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

Maine Flower Show 2017

Maine Flower Show 2017

The Maine Flower Show 2017 is set to open Wednesday, March 29 and running through Sunday, April 2.  This is one of my favorite events, heralding in spring and thinking of digging in the dirt! The Maine Flower Show is typically held two weeks earlier than it is this year.  The latest of the eventContinue Reading

Best Places To Visit In Maine

Best Places To Visit In Maine

Best Places To Visit In Maine; Freeport, of course.  Recently chosen by Down East Magazine as one of the “Best Places To Live” in Maine, one visit shows you why.  While Freeport is known to many for its shopping there is so much more to do and explore, any time of year. Stroll downtown FreeportContinue Reading

Plan Your Maine Vacation

Plan For Vacation – The Secret to Using All of Your Vacation Days This Year Study after study has proven that downtime has real benefits, and while the majority of Americans believe strongly in the value of time off, we continue to function under the assumption that endless face time serves us better than taking theContinue Reading