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5 Steps to Planning the Ideal Winter Getaway in Maine

October 4, 2018 by Roy Forsberg

“There is nothing in the world more beautiful than the forest clothed to its very hollows in snow. It is the still ecstasy of nature, wherein every spray, every blade of grass, every spire of reed, every intricacy of twig, is clad with radiance.” -William Sharp

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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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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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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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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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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 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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6 Maine Golf Courses That Will Make You Happy

April 12, 2016 by Roy Forsberg

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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Arts Around Central Maine

July 18, 2015 by Roy Forsberg

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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Antiquing – A Remedy For A Rainy Day

May 31, 2015 by Roy Forsberg

So, you’ve come to the Wolf Cove Inn to enjoy a few days of sunshine and warmth, wrapped in nature’s beauty. And it’s raining! Oh no – what to do? The answer is an easy one – go antiquing! Yes, there are many unique and interesting antique and gift shops a short drive from the Inn, each with its own style and character. So grab your umbrella and galoshes (does anyone have those anymore?) and head out to find that hidden treasure.

Antiquing Around The Wolf Cove Inn

Within fifteen minutes of the Wolf Cove Inn are a bunch of really wonderful antique and gift shops. You’ll find beautifully restored furniture, furniture in need of love, coins, weapons and all manner of collectables. Each shop has its own identity and focus so make a day of it and hit them all.  You never know what you’ll find to make your stay in nature’s paradise even

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