Visiting Bowdoin and Bates

Whether visiting colleges for the first time while on a college tour or returning for your 50th class reunion, Freeport is a great place to use as your home base. Freeport is centrally located to Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Bates College in Lewiston, and Colby College in Waterville.  Bowdoin College is just 15 minutes toContinue Reading

Fall Foliage – Maine 2017

Fall Foliage in Maine is to be savored and enjoyed.  The predictions for the 2017 foliage season are that it will be an ideal season for leaf peeping and that you should make your plans now for your fall foliage leaf peeping tour.  The state parks of Maine, of which there are two within 15Continue Reading

Explore Casco Bay With Calendar Islands Tours

Explore Casco Bay with Calendar Islands Tours.  (Casco Bay is often referred to as the Calendar Islands as you could visit a different island every day of the year).  New this year, this is a great way to experience Casco Bay.  Bring your friends and family and enjoy everything from relaxing Evening Cruises along theContinue Reading

Freeport, Maine Activities

The weather has finally turned to warmer, drier days and it is time to get out and enjoy all that Freeport has to offer.  Freeport may be known for shopping, it is the world headquarters for L.L. Bean, however there is so much more to this town.  Take some time to explore Freeport and theContinue Reading

L.L. Bean Summer In The Park Series

L.L. Bean SUmmer In The Park Series has been announced and it is one you are going to want to make plans for.  There is so much going on in Freeport this summer.  We look forward to seeing you here! Things kick off July 4th weekend and run ever weekend through Labor Day, September 2,Continue Reading

Girlfriends’ Getaway Freeport, Maine

Girlfriends’ Getaway Freeport, Maine

Girlfriends’ Getaway is back in Freeport, Maine! Plan your weekend away to shop, dine, play and stay. Here at James Place Inn, we are offering two Specials for you to choose from: stay with us two nights (June 2, 3, 4) and take your pick between a bottle of Prosecco and a $25 Azure Cafe giftContinue Reading

Best Things To Do In Maine

Best Things To Do In Maine

Best Things To Do In Maine Plan your 2017 Maine vacation now, and be sure to plan enough time to fit everything in! Hiking!  So many places, not enough time.  With ten minutes of James Place Inn, Freeport, try Wolfe’s Neck State Park, Bradbury Mountain State Park, or Winslow Park (our town park and beach).Continue Reading

Portland, Maine Named Top Craft Beer City

Portland, Maine, just 20 minutes south of Freeport, has been named “Top Craft Beer City In The World” by website Matador Network.  (Matador Network bills itself as “the world’s largest independent travel publisher, with over 12 million unique monthly visitors”). Shout-outs were even given to specific local breweries including, Allagash, Maine Beer Company, Bissell Brothers,Continue Reading