Go antiquing in Searsport, the antique capital of Maine.
Walk to beach at Moose Point State Park for swimming or seal-watching. See everything from Pemaquid Point to Stonington or Acadia National Park's furthest point east, in easy day trips. Close to Bangor & Augusta and only 2 hours from Portland. Minutes to Belfast, Camden & Bucksport. Searsport is a deep water seaport, and has beautiful Moseman park by the water, complete with playground. Fish from the town pier, beachcomb for seaglass , star fish and sand dollars. Searsport is considered the antique capitol of Maine, with numerous antique shops and open air flea markets. Home of the Penobscot Marine Museum -the oldest marine museum in Maine, with 12 buildings on campus - and in 2005 featuring LOBSTAH -learn all about lobsters from start to finish on your plate. You will want to investigate the original Fort Knox - and the moat at Fort Point State Park. Enjoy shopping at the unique stores in Searsport - and the charming Belfast downtown.
Great food - with some 10 restaurants in Searsport from family dining to fine dining and in-between - plus some wondrous others we are happy to tell you about.
Our charmingly furnished, air-conditioned bedrooms have en-suite private baths;king/queen beds and all the amenities you can possibly think of.
You'll enjoy lounging on the 60' sun porch overlooking the bay - or maybe just sitting outside watching the birds, wildlife and sea activity. Read a good book from our ample library ; play chess on the sun porch - or watch TV in the guest lounge. We have many common rooms for you to enjoy.
The Pettee Room, on the front of the hosue, has a king sized bed w/ enormous high antique brass headboard, air conditioning. Just recently renovated with plush carpeting, beautiful hand-made quilte; the ensuite large private bath has a 2 person bubble bath soaking tub with 2 spa showers.
The smaller Brigadier Room has antique white iron Queen bed, fantastic panoromic ocean view ; en-suite private bath with shower stall and skylight; air conditioning
Lucy Room has a king sized bed with beautiful Baltimore Album Quilt as part of the headboard. The charming room in blues and pinks, Air conditioning and a private en-suite bath with tub/shower..
The General Knox suite is a first floor suite with high king sized bed with antique mirrored backbar as headboard; high ceilings with ceiling fan, cable TV, air conditioning';small fridge;private bath with whirlpool tub & surround shower;a smaller room with day bed for that extra person, or for quiet reading and lounging;
The Best Antiquing in Maine. Birding, hiking, biking, sea glass & star fish hunting on Sears Island, the largest uninhabited island on the East coast. Near fine dining restaurants, lounges, whale-watches; hiking/biking trails;golfing; tennis sailing; rail & sail trips; concerts; theatres; cinema
18 hour refreshment bar on sunporch. Chair massage available
From New Brunwsick Canada -south on Route 1.
From Bangor - Alternate Rt 1A South to Rt. 1 - .
We are 1 mile south of the village of Searsport - across from Prudential Real Estate
| Romantic, acclaimed 1794 Watchtide...by the Sea!|
190 W. Main St, Searsport, Waldo County,, Maine
|Acadia National Park & Bar Harbor||1 hour|
|Penobscot Marine Museum||5 min.|
|Farnsworth Museum ,Rockland Lobesterfest||1 hour|
|Searsport Pines Golf Course||10 min.|
|Belfast Bay Cruises||10 min.|
|Fort Knox State Park (the original)||10 min.|
|best antiquing in Maine||2 min.|
|Uninhabited Sears Island||6 min.|
|Moose Point State Park||2 min.;|
|Owl's Head Transportation Museum||1 hr|
|Rockland & the Lobster Festival||1 hr|
|Lincolnville Beach||25 min|
|Bar Harbor, Bangor, Augusta,Rockland||1 hr|
|Winterport Winery||30 miin|
|Sailing ; fishing; great dining||6 min.|
|whale watching,; schooners etc.||45 min|
|x country skiing||10 min.|
|Camden Snow Bowl||35 min|
|Live theatre & concerts||15-30 min|
|May To October||$135||$198||inc. sales tax|
|October To May||$111||$167||inc. sales tax|