Spring to action and come to the Coast of Maine to see the Lupines bursting in color, sprouting everywhere , the Amazing Alewives running the fish ladder dodging Ospreys and Eagles, only a short drive from cottage, Classic One Bedroom Maine Cottage, tidy,neat with versatile trundle bed, sofa bed, kitchen, bathroom with shower at tip of Pemaquid Penninsula within minutes to attractions: lighthouse, museum, restaurants, antiques, kayaking, beach and majestic views of ocean. .. remember that camera for spectacular shots of crimson sunsets, catch a glimpse of seals frolicking on rocks. Affordable, efficiency size cottage with a real get away feeling; Enjoy lobster, Maine Blueberries, feel the fine sand at the beach and the salty air on your face. Bedroom includes trundle bed which can be used as 2 singles or one double bed. Amenities include: iron, hairdryer, beach chairs and picnic basket. Bring your own linens and towels - Small charge to have them provided for you. Kitchen has full size fridge, toaster, oven, pots/pans, plates/cups, coffee maker, spices, stereo. Front porch overlooks vintage garden, flower boxes and provides a spot to enjoy an early morning cup of coffee. Living room includes a pullout couch and gate-leg kitchen table with four chairs, bench used as coffee table. Plenty of blankets for those great sleeping nights. Keep an eye out for deer, moose, fox, eagles and ospreys. Clear nights provide fabulous star watching. Local grocery store ,Reillys has it all...paper, deli, pizza, meats, milk and bread to name a few.
Hardy Boat Cruises: See Maine by sea and smell the salt air and cool breeze on your face. Puffin Watch, Seal Watch and Sunset Light House Cruiseand Great day-trip to Monhegan Island is a must on this visit to the Maine coast. Wear comfortable foot gear. and enjoy lunch or dinner at Shaw's Restaurant on the pier at New Harbor when you return back to shore. On Monhegan Island bring a picnic, back pack in closet for hikers, Hike to cliffs on far side of Island. Artist galleries open by chance in village. Lighthouse Museum interesting and worth poking around to see local lore of the sea. You can buy pizza/drink on Island. In May/September Bird Migration Is TOPS! Bring Binoculars,trail guides provided by Hardy Boat, wear good walking shoes paths only no paved roads....a throw back in time....On a trip last summer one renter saw whales, porpoises, seals, variety of birds and was especially delighted with trip.
Fort William Henry: Fabulous must see spot....for the historian in you of colonial life in Northern New England.Early settlement provided Cod for Europeans in 1600's made this an important British claim. Museum is rich with artifacts and short 15 minute movie of Pemaquid settlement. Fort sports a self guided tour of settlement gives an idea of how daily life was conducted. Monday night Historical Lectures Series, Special events and lantern tours. Pirate Dixie Bull once raided the settlement, hurricane sunk the Angel Gabriel, Native Americans/French traded and fought with British.
Maine TV crews had been filming Maine Archeologist at dig this past summer Archeologists still working at the dig.
Picnic basket, blanket and a bottle of wine included at cottage. Handicap accessible with picnic benches and panoramic view of Pemaquid Harbor. Order a lunch from Riley's Market at the Deli section or from The Cupboard Restaurant on the Huddle Road.
Pemaquid Beach: Love this cresent shaped beach with fine views of John's Bay and Islands. Relax, walk and collect shells....Fine white sand, excellent for making sand castles or burying your feet. Snack bar is a must. French fries and a cold drink make it heaven. Fall asleep under an umbrella, listening to the waves. Feeling adventurous? Rent a boogie board and ride the waves if the surf is up. Beach-comb for treasures. Hot showers till 5. Special concerts, fireworks, yoga in the mornings . Park is open till sunset. Minimum fee to enter. Plenty of parking beach lovers delight!
Special Needs Teacher from Boston
Since I was a freshman in college I have been traveling to this location. I came to Maine to visit a friend I grew up with and never wanted to leave. Now I get to come here as often as I wish.
Every corner one turn is eye candy. You must come to see it! Just beautiful in the fall.
Enjoy spring in New England, Finally enjoy the fresh air, Stand at nearby Pemaquid Lighthouse delight in the fabulous views of the majestic blue ocean and islands, Retreat/Romantic two room cozy, clean, comfortable cottage at tip of the Pemaquid Point Peninsula breathtaking walks around point.... Stroll to Pemaquid Lighthouse to make sure the light is on at night or visit during the day and climb the spiral staircase to top. Fisherman's Museum attached., delight in a Blueberry Pancakes and hot coffee at sunrise at Seagull Restaurant adjacent to lighthouse, or pack a picnic ,binoculars and spend the day at Lighthouse Park. Nearby grab a cooked lobster or clams for lunch or dinner,it Nearby Fort William Henry historic sight with an archeological dig,museum and gift shop. Take a ride on the Hardy Boat to see wildlife or a day trip to Monhegan Island. At LaVerna Preserve catch glimpses of an eagles, seals, ducks and cliff side trail. Rent a kayak, golf or fish in nearby Pemaquid River. Antique shops abound. Damariscotta center offers a real old fashion soda fountain at the local drug store wonderful coffee frappes and fresh fish market, Bookstore, Shops. You will be inspired to capture the view so bring that camera or sketch pad.
Enjoy crisp, clear skies, Clark Cove Apple Orchard for apples and cider glimpses of eagles/ospreys dashing for alewives in the spring and spend the day watching the boats sail by lighthouse. Summertime enjoy Lantern walks at night at Old Fort Henry, fireworks/parade at Old Bristol Days, Lobster Boat Races and Sand Castle Contests make this a charming, must see location.
Other Activities: bird watching...bird migration is currently on...
night sky watching...beautiful, crisp nights
Hike local trails...trail book at cottage
LEAVES are turning and the colors magnificant every corner is a picture with those Sugar Maples in their glory
Golf Club in Walpole, Maine
Schedule T time, golf clubs are available at club
Ski: Winter skiing at Camden, Cross country skiing nearby or snowshoe through nearby trails
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