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Recent Mid-Coast & Islands reviews

  • Fell in love with Benson Farm six years ago and keep going back!

    "We’ve been going to the Benson Farm for the month of August for the past six years – we went on a whim the first year, fell in love with the place and keep going back. Actually, not only did we fall in love but so has our extended family (grandparents, aunts/uncles and cousins) who never miss a chance to come visit us while we are there! You could not ask for a more idyllic corner of the world to relax and enjoy your summer days. The house sits on an expansive property on a small peninsula so you enjoy views of the water from both the East and the West. You wake up in the upstairs bedrooms to the sun rising over the water and you watch the sun set over the Camden Hills on the other side in the evening. We spend most of our time outside – whether playing on the tennis court, jumping into the water off the dock, walking on the beach, biking around the island, playing ping pong or board games in the barn, playing all sorts of sports on the front lawn, or just sitting in the grass or on the porch and enjoying the sun and the beautiful views. Our three children (who are now 13, 11 and 8) love the freedom of being able to bike the three miles to the grocery store and playground/basketball court or the six miles to town to get ice cream or look around the gift shop – it’s a very kid-friendly place. The house is large and there is room for a number of people to stay so it’s a great place for families to get together. We eat, talk, laugh and relax. In fact, from the moment the ferry leaves Rockland to cross over Penobscot Bay to North Haven, you feel the stress melting away. I actually took pictures of various views from the house and put them in my office to try to maintain my North Haven summer zen throughout the year! It’s really a gorgeous spot!"
    Guest: Chantal K. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: September 20, 2016
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  • It doesn't get any better than this!

    "My husband and I just spent a hugely enjoyable and idyllic week at the Wicked Cute Cabin on Norton Pond! We went kayaking right from our own private dock, we swam off the dock in the refreshing water, we gazed at stars from the chairs on the dock (you can see the Milky Way spread across the expanse of the sky!) while listening to the call of the loons and watching the lights from neighboring cabins twinkle on the water. We sat in the chairs under the shade of the trees enjoying the silence and beauty of the lake. We were there during the 4th of July celebrations and enjoyed private "surround sound" fireworks that echoed around the lake. The view of the fireworks from the middle of the lake was awesome! We invited friends and family for an evening barbecue at the outdoor picnic table and later toasted marshmallows to make s'mores around the campfire. One of our daughters and her husband joined us at the cabin for two nights. There was lots of space for all of us and our two dogs. The cabin is cozy, the beds comfortable, with all the conveniences of home. The kitchen is fully outfitted and got all the groceries we needed from the stores in Camden. There's lots to see and visit in the area, although it was hard to tear ourselves away from the lake and our cozy cottage. My husband went on hikes with our dog only a few miles from the cabin. We took a day trip to Acadia for lunch, a hike, and dinner. You won't find a better, more relaxing, or fun vacation spot than this! We'll be back!"
    Guest: Pk Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: July 12, 2016
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  • Beautiful Family Retreat

    "Our family had a wonderful vacation at the Wild Rose Cottage. Our young daughter thought she was staying at Anna and Elsa's summer house with the cottage's cute Nordic feel. The Penobscot revealed many treasures including sea stars, sand dollars, and sea glass. Whether it was a quick trip out on the bay in the kayak or a road trip up Cadillac Mt., the Wild Rose cottage served as a terrific home base."
    Guest: Kelli B. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: July 26, 2016
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  • Wonderful!

    "The hosts were lovely to us and we really loved our stay. Everything we could hope for at the house was provided for us. The town of Camden was full of interesting shops and restaurants with delicious lobster. Mt. Battie has a spectacular view from the top and all of the surrounding areas are quintessential beautiful New England. We loved our stay ! Many thanks for your hospitality!"
    Guest: Susan A. Date of Stay: September 2016 Review Submitted: October 6, 2016
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