As the year comes to a close I thought it might be nice to look back at some of the highlights to our 8 Th season here at The Harbour Cottage Inn near Acadia National Park in Southwest Harbor Maine. Despite the troubles of our economy travelers still chose to stay at our Maine bed and breakfast in record numbers. We are so lucky to have a sizable following of repeat guests and we so look forward to them visiting the area and choosing to stay at our Maine Inn. A spring, summer and fall vacation in Maine is still a very affordable getaway as there is so much to do here that is free. Acadia National Park offers visitors unlimited opportunity for hiking, biking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, bird watching and just spending quiet time in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Southwest Harbor has several great places to get a nice bag lunch at very reasonable prices to take to the park. There are 70 million people living between Washington DC and Acadia which makes it an easy drive for people and families on a budget. Southwest Harbor is surrounded by Acadia and is a quiet and affordable option to Bar Harbor itself. Some of the finest restaurants on Mt Desert Island and the Bar Harbor and Acadia area are located here in Southwest Harbor. All are in walking distance to The Harbour Cottage Inn. Most of our guests call Southwest Harbor Maine's best kept secret.
In 2009 we added some great new breakfast offerings such as baked eggs with fresh crab and hollandaise, ""whole grain" pancakes with pure Maine maple syrup and more. We are always looking for recipes that focus on great taste and are healthy as well. If you have any suggestions please let us know here on our blog.
We are now booking up for 2010 and look forward to seeing our old friends as well as making new ones. If we can help you plan your Acadia visit let us know. We get high marks for our knowledge of the area and would love to share that with you. Happy New Year!!