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Flying:

Major airlines fly into Portland and Bangor airports. Flights are also available (weather depending) to Knox County Regional Airport, at Owls Head (just outside of Rockland) via Cape Air.

Bangor International Airport:


207-992-4600 or 866-FLY-BANGOR. Bangor is about 1 ¾ hours from Warren

Knox County Regional Airport:


207-594-4131 (Manager). Owl’s Head is 20 minutes from Warren.

Portland International Jetport:


207-775-5809 www.portlandjetport.org/. Portland is 1 ½ hours from Warren.

Train from Boston:

Take the Downeaster from North Station in Downtown Boston. The Downeaster offers five daily trains to Portland, ME with two continuing on to Brunswick, ME. Car rentals, bus service, and limousine services are available at the Portland train station.

By Car:

It’s an easy trip to Warren by car. The drive up Route 1 from Portland is beautiful, but beware summer traffic backups in Wiscasset.

Here are some suggestions for…

Camden, Hartstone Inn


41 Elm St. , 800-788-4823
Award winning chef/owner, Michael Salmon, and his wife, Mary Jo Rink, make every guest feel special.

Edgecomb, Cod Cove Inn


22 Cross Rd. 800-882-9586
Large, recently built Inn with views of Wiscasset and the Sheepscott River.

Glen Cove, The Ledges by the Bay


930 Commercial St. 800-898-8944
A 41Unit Motel with ocean front access overlooking scenic Penobscot Bay.

Pemaquid, Bradley Inn


3063 Bristol Rd., New Harbor, 800-942-5560
Excellent restaurant, old fashioned inn – just a short walk from the stunning views of Pemaquid Lighthouse.

Newcastle, Newcastle Inn


60 River Rd. , 207-563-5685
A historic country inn, with wonderful views of the Damariscotta River.

Rockport, Samoset Resort


220 Warrenton St., 207-594-2511
Contemporary resort with all the amenities, including the best golf course in Maine. Spectacularly situated at the head of Rockland Harbor.

Waldoboro, Blue Skye Farm B & B


1708 Friendship Rd. , 207-832-0300
Old World charm in the new England countryside.

Waldoboro, Le Vatout


218 Kaler's Corner, 207-832-5150
Cozy, low-key and completely relaxed.

CAMPGROUNDS

Belfast, Moorings Oceanfront RV Resort

191 Searsport Ave, 207-338-6860

Damariscotta, Lake Pemaquid Camping

100 Twin Coves Ln, 207-563-5202

Phippsburg, Meadowbrook Camping Area

33 Meadowbrook Rd, 207-443-4967

New Harbor, Sherwood Forest Campsite

9 Pemaquid Point Campground Rd, 207-677-3642

Nobleboro, Duck Puddle Campground

on Pemaquid Lake, 207-563-5608

Wiscasset, Chewonki Campground

235 Chewonki Neck Rd, 207-882-7426,

Camden, Francine’s

56 Chestnut St. , 207-230-0083.
Tucked away on a back street in Camden. This small restaurant is always packed…for good reason.

New Harbor, Shaw’s Warf


129 State Route 32, 207-677-2200.
The quintessential Maine lobster experience on the harborside deck with the gulls.

Newcastle, The Publick House

52 Main St. , 207-563-3434.
Relaxed, friendly dining in Newcastle (walking distance of Downtown Damariscotta). Hearty food focuses on local flavors. Many local beers on tap, and fine wine list.

Rockland, Café Miranda

15 Oak St. , 207-594-2034.
Funky menu, wood-fired oven. Chef/owner, Kerry Altiero creates memorable meals.

Rockland, Primo

25 Main St. , 207-596-0770.
The best. Melissa Kelly’s masterpiece.

Rockland, Suzuki’s Sushi Bar

419 Main St. , 207-596-7447.
Friendly atmosphere, delicious seafood- beautifully presented, and affordable.

Round Pond, Muscongus Bay Lobster Co.

Lower Round Pond Rd, 207-529-5528.
Simple, high quality, traditional seafood menu.

Round Pond Harbor,

Anchor Inn Restaurant - Anchor Inn Rd, 207-529-5584.
Serving fresh, seasonal menue option, in a relaxing dining experience.

Thomaston, Billy’s Tavern

1 Star St. , 207-354-1177.
Great pub food, Guinness & Smithwick’s on tap, old-world atmosphere. Low-key and comfortable, this is a great place to gather with family & friends. Check out Billy’s mini pool table and giant Jenga game.

Thomaston, Thomaston Café & Bakery

154 Main St. , 207-354-8589.
Cozy spot for Breakfast and Lunch, with dinner served Friday & Saturday nights. Homemade soups and pastries, fresh seafood, local produce.

Waldoboro, Moody’s Diner

US Route 1, 207-832-7785.
No visit to Maine is complete without breakfast at Moody’s (served all day). But come early to beat the crowds. Menu & prices have not changed much since the ‘30s. Leave room for pie.

Waldoboro, McKean & Charles Wine Merchants

Route 1, 207-832-2221.
The best little wine shop in the midcoast. Wine, craft beers, fine spirits and cigars.

Warren , Lie-Nielsen Toolworks

Route 1, 800-327-2520.
The finest hand woodworking tools in the world. Visit our showroom & try out our tools!

Arts/Culture

Camden , Bay Chamber Concerts

Concerts held throughout the Midcoast. 888-707-2770.
Performing arts in the Rockland/Camden area.

Thomaston, Montpellier, Henry Knox Mansion

Route 1 and Route 131 South, 207-354-8062.
A replica of Henry Knox’s mansion (the original was closer to the river), filled with many of the original furnishings.

Thomaston, Owl’s Head Transportation Museum

Route 73, 207-594-4418.
More than 100 historic aircraft, automobiles, bicycles, carriages and engines on permanent display - many operational. Special events and shows throughout the year.

Rockland, Dowling Walsh Gallery

357 Main St. , 207-596-0084.
Museum quality- superb gallery. Original N.C. Weyths.

Rockland, Farnsworth Museum

16 Museum St. , 207-596-6457. Permanent exhibits include Maine in America (tracing the development of Maine in Art) and a significant collection of 3 generations of Wyeth paintings. Ticket price includes admission to Wyeth Center and the Olson House.

Rockland, The Strand Theatre

345 Main St. , 207-594-0070
http://www.rocklandstrand.com/. Year-round program of film, live music and other special events in a beautifully restored theatre.

West Rockport, Richard Remsen Studio

Park St. (near junction of Rt. 90 & 17), 207-236-3200.
Glassblowing and bronze casting.

Arts/Culture Seasonal

Rockland , Maine Lobster Festival.

An all-out community festival with lobsters, sea goddesses, parades, competitions, music, etc. All proceeds donated for scholarships & to community enhancement. 1st weekend in August.

Rockland, Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show

Harbor Park , 800-565-4951. Maine’s only in-water boat show with plenty of on-land exhibitors as well. 2nd weekend in August.

Rockland, North Atlantic Blues Festival

Rockland ’s Public Landing, 207-593-1189.
2-day blues festival features bands from around the country. 2nd weekend in July.

Unity, Common Ground Country Fair

294 Crosby Brook Road , 207-568-4142.
Celebrate Rural Living with MOFGA ( Maine Organic Farmers & Gardiners Association). This 3-day fair features organic food, produce, animals, local crafts, music, seminars, and eclectic traditions, like the Harry S. Truman memorial manure toss. Last weekend in September.

Woodworking Related

Freeport, Thos. Moser

Route 1, 800-708-9041.
Top quality furniture, made in Maine. Excellent designs.

Rockland, Atlantic Challenge

643 Main St , 207-594-1800.
Offers instruction in wooden boat building, sailing, seamanship, as well as holding a lecture series on maritime topics.

Rockport, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship & Messler Gallery

25 Mill St. , 207-594-5611.
1 & 2 week courses as well as 12 week & 9 month programs. The gallery is worth a visit anytime.

Woolwich, Shelter Institute

873 Route 1, 207-442-7938.
Classes on Home building & design, and Timberframing. Also one of the best collections of books on design/building anywhere. Woodbutcher Tools sells timber framing supplies as well as carving & some forestry tools.

Outdoor/Adventure

Camden, Merryspring Nature Center

30 Conway Rd., 207 236-2239.
66-acre park and education center in Camden and Rockport, Maine, with nature trails and gardens open to the public every day free of charge. Talks, classes and workshops held throughout the year.

Port Clyde , Monhegan Boat Lines

Go to the very end of Route 131 S., 207-372-8848.
Trips to Monhegan Island as well as Sunset, Lighthouse & Puffin cruises.

Outdoor/Adventure Seasonal

Winter:

Camden, Camden Snow Bowl

20 Barnestown Rd., 207-236-3438.
Skiing, tubing and toboggan runs. Also the home of the US National Toboggan Championships.

Summer:

Camden, The Windjammer Angelique

Atlantic Ave. , 800-282-9989.
3-6 day sailing cruises on Penobscot Bay. See coastal Maine Coast from the water. Excellent food, and no phones, faxes, e-mail, or beepers… just pure relaxation.

New Harbor, Hardy Boat Cruises

132 State Route 32, 800-278-3346.
Trips to Monhegan Island, Puffin & Seal watches, and other educational cruises.

Rockland , Breakwater Kayak, LLC

The Boat Barn of the Landings Restaurant, 877-559-8800.
2-hour to full-day sea kayaking tours around Rockland harbor.

Rockland, Mid-coast Maine Train Rides

4 Union St. , 866-637-2457.
Restored vintage railcars travel daily between Brunswick and Rockland.

Rockland, Schooner Jenny Norman

643 Main St. (Atlantic Challenge Dock), 207-542-3695.
2 hour day-sails on Penobscot bay.

Have fresh Maine lobsters delivered!

Rockport, Graffam Brothers Seafood Market

211 Union St. , 800-535-5358.
Order your lobsters by mail.