News from Inns Along the Coast – June, 2015
Contact: Marti Mayne, 207-846-6331, firstname.lastname@example.org
INNS AND ITINERARIES FOR TRAVEL ALONG MAINE’S COAST
Now, not only is there finally an organized network of inns, but they’ve developed itineraries for foodies, adventure-seekers and art & culture fans
Yarmouth, ME – The launch of Inns Along the Coast, a network of seven inns in Kennebunkport, Rockland and Bar Harbor, sent the travel community celebrating. Travelers have long-awaited a coordinated inn-to-inn opportunity for exploring the Maine coast and now they have it. Inns Along the Coast have topped the excitement by creating three exciting themed itineraries which can be added to the 6-day Inns Along the Coast package. Whether you’re a foodie, an adventure seeker or one who loves the arts and culture scene – or maybe a combination of all three – Inns Along the Coast has compiled ideas to add to your stay insuring you’ll get the most from each community. The best part is that unlike motels, hotels or vacation rentals, the Inns Along the Coast innkeepers are on hand each day and night to advise on the most treasured of photo opportunities, offer directions and ideas for foodie experiences, adventure and art gems along the coast of Maine.
Each itinerary starts with the basic 6-day package combining two-day stay in each region with three different inn experiences. Then, the itineraries are an add-on to the package; a list of great themed ideas for every traveler. The itineraries are meant to offer-up great ways to experience the regions and to fill the day with fun, but are not included in the package. Note however, that some of the elements of the itinerary are free.
The Foodie Itinerary is designed to fill the guests’ day with tastings and tours, cooking schools, demonstrations and plenty of lobster. Whether it’s wine tasting in Rockland, beer tasting in Kennebunkport, or Balsamic and and olive oils to taste in Bar Harbor, there’s plenty of chances to sample your way up and down the coast of Maine. Add in apple and blueberry picking seasonally, farm stands and farmers markets, foodie tours, and even a taste of lobster ice cream - the foodies in the crowd won’t go home hungry.
The Adventure Seeker’s itinerary suggests everything from stand-up paddle boarding to biking on the Carriage Trails of Acadia National Park. From historic windjammer cruises to whale watches and skiing and sleigh rides in the winter, those with a sense of adventure will enjoy the options suggested in the Adventure Along the Coast itinerary. There’s so much adventure to be found along Maine’s coast. From soft adventure like self-guided Lighthouse tours to something a little more active like kayaking or mountain biking, it’s all here with your inn-to-inn tour along Maine’s Coast. Golf, ziplining, and scenic flights high above the coastline can be combined with spa treatments and fine dining for the ideal day of adventure followed by relaxation. All of these add-ons are found suggested on the Adventure Along the Coast of Maine Itinerary.
The third itinerary is designed for those who seek the historic and art-filled aspects of travel. Between renowned museums and art centers and historic theaters, there’s plenty of cultural treasures in Bar Harbor, Rockland and Kennebunkport. The Arts Along the Coast of Maine itinerary combines events like Art Walks and concerts with galleries, one-of-a-kind museums and lush garden tours. Follow this itinerary and your days in each region will be filled with Wyeth, Whales and the Wabanaki of Maine. It’s all a part of the Arts Along the Coast itinerary.
Guests can consult with the knowledgeable innkeepers at participating inns for directions and additional ideas for the best ways to see and experience the coast of Maine. Participating inns include Saltair Waterfront B&B in Bar Harbor, , LimeRock Inn , Berry Manor Inn and Granite Inn in Rockland and Inn at English Meadows, 1802 House and Captain Jefferds Inn in Kennebunkport. Add complimentary breakfasts each day and home made afternoon refreshments along with free Wi-Fi and the best night sleep you’ve had in weeks, and you’ve got the perfect way to explore all there is to see on Maine’s coast.
To book your Inns Along the Coast vacation, visit the availability calendar at www.InnsAlongtheCoast.com and book your reservations online or via phone with the inns of your choice. The best part of all is that availability is all located in one easy-to-access location here.
About Inns Along the Coast
Inns Along the Coast is Maine’s newest inn consortium, and noteworthy in its approach to itinerary-based adventure travel. This new association of seven relaxing inns in Kennebunkport, Rockland and Bar Harbor Maine made its debut in May, 2015. Travelers can now combine the lighthouses, lobster and luxury of Maine’s coastal inns with insider tips and key photo spots provided by innkeepers “in the know” about each destination. Inns Along the Coast offers lodging packages and itineraries for foodies, adventure seekers and those who love to experience Maine’s arts and culture. All participating inns are open year-round. In Kennebunkport choose from the Captain Jefferds Inn, 1802 House and the Inn at English Meadows. In Rockland, participating inns include Berry Manor Inn, LimeRock Inn and Granite Inn. In Bar Harbor, choose Saltair Waterfront B&B.
To learn all about the participating inns, itineraries, packages and to book your getaway online, visit www.InnsAlongtheCoast.com. To check availability for the inn(s) of your choice, simply click here.
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GOOD NEWS FROM INNS ALONG THE COAST OF MAINE – May 15, 2015
Contact: Marti Mayne, info@InnsAlongtheCoast.com , 207-846-6331
NEW INNS ALONG THE COAST ASSOCIATION OFFERS INN TO INN ITINERARIES & PACKAGE ALONG MAINE’S SCENIC COAST
At last! An organized and easy way inn-to-inn way to explore Maine’s coast.
Kennebunkport/Rockland/Bar Harbor, ME –Travelers and inngoers have long sought an organized inn-to-inn getaway exploring the most scenic points along Maine’s coast. Inns Along The Coast – a newly launched association of luxury inns along Maine’s Coast – now offers the perfect way to explore Maine complete with accommodations at a choice of seven inns in Kennebunkport, Rockland and Bar Harbor. Travelers can combine the lighthouses, lobster and luxury of Maine coastal inns with insider tips and key photo spots provided by innkeepers “in the know” about each destination. Inns Along the Coast offers packages and itineraries for foodies, adventure seekers and those who love to experience Maine’s arts and culture. It’s all outlined at www.InnsAlongtheCoast.com.
While travel along Maine’s Coast can start in Bar Harbor, Rockland or Kennebunkport, generally travelers begin their trip in Southern Maine via automobile or flights to nearby airports and work their way up (or Down East) the Coast. Starting in Kennebunkport, Inns Along the Coast offers accommodations at three luxury, Select Registry, Historic Inns Of Kennebunkport inns including Captain Jefferds Inn, Inn at English Meadows and the 1802 House. Next stop along the coast is Rockland where all three of the Historic Inns of Rockland are included in Inns Along the Coast itineraries including LimeRock Inn, Granite Inn and Berry Manor Inn. The final stop for those enjoying Inns Along the Coast itineraries is in Bar Harbor where guests may choose Saltair Inn Waterfront B&B. With Inns Along the Coast properties spread between these three key destinations, guests can enjoy exploring all the favorite hot spots along Maine’s coast from the most popular destinations.
Inns Along the Coast have created a number of six-day itineraries. Whether travelers choose the general six-day itinerary, covering the most popular places to visit, or add a foodie, arts or adventure twist to their getaway, this group has you covered. The Foodie Itinerary combines lobster shacks with wineries, free tastings and cooking classes. The Adventure Itinerary offers up everything from hiking and biking in Acadia National Park to stand up Paddle boarding, kayaking, sailing aboard a historic schooner or a day on the bay with a salty lobsterman. The Arts Itinerary takes guests on a tour of museums in each destination, combined with art galleries, concerts and more. Follow the itinerary or combine all three adding an activity from each of the itineraries. Either way, Inns Along the Coast have planned everything you need to create the perfect six-day coastal Maine vacation.
Since travelers love packages, Inns Along the Coast has created a six-day lodging package combining accommodations at a choice of inns in Bar Harbor, Rockland and Kennebunkport with breakfast each morning, complimentary gifts and “in-the-know” itinerary planning. Starting at $750 in the quiet season, this six-day package is packed with value. Guests simply choose an inn in each destination and book directly with that innkeeper using a handy availability calendar on the Inns Along the Coast website for planning. The package rate varies with inn choice, room choice and timing of the trip.
A helpful website (www.InnsAlongtheCoast.com) offers descriptions of all three regions, the participating inns, itineraries, packages and more. Follow the blog for updates and insight into the regions. And travelers will find plenty of last-minute offers, fun facts and photos on the Inns Along the Coast Facebook page too.
Just in time for summer vacations, Inns Along the Coast offers the perfect planning tool for those searching for inn accommodations along Maine’s scenic coast. Visit www.InnsAlongtheCoast.com for more information and to book your getaway soon.
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