Most Americans will never see Maine, the least populated state east of the Mississippi. Nestled in the far northeast corner of the United States, far beyond the hustle and bustle of Boston, Maine is an incredibly relaxing destination. In fact, it is consistently named the most peaceful state in America, according to a report released by the Institute for Economics and Peace. There are plenty of reasons to visit the Pine State, from its rugged natural beauty to its role in U.S. history.
After spending your days touring the great state of Maine and partaking in its abundance of activities, it’s important to find a great place to relax and unwind after your busy days. The lodging in Maine will provide a comfortable and welcoming respite, taking care of all of your needs. Here are three great hotels to consider the next time you visit Maine.
Conveniently located near the University of Maine, Eastern Main Medical Center, and the Bangor Mall, in Bangor, Maine, this Courtyard Marriot property boasts contemporary rooms to accommodate those traveling for business or pleasure. The Courtyard Bangor offers clutter-free workspaces, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, and plush mattresses to guarantee a pleasant night’s sleep. There are plenty of attractions to visit in the area, from the Maine Discovery Museum to the Hollywood Slots Casino, there is something for everyone.
The Captain Lord Mansion
This property has been family-owned for forty years and is situated in a small neighborhood in Kennebunkport, Maine, just east of the Kennebunk River. It is conveniently located just blocks from the Port’s Dock Square where visitors can spend their days shopping and enjoying world-renowned Maine Lobster at the many restaurants along the walk.
Visitors to The Captain Lord Mansion enjoy ornately decorated rooms complete with minifridges, memory foam mattresses, complimentary Wi-Fi, and gas fireplaces. Guests can also take advantage of the complimentary access to bikes, snowshoes, beach chairs and towels. For those looking to relax, get pampered at the Day Spa and enjoy soothing treatments from body rubs to deep tissue massages.
The Samoset Resort is located at the edge of Rockland Harbor in the tranquil town of Rockport, Maine. The beautiful resort was established in 1889 and has played host to politicians, celebrities, and families, making it one of New England’s premier luxury resorts. It boasts elegant accommodations, Oceanside dining, an 18-hole championship golf course, and an award-winning spa, along with numerous activities in the town of Rockport.
If you are interested in checking out some of Maine’s famous lighthouses, there are three within walking distance. For those looking to enjoy the great outdoors, there are several hiking trails nearby, and numerous places to rent bikes and kayaks. Families can enjoy boating, bowling, mini golf, or several museums throughout the town.
The next time you want to get away from the daily bustle of your life, consider heading to the beautiful state of Maine. With tons of natural beauty and exciting attractions, you can find something for everyone to enjoy in your group.