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5 Authentic Winter Adventures At Beautiful Pineland Farms

February 13th, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

Pineland Farms Snowshoeing

Located less than 30 minutes from the Wolf Cove Inn, a romantic lakeside B&B in Poland Maine, Pineland Farms offers a wonderful array of winter experiences. Pineland Farms is a working farm that also fosters healthy lifestyles through recreation. Open year round, the farm is a winter wonderland of fun activities.

Pineland Farms Winter Activities

Located at 15 Farm View Drive in New Gloucester Maine, Pineland Farms has over 5,000 acres of woodlands and fields for the public to enjoy. Over 80 kilometers of maintained trails and loops are available for a variety of winter activities. For all the activities (except skating) listed below, they offer rental equipment at their Outdoor Center. The center is open 8AM to 5PM.

Pineland Farms Sledding

Sledding

Act like a kid again! Take a slide down Pineland Farms’ giant hill. They maintain it with their trail grooming equipment as conditions permit. The hill is open dawn till dusk. Either bring your own sled or rent one at the Outdoor Center.

Pineland Farms Snowshoes

Snowshoeing

With another 20 kilometers of groomed snowshoeing trails, the farm has something to offer for everyone. Four separate loops range in distance from 4 to 8 kilometers. Get out and start exploring!

Pineland Farms Cross Country Skiing

Cross Country Skiing

Pineland Farms has over 60 kilometers of cross country skiing trails, ranging from beginner to advanced. Individual loops range from 1 to just over 8 kilometers. A total of twelve interconnected loops are at your disposal so you can make this adventure as long or short as you’d like. Lessons are available by appointment. Call 207-688-6599.

Pineland Farms Fat Tire Biking

Fat Tire Biking

Fat tire biking is all the rage now. It’s nice to have another fun way to enjoy the beauty of winter in Maine. Fat tire biking trails are shared with the snowshoers. Be nice to one another out there!

Pineland Farms Ice Skating

Ice Skating

Lace ’em up and go all Bobby Orr at Pineland Pond. It is open, weather permitting, dawn till dusk at no charge to the public.

After any of these activities you can stop in at their Welcome Center and enjoy the views of Mt Washington while sipping hot chocolate. There is also an extensive inventory of Maine-made products available for purchase.

 

Ultimate Romance Dinner

And After A Fun Day Of Winter Activities …

Now that you’ve flexed those muscles and filled your lungs with fresh air, it’s time to relax back at the Wolf Cove Inn. Take a dip in your romantic spa tub and fire up those jets. Even better, book a spa treatment in our Tripp Lake Spa and really get the kinks out. We have many other specials and packages to enhance your stay.

Later on, relax with a glass of wine in front of our living room fireplace overlooking Tripp Lake. Furthermore, you can hang out for dinner and enjoy our Griddle & Crock evening dining. Or you can head out to any of the wonderful restaurants in the area. For the most romance, we recommend 76 Pleasant Street in Norway, only 15 minutes from the Inn. We are happy to help out with making reservations.

All too soon, your stay will be over, but not before having our wonderful gourmet breakfast. Maybe it will be our scrumptious Autumn Harvest Baked French Toast or a delicious fresh made Quiche. We look forward to hosting and serving you this season and can’t wait for you to experience the magic of winter in Maine!

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Sip & Savor Along Maine’s Libation Trail

February 7th, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

Escape the winter doldrums and experience our Maine Libation Trail Tour, featuring our favorite craft brewers, distillers and fermenters!

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Do You Want The Best Intimate Wedding In The World?

February 6th, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

intimate wedding

The best intimate wedding you say? At the Wolf Cove Inn, we specialize in romantic and peaceful elopements and intimate weddings in Maine. Many, many happy couples have joined together for life right here at our lakefront Maine inn. Mother Nature provides a wonderful location, and nature’s beauty. Our staff provides great wedding services. We truly work hard to provide the best elopement or intimate wedding for you.

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3 Things To Know About Our Wonderful Maine Spa

January 27th, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

maine spa

At the Wolf Cove Inn, we believe guest well being is of paramount importance. From the moment you pull into our parking lot through your final departure, we strive to make your experience as wonderful as possible. In order to help improve your well being, we’ve invested in enhancing the spa experience at the inn. Here are three things to know about your Maine spa experience.

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How To Turn Horseplay Into Winter Romance

January 17th, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

Wintertime Romance

Winter romance is a specialty of the Wolf Cove Inn. We offer beautiful suites with large jetted spa tubs, fireplaces and great lake views. Our main living room offers panoramic lake views and a cozy fireplace for cuddling. Furthermore, we offer many packages and specials to kick up the romance.

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9 Winter Activities In Maine For Your Romance Getaway

December 3rd, 2015 by Roy Forsberg

winter activities in Maine

We have 9 terrific winter activities in Maine and around the Wolf Cove Inn that allow you to enjoy the beauty of New England winter, a wonderful time of year. Yes, there is shoveling and driving on snowy, icy roads. But once you’ve dispensed with that, nature’s remnants are there to enjoy, invigorate your body and help you make a connection with the natural world around you. To top things off you’ll save $40-$120 per night during the winter season!

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14 Romantic Maine Engagement Locations To Melt Her Heart

November 18th, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

romantic Maine engagement locations

Surely you’ll want someplace that exudes romance when you are proposing in Maine. The Wolf Cove Inn, a romantic bed and breakfast, is chock full of romantic Maine engagement locations that will seal the deal when you pop the question. First, there is the beautiful lakeside location. Second the sunsets over Tripp Lake are stunning. Finally, the Inn itself has many romantic spots for you pop the question. For sure you’ll  hear the answer “I will marry you.” Here’s a list of romantic proposal ideas in Maine.

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Are You Hungry? You’ll Be Happy To Have More Dining Options

October 6th, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

dining options

Our guests enjoy the peace and quiet of our beautiful Maine inn. Furthermore, they really enjoy the spectacular sunsets over Tripp Lake during their romantic New England getaways. And we’ve noticed they just don’t want to leave to find their dinner. As such, we’ve decided to expand our dining options for lodging guests of the Wolf Cove Inn.

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Want Your Honeymoon in Maine To Be Uniquely Wonderful?

May 26th, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

Your Maine honeymoon will be glorious with amazing views on our property.

Your honeymoon (or mini-moon) demarks both an end and a beginning. It marks the end of the sometimes years long process of actually getting married. At the same time it likely marks your first time alone as a married couple, embarking on the start of your magical life together. You want that experience to be unique. You want it to be wonderful. You want to create a life-long memory. At our top Maine bed and breakfast, we have some ideas about that.

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5 Ways To Bask In The Maine Fall Foliage Glory

September 12th, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

Maine fall foliage

The Maine fall foliage are changing from their summertime greens. In the fall, spectacular reds, oranges and yellows appear. The air is drier. Consequently, our windows are open at night and we pull up the blankets. And oh those cobalt blue skies! It sure seems like my favorite time of year is here at Wolf Cove Inn. Yes, leaf peeping season is here! Therefore, I’ve created your guide to the many ways to enjoy this spectacular season. I hope it inspires you to take a Maine fall foliage getaway. You won’t want to miss it.

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5 More Beautiful Waterfalls in Maine You Absolutely Must See

August 31st, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

Maine Waterfalls

In my last post on Maine waterfalls, I expressed a love of waterfalls. The sounds of water crashing to the ground. The glisten and spray of water everywhere. Nature’s power carving pathways through the ancient granite. In that previous post on waterfalls in Maine I covered a northerly day trip to experience 6 waterfalls.  In this post you’ll discover a northwesterly day trip to explore another 5 Maine waterfalls, starting at the Wolf Cove Inn in Poland, Maine.

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6 Beautiful Maine Waterfalls You Absolutely Must See

August 25th, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

Maine Waterfalls

Everyone loves waterfalls, including me! The sounds of water crashing to the ground. The beauty of glistening and spraying water everywhere. The power of nature carving pathways through the ancient granite. There are many beautiful Maine waterfalls to explore. Here is one man’s list of Maine waterfalls you can explore when you want to make a day trip starting at the award-winning Wolf Cove Inn in Poland, Maine.

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A Truly Unforgettable Dining Experience

July 14th, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

Ultimate Romance Dinner

Are you looking for a unique romantic dining experience that even makes Cupid proud? The Wolf Cove Inn in Poland Maine now offers such an experience. Our Ultimate Romance Dinner is gourmet 4-course dining served in our newly christened Boathouse Bistro right on Tripp Lake. If you are in love, add this to your bucket list for, like, soon.

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5 Sites To See On The New Hiking Trails In Maine

June 16th, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

Hiking trails

My two dogs, Gabby and Ellie-Bellie, set out to explore some new hiking trails here in Poland, Maine. We’ll take a little trip together into the Heart Of Poland and explore 5 sites along the way. And we meet a new friend (or not) along the way. Oh, lest I forget to mention my other dog (Bruschi) – well he’s a grumpy old man pug and decided to stay at home with Sue.

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9 Fun Activities Around Tripp Lake That Will Enliven You

June 10th, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

wolf cove inn

There are lots of fun Maine activities to enjoy on and around Tripp Lake this summer and fall. All are easily accessible from the 550 feet of private lakefront shoreline of the Wolf Cove Inn in Poland, Maine.

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4 Unique Maine Shopping Venues To See And Enjoy

April 12th, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

Maine Shopping Venues

There are many great Maine shopping venues within an hour’s drive of our romantic Maine bed and breakfast. Whether it’s knocking off a bucket list item like visiting the L.L. Bean complex in Freeport, exploring a quaint village, or hitting up the outlets, there is something for everyone a short drive from your home away from home.

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6 Maine Golf Courses That Will Make You Happy

April 12th, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

Maine Golf Courses

At one of the Maine Golf Courses, the golf pro asks his student “what do you do if you are in a lightning storm while on the golf course?” The student says “run for cover.” The pro says “no, you stand on the course and hold up a one iron because not even God can hit a one iron.” Badump bump!

Enjoy beautiful golf courses near our Maine bed and breakfast.

Personally I like to

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5 Fun Activities For Your Maine New Year’s Eve Weekend

December 5th, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

Still trying to figure out what you are doing to ring in the New Year? Here at the Wolf Cove Inn, we hope to help you decide. We have five fun things going on for your Maine New Year’s Eve weekend.

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Luxury Maine Cabin Rental on Tripp Lake New For 2016

October 29th, 2015 by Roy Forsberg

A cabin room at Wolf Cove Inn

A new luxury Maine cabin rental on Tripp Lake comes on line in the spring of 2016. Here at the Wolf Cove Inn we are thrilled to announce the issuance of a construction permit for a single story, three-room luxury Maine cabin rental unit set among the towering trees in our pine grove. Our Maine bed and breakfast, a Select Registry member, now has twelve rooms available to our guests, as well as new executive team meeting space, for this coming spring and beyond.

Construction of this unique accommodation and business retreat meeting space is underway. In fact, the excavation work is in full swing. The new driveway

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Special Nature Imagery At Its Best

October 7th, 2015 by Roy Forsberg

Nature Imagery
Nature Imagery

Pine in Blueberry Field by John Orcutt

The nature imagery of local photographer John Orcutt is celebrated throughout the Wolf Cove Inn. Our guests are delighted by the scenes of “quintessential Maine” captured by John, set on canvas and on display around the Inn.

John’s artistry tells a visual story of the beauty of Maine. You’ll find a variety of portfolios in his collection covering the breadth of landscapes that make Maine truly special. Those portfolios include:

All but one of the above portfolios is represented here at the Wolf Cove Inn. Can you find

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Fresh and Delightful – Yummy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

September 16th, 2015 by Roy Forsberg

lemon ricotta pancakes

Our lemon ricotta pancakes with homemade lemon curd are a crowd-pleaser at the Wolf Cove Inn. Lite and with the tang of lemon zest, lemon curd, berries and basil, your taste buds will be singing, swinging and down right getting it on.

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Recipe

Before I get to the recipe, there’s a little story about these pancakes.

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Peace Of Mind Guaranteed For Your Dream Getaway

August 17th, 2015 by Roy Forsberg

Peace of Mind

Most everyone wants peace of mind when they book their dream getaway. Here at the Wolf Cove Inn we know there is a way to ensure you have that peace of mind. It’s by choosing a Select Registry member B&B, Inn or Hotel. Select Registry is a world renowned collection of exceptional accommodations for travelers to explore, experience and rest their weary head for the night.

Peace of Mind and Exceptional Quality- The Select Registry Way

Peace of MindAt the Wolf Cove Inn, we don’t like to worry. We especially don’t like to worry about our travel accommodations. And we don’t want travelers who have chosen us to worry either. We want peace of mind, an assurance of quality, outstanding hospitality and

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The Truth About Fall Foliage In Maine

August 3rd, 2015 by Roy Forsberg

Fall Foliage in Maine
Fall Foliage in Maine

Flaming Reds Adorn The Mountains

Fall Foliage at Wolf Cove Inn

Brilliant Colors Paint The Countryside

Flaming reds emblazoned on a breezy hillside. Brilliant orange splashes on a cobalt blue sky canvas. Radiant yellows catching, reflecting, the sun’s rays – warming you inside. The glorious contrast with the deep green of Maine’s famous pines.  I find myself dreaming of fall foliage in Maine. Soon, I tell

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Arts Around Central Maine

July 18th, 2015 by Roy Forsberg

The Arts Around Central Maine

When travelers think of Maine, they think lobster, the great outdoors, beautiful lakefront settings, the rugged Maine coastline and the majestic mountains of western Maine. Yes, all are quintessential Maine. Not to be outdone are the still and performance arts around central Maine.

Within the central lakes region there are many options for those who want to spend their days in the great outdoors, but later enjoy unique expressions of the arts around central Maine. I focus on a few venues below

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Hash Brown Casserole Recipe

July 1st, 2015 by Roy Forsberg

Hash Brown Casserole
Hash Brown Casserole Ingrediant

Shred Those Taters

At the Wolf Cove Inn, our mission is to deliver a Wow experience from the moment you arrive until the moment you depart. This includes breakfast. We hope to delight you by presenting varied and really tasty dishes. One such dish is a side we serve at least once a week – our Hash Brown Casserole. More folks ask me to publish this recipe than any other (Quiche and Oatmeal Pancakes are the other top requests). Yes, folks absolutely love this dish.

Origins of this Hash Brown Casserole

This dish is a variation of one Sue and I enjoyed on one of our trips during our days of staying at B&Bs in Maine. Many years ago,

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