Days 7 & 8 in a Week in Freeport, Maine

Having enjoyed a full week and seeing many sights of Mid-coast Maine, Eric and Katie wanted to have a low-key day around Freeport before leaving for home.  Day 7 found them having enjoyed a hearty breakfast and then relaxing in the hammock.  Finding their second wind, they set off to explore Winslow Park, our beautiful… Read more »

Days 5 & 6 in a Week in Freeport, Maine

With such spectacular views from Mt. Washingt, Eric and Katie knew it would be a tough act to follow.  Waking well-rested and having enjoyed another full breakfast at James Place Inn, they headed to Portland and the Portland Museum of Art to take in the latest exhibit.  They strolled the streets of Portland and took… Read more »

Days 3 & 4 of a Week in Freeport, Maine

To continue the week in Freeport, Maine at James Place Inn Bed and Breakfast, day 3 finds Katie and Eric well-rested and heading to Popham Beach.  This is a favorite beach of ours and we send many of our guests there, none yet disappointed.  Fort Popham can be found and explored here.  It played a… Read more »

A Week In Freeport, Maine

James Place Inn Bed and Breakfast recently had the pleasure of a couple celebrating their one-year anniversary.  They spent a week exploring Freeport and the surrounding areas.  They managed to achieve a great balance of sightseeing and relaxing, enjoying the week at a leisurely pace.  We will spend the next few days posting the highlights… Read more »

September Is The Best Month In Maine

My opinion of course however, September is the best month in Maine, and Freeport.  The air has a bit of crispness to it, particularly in the early morning and late evening.  Typically, days are warm and sunny while the nights are cool, making sleeping perfect.  There are enough people out and about to keep things… Read more »

Bike Riding Around Freeport’s Sights

We are fortunate to have a number of beautiful parks and areas to bike ride around Freeport.  You can choose a short ride or an extended ride (we have maps with 30-mile routes).  The humidity has lifted and the temperatures have cooled a bit, allowing for beautiful days to ride and enjoy the scenery.  A… Read more »

Summer In Maine

Summer in Maine brings so many opportunities for things to do, it is hard to know where to begin; beaches, kayaking, hiking, shopping, museums, lighthouses, boating, just to name a few.  It is easy to stay busy for days.  Sometimes the best plan for a vacation is to have no plan.  Simply let each day… Read more »

Great Bird Watching…At James Place Inn Bed and Breakfast!

This Blue Heron was on the roof of the dining room here at James Place Inn a few days ago.  Perhaps it lost its way in the fog, or just smelled breakfast!  Either way, it was quite a sight to behold at 6:45am.  It did not seem to mind being stared at.  When it did… Read more »

Fall In and Around Freeport, Maine

The “Dog Days of August” are here.  If you have not had your summer vacation yet, it is not too late to plan one.  Fall foliage season will soon be here and it is one of the best times to visit New England and James Place Inn.  If you are not a fan of the… Read more »

American Eagle Outfitters Comes to Freeport, Maine

Freeport is hopping this summer, as is one of the newest additions to town, American Eagle Outfitters.  Located just one-half block from James Place Inn, American Eagle Outfitters is located next door to the GAP and across the parking lot to L.L. Bean’s Home Store.  Just in time for back-to-school shopping, American Eagle Outfitters opened… Read more »