Maine is a state rich in adventure, relaxation, culture and of course great food. Whether new to Maine, a state resident or loyal visitor there are two things everyone has heard about – Maine Lobster and Maine Blueberries. The oh so popular question of “Where do the locals go” is one we’d like to answer. Truthfully many native Mainahs have bags of fresh blueberries and shelves of homemade blueberry jam, but where do they get all those blueberries? Here are the Top Five local favorites for Maine Blueberries:
#1 Stonewall Kitchen – York, Maine. Enjoy their famous Maine Blueberry Jam, watch as they create it in the production room or enjoy a lunch in the café.
#2 Bread and Roses Bakery – Ogunquit, Maine. Stop in for homemade Maine Blueberry Muffin or enjoy a slice of Maine Blueberry Pie as you stroll along the quaint Village of Ogunquit.
#3 Blueberry Plains – Kennebunk, Maine. Experience Maine wild blueberries on this 135 acre preserve in Southern Maine. Low bush blueberries, nature trails and the largest population of the Northern Blazing Star in the world!
#4 York Farmers Market – York, Maine. In Southern Maine you can find it all from fresh blueberries ready to go to local Blueberry Milk from Harris Farm it’s your one stop shopping for all Maine Blueberry goodness!
#5 Spillers Farm – Wells, Maine. Local Farmers since the late 1900’s at spillers farm your sure to get a real Maine Experience with 40 acres of farm land surrounded by hay fields, pastures and woods to explore. U Pick seasons from June to October for a variety of fruits and vegetables enjoy picking your very own Maine Blueberries – you can’t get ‘em any fresher!
Stop by our front desk for more information or directions, we’re always here with a smile to ensure you get the most out of your vacation in Maine! Here are a few ways our team has gone above and beyond for you:
Hannah at the front desk was taking a reservation for an elderly guest who had signed up for our Newsletter and received a coupon for her Anniversary Getaway. As noted on the coupon it has to be presented at check-in, the guest told Hannah she did not have a printer. Hannah offered to print the coupon here and would have it ready for when she arrived. The guest was so happy that it would be taken care of for her.
Michelle at the front desk overheard a guest in lobby discussing their disappointment that the spa services were fully booked on this busy weekend. She compiled a list of her favorite local spa's and checked for their availability and offered the information to guest.