth: Most Bed and Breakfasts do not have Private Baths

MYTH:   It is a myth that most bed and breakfasts do not have private baths.  According to the latest PAII industry survey, 94% of all bed and breakfast rooms in the over 17,000 bed and breakfast facilities in the US have private baths. Many bed and breakfasts have “repurposed” grand, […]

 

Maine Beer Trail – Midcoast Maine Section

Established in 2009 the Maine Beer Trail highlights the locations of over 25 production craft breweries and 17 brew pubs within the Maine Brewers Guild and the numbers keep growing.  The maps are downloadable from their website and are updated regularly as new craft breweries and brew pubs join. The Maine […]

 

Primo Restaurant – A Full Circle Kitchen in Rockland Maine

The Rockland/Camden area of Midcoast Maine is definitely recognized as one of the top two “foodie” Meccas for Maine with the Portland being the other. In any discussion about the best restaurants in the Rockland/Camden area or in the entire state of Maine you have to mention Primo Restaurant and […]

 

Escape the Wedding Bill Blues : Elope to New England

Goggle “How much does the average wedding cost?” and you will find figures ranging from $10,000 to $30,000 and lots of numbers in between.  You will see articles on the “average” wedding cost versus the “median” wedding costs and urban locales like NY City with averages over $75,000 versus other […]

 

Life is already too BIG so isn’t it time to Enjoy Small

In today’s world life is BIG.  There are BIG box stores, BIG lines, BIG traffic, BIG houses, BIG chain restaurants, BIG finances, BIG headaches, BIG projects and just BIG pressure to do everything quicker and have it all done yesterday. So for all of the BIG that you face every […]

 

Why choose Rockland Maine for your vacation?

Why choose the Berry Manor Inn and the coast of Maine for your hard-earned vacation? Rockland Maine isn’t just one of the coolest small towns in America but also one of the country’s top small “foodie” towns and the top adventure town in Maine also. Whether you are visiting the […]

 

Mike Rowe Meets the Pie Moms to Film a Dirty Job!

Dirty Jobs - Mike Rowe

The Pie Moms of Berry Manor Inn filmed for upcoming “Dirty Jobs” show Janet LaPosta, Ally Taylor and Anne Manneheim fondly known as “the Pie Moms of the Berry Manor Inn” are once again destined for Hollywood as stars in a reality television show. Mike Rowe, the creator and executive […]