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A Great Guide To An Epic Day In Portland Maine

May 30, 2018 by Roy Forsberg

“We’re going to spend the day in Portland Maine.” – an often heard statement of our guests at the Wolf Cove Inn, a bed and breakfast in Maine. Well known as one of the foodiest small cities in the US, folks love enjoying a great breakfast at the Inn then heading into Portland for the day of adventure, site-seeing and

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8 Of The Best Off Road Biking Trails In Maine

May 4, 2018 by Roy Forsberg

For those looking for great off road biking trails in Maine, as I do, I’m happy to report there are eight terrific trails within a 12 to 30-odd minute drive of the Wolf Cove Inn, a lakeside bed and breakfast in Maine perfect for couples dreaming of active getaways in the great outdoors.

Some run past babbling brooks that have cut shallow valleys in the forest floor. One runs along the mighty Androscoggin River. And yet others take you past Maine marshlands where eagles nest and beavers dam. You can even ride to a flooded abandoned quarry where you can check out the tadpoles and frogs, or maybe

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15 Favorite Things To Do During Mud Season In Maine

April 17, 2018 by Roy Forsberg

You’ve all heard of mud season in Maine. It’s part of the answer to a joke. What are the 5 seasons in Maine? Spring, summer, fall, winter and mud. It’s actually part of spring, so it can be quite scenic. The lake “grays” and looks really cool. The daffodil bulbs around the Inn start popping. The trees and shrubs bud out and are oh so green.

Mud season generally runs mid-March through

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This Maine Maple Sunday, Enjoy These 6 Yummy Sugar Shacks

February 19, 2018 by Roy Forsberg

Over the years, Maine Maple Sunday has become an institution here in our beautiful state. In March, the sun is higher in the sky, the days are warmer, and the sap begins to flow in those maple trees that provided breathtaking beauty during foliage season.

At Wolf Cove Inn, our romantic Maine bed and breakfast, Maple Sunday traditionally occurs on

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Your New Guide to 18 Delightful, Fun Winter Activities

January 16, 2018 by Roy Forsberg

Maine is just chock full of fun winter activities. Here at the Wolf Cove Inn, a bed and breakfast in Maine, there’s a whole new world to explore once Mother Nature has covered our winter wonderland in snow. So grab your snowshoes, cross-country skis, alpine skis, skijoring gear (wait for it!), fat tire bikes, ice skates, sleds, or fishing gear and come on by. Read on to learn about our favorite winter activities in Maine. 

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Want To Have A Wonderful Time Snow Tubing In Maine?

January 16, 2018 by Roy Forsberg

Are you ready for some snow tubing in Maine? Well, consider yourself lucky. Lost Valley Ski Area in Auburn, Maine now offers snow tubing on 600 foot long groomed lanes. Located only 20 minutes from the Wolf Cove Inn, a bed and breakfast in Maine, add another great winter activity to enjoy on your romantic getaway this season!

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Want The Joy Of Harvesting An Authentic Maine Christmas Tree?

November 23, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

Maine Christmas tree harvesting season is upon us! And there is nothing like the joy of finding and cutting your own tree right here in the Pine State, the home of Christmas trees. Near our Bed And Breakfast in Poland, Maine you can find three great farms where you can select and cut the perfect tree to fill your home with the aroma and spirit of the season. Read on to learn more about our favorite Christmas tree farms in Maine.

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Discover the Beauty of Maine with Our Top 4 Fall Hikes

September 20, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

Fall is settling in very nicely at the Wolf Cove Inn, our romantic bed and breakfast in Poland, Maine. It’s a great time to get moving and enjoy the outdoors. Mother Nature’s canvas is beginning its awesome display of vibrant foliage. It’s time for you to see it yourself. Below are the best hikes in Maine that are especially worth a visit now as they really show off autumn’s amazing colors. The hikes range in difficulty from easy to advanced. Driving distances to the trailheads range from 10 minutes to two hours from our Inn on Tripp Lake.
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Singepole Mountain Hiking

September 10, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

One of the most often asked questions by guests of the Wolf Cove Inn, a bed and breakfast in Maine is “Do you have any hiking recommendations?” The answer is yes, we have many great options one of these great options is Singepole Mountain hiking trails.

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Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village Historic Site

August 25, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

Are you are a history buff? If so, a visit to Sabbathday Lake Shaker Villages in Maine should be on your to-do list while staying at Wolf Cove Inn, a bed and breakfast in Maine. Located about 10 minutes from the Inn, Shaker Village is home to the very last Shaker! This was once a vibrant religious community encompassing eighteen communities in the eastern US.

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Do You Want To See Maine’s Largest Flea Market?

June 19, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

Do you have an itch to buy stuff you don’t need? Of course you do! And what better place to scratch that itch than a flea market?

Out of all the flea markets in Maine, the largest is only five minutes from the Wolf Cove Inn. The Willows Flea Market spans three floors with items from over 200 vendors and artisans. Items range from antiques to collectibles and more. Located in nearby Mechanic Falls, you can easily spend a half to full day there.
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Old phonograph at Willows flea market

Dig Out Those Spike Jones Records!

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Can You See A Moose At Maine Wildlife Park?

May 26, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

It’s funny. So many folks visiting the Wolf Cove Inn, a bed and breakfast in Maine, ask “where can I see a moose?” I tell them about “Moose Alley” between Rangeley and Stratton. However, that’s a two-hour drive, though it is one of our favorite day trips in Maine. “Rather than that”, I tell them, “head to Maine Wildlife Park. Moose sighting guaranteed!” Furthermore, it’s only 20 minutes from the Wolf Cove Inn in nearby Gray, Maine. Book your stay at Wolf Cove Inn today to see a moose in Maine
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Enjoy A Wonderful Day At Bradbury Mountain State Park

May 23, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

A favorite nearby attraction, Bradbury Mountain State Park is a scenic 30 minute drive from the Wolf Cove Inn, a Bed And Breakfast in Maine. With a summit of sweeping vistas to the coastline and farmlands of Maine, Bradbury Mountain has one of the highest reward-to-effort ratios you’ll find anywhere. The park offers a nice variety of activities while enjoying your romantic getaways in Maine.

Read on to learn more about this great state park and some ideas for enjoying the mountain.

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Do You Want To Enjoy The Beauty Of McLaughlin Garden?

May 15, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

Yes you do! McLaughlin Gardens and Homestead are a treasure here in western Maine. Located in nearby South Paris, it is only 13 miles from the Wolf Cove Inn, a romantic B&B in Maine. So if you love beautiful gardens, read on to learn more about the McLaughlin Garden. Better yet, enjoy romantic getaways in Maine at the Wolf Cove Inn and explore the gardens yourself.

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5 Authentic Winter Adventures At Beautiful Pineland Farms

February 13, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

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.

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Sip & Savor Along Maine’s Libations Trail

February 7, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

Experience our Maine Libations Trail Tour, featuring our favorite craft brewers, distillers and fermenters!

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3 Things To Know About Our Wonderful Maine Spa

January 27, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

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 17, 2017 by Roy Forsberg

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 3, 2015 by Roy Forsberg

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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Want Your Honeymoon in Maine To Be Uniquely Wonderful?

May 26, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

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 12, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

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 31, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

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 25, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

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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5 Sites To See On The New Hiking Trails In Maine

June 16, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

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 10, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

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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