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Bay Leaf Cottages & Bistro In the News. Read about Bay Leaf Cottages in the Denver Post, Bangor Daily News and the Epicurious Travelers.

Excellent Resources:
Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce Travel Guide

Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce Travel Guide

Maine Travel Planners:
Penobscot Bay Events
Maine Dept of Tourism
Maine Tourism Association
Lincolnville Maine Insider's Guide

Squid JiggersEnjoy the coastal
Maine music by
The Squid Jiggers

"The Squid Jiggers 33 1/3"

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Why the mid-coast of Maine?

Lincolnville was cited in Outdoors magazine as one of the 20 places in America for “Top Outdoor Activities

Bald RockThe Bald Rock Trail in Lincolnville was cited by American Express’ Departures Magazine as one of the World’s Most Scenic Walks in the world! The trail is located in Camden Hills State Park directly behind our property!

Five midcoast attractions to see during the 70th Maine Lobster Festival (August 2-6th). Check for details on the Maine Lobster Festival.

Also check out our handout on Hiking & Biking in Midcoast Maine.

Lobster DinnerLincolnville (along with Camden and Rockland) made the “Top 25 Best Food Towns in New England” online at Go Local. Bay Leaf Cottages & Bistro’s Saturday night lobster dinners and cooking classes received special mention along with Salt Water Farm Cooking School and Cellardoor Winery.

Natalie's Restaurant in Camden awarded "Top 100 Best Restaurants in America"

For music events from classical to jazz check out the Rockport Music and the Bay Chamber Concerts among others.

harbor sceneNearby Camden was recently in the top 10 “America’s Coolest Small Towns” contest by Budget Travel Magazine. Camden was chosen by Forbes magazine as one of the 15 prettiest towns in America. And the Boston Magazine selected Camdean as one of the “Best Small Town Weekend Destinations.

10 Coolest Small Towns: Belfast, Maine from Budget Travel. These towns all have fewer than 10,000 people—but they can rival larger cities when it comes to good food, culture, and quality of life.

"Get Lost in Maine: The 5 best ways to paddle, eat, and sail your way through 'Vacationland' this summer," an Outside magazine The Go List article loaded with vacation tips for the adventurous in Mid-Coast Maine.

36 hours in the Mid-Coast of Maine,” a New York Times article, features things to see/do in the area.

48 Hours in Lincolnville and Islesboro,” Maine Magazine article about the area.

PuffinAudubon friends and birders, don't miss Mid-coast Maine birding options...get your binoculars ready!

10 Great Hidden Parks in the September 2013 USA Today newspaper starts the list with Camden Hills State Park, Maine, located nearby Bay Leaf Cottages!

Lincolnville Beach Beach

We’re ideally located!
State and National Parks
Foodie Heaven
(Food Network & Travel Channel favorites)
Acadia National Park
Schooner Sailing
Island Hopping by Ferry
Noteworthy Museums
Award-wining Wineries &Breweries
Historic Lighthouses
lighthouseFishing/Lobstering/Sailing Harbors
Boutiques & Independent Bookstores
Arts, Artisans, Galleries
Organic & Sustainable Farms/Markets
Lakes with beaches, kayaking, & canoeing
Golf Courses Galore

Bike Rentals
bikeBay Leaf now has on-site a fleet of hybrid bicycles!

Rental includes bike, helmet, basket, water bottle holder, and lock for $20/day. Car carriers are available for our guests for $20/day. Use our Bike Reservation/use Form.

Also check out our handout on Hiking & Biking in Midcoast Maine.

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Are you the“learning vacation”
type? Consider these nearby options:

Salt Water Farm Cooking School
Cellardoor Winery Cooking Classes
Bay Leaf Cottages & Bistro Cooking Classes
Maine Media Workshops
The Apprenticeshop (Traditional Boatbuilding)
Center for Furniture Craftsmanship
Windsor Chairmakers
Waterfall Arts
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
Fiber College of Maine
Learn to Sail or Kayaking
LL Bean Outdoor Discovery School

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