Just a few weeks ago, we decided to visit a log
cabin on Bailey Island in Maine. I had heard about this place from one of my friends, who
didnt stay there but thought it was some place I would like to check out. She was
It took us about two and one-half hours from Boston to get there but
if you are looking for a relaxing and peaceful getaway, this is the place for you.
Photo of the cribstone bridge
taken by William Biggins
|Bailey Island is connected to the mainland by the worlds only
cribstone bridge. While we were in Maine, we visited the outlets in Freeport, about a half
hours drive from the island.
This rustic retreat offers just eight
rooms, which overlook Casco Bay.
Our room, appropriately named the Sunset Room, was part of the main
building and offered a jacuzzi tub. Four accommodations have kitchens and one even has its
own hot tub on a private deck.
We were surprised to see a full breakfast was included with our stay.
We enjoyed everything from warm apples and muffins to a baked omlette and fresh blueberry
Rates begin at $109 per night plus tax. Reservations must be made as
it had no vacancy when we were there.
Comments? Email: Kellie
Log Cabin Lodging
Bailey Island, Maine
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Kellie K. Speed is
a freelance travel writer and restaurant reviewer. Her features have been
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