While staying at The Firs, you will be lucky enough to be in close proximity to an amazing array of wonderful places that are worth visiting in the mid coast region of Maine.
Here are just a few…
The heart of nearby Washington village – an old-fashioned country store offering groceries and sundries
If you’re coming at the end of July or the beginning of August you might want to plan a side trip to the festival.
An artist colony with plenty of walking trails. Drive to the coastal town of Port Clyde and visit the lighthouse highlighted in the film “Forrest Gump”, stop in to the Dipnet for a lobster roll & root beer and take the Laura B to Monhegan Island.
Dating to the 1700’s, one of the United States’ oldest surviving wooden military buildings can be found at Old Fort Western. This is a National Historic Monument located in Augusta, Maine.
Normally held the second week in July in Rockland. A fun weekend of great music!
This lobster boat departs from Camden for a two hour cruise and ecotour. Learn about the Maine lobster industry while enjoying the wildlife and sealife of Maine.
A amazing source for high-quality wool. All their yarns are sun dyed in seawater using colors inspired by nature. Their wool is grown on the backs of fine-wooled sheep and goats still grazing on the hills of our farmstead in Maine. The farm is located in Washington Maine.
Featured on CBS’s Sunday morning…you gotta try the pie. Check out the Four Berry Pie, yummy!
Hand painted stoneware this quaint shop is close to The Firs. A perfect spot to pick up a Maine souvenir.
Maine’s shopping mecca. The home of LLBean and other outlet shops is an hour drive from The Firs.
A-1 Diner in Gardiner Maine, 30 minutes from The Firs, has been highlighted on the Food Network’s popular show Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.
Shuck your own and eat them there or bring them home for a party on the lawn!
Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce, of which we are members, has great info on regional businesses and attractions.
Has interesting facts on the towns of Washington, Appleton, Hope and Union.