Searsport Area
Historic Inns

P.O. Box 139
Searsport, Maine 04974
Experience the Sea Captain's Heritage and The Best Antiquing in Maine! Searsport is a town rich in maritime history...from the days when it provided ten percent of the nation's ship captains, to active seaport being Maine's second largest deep water port.

Welcome to the Searsport Area Historic Inns! Centrally located on the Midcoast of Maine, Searsport is the ideal stay for the Business or Vacation Traveler to see everything from Pemaquid point to Schoodic Point in easy day trips.
Searsport Fast Facts
  • There is only ONE Searsport in the world
  • Searsport is the only town in the world that claims having supplied 10% of the country's Ship Captains in the 19th & 20th century
  • Searsport is one of only 3 deep water active seaports in the state of Maine, with large ships coming into our 2 docks frequently, either bringing in or taking all types of cargo.  Searsport is also an active fishing and pleasure boat harbor.
  • Home of author Lincoln Colcord
  • Our own Sam Houston, one of the first residents of Searsport was a bodyguard to General George Washington - his house still stands
  • Searsport is home to the Penobscot Marine Museum, the oldest marine museum in the state of Maine - with 12 buildings on its campus, most are listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Searsport bills itself as the Antique Capital of Maine - with antique shops and flea markets lining the town's 7 miles of Coastal U.S. Rte. 1

Carriage House Inn

 Marcia Markwardt
120 E. Main Street - Searsport, Maine 04974
(207) 548-2167 - (800) 578-2167

Old houses tell stories and this stunning 1874 victorain mansion has a wealth to share. Come stay in one of Maine's most photographed  homes!  Listed on the National Historic Register, showcased in Historic Inns of the Northeast and  featured in Yankee and Down East magazines. 

Fairwinds B&B
Kathleen & Richard Greiner
Atlantic Highway - Searsport, Maine 04974
(207) 548-6523 - (800) 949-4403

Beautiful old sea captain's home, park-like setting: pond, meadows, 80 acres woodland.  Coastal Maine. Hour or less to Camden, Acadia. 24/7 PC, hi-spd. IN, Wi-Fi. Dbl., $75 - $95.  Enjoy a warm welcome in your home away from home.

Lilac Place

Nancy-Linn Nellis
41 Church Street - Stockton Springs, Me
800-870-9934  - 207-567-3528 - 207-322-2478
Fax:  1-207-338-2151
Lovely, quiet vacation rental in historic Stockton Springs on beautiful Penobscot Bay. A 2 unit apartment - or rent the entire house. Fully equipped  & comfortably sleeping  up to 9.   Stair elevator included. Available for 5 - 7 day intervals.

Sea Captain Inn
Selma Carkner
PO Box 518 - 8 Water Street
Searsport, Maine 04974
(207) 548-0919

"to make great vacations even more memorable"  340' from the water's edge. Recapture the romantic nights, providing you with quiet, relaxing guest rooms, all private baths, gourmet breakfast.   Please accept our hospitality.

Yardarm Motel

McCormick & James Economy
172 East Main Street, P. O. Box 246
Searsport, ME 04974
207-548-2404 - 888-676-8006
The  Yardarm Motel brings you old-fashioned hospitality at its best. Comfortable rooms with private baths and including our great Continental Plus breakfast.available on the  year-round sun porch of the 1850's shipbuilders home.

1794 Watchtide...By The Sea!
Patricia and Frank Kulla
190 W. Main Street (Ocean Side of Route 1)
Searsport, Maine 04974
(207) 548-6575 - (800) 698-6575
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Fodor's Choice, Maine Coast, 2005. Listed on National Register. Scrumptious breakfasts served on the 60' sunporch overlooking Penobscot Bay.   En-suite luxurious private baths, sumptuous bedding, AC and ever so much more!

The Wildflower Inn

2 Black Road South - Searsport, Maine 04974
(207)548-2112 - (888)546-2112 
1846 sea captains home featuring  wonderful views of the gardens from the large  double parlor windows. Private baths, TV & Game Lounge; full breakfast; children welcome; walk to  beach across the street!