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Boston Escape: Road Tripping to Quaint Poland, Maine

Are you destined to quaint Poland, Maine? Plan a Boston to Maine road trip for a delightful adventure exploring coastal New England’s main streets and back roads. Escape the city for a leisurely drive up the coast, stopping to discover the picturesque cities and towns that line the Atlantic seaboard. Or, take the more direct …
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Best Places to Eat Fresh Lobster in Maine

Where are the best places to eat fresh lobster in Maine? This quintessential question is posed by most guests arriving at our little slice of heaven on Tripp Lake. Lobster rules supreme when it comes to this state’s claims to fame. Known as “the lobster capital of the US,” Maine is home to the largest …
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Best Beer in Maine at Oxbow Beer Garden in Oxford

Come experience the best beer in Maine at the Oxbow Beer Garden in Oxford. This fun hot spot opened its doors in 2019. Plus, it’s located on a plot of farmland located just 6 miles north of our bed and breakfast in the western lakes district of Maine. Following the tradition of true Bavarian beer …
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Fun Things to Do in Oxford Maine: Gambling, Racing, and Craft Beer

Maine might not be top of mind when you think about casino gambling. However, the Oxford Casino in nearby Oxford Maine is southern Maine’s destination for exciting table games and slot machines. Located just 5 miles from our Wolf Cove Inn bed and breakfast in Poland Maine, this lodge-style gaming center provides ample opportunity to …
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Farmer’s Markets Near Poland Maine

The wealth of farmer’s markets near Poland, Maine is one of the great pleasures of living here. The abundance of fresh, local food makes serving our guests farm-fresh entrees at breakfast a real treat. Juicy berries for our fruit dishes. Just-laid eggs for our omelets and frittatas. Coffee from local roasters. It’s an innkeeper’s dream.

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Fresh Farm-to-Table Dining in Poland Maine

Food is love, and comfort supreme – the perfect equation to describe our philosophy when it comes to making our guests happy. So, we’re passionate about fresh farm-to-table dining in Poland, Maine and supporting our local farmers. Whenever possible, we seek out local purveyors for everything from coffee to corned beef. Nothing tastes better than …
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Imbibe The Elixir At 6 Happy Western Maine Breweries

Or should I say “Hoppy” Western Maine breweries? The local brew scene in Western Maine has experienced great growth in the past few years. Just in the six years my wife and I have owned the Wolf Cove Inn, a bed and breakfast in Maine, we’ve seen four of the six tasting rooms and brew …
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Enjoy Picking Maine Strawberries At These 6 Authentic Farms

As the calendar turns to late spring, Maine strawberries begin ripening on the vine. Those yummy little morsels make their way into all kinds of dishes including strawberry-rhubarb pies, fruit bowls, toppings for pancakes and dipped in chocolate. Better yet, just eat them plain, or stick them in a bowl with a splash of milk …
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