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- Non-smoking hotel
- Concierge desk
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
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... Maine, but we couldn't see it then because of fog in the bay. After exploring the Roosevelt's cottage, we visited their neighbors, the Hubbard's home. We stopped for lunch at the Fireside Restaurant. By then the fog had lifted so we could see the view we had missed across the bay. It was a perfect setting for lunch. Then we drove to the northern most point on the island to see the lighthouse. As we approached this point on the island we could see the fog ...
... a "why not" attitude, we ended up parked beside his beautiful barn where he sells trees, fresh wreaths and Christmas decor starting next month. A generous, Santa Claus of a man, Jim regaled us with tales of his life, including meeting President Bush twice to present the White House with fresh Christmas trees and being on the Martha Stewart show talking about how to pick a perfect tree. He was full of wonderful colloquial words of wisdom that could be the makings of a great book, ...
... the week, this was the opportune time to drive over. Since we were so close to Bar Harbor, we decided to drive in so I could get Jess a kitschy Maine Mug (since I've already given it to her, I can officially post this without ruining the surprise) and search for oysters. We went to our favorite, Side Street Cafe, but they didn't have oysters, so we had an appetizer and a drink and headed towards the water to the ...
... When the cold weather comes, the water and sewer are turned off to the homes. The population of the Boothbay area goes from 40,000 to 2,500 in the winter. He says everyone left hibernates during the winter months. I was shocked to learn that children who lived on one of the small islands near the harbor have to take a "school boat" to school each morning. Guess waiting for a bus in SC in the winter is not as bad as minus 18 degrees and riding in ...
... day here in Acadia, and the owner had told me, "TRY to get lost here on the island," in order to get the real experience of Mount Desert Island. Now, inside I chuckled and wanted to say, "do you have any idea who you are talking to? I carry a GPS on my phone, AAA Triptiks AND a map when I travel just so I won't get lost!!! I am terrified of getting lost!" But I know what he meant, get off the beaten path and check out the road less travelled ...