All of the information that you need to plan your Maine vacation today….

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Our Accommodations

Check to see what we have available.  Our rates start at $100/night (minimum stay required, taxes extra)

Kayak Rentals and Tours

Sunrise Canoe and Kayak, Machias, Maine. One of the most popular requests that we get is for information about kayaking.

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Add a Boat Tour to Your Trip

What’s a trip to coastal Maine without seeing some marine wildlife.  There are several companies in DownEast Maine that offer various boat tours.  The most popular is always visiting the Atlantic Puffins.

Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor Information

  Acadia Nat’l Park is an easy day trip from any of our properties but our properties are away from the tour buses, cruise ships, traffic and tourists of the Bar Harbor and mid-coast area.

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Perfect Backdrops for Selfies

When you come all the way to Washington County, Maine, there are a few things that you won’t want to miss.

Jasper Beach

Explore our Beaches

While the downeast area of Maine isn’t known for their sweeping sand beaches, it doesn’t make them any less beautiful.  In fact, Machiasport is the home to one of the most unique beaches in the world.

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Event Schedule

Plan Your Trip Around One of the Many Area Events.  Yearly festivals and weekly events are listed here.

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Bold Coast Adventures Await

  Hike the hundreds of miles of area trails, kayak, fish, bird watch, set sail on a puffin or whale watch, hunt for great local art and unique antiques, tour salt and mustard factories, bike, explore historical museums, pick blueberries…

Canada Fishing Village

A Two Nation Vacation – New Brunswick and Campobello

Have breakfast in Maine and lunch in Canada. Practice your French in New Brunswick and take a ferry to a local island.  Our properties are less than two hours from the Canada border.

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Information on Fishing in Maine

Rural Maine is a mecca for fishermen, both fresh and salt water. Saltwater fishing does not require a license and you are welcome to throw in a line almost anywhere along the coast. Freshwater fishing requires a license. 

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Interactive Lighthouse Map

Can you believe there are this many lighthouses in Maine? Holy cow!

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Fly or Drive

Washington County Maine is a serene corner of Maine known for lobsters, pine trees and blueberries. The term “Down East” (or downeast) comes from the direction the prevailing winds blew the sailor’s boats downwind in an easterly direction.  

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Maine Birding Information

Coastal Maine is one of the premier spots for birdwatching. Guests who come for Maine birding can potential see over 150 different kinds of birds.  

Relax and Rejuvinate

While you’re on vacation, do yourself a favor and attend a yoga class or book a massage.

Pack for a Purpose

We are proud members of  Pack for a Purpose , an initiative that allows travelers like you to make a lasting impact in the community at your travel destination.

Want to Learn Even More About Washington County, Maine?

Take a look at the great places to visit and things to see and do while on vacation in our area.

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What is there to do in DownEast Maine?

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Do you have a question or two?

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