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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

Amtrak Downeaster

Amtrak Downeaster

The Amtrak Downeaster is your car-free connection from Boston, Massachusetts to Freeport, Maine.  Pick up the train at Boston’s North Station and arrive in Freeport, Maine.  Stroll the two blocks to your room at James Place Inn, or let us know when you plan to arrive and we will be waiting for you.  Shop atContinue Reading

Free Concerts And Events – L.L. Bean 2016

Free Concerts And Events – L.L. Bean 2016

L.L. Bean has announced their 2016 free concerts and events line up and it is Great!  Join L.L.Bean in Freeport, Maine, for the annual summer celebration. Bring your lawn chair for FREE outdoor concerts under the stars in Discovery Park. Plus, don’t miss fun festivals and family-friendly events, including our Summer on the Coast OpenContinue Reading

Best Beach Strolls in Maine

Best Beach Strolls in Maine

Beach strolls are delightful any time of year here in Maine, but certainly never better than on a warm, sunny day, breeze blowing.    Whether looking for some solitary time to think, spending time with the kids, catching up with a friend, or out with your special someone, enjoy these days and your time in Maine.  AContinue Reading