Acadia Bike Discounts Available for Mira Monte Guests!

Acadia Bike Discounts Available for Mira Monte Guests!

Acadia Bike offers a $3.00 per person discount on their already budget-friendly rates for rentals.  Acadia Bike caters to families, providing a huge selection of children’s bikes, tag-along attachments and child trailers. You can ride directly into Acadia National Park or use one of their convenient car racks; the free Island Explorer Bicycle Express shuttle … Read More

Visiting Acadia In October?  Vehicle Reservation Needed

Visiting Acadia In October? Vehicle Reservation Needed

The National Park Service has developed a vehicle reservation system to reduce traffic and parking congestion so visitors can plan ahead and have a more enjoyable visit to Acadia National Park. As a pilot to prepare for the 2021 season, reservations will be required for vehicles to enter the Sand Beach Entrance and Cadillac Summit … Read More

Special Rates for Kayak Tours!

Special Rates for Kayak Tours!

For a limited time, our guests will receive a coupon good for $5.00 off per person for tours at Coastal Kayaking, located within walking distance of the Mira Monte.  These professionally-guided tours explore the scenic rugged coast of Acadia and are a great way to view coastal wildlife including seal, bald eagle, osprey and porpoises.  … Read More

Smart Lock System Debuts at Mira Monte!

Smart Lock System Debuts at Mira Monte!

We’ve always been a little dubious of newfangled tech when it comes to the inn.  After all, we’re all about tradition here at the Mira Monte, and personally handing keys to our guests has long been part of the B&B experience.  At the same time, a growing number of our visitors have told us that … Read More

The Mira Monte’s Mysterious Doors to Nowhere….

The Mira Monte’s Mysterious Doors to Nowhere….

You’ve seen them in all the old horror movies, the door that leads nowhere, the hidden passage behind the library bookshelf.  Tug on the bust of Beethoven or remove a dusty volume of Shakespeare and the bookcase slides away to reveal… a hidden staircase leading to a dank and dismal dungeon… the dwelling place of … Read More

Introducing the New Newport Room!

Introducing the New Newport Room!

One of our rooms just received a major makeover!  We rather liked the old Newport room, but our guests remarked that the room was dark and a bit dreary, while the carpeting had definitely seen better days.  The new Newport room features a bright designer interior in shades of blue and aqua that reflect the … Read More

Certification Required to Visit Maine

Certification Required to Visit Maine

Visitors from out of state who are not residents of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York are required to submit a certificate of compliance upon check-in to help ensure that Maine remains COVID free.  We at the Mira Monte as well as all other lodging establishments within Maine are required to … Read More

Introducing The Carriage Road Suite (formerly North Suite)

Introducing The Carriage Road Suite (formerly North Suite)

For 2020, we’ve given our smallest suite a designer makeover and a brand new name!  An autumnal palette evokes images of a journey on the fabled carriage roads of Acadia National Park.  Contemprorary furnishings add a sophisticated look.  We’ve removed a wall separating the kitchenette from the living room and added a 2 seat breakfast … Read More

Stay at Home Recipes- Blueberry Pancakes!

Stay at Home Recipes- Blueberry Pancakes!

Stay at Home Recipes- Blueberry Pancakes    Blueberry pancakes are always a hit at the Mira Monte, and we’ve had lots of requests for our recipe.  Here it is, just for you! Ingredients: 1 egg 1 C buttermilk 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 C all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 … Read More

Stay at Home Recipes- Mira Monte Popovers!

Stay at Home Recipes- Mira Monte Popovers!

Stay at Home Recipes- Popovers! makes 10-12 medium popovers Maine’s shelter-in-place directive has been extended until the end of May, so it looks like we’ll all be doing a lot more baking!  You’d pay quite a bit for popovers at the local eateries, but you can make them yourself for just pennies. When it comes … Read More