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Northern Lights in Freeport!

Northern Lights in Freeport!  What a beautiful sight to see with the town all lit up and ready for the holidays.  While L.L. Bean has sponsored the holiday lights for the past few years, they have really “amped it up” for this year’s Northern Lights show. Beginning November 18, 2016, everything was lit up onceContinue Reading

Christmas Shopping in Freeport Maine: Outlets And More!

Christmas Shopping in Freeport Maine: Outlets And More!

Christmas Shopping in Freeport Maine could not be easier!  Freeport has all of the traditional stores you would expect: LL Bean, The Gap, Banana Republic, North Face, Patagonia, J Crew, and more! as well as many unique boutique stores you would not expect: Sea Bags, Sashays, and more.  Listed here are a few favorites whereContinue Reading

Freeport B&B Celebrates Ten Years

Freeport B&B Celebrates Ten Years

Celebrating 10 great years in business as of September 12, 2016!  We are delighted to share the news that we have enjoyed ten years as Innkeepers of James Place Inn and we are looking forward to many more. Both Robin and I having come out of the corporate work world, we were looking for aContinue Reading

Favorite Maine Sites

Favorite Maine Sites

While the calendar is still marking summer, the weather has turned deliciously crisp!  September in Maine is by far my favorite month here in Maine.  The days typically range in the low-to-mid 70’s while the nights hover around 50 degrees – perfect for sightseeing and then a good night’s rest.  The icing on the cake?Continue Reading

Fall Foliage and Lighthouses

Fall Foliage and Lighthouses

Nothing says Fall in Maine like a visit to one, or several, of our lighthouses. The “Lighthouse State” of Maine offers some of the most scenic lighthouses in the country. Boasting more than 60 options lighting up the coastline, you could plan a whole trip around these historical and iconic Maine beacons.  Fall foliage andContinue Reading

Back To School Shopping

Back to school shopping is here.  Hard to believe it is August 1st however, here we are once again.  Time to think about backpacks, new pants (that fit), shoes.  Yet there is still summer to be enjoyed, so why not combine your back-to-school shopping with a little vacation?  Freeport is your perfect destination.  Spend aContinue Reading

Top Paddling Destinations in Casco Bay

Top Paddling Destinations in Casco Bay

Freeport is so much more than shopping.  For those who love to hike and paddle, the mid-coast region of Maine is a spectacular destination. Casco Bay is home to 365 islands covering 200 square miles of the spectacular Atlantic Ocean.  Running from Cape Elizabeth (just south of Portland) to Cape Small (in the north), weContinue Reading

Walking & Hiking Near Freeport

Walking & Hiking Near Freeport

One of the most frequently asked questions we get, besides where to find the best lobster, is where to enjoy a good walk or a nice hike.  While there are many places within a short drive, we have several favorites.  Here they are, in no particular order! Wolfe’s Neck State Park – nice easy trailsContinue Reading