Explore the Area: Maine Attractions
The East Wind Inn is located in the heart of Midcoast Maine at the gateway to Penobscot Bay—one of the most beautiful stretches of the Maine coast. Here you'll find dozens of islands, historic lighthouses, and quiet little protected harbors filled with working lobster boats. We're also just a short drive to Rockland, home of The Farnsworth Art Museum, Strand Theatre and the new Maine Lighthouse Museum, among many other cultural, recreational, and tourist attractions. Nearby is the well known Owl's Head transportation museum. Major events in the area include North Atlantic Blues Festival, Maine Lobster Festival, Maine Antique Show, Maine boats and harbor show and the Union Fair. For more information and ideas, please visit the Penobscot Bay Chamber of Commerce.
St. George Peninsula
The East Wind Inn lies on the St. George Peninsula, with its breathtaking coastal views and sedate tidal marshes and is one of the places to visit in Maine. This is Wyeth country, summer home of America's most famous family of artists. Port Clyde is just a few miles away, where you can visit the Marshall Point Lighthouse, hop a ferry to Monhegan Island or take a kayak tour with Port Clyde kayaks. Visit the Mars Hall Gallery, filled with many fine examples of the best of Maine art. Let us be your Maine travel guide--we'd love to give you personalized recommendations of things to see and do during your stay at our charming vacation spot on the coast.