Local Stories & Legends

A New England town is not complete without local legends and ghost stories. Since many people visit the Coast of Maine for short periods of time they are not familiar with our local stories. In order for our guests to feel more like Maine natives the Inn at Sunrise Point has gathered together the three … Read More

Featured Maine Artist: Sarah Orne Jewett

Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909) Find your quiet center of life and write from that to the world. –Sarah Orne Jewett Sarah Orne Jewett was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet whose work was truly inspired by the Coast of Maine. Jewett is best known for her use of American literary regionalism – a style … Read More

Maine Lobster Experience

Maine Lobster Experience

Guests at the Inn at Sunrise Point regularly watch local lobstermen pulling lobster traps from the water just beyond our oceanfront lawn. We get many questions about lobstering in Maine here at the Inn so we thought we would blog about this interesting (and delicious) industry in Maine. Did you know that Maine produces 100 million … Read More

Camden Opera House

Art & Music on the Coast of Maine

If you have visited Mid-Coast Maine and the Inn at Sunrise Point you know that if you can convince yourself to leave the peace and beauty of our oceanfront lawn there are many other things to see and do in the mid-coast area such as sailing, kayaking, hiking, biking, exploring coastal lighthouses, and experience fine … Read More

Maine Artist of the Week: E.B. White

  E.B. White (1899-1985) I would rather feel bad in Maine, than feel good anywhere else  –E.B. White Elwyn Brooks “E.B.” White was a beloved American writer most known for his children’s books including Stuart Little, Charlotte’s Web, and The Trumpet of the Swan, all of which were influenced by his experience of living on the … Read More