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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

Maine Maritime Museum – Visit Maine

Maine Maritime Museum – Visit Maine

Maine Maritime Museum is just one of many reasons to visit Maine.  Located in Bath (about twenty minutes from Freeport), the museum has a long and varied history, beginning in 1962. In 1962 seven residents of Bath, Maine formed the Marine Research Society of Bath, which did business for years as the Bath Marine Museum.Continue Reading

Flavors of Freeport 2017

Flavors of Freeport, 2017 is almost here!  One of Freeport’s signature events, Flavors of Freeport, features a weekend of food and fun, and two nights of premier events!  The Chef’s Signature Series on Friday and a Funkadelic dance party with Motor Booty Affair on Saturday, showcasing Freeport area restaurants, and food & alcohol producers.  Throughout the weekendContinue Reading

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