Category Archives: Vacations

Affordable Southern Maine Getaways

Kennebunkport Maine InnThere’s no arguing that the Southern Maine coast is a beaut with coveted luxury inns, oceanfront cottage rentals, and beachfront resorts for a perfect vacation stay. With her white sandy beaches, scenic rugged coastline, intriguing boutiques and divine dining, it’s not hard to see why people make the Southern Maine coast their annual vacation destination. Despite her top of the line scenic allure, you can still find vast opportunities for affordable lodging in Southern Maine. Continue reading Affordable Southern Maine Getaways

Father’s Day Getaway Ideas to Maine

Kennebunkport Sailing ToursSadly, for dad, statistics indicate that mothers tend to get more gifts and gestures of appreciation of gratitude than fathers. We think it’s time to show dad how much we actually care, and prove that dad is more than a statistic.  What better way than trip to Maine to celebrate Father’s Day? From sailing the coast of Maine, teeing off with rolling forested landscapes, touring local Maine breweries, and lounging at the beach, Southern Maine is sure to appeal to dad. Continue reading Father’s Day Getaway Ideas to Maine

Southern Maine Company Outings

meeting_ballroom2010Looking for the perfect location to host a company outing or inspirational conference? It’s no secret that Maine is known as Vacationland, so it’s not a stretch to imagine the possibilities for a business retreat. Southern Maine is a great destination for business retreats not only to enjoy the great outdoors, but also to roll up your sleeves and get some work done while you’re at it! Companies surveying locations for a business retreat or conference event should consider a few things when determining Maine as the choice destination: expenses, travel and obviously, the fun part: staying an playing in Maine.  Continue reading Southern Maine Company Outings

Portland, ME Welcomes Nova Star Ferry

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All aboard the Maine fun ship. From May 15th to October 31st, Nova Star Cruises casts off a great voyage from Portland Maine to Yarmouth Nova Scotia. The cruise ship ferry Nova Star cost $165 million to build (2011 in Singapore) and carries up to 1,215 passengers on its daily cruise from the US to Canada amid entertainment at the 3 restaurants, 3 bars, casino, fitness center and shops, and small staterooms, on board. The Maine cruise ship departs at 9pm from Portland arriving Yarmouth in the morning, then returns to Portland the next evening at 7pm. The passenger ferry offers a much more fun, scenic, and comfortable ride versus 9+ hours driving to and from Yarmouth in Nova Scotia to Portland, Maine. Continue reading Portland, ME Welcomes Nova Star Ferry

Say I Do in Southern Maine

Maine Wedding CeremonyWith inviting sandy beaches and manicured oceanfront landscapes, Southern Maine is the perfect site to host a beautiful wedding. Southern Maine wedding venues can range from an elegantly displayed coastal backdrop to luxuriously decorated reception halls, or wedding ceremonies on the beach. Your wedding in Southern Maine can exploit the natural beauty of the coast to give you a memorable wedding.

Not only is Southern Maine a perfect setting for a wedding, but it’s also an ideal location for a destination wedding. With two major airports, Portland’s Jet Port and Boston’s Logan Airport (only 45 minutes from the southern tip of Maine), the wedding party and guests can reach your wedding destination in Southern Maine with ease. Your guests may even be tempted to take a week long vacation for your wedding to check off big Maine tourist attractions from the list. Between the beach, sail boat tours, and coastal attractions, your guests are sure to be kept busy.

When compared to weddings in Cape Cod or New York City, wedding venues in Southern Maine are very inexpensive. You may be thinking a wedding in Southern Maine is too good to be true. It is! Hosting your wedding reception at a hotel or resort in Southern Maine is an ideal choice so guests don’t have to go far if they’re unfamiliar with the area.

Feel free to ask us for recommendations on wedding venues or tell us about your wedding in Southern Maine!