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in Maine


Home > Thanksgiving in Maine


Why Have Thanksgiving in Maine?

The state of Maine offers a wonderful place to share your Thanksgiving vacation with friends and family.  Here in Maine we have a slower atmosphere, fall foliage, quaint fishing villages, lovely country settings, bed and breakfast inns, and more.  The information below will help you pick a lovely Thanksgiving vacation for you.  And the good news is - no cooking or cleanup!!!!


Thanksgiving Vacation Packages

Bethel Inn Resort
"Thanksgiving at the Bethel Inn Resort"

P.O. Box 49, Bethel, Maine 04217
Phone:  (207) 824-2175 or 800-654-0125

Black Point Inn
"Thanksgiving Day Package"
510 Black Point Road, Prouts Neck, Scarborough, ME 04074
(207) 883-2500

Brewster House Bed & Breakfast
"Giving Thanks - a Thanksgiving Special"
180 Main Street, Freeport, Maine 04032
(207) 865-4121

Camden Harbour Inn
83 Camden, Maine 04843
Phone: (207) 236-7008

Captain Fairfield Inn
"Thanksgiving - A Holiday Package"
Kennebunkport, Maine
Phone:  800-322-1928

The Captain Lord Mansion
Kennebunkport, Maine
800-522-3141

Harraseeket Inn
162 Main Street, Freeport, Maine 04032
Phone:  (207) 865-9377 or 800-342-6423
Email:  harraseeke@aol.com

Hartstone Inn
41 Elm Street, Camden, Maine 04843
800-788-4823

Holiday Inn By the Bay
88 Spring Street, Portland, Maine 04101
(207) 775-2311

Maine Huts & Trails
Thanksgiving Escape

Maine Stay Inn & Cottages
"Thanksgiving in Kennebunkport"
34 Maine Street, Kennebunkport, Maine 04046
(207) 967-2117

The Meadowmere Resort
"Thanksgiving in Ogunquit"
74 S. Main Street, Ogunquit, Maine 03907
Phone:  (207) 646-9661 or 800-633-8718

Pine Crest Bed & Breakfast Inn
"Thanksgiving in Maine"
91 South Street (Rte 114), Gorham, Maine 04038
Phone:  (207) 839-5843

Portland Harbor Hotel
468 Fore Street, Portland, Maine 04101
Phone: (207) 775-9090

The White Barn Inn and Spa
"Thanksgiving Holiday Package"
37 Beach Avenue, Kennebunkport, Maine 04046
Phone:  (207) 967-1100
Email:  innkeeper@whitebarninn.com

The Yachtsman Lodge
"Thanksgiving Holiday Package"
Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Maine 04046
Phone:  (207) 967-2511
Email:  stay@yachtsmanlodge.com

York Harbor Inn
480 York Street, York Harbor, Maine 03911
Phone: (207) 363-5119
Email:info@yorkharborinn.com


Maine Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving

Maine Restaurant Association
Maine Restaurant Association.

Muddy Rudder.
"Serving a Thanksgiving Buffet"
Yarmouth, Maine.

24 Maine Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner
http://mainetoday.com/ . . . /for-thanksgiving-dinner

Dine Out on Thanksgiving Day - 21 Restaurants
http://maine.eater.com/maps/maine-thanksgiving-dinner-restaurant-buffet

Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving 2016
Maine Restaurant Association


Thanksgiving Images, Photos, and Paintings

Chestnut Street School Thanksgiving, Portland, Maine, 1924. 
Vintage Maine Images, Maine Historical Society.

Giving Thanks.  Maine Memory Network.


History of Thanksgiving in Maine
(and how Maine had the first New England Thanksgiving)

"Thanksgiving in North America: From Local Harvests to National Holiday".  Encyclopedia Smithsonian.

"First Thanksgiving was in Maine?"  Maine.gov, Maine Agricultural Newsletter, November 22, 2006.

Thanksgiving Pageant, Portland. circa. 1920.  Maine Memory Network.

Thanksgiving History.  By Thanksgiving Fun.

 "Thanksgiving Day through History".  The Boston Globe, November 17, 2011.


Facts About Thanksgiving Holiday

"Thanksgiving Day Facts: Pilgrim's Dinner, Parades, More".  National Geographic News, November 26, 2009.

"The first Thanksgiving served foods familiar to us".  Seacoastonline.com, November 26, 2009.

"Thanksgiving Myths and Facts". National Geographic, November 22, 2011.

"9 Fun Facts about Thanksgiving". Maine Crime Writers, November 24, 2011.


Facts about Maine Wild Turkeys

Read about wild Maine turkeys in the news articlehere published November 21, 2012 by Bangor Daily News.


Thanksgiving Flowers and Crafts in Maine

Thanksgiving Flowers.  Ann's Flower Shop, Auburn, Maine.


Maine Turkey Recipes

Ultimate Maine Thanksgiving Feast
http://downeast.com/the-ultimate-maine-thanksgiving-feast/

Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread.  allrecipes.com

Thanksgiving's Maine Dish. Baked Stuffed Lobster Recipe by Dorr to Door Lobster.

Turkey Pot Pie. Pine Tree Poultry.


Forums and Blogs about Thanksgiving in Maine

Trip Advisor.  Postings in a forum about Thanksgiving Dinner at a restaurant in Portland, Maine.

Thanksgiving in Maine.  Blog posts about a Maine Thanksgiving by Travel-Maine.Info.


Miscellaneous Info about Thanksgiving in Maine

Holidays with Seniors: A Successful Thanksgiving.  Maine Senior Guide.

Good Shepherd Food-Bank.  Feeding Maine's Hungry and Giving Hope This Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Fun.  A great Thanksgiving site for kids

A Thanksgiving Reading List. GeekMom blog provides us with a list of Thanksgiving related books that will complement the holiday.

"Printable Fun - Thanksgiving Place-Cards". GeekMom blog provides us with some Thanksgiving Place-Cards.

 

turkey image

Farm in Maine


By the Bay Holiday Inn Portland Maine


Bethel Inn Resort - Maine


Muddy Rudder Yarmouth Maine


eggs in a farmhouse in Maine

 

covered bridge in Maine

Thanksgiving in Maine.
Blog posts about a Maine Thanksgiving by Travel-Maine.Info.

Maine farm painting

Pine Tree Poultry
All Natural Farm-Fresh Turkey in New Sharon, Maine

Red Coat painting of gentleman farmer in Maine



 



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