These are “unprecedented” times for Maine’s tourism industry. Ayuh, you’ve heard that one, but “we’re here for you.” Heard that one too – LOL. Seriously though, Maine Innkeepers, BnB owners, were forced to close for months. Now we are in season when they typically make 80% of their business, with 98% out-of-state visitors. Enter the Governor and her executive orders essentially making Maine your private playground for the summer.
So while the thousands of tourism businesses are in grave jeopardy, facing a frightening lack of summer visitors, you have a great opportunity to grab a lime for your Corona & staycation!
Time for you to discover Vacationland! Enjoy a Staycation with NO CROWDS at “unprecedented” rates, and help out your fellow Maine small biz owners! It’s a win win, they desperately need your lodging reservations right now – all they’ve gotten is cancellations lately. And YOU NEED to get out of the damn house! Winner winner lobster dinner!
How ‘bout a June vacation directly on the beach in Kennebunk for a mere $99 a night!? And your 3rd night is just $50!! The Seaside Inn is a charming 9th generation beachfront property, the oldest continually operating Inn in the US! And you haven’t even heard of it yet, it’ll be a getaway you’ll never forget!
1802 House in Kennebunkport has a 2020 deal, 20% off for two-nights with $20 to Old Vines Wine Bar – who, btw, has a fabulous outdoor patio for distancing drinks and delish small plates! Enjoy walking the beautiful beach, strolling to Kennebunkport’s delightful Dock Square for outdoor dining, take a boat ride, rent a kayak, ride the Seashore Trolley, there’s so much to do! And it’s waiting for you – exclusive to Mainers!
Captain’s Garden House in Kennebunkport is available for a full house rental starting June 7 for $4,500, 4 bedrooms with private baths and a Kitchen, add a personal Chef if you wish! This elegant ship captain’s home is part of the renowned Captain Lord Mansion in the heart of the Kennebunkport’s historic district. Next door, Captain Fairfield has 9 bedrooms, rent the entire chic boutique Inn for a week for $15,000 in June, complete with kitchen, fireplace living room, outdoor patio and firepits.
Family friendly and fun in Kennebunkport, Rhumb Line Resort has Two Great Deals in One for Mainers! Stay 2-Nights Midweek for only $149, or $199 for 2-Nights weekends in June. A 5-night vacation is just $399, or $549 for an entire 7-Nights! These great rates include a FREE upgrade to one of a Poolside Rooms when available! Enjoy free WiFi, daily Continental breakfast, and use of swimming pools indoor and out!
Village by the Sea in Wells has a Maine Resident Two Night Package for $198 in condo-style lodging, and $50 for your 3rd Night, Add $40 for a weekend stay. Or stay 7 nights for $535! Suite lodging at sweet rates near Wells Beach at a beautiful family friendly resort, yes please!
Blind Tiger Inn in Portland offers a weekly Inn exclusive, 9 bedrooms for $15,000 in June, with “contactless concierge”! This beautiful inn has a lounge, fireplaces, a billiard room that was a Speakeasy, bar and kitchen. Part of the trendy Lark Hotels portfolio – its very chic with thoughtful amenities and service.
Ever explored Boothbay Harbor? Here’s your embossed invite! Ocean Point Inn has a Maine residents deal, starting June 12 – stay oceanfront for Two Nights as low as $99 a night and your 3rd night is $49. Ocean Point is a spectacular seaside peninsula, with lighthouse views and lobster served nightly in their waterview restaurant.
You tore through TigerKing. You’ve cooked, cleaned, organized your closets. Enough! Time to leave #LockDown for some fun in the sun! You can catch up on Bob Marley’s funny #CronaWatch2020 later. Start your own reality mini-series National Lampoon’s Maine Staycation 2020!
These are some wicked good local lodging deals. See Maine, shop local, save money, save our economy too! You won’t be trippin’ ovah cruise shippahs eithah this summah. You can even dress like a tourist if you like?
Enjoy your vast beautiful exclusive Vacationland. Stay tuned to VisitMaine.net on the Facebook for more… Sea ya out there Mainers!
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