2017 Pies on Parade Tour is largest ever – 50+ varieties of pie

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2017 Pies on Parade Tour is largest ever – 50+ varieties of pie

Now that the calendar has turned to a new year, all eyes are on the next major holiday – National Pie Day, celebrated every year on January 23rd.  To celebrate National Pie Day, Rockland businesses have a yearly tradition of opening their doors to serve up more than 50 different kinds of pies to raise money for the Area Interfaith … Read More

Give the gift of a pie experience this holiday season

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Give the gift of a pie experience this holiday season

December is a gift-giving month. It’s also the month before the annual Pie Tour in Rockland, and tickets are already on sale.  This holiday season, give the gift that’s trending.  The gift of experiences. For many, the joy of giving exceeds that of receiving.  Yet, December brings with it the biggest conundrum of the year. What to get that person who … Read More

Ring in the Holidays with the Historic Inns Holiday House Tour

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Ring in the Holidays with the Historic Inns Holiday House Tour

There’s nothing better than a Midcoast welcome to the holidays with Santa arriving by boat and the traditional holiday parade down Maine Street. Each year, the Historic Inns of Rockland cap off Rockland’s welcome to the holidays and Festival of Lights Celebration with a Holiday House Tour on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year the Holiday House Tour will be … Read More

Surprise! Savor summer a little bit longer in early September

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Surprise! Savor summer a little bit longer in early September

The three Historic Inns of Rockland are going to let you in on a little secret. The first few weeks of summer are the one of the best times of the year to visit Maine’s Midcoast and the Historic Inns of Rockland.  Most people think that summer in Rockland is the ideal time to vacation, but come early September, the … Read More

Lobsters, Lighthouses and Luxury in Maine

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Lobsters, Lighthouses and Luxury in Maine

The Lobsters, Lighthouses and Luxury package is back once again in Rockland.  Celebrating Maine’s most iconic themes, this year’s package is better than ever.  The Historic Inns of Rockland have teamed up with Inns Along the Coast, with inns in The Kennebunks and Bar Harbor to create a coastal itinerary filled with Maine lobsters, coastal Maine lighthouses and the luxury … Read More

Five Reasons to Not Stay at Historic Inns of Rockland

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5 Travel Tips to Enjoy a Great Vacation

Did our title take you by surprise? While most inns blog about why to stay there, we’re taking a counter-intuitive approach today. We know it’s a bit unusual that we’d write about reasons why you wouldn’t want to stay with us, but if you’ve never spent a night at an inn or B&B OR never visited LimeRock Inn, Berry Manor … Read More

5 Travel Tips to Enjoy a Great Vacation

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5 Travel Tips to Enjoy a Great Vacation

Vacations, whether they be one night or more are the time to unwind, and finally give yourself permission to relax. While having fun is goal number one, recharging the batteries and rekindling the romance are wonderful side effects of getting away too, no matter how long or short the escape might be.  Everyone needs time to regroup and revitalize.  The … Read More

A Letter From the Area Interfaith Outreach Food Pantry

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A Letter From the Area Interfaith Outreach Food Pantry

$25,000 buys a lot of food, heat ,and other life necessities. That’s the headline and the bottom line: the Pies on Parade event at the end of January raised $25,000 so that Area Interfaith Outreach (AIO) could help more of our Knox County neighbors through difficult times. The idea for this event, born at the Historic Inns of Rockland twelve … Read More

Historic Inns of Rockland Donate $25,000 to Area Interfaith Outreach Food Pantry & Fuel Assistance Program From Proceeds of 12th Annual Pie Tour

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On Feb 11, 2016, innkeepers, restaurants and business members who participated in the 12th Annual Pies on Parade Pie Tour presented a check to the Area Interfaith Outreach (AIO) Food Pantry and Fuel Assistance Program for $25,000 representing all ticket sales, silent auction and raffle proceeds, cash donations from the annual pie tour. This brings the total donations for AIO’s … Read More

NEW RESTAURANTS, NEW PIES, NEW EVENTS ADDED TO 12TH ANNUAL PIES ON PARADE TOUR

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Pies on Parade

January 23 marks National Pie Day and each year just around that time the town of Rockland takes out the rolling pins and starts creating dough for New England’s largest pie-a-thon to celebrate the good ol’ American dessert.  This year, the 12th Annual Pies on Parade event, celebrating pie and raising money for the Area Interfaith Outreach (AIO) Food Pantry … Read More