Let Captain D help you enjoy Downeast Maine, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor, Belfast, Searsport, Bucksport, Blue Hill, Deer Isle, Machias, Eastport, Calais, Bangor, Ellsworth, affordable gift shops, galleries, reasonable restaurants, outstanding real estate, interesting lodging, and great Maine books.


ACADIA VILLAGE RESORT, 50 Resort Way, Ellsworth, 44 units open year round, voice: 207/667-6228, fax: 207/667-2458, e-mail, rentals available, townhouses and villas sleep from four to ten, indoor pool, indoor/outdoor tennis courts, indoor/outdoor playground, full kitchens, private laundry facilities, free local calls, game room, cable TV, Visa, MasterCard, travelers' checks, personal checks, Interval International-affiliated Vacation Ownership Resort.

ATLANTEAN INN, 11 Atlantic Avenue, Bar Harbor, 04609, open mid-May to late-October, call 207/288-5703, reservations 1-800-722-6671, E-MAIL, historical ambience and comfort describes this 1903 Victorian inn. Designed and built as the personal residence of Frederick Savage, renowned architect responsible for much of Bar Harbor's architecture, close to downtown, easy walking distance to all venues, five-minute drive to Acadia National Park. See our Website for many vacation packages.

BASS COVE FARM B&B, 312 Eastside Rd., Sorrento, three units open year round, voice: 207/422-3564, E-mail, peak season D/O with private bath $80, special discounts on stays over 4 days, free local calls, water view, full gourmet breakfast, cooking facilities in one room, children under 6 free, some pets allowed, smoking prohibited, Visa, MasterCard, Travelers' checks, personal checks.

BEST WESTERN, Bar Harbor, two miles from Acadia National Park, short drive to downtown Bar Harbor, shopping boating, theater, galleries, museums, REGISTER ONLINE.

CALAIS MOTOR INN, 293 Main St., Calais, 70 units open year round, voice: 207/454-7111, fax: 207/454-8017, E-MAIL, breakfast all day, lunch, dinner, daily specials, salad bar, all-you-can-eat buffet, Olympic-sized pool, health spa, handicapped access, full bar, occasional live entertainment, RV parking, fresh fish, lobster, air conditioning, highchairs,baby bottles warmed, diet plates, restrooms for non-customers, banquet facilities, catering, take-out, smoking section, children's portions, Visa,Discover, American Express, Carte Blanche, MasterCard.

COLONIAL GABLES OCEAN FRONT VILLAGE, Eagle Lane and Route 1, Belfast, 0.2 Miles From Center City Belfast, 3 Star Hotel, ten acre oceanfront property, Studio, One and Two Bedroom Cottages along with thirteen guest Rooms, private seaside porches, large beach for swimming or wading, horseshoes, shuffleboard, ping pong, volleyball, kite flying, swing/slide set, beach combing, nightly campfires, and video arcade, boating, fishing, and seal watching, REGISTER ONLINE.

COMFORT INN, Rte 1, Belfast, 83 units, open year round, voice: 207/338-2090, fax: 207/338-2528, e-mail, peak season D/O over $100, children under 18 free, AAA and AARP discounts, lounge, RV parking, indoor pool, sauna and hot tub, air conditioning, free Continental breakfast, refrigeration, pets allowed, laundry facilities, free local calls, game room, handicapped access, waterfront, cable TV, smoking permitted, American Express, Discover, Visa, Carte Blanche, MasterCard, travelers' checks, REGISTER ONLINE.

COMFORT INN, 130 High St., Ellsworth, 0.4 Miles From Center City, 2 Star Hotel, Close to Acadia National Park entrance. L.L. Bean and factory outlets next door. Walk to restaurants and Maine Coast Mall, REGISTER ONLINE .

DAYS INN, 120 Eden St., Bar Harbor, near downtown and fishing, boating, whale watching, hiking, biking, and mountain climbing,

FLANDER'S BAY CABINS, 22 Harbor View Drive, Sullivan, 12 cabins on the ocean, heated with glass/screen porches/ terrific views of Flanders Bay and Cadillac Mountain, one- and two-bedroom cabins, 3-bedroom chalet, some kitchen facilities, access for kayaking, canoeing, fishing and swimming, playground equipment, pets allowed, call 207/422-6408, E-mail, personal checks accepted.

HOLIDAY INN, 215 High St., Ellsworth, 0.5 Miles From Center City Ellsworth, 3 Star Hotel, Quality Award winning Full-Service Holiday Inn, just minutes from beautiful Acadia National Park/Bar Harbor area. Free High Speed Wireless Internet Access in all Guest Rooms, Meetings Rooms and Recreational Areas. New Lobby Business Center with 24 hour Internet Access, Fax, Copy and Print Capabilities. 25 X 50 ft Indoor Pool, Jacuzzi, Dry Sauna, and Fitness Room. Two indoor Tennis Courts on site. HBO and Pay Per View Movies. Mall and Outlet shopping next door, REGISTER ONLINE.

HOLIDAY INN SUNSPREE RESORT, 123 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME  04609, over 1,000 feet of ocean frontage, this multi-level resort offers luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites, recreational facilities, two restaurants, an oceanfront lounge, and meeting facilities, including a ballroom, for 5 to 200 guests, REGISTER ONLINE.

JED PROUTY MOTOR INN, Main St., Bucksport, P.O. Box 826, open year round, call 1-207-469-3113 for reservation, E-MAIL, waterfront accommodations, senior discounts, cable TV, premium channels, high speed Internet connection in all rooms, some smoking rooms, major credit cards accepted. REGISTER ONLINE.

LITTLE RIVER LODGE BED & BREAKFAST, 2656 Cutler Road, Rte 191, E-MAIL, five units open May thru October, call or fax 207/259-4437, peak season D/O under $100, waterview, full gourmet breakfast, dinner by reservation, showers, access to refrigeration, laundry facilities, free local calls, decorative fireplaces, smoke free, short walk to boat landing, extended-stay discounts, group rates, personal checks accepted, no credit cards.

MAIN STAY COTTAGES, 244 Main St., Winter Harbor, P.O. Box 459, 66 Sargent St., voice and fax 207/963-2601, E-MAIL, three cottages next to marina open seasonally, private, minutes from Schoodic section of Acadia National Park, cooking facilities, refrigeration, fireplaces, cable TV, premium channels, D/O under $50 to $100, children welcome, walk to good restaurants and stores, free local phone calls, water views, major credit cards, travelers' checks, personal checks accepted.

MIRA MONTE INN, 69 Mt. Desert St. Bar Harbor, 04609, open May thru October, call 207/288-4263, toll-free 1-800-553- 5109, E-MAIL, award-winning, 15-room Victorian B&B on two acres of landscaped estate grounds in the heart of town. Maine premier tourist destination. Explore Bar Harbor's finest shops, restaurants and waterfront, all within a five-minute walk. Visit Acadia National Park, just a five-minute drive. See our Website for vacation specials and packages.

MOUNTAINVIEW CAMPGROUND, 22 Harborview Drive, Sullivan, 207/422-6408, fifty sites open seasonally, e-mail, RV hook-ups, picnic tables, grills, playground, pets allowed, waterfront sites, accessible to kayakers and canoeists, personal checks accepted.

MOTEL EAST, 23A Water St., Eastport, 15 units, open year round, voice and fax: 207/853-4747, peak season D/O $80 to $150, children under 18 free, government and commercial discounts, adjacent restaurant, free AM coffee, cooking, refrigeration, laundry, free local calls, handicapped access, waterfront, cable TV, some smoking rooms, major credit cards accepted...

OCEAN SPRAY COTTAGES, Marshville Rd., Harrington, RR 1, Box 38, six units open year round, 207/483-2780, fax 207/483-4097, E-mail, cooking, refrigeration, cabins, pets allowed, waterfront, smoking permitted, Visa, MasterCard, travelers' checks.

PINES MOTEL LAND COTTAGES, Rte 186, Winter Harbor, PO 406, nine units, open year round, 207/963-2296, peak season D/O under $60, kids under 10 free, free cribs and rollaways, adjacent restaurant, playground, cooking, refrigeration, cabins, free local calls, cable TV/HBO, smoke free, vacation home rentals, Visa, MasterCard, travelers' checks, personal checks...

PLEASANT BAY BED AND BREAKFAST AND LLAMA KEEP, 386 Westside Road, Addison, P.O. Box 222, open year round, call 207/483-4490, FAX 207/483-4653, E-mail, situated halfway between Bar Harbor and Campobello, waterfront, full gourmet breakfast, some refrigeration, no pets, fireplaces, Direct TV, smoke free, major credit cards and personal checks accepted.

QUALITY INN BAR HARBOR, 40 Kebo St., restaurant on premises, walk to shops and waterfronts. Check for bargain packages Spring & Fall. Smoke free hotel.

ROCKY RIDGE MOTEL, Rte 1, Stockton Springs, Box 1135, call 207/567-3456, open year round, owner operated, cable TV, free AM coffee, some cooking, refrigerator, cabins, some air conditioning, free local calls, game room, nearby public beach, peak-season D/O under $80, AARP, AAA discounts, American Express, Discover, Visa, MasterCard.

, 102 Black Duck Cove Rd., Beals, open year round, call 207/497-2430, family-owned motel, two double beds, color cable TV, kitchenette/ microwave & refrigerator, peak season D/O $45, laundry facilities, located near the ocean and the Great Wass Island Nature Preserve.

SEAWALL MOTEL, 566 Seawall Road, Manset, 207/244-3020, toll free 1-800-248-9250, fax 207/244-0299, E-mail, 20 units open year round, peak season D/O $60-$100, handicapped access, ad
jacent restaurant, lounge, RV parking, pets allowed, cribs, laundry, free local calls, waterfront, internet access, smoking prohibited, major credit cards accepted.

SUNSET HOUSE B&B, Route 186, Gouldsboro, seven rooms open year round, call 207/963-7156, fax 207/963-5859, E-mail, waterfront, Peak Season D/O over $100, full gourmet breakfast, cooking facilities, free local calls, Cable TV, premium channels, smoking prohibited, extended-stay discounts, canoe/boat rentals (fresh and salt water access), major credit cards and personal checks accepted.