Midcoast Maine

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.

a wonderful trip from of the beautiful town of Camden

Beautiful course and only a half hour from The Firs

Another beautiful course only a half hour from The Firs

Great tidal pools where the pines meet the Atlantic Ocean.

A fun family activity is to plan a sea kayaking trip with Maine Sport.

 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.

Beautiful views of Penobscot Bay and groomed trails for hiking.

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.

Everyone’s favorite 2 dollar t-shirts

Excellent community radio station broadcasted out of Blue Hill

Excellent blueberry chutney and other blueberry things.

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.

A personal favorite AND Jeff will ship ’em to ya’, wherever you live!

a great place to stop! 


Local wines, distilled brandies, and award winning gin! 

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.

Maine farmhouse ales and rustic wood fired pizza

Red’s Eats in Wiscasset. Some say they have the best lobster roll in Maine!

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.