Hiking is one of those activities in which the rewards are many. While hiking can be strenuous at times, you have the opportunity to connect with nature, listen to the birds sing, dip your feet in cool streams and marvel at the view when you reach the top. Hiking in Camden, Maine is a very popular activity among visitors and locals alike. If you happen to experience any of these beautiful Camden Hills State Park hiking trails, you’ll quickly understand why.
It’s easy to access the hiking trails from the Hartstone Inn. After fueling up on a delicious breakfast in our restaurant, drive about two miles north of the inn to find an access point to the Multi-Use Trail. Continue reading “The Most Beautiful Camden Hills State Park Hiking Trails”
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The annual Maine Wild Blueberry Festival in Machias features two fun days of entertainment, contests, shopping and of course blueberries! Held each August, the festival offers locals and visitors alike the chance to celebrate the little berry that some say helped put Maine on the map. After all, even though Maine is one of the nation’s smallest states, it still produces more blueberries than any other state. More than 90% of the nation’s blueberry crop comes from Maine. Continue reading “The State of Maine Wild Blueberry Festival is Delicious”
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When you visit Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, Maine, you experience the importance of the marine culture on the state of Maine and its residents. The emphasis is on the experience, as a small seaport village has been replicated for visitors to explore and enjoy.
Penobscot Marine Museum was founded in 1936 and originally located in the Old Town Hall, which was built in 1845 and donated to the Museum by the town. Since then, the museum has acquired and built structures that have allowed it to replicate a “seaport village from the Great Age of Sail.” Continue reading “Penobscot Marine Museum Celebrates Marine History”
The Hartstone Inn in Camden extends an invitation to the supporters of Georges River Land Trust for a night out to benefit their conservation efforts. Make your dinner reservation for May 4th, 11th or 18th and 50% of the food charges on your dinner bill will be donated to the Land Trust.
The mission of the Georges River Land Trust is to conserve the ecosystems and traditional heritage of the Georges River watershed region through permanent land protection, stewardship, education, and outdoor experiences.
Bring your friends and family for a sublime evening of dining and donating! Preview our dinner menu online here.
Thursday, April 16th 6-8pm
Head butcher, Sean Durnan, will guide participants in all aspects of fresh sausage making, from choosing the right cuts of pork, grinding, seasoning, mixing and stuffing. Sean has been practicing whole animal butchery for over 6 years and is experienced with cutting beef, pork, lamb and poultry.
This class will be held at Maine Street Meats. The cost is $75 per person includes 2 hours of hands on instruction and fresh homemade sausage to take home.
Call the shop to register or for more information. 207-236-6328 (236-MEAT)
Sunday, May 10th, 2015
10:30am-1pm / $25 per person
Pound Cake and Lemon Mousse Trifle and Fresh Fruit
Choice of Entree:
Maine Crab Cake Eggs Benedict with an Arugula Salad and Lemon Parmesan Dressing
Bacon, Caramelized Onion, Mushroom and Goat Cheese Quiche with Rosemary-Grilled Potatoes
Cast Iron Baked Blueberry-Raspberry Pancakes with Whipped Cream, Powdered Sugar and Seared Ham
Chocolate Ganache Tart with Homemade Coffee Ice Creamand Toasted Hazelnuts
Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée with a Shortbread Cookie
Call 207-236-4259 to reserve your table.
Hole…in…one! Spring is here and summer is fast approaching. That means outdoor sports, like golf!
Enjoy 18 holes with our “Tee Time” Golf Package at the Goose River Golf Course. Scenic and challenging, Goose River Golf Course is one of Mid-coast Maine’s hidden gems. Several holes offer spectacular views of Mount Battie and Ragged Mountain. A rolling landscape that traverses varying terrain along the meandering Goose River offers plenty of challenges for players of all abilities. A different set of tees uniquely positioned on each of the nine greens adds variety to your golf round. The extremely well maintained greens are small, fast and slightly elevated with many subtle breaks. One hundred year old pine trees set in a countryside setting with occasional glimpses of the wildlife and waterfowl inhabiting the pine groves and wetlands compliment your golfing experience.
Return from your day and enjoy dinner for two in our restaurant, featuring our five course Chef’s Tasting Menu.
“Tee Time” Golf Package
Available: May through October – Click here to check room availability
Package details: Our “Tee Time” Golf Package includes two nights lodging, sumptuous breakfasts each morning and dinner for two, featuring our Chef’s spectacular five-course tasting menu. In addition, enjoy 18 holes of golf and a gas powered, cart rental for one at the beautiful Goose River Golf Club.