Last Saturday, we went up to Freeport, Maine to spend Labor Day weekend. We stayed at the cutest Bed & Breakfast, called the Kendall Tavern Inn. It was a beautiful house and the innkeepers were so friendly and always had fresh baked goods available (not to mention a three course breakfast). The decor was so adorable and rustic, it was a great place to spend the weekend.
The first night, we went to dinner in the center of town at a place called Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen & Topside Tavern. I decided since I was in Maine, I had to get something with lobster in it. I picked a lobster grilled cheese and it did not disappoint! This was definitely my favorite thing I've ever had with lobster in it.
On Sunday, we did a little bit of shopping at L.L. Bean and J.Crew and then decided to go exploring away from the center of town. We came across Wolfe Neck Farm which was beautiful and I was so excited to see some animals up close and personal.
We had to stop along the way so I could snap pictures of some other scenery. We found hay bails, tiny houses, and a fox running along a dirt path! If only I had seen a moose (besides the one on the wall in L.L. Bean). Then my Maine experience would have been complete!
After our explorations in Freeport, we went to Portland to the Old Port for lunch. It must have been one of the busiest weekends of the year because the town was packed! I've never been to Portland before but I really liked it. It was so "New England" with old cobblestone roads and brick buildings. I would like to go back at a time where it was less busy, there were so many cute shops, cafes and restaurants. One place I obviously had to go was The Holy Donut. The smell was amazing and drew me right in. I went for a Maine Blueberry donut and an iced chai. The donut was really good and super filling, I wish I had gotten more to bring home with me! Maine was awesome and I will definitely be going back to stay at the Kendall Tavern Inn, I can imagine that its beautiful there in the fall and winter. Sadly, now I am back to reality and continuously struggling to keep up with my readings for class. Oh well, I guess that's the life of a graduate student! Hopefully I can take time to do something fun to post on the blog this weekend!