Jasper's Motel & Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Ellsworth
We were dropped in the town for a free afternoon. John went on a boat trip and I chose to just mosey around doing nothing much. Doing nothing much turned out to be perishing. I had my rain jacket on and the wind went straight through. I went into a shop and bought a sherpa! Translates to a zip up sweatshirt hoodie with thick fleece lining. Out on the street a man ...
... their hanging baskets for summer but as today is their last day of summer and tomorrow is the 1st of autumn most doorways and front steps are decorated with pumpkins. Shops are full of scary Halloween stuff and even clothes shops are decorated in oranges and browns.
The housing is amazing. 99% are large and wooden with the majority painted white. They are so tidy.
Our lunch stop ...
... for 6 weeks, with her daughter and son-in-law. We stood in the rain talking for half an hour, until she finally had to leave to meet a friend for dinner. With the crowds so bad in Bar Harbor during the dinner hour, she suggested we drive out to Southwest Harbor on the far eastern side of the island and have dinner at "Sips", which turned out to be a great suggestion. The food was excellent and we ended up having dinner with the musician that later was the ...
... their bikes (Madison wanted to ride horses). Because I knew we were at least 30 minutes away and I need to set-up the RV and cook, I told them no, which they were not happy with. Madison and Emma continued to push me, although I knew that stopping would have been a bad decision. I finally sent Madison & Emma to the back bed and shut the door for the rest of the ride, and Katelyn was my co-pilot for the rest of the drive. It was much ...
... why City Hall is such a recently built spot in comparison to most towns I visit is because the original and 130 other homes and buildings were destroyed in the Great Ellsworth Fire on May 7, 1933. Sadly the fires were the work of an arsonist named Norman Moore, a mentally unstable dishwasher, who ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed