The Birches Bed and Breakfast
Travel Blogs from Southwest Harbor
... was OK but definitely not great. This continued into the main course as Karl's pork chop was overcooked, his potato's were cold and my Chick Pea Curry dish over cauliflower - boiled and crumbled - was tasteless. I actually sent it back – something I never do. I had the mixed salad instead and it was again OK but nothing to write home about. We went away disappointed and certainly did not get the value that we paid for the meal as it is a pricey place. To their credit they did ...
... back on Eastern standard time. What I know I have learned, or at least been reminded of
…travel is a wonderful opportunity to keep our minds and attitudes open. The shear pleasure and excitement of living amongst cultures and people that are unlike our norm is something that we should all do as often as possible.
…. that I have just calllenged myself physically, emotionally and socially and I ...
... in the dusk just to chill a bit and after a minute of two heard a rustling and a deer and her baby appeared in the garden and went down to the tree to eat the leaves and the grass. Phil and The boys came out and we had a magical 10 minutes or so in complete quiet watching them till they wandered off again.
Last day tomorrow before we had to the airport and for home on Saturday. Sad, but we have had an amazing time and are ready to come home ...
... has one main park loop road which you can drive and then a big area in the middle of carriage roads that are closed to traffic but open to bikes. We set off along the loop road to find a picnic spot. The road hugs the coast and it is beautiful, set off today with clear blue skies and deep blue sea. We found a nice rocky spot for lunch and decided it was so nice that we needed to get our hiking boots on! We picked out a trail close by up ...
... Lots of beautiful trees. Lots of beautiful views of the Maine coast, granite cliffs, valleys and lakes. And the stone bridges and carriage trails were quaint and somehow very restful. John D. Rockefeller donated acres of parkland and was responsible for the 45 miles of broken-stone carriage roads that wind through the park. No cars allowed, but they are still ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting