The Rockland Way to Stay

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

 

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 […]

 

Hiking in Maine: The Penobscot Bay Region

Outside of Acadia National Park, some of the best coastal hiking in Maine is located in the Penobscot Bay Region. There are hikes that offer breathtaking views of the rugged coast of Maine, its islands and wildlife.  Mountain hikes, rock cliffs, marsh hikes and trails through forests and fields can all […]

 

Rustica Cucina Italiana

Rustica Cucina Italiana or Rustica as the locals have shortened it to pretty much since it opened in 2006.  This is definitely a local favorite as evident by the restaurant being awarded the “Best of the Best” from the community for Italian food for the past 8 years. Chef/Owner John […]

 

Penobscot Narrows Bridge, Observatory and Historic Fort Knox

The Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory is a great stop on your way to the Rockland/Camden area from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park or visa versa.  On a clear beautiful summer’s day from the Observatory you will be able to see for miles and take in such sites as […]

 

Where do I start looking for a great B&B?

Okay so we finally convinced you to try a bed and breakfast as part of your upcoming anniversary celebration.  So now you need to know where do I start looking to find the right one? First of all, try asking your friends or colleagues about the best B&Bs in Maine that they […]

 

Conte’s – Adventure Dining at its Best

In today’s world it says a lot about a restaurant if it can stay in business for over twenty years with the same owner.  It says even more about that restaurant if in all of that time it has NEVER advertised, is CASH ONLY (no credit cards), has NO PHONE […]

 

Tips for Attending the Maine Lobster Festival 2014

Maine Lobster Festival 2014 Tens of thousands of people will descend on Rockland, Maine the first weekend in August for the Maine Lobster Festival.  The Maine Lobster Festival is the largest festival dedicated to the Maine Lobster in the country and has been celebrating this favorite crustacean for almost seven […]

 

Captain Jack’s Authentic Lobster Adventure

Catch a glimpse of the life of a real Maine lobsterman when you hop on aboard Captain Jack’s Lobster tour.  The boat, Captain Jack, is one of the oldest working fiberglass lobster boats around and at the helm; Captain Steve Hale is probably equally as crusty!  One of our top […]

 

Suzuki’s Sushi Bar

419 Main Street 207-596-7447 Reservations Strongly Recommended Located at 419   Main Street in downtown Rockland, Suzuki’s Sushi Bar is considered by many sushi aficionados to be best sushi restaurants in Maine, as even the most self-proclaimed die hard sushi snobs are always impressed with the fresh local fare offered. […]

 

4th of July Festivities in Rockland, Camden and Midcoast Maine

The calendar changes to July and wow things start heating up and summer time really starts to roll with so many festivals, special events and activities to do!  That is how it feels at least in Rockland and Camden area of Midcoast Maine. The first week of July jumpvstarts the […]