Freeport Maine Bed and Breakfast

The charming, historic town of Freeport is located along the southern Maine coast, just a 20-minute car ride from Portland, Maine and just a 2-hour drive from Boston, Massachusetts.

Freeport Maine Bed and Breakfast
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Freeport, ME 04032, USA Bed and Breakfast

Welcome to Brewster House Bed & Breakfast. Our Freeport, Maine bed and breakfast inn is the perfect spot for a trip to LL Bean, Freeport outlet shopping, your base from which to explore the Maine coast, or for a romantic getaway! At Brewster House, we’re about comfort in an atmosphere of simple elegance. Our beds and ironed linens will seduce you, and our fresh ground coffee and three-course gourmet breakfast will start your day with a happy, relaxed smile. Our inn was built in the late 19th century blossoming of Freeport, and the amazing quality of the built-in details and materials of this 5,000 square foot home reflects the wealth created in Maine in this period. Our 9’ ceilings, large private baths, Matouk linens, large fireplaced rooms, bay windows, cypress floors, mahogany mantelpiece, and Italian marble tiled hearth are yours to luxuriate in! We have parking for 11 cars, a porch to rock on with your glass of wine or Iced Tea, surrounded by beautiful landscaping and a large backyard garden for your function, or nap in one of our colorful Adirondack chairs. A Freeport, Maine Bed and Breakfast Convenient to All the Area Offers Freeport Village, LL Bean, restaurants and outlets are within a short three block walk, yet we are on the quiet side of the highway access. We are only a quarter of a mile from the Maine coast, and on the turn east of the Maine coast, with the glacially carved rocky, spruce covered peninsulas, beaches, rivers, islands, harbors, lighthouses, and lobster shacks that are so emblematic of “the real Maine.” Portland (and the airport) is only 15 minutes south. The Mahoosic and White Mountains are a scant 90 minutes west of Brewster House. We are minutes from Bowdoin and Bates Colleges, and less than an hour from Colby College. Maine has the longest contiguous coastline of any of the continental United States, so be sure to take advantage of letting us help you plan your itinerary, based on your interests. Choose Brewster House for the Finest Freeport, Maine Bed and Breakfast Experience Whether you’re planning that special trip to explore Maine, or simply in need of a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle for some rest and relaxation, come and let us indulge you at Brewster House! Save the hassle of the drive, and jump on the Amtrak Downeaster at North Station in Boston! Call us when you arrive, and we’ll pick you up at the Freeport Station!

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Freeport, ME 04032, USA Bed and Breakfast

Newcastle Inn, located at the top of the Pemaquid Peninsula, has been welcoming guests for over 80 years. Located in the charming coastal village of Newcastle, just steps from Damariscotta, this historic inn is centrally located and an ideal "launching pad" for exploring this special part of MidCoast Maine. Whether you are looking for a "taste of the river" by eating delicious Damariscotta River Oysters, antiquing, visiting the many artist studios and galleries or taking in the breathtaking beauty of the area by walking/hiking at one of the many land preserves, this area has it all! The inn has 14 guest rooms, all named for a Maine lighthouses, which are all individually decorated and each has a private bathroom. For the occasional warm day, all guest rooms have a window air conditioner or one that that been installed through the wall. In the morning a delicious, made-from-scratch breakfast is served from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. If you need to leave early to catch a ferry, or plane, we can prepare a "breakfast to go" bag for you. Our coffee is a special blend created for Newcastle Inn and you won't find it anywhere else! During the warmer months, we also serve breakfast outside on the deck, overlooking the Damariscotta River. One of the things that sets Newcastle Inn apart is the abundance of welcoming common spaces on the first floor. Choose between a screened porch, cozy sitting room, the pub (beer and wine for sale), outside deck or the living room with a beautiful stenciled floor. Outside you will find beautiful gardens and chairs to sit in and relax while taking in the view of the Damariscotta River. During the day you can explore Boothbay Harbor, Camden, Rockland and Bath, all just a short 20 - 40 minute drive from the inn. Perhaps you want to catch the ferry over to Monhegan Island? In the evening, after a busy day exploring, you return to Newcastle Inn where you will find peace and tranquility as you plan for your next day's adventures.

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Freeport ME is known for its lobster shacks, Freeport outlets shopping, LL Bean headquarters, nautical activities, forests, historical points of interest, parks, and more. Freeport offers a variety of accommodations for any style and budget. Staying in a Freeport Maine Bed and Breakfast is a fantastic way to experience the town in a personalized fashion  versus staying in commercialized and impersonal chain hotels or larger  scale accommodations.

    Weather

  • May through September are the ideal months to visit Freeport.  Since it is a northern town, it is generally quite cold in the late  fall through early spring. The warmest months to visit are during June,  July, and August. Even in August, the warmest month, temperatures only  peak as high as 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Visiting Freeport in late December or the entire month of January should be avoided  entirely because this time usually sees a high level of precipitation.  Because of its close proximity to the sea, Freeport does not tend to get a lot of snowfall, but winter temperatures tend to be frigid.

  • Activities

  • This quaint port town on the Maine Coast has a little something for everyone. The charming main street is buzzing with bars, eateries, cafes, restaurants, and shops. Many visitors come to the mid-coast town for outlet shopping, something which the town has reserved quite the reputation for with its bustling Freeport Outlets. Eating at one of the many lobster shacks is an absolute must while in the area. Enjoy nautical activities in Casco bay, including visiting the islands in the bay which feature golf courses and walking trails.

  • Natural Features

  • Outdoor lovers can enjoy the many natural features that Freeport has to offer. Go for a hike in Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, enjoy the fall foliage and hiking trails in Bradbury Mountain State Park,  go for a swim or camp at Winslow Memorial Park Camping and Public  Beach, enjoy fresh air and a forest setting on Hedgehog Mountain Trail.  There are many campgrounds found throughout Freeport for nature lovers who would like to park their RV or pitch a tent. Visiting the Desert of Maine is a must do while in Freeport, as many visitors don’t expect to see this one-of-a-kind natural phenomenon in this coastal town.

  • History

  • Freeport was first settled around the year 1700 and obtained its current name “Freeport” on February 14, 1789. It was named after the openness of its harbor, as it is situated on Casco Bay.  It was once the home to leading timber, farming, and shipbuilding  industries but is now known, however, for its numerous outlet stores,  the LL Bean headquarters, the Desert of Maine, and Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park. Freeport developed as four villages, all of which are presently part of the Harraseeket Historic District.

  • Things to do

  • Whether you are traveling as a couple, a family, or with friends, and no  matter the season, you’ll find plenty to do with your time in this mid coast Maine town. Head over to the Freeport outlets for endless outlet shopping. Indulge in some of the finest lobster in the US at the many lobster shacks around Freeport. Enjoy nautical activities in Casco Bay and on the surrounding islands which offer golfing, swimming, and other  beach activities. Camp at one of the many campsites in this Maine coast town, or go hiking at one of the many trails at the various parks nearby.

  • Food and Drink

  • Freeport offers a nice selection of dining options, including award-winning ,  farm-to-table bistros, fresh seafood from the local water, cozy cafes  (try Coffee by Design!), and much more. There are also several  breweries, including Brickyard Hollow Brewing Company and Gritty’s Freeport Brew Pub Restaurant. For a fine cuisine experience with local ingredients, head to Harraseeket Inn’s Maine Harvest. Harraseeket Lunch & Lobster Co serves up delectable lobster rolls, and Linda Bean’s Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern offers a delicious menu of local cuisine.

Freeport Maine Bed and Breakfast FAQ

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  • What type of amenities can I expect when booking a Freeport Maine bed and breakfast?

    Bed and breakfasts offer a unique and personalized experience, something that commercial  accommodations and chain hotels are unable to deliver. During your getaway at a bed and breakfast in Freeport, Maine, expect modern amenities such as wifi, air conditioning, spacious guest rooms with elegant decor, private baths, full gourmet breakfast, plush linens, and cozy communal spaces. Most bed and breakfasts are within easy walking distance to most points of interest. There’s no more romantic getaway than a stay at a bed and breakfast during your trip to Freeport!

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  • Why Stay at a Bed & Breakfast in Freeport Maine?

    There’s no better way to experience a getaway in the charming, coastal town of Freeport than by topping it all off with a stay at a personalized, quaint, and charming bed and breakfast. There are several bed and breakfast options on offer in the town of Freeport,  each of which offers something unique and different. Chain hotels and  larger commercial accommodations are unable to offer a personalized  experience since they are serving on such a wide scale. Plus, staying in  a bed and breakfast gives the opportunity to support local businesses. Bed and breakfasts in Freeport offer a romantic getaway with charming interiors, friendly hosts, modern amenities, and more. Most bed and breakfasts are within a short distance to all of Freeport’s main attractions including lobster shacks, Freeport outlets and outlet shopping, Casco Bay, and more.

  • How can I get around Freeport Maine?

    The nearest airport to Freeport is Portland Airport, which is about 18 miles away. Other nearby airports include  Manchester airport (94 miles away) and Boston International Airport (a  3.5 hour drive or 113.5 miles away). If you are coming from somewhere in  New England, you can take the Amtrak Downeaster to Freeport. A car is not necessary in Freeport,  although it does help to have one if you plan on visiting any  attractions outside of the immediate town. Most points of interest in Freeport are all within walking distance to the train station.

  • What are the different types of bed and breakfasts in Freeport Maine?

    Whether you want to stay close to the infamous Freeport outlets or you prefer to stay closer to the sea, there is a bed and breakfast option awaiting your arrival.

    For anyone who will be traveling to Freeport with pets, Brewster House bed and breakfast is a bed and breakfast Freeport Maine pet friendly. This popular Victorian-style guesthouse features charming interiors with elegant decor and furnishings in guestrooms. A full hot breakfast is served each morning using fresh, local ingredients.

    James Place Inn is a fully renovated Victorian-style inn just a few blocks away from LL Bean. Elegant guest rooms feature wood furnishings, private bathrooms, filtered and softened  water, a fireplace, and jacuzzis. A homemade hot breakfast is served  each morning using local and fresh ingredients.