Don’t forget to keep it local this holiday season

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Shop Local

Thanksgiving has always been for family togetherness.  Granted, some families would prefer football to time in the kitchen, but from it’s very roots, Thanksgiving has always been a time to gather, give thanks and enjoy time together.  In Rockland, Maine, Thanksgiving is also time to kick off the holidays in the most local of ways.  Santa arrives by lobster boat, … Read More

Live like a local at Historic Inns of Rockland

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Rockland Breakwater

As innkeepers we hear it all the time.  “Tell us about the most special gem of a place here in Rockland,” we’re asked over and over again.  The difference between the Historic Inns of Rockland and our vacation rental and Airbnb counterparts is that we’re here to not only offer the answer, but to give directions and even sometimes pass … Read More

Every day is Better Breakfast Day at Historic Inns of Rockland

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Breakfast Scones

While the rest of the country celebrates Better Breakfast Month in September, the Historic Inns of Rockland celebrate this illustrious holiday each and every day.  After all, breakfast is half the name for these bed and breakfasts, and each of the Historic Inns of Rockland take breakfast very seriously.  While many consider breakfast the most under-rated meal of the day, … Read More

3rd Annual Lobsterpalooza gearing up for September

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Who says lobsters go away after Labor Day?  On the contrary, September and October are prime lobster months which is exactly why Historic Inns of Rockland founded the annual Maine Lobsterpalooza.  Now sponsored by Blueberry Broadcasting, come celebrate the fall lobster season with $10 lobster specials in restaurants September 15 – 20, 2015, topped off with the 3nd Annual Lobster … Read More

Get Charged Up at Historic Inns at Rockland

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Tesla Charging Station

As electric cars are becoming more popular among eco-minded travelers, the issue of finding a place to “charge up” and continue on the journey faces more and more drivers.  Unlike gas stations, charging stations have been tough to find, especially along the coast of Maine…until now.  With help from the crew at Hedstrom Electric and Central Maine Power, the eco-minded … Read More

Savor the summer in Rockland

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Nothing says summer like a trip to the Maine coast, so the three Historic Inns of Rockland have packaged all the very best ways to savor Maine in the summer months. They have created a series of “savor” package to help guests relish the flavors, adventure and arts and culture of Midcoast Maine. Each “savor” package starts with a three … Read More

Singing the Blues for Blues Fest

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Blueberry Crumb Cake

Just as the North American Blues Festival celebrated in Rockland comes at this time each year, along comes the annual Maine blueberry crop too.  Throughout Maine wild blueberries will soon begin to come in and with them come the most delicious treats you can imagine!  The three Historic Inns of Rockland are pulling out the blueberry recipes getting ready for … Read More

Five really fun things to do when you visit Historic Inns of Rockland this summer

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Read a good book

The Historic Inns of Rockland are gearing up for summer time in Rockland, looking forward to another fun summer on Maine’s Midcoast.  While we innkeepers are busy baking muffins, tidying your rooms and helping to plan a fun day in Rockland, we live vicariously through your itineraries.  We love it when guests return to the inns and tell us all … Read More

Destination Weddings and Elopements on the Coast of Maine

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LimeRock (2)

Tis the season for weddings, and there’s no better place to say “I do” than in Midcoast Maine. Just about every day, one of the three Historic Inns of Rockland innkeepers hear from brides-to-be how much they want a Maine Midcoast wedding.  From intimate elopements to larger Maine weddings, Rockland’s three premier historic inns – the Berry Manor Inn, Granite Inn, … Read More

Spring Flings in Rockland: Savor the Flavor

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Spring comes beautifully to Rockland, Maine.  This Midcoast Maine town is filled with the smell of salt air and the clink and clank of rigging in the boats as yachtsmen return to Rockland harbor to uncover and launch their boats in Rockland Harbor.  The three Historic Inns of Rockland, Berry Manor Inn, LimeRock Inn and Granite Inn, get gardens ready … Read More