Mid-Coast Maine Bed and Breakfasts Celebrate Fall
Bicyclists & Quilters Wanted
Located on the banks of the Androscoggin River, one of Maine’s largest rivers, the Black Lantern Bed and Breakfast in Topsham, Maine has three comfortable rooms and includes a sumptuous morning breakfast. Quilter Judy and retired Commander in Chief of US Naval Civil Engineering Corps Tom are innkeepers who offer numerous suggestions for nearby activities, including the Maine State Music Theater. While the nearby bicycle trail, decked out with its fall foliage, is great for outdoor enthusiasts, the quilter may prefer the parlor of this cozy Maine bed and breakfast to work on the piece always in progress.
Situated on six private acres on Georgetown Island, Coveside Five Islands Bed and Breakfast provides a secluded location where you can view the fall foliage from the patio, moving only to pick up a Maine lobster from one of the two nearby pounds. Every room in this Maine bed and breakfast has an ocean view and every night’s stay includes a gourmet breakfast the next morning. Carolyn, the innkeeper, is a former pastry chef! After sampling some of her breakfast creations, you may decide to put on your walking shoes and hike along one of the local colorful trails.
Also in Georgetown is the Mooring Bed & Breakfast, the former home of Walter E. Reid who donated 800 acres to the State of Maine to be preserved for the public. Today Reid State Park welcomes thousands of visitors to its sandy beaches with icy cold water. Reid’s great-granddaughter Penny greets you with a warm welcome as the innkeeper of this Maine bed and breakfast. There are five rooms to choose from, each with distinct charm and a private bathroom. Enjoy a hearty, homemade breakfast before you go off to enjoy all that mid-coast Maine offers, from the famous Freeport outlet stores to the historic city of Bath. View the majesty of autumn colors sprinkled along Maine roads.
Come to Harpswell, Maine in the fall and you will enjoy the invigorating crisp air, along with stunning ocean vistas. The Harpswell Inn is a 1761 colonial mansion overlooking the cove. Featuring 12 rooms, this stately Maine bed and breakfast features delicious morning breakfasts by Chef Moseley to prepare you for days full of adventure. Also in Harpswell you can enjoy an intimate and cozy stay at the three-room Common Table, a Maine bed and breakfast with nearby woodland paths brilliantly decorated in its fall colors. Enjoy a full country breakfast and then linger over morning coffee while you plan your day or simply curl up with a board game in front of the fireplace.
The Squire Tarbox Inn located in Wiscasset, Maine provides comfortable Maine lodging plus affordable fine dining in the 1763 dining room of the inn. Swiss Chef Mario DiPietro offers savory menus, with a strong emphasis on local products, including organically grown vegetables from the inn’s own farm. In a picturesque seaside village with trails and activities close by, this Maine bed and breakfast is an affordable fall getaway destination. This rocky coastline of Maine, brilliantly decorated in fall colors, offers plenty of outdoor adventure opportunities as well as great outlet and artisan shopping choices plus a range of delicious dining experiences. Best of all, Maine bed and breakfast innkeepers have a wealth of information they will share--with their help you will enjoy your own private fall getaway.
Here are a few more bed and breakfasts in Mid-coast Maine that are sure to enhance your fall foliage tour. In Bath, Maine the Galen C. Moses House, The Benjamin Packard House, Kennebec Inn, Fairhaven Inn.
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