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Category Archives: History

Boston Portsmouth Air Show – 2011

Bed and Breakfast Maine namely the Atlantic Birches Inn a Old Orchard Beach ME. Bed and Breakfast  is happy to inform you of the  Boston Portsmouth Air Show.  The United States Navy Blue Angels along with the Brazilian Smoke Squadron will bring their high adrenaline, action packed flying performance to the Boston Portsmouth Air Show at Portsmouth’s International Airport at… Continue Reading

Yarmouth Clam Festival – Maine

  Bed and Breakfast Maine  namely  the Atlantic Birches Inn  an Old Orchard Beach Inn  would like to show you the Better Way To Stay and  inform you of one of our favorite events of the year the Yarmouth Clam Festival a 45-year-old tradition, which comes alive like clockwork on the third Friday in July, provides a sense… Continue Reading

Maine 4th of July – Independence Day Celebration

The Atlantic Birches Inn a Southern Maine Bed and Breakfast would like to show you the Better Way To Stay while celebrating the Forth Of July  in Old Orchard Beach ME . Enjoy fine dining at The Landmark or Joesph’s By The Sea  or Yellow Fin’s Restaurant and don’t forget to bring your favorite bottle of wine, there is no… Continue Reading

La Kermesse Festival

In 1982 Joseph Plamondon and his wife Mignonne attended the Festival de Joie, an annual Franco-American festival, in Lewiston.  While driving back to Biddeford, Joe began talking to Mignonne about his dream of having a festival similar to Lewiston’s in Biddeford.  Within a few weeks, Joe had assembled family members, friends and interested Biddeford citizens… Continue Reading

National Train Day

Discover the Rail Way. On May 7, 2011, the 4th Annual National Train Day will be a free coast-to-coast celebration.  Take the Amtrak Downeaster from Boston Mass. to Old Orchard Beach Maine, and enjoy your stay at the Atlantic Birches Inn, an elegant Southern Maine Bed and Breakfast.  Stay two nights during the week of May… Continue Reading

Bed and Breakfast Myths Busted – Better Way To Stay

   Are you afraid of staying in a B&B because you not sure what to expect? According to Research Surveys by (Bed and Breakfast.com and the Professional Association of International Innkeepers) they say that B&Bs and Country Inns are sorely misunderstood.  That’s why we here at the Atlantic Birches Inn are would like to explain why… Continue Reading

Chocolate Lovers’ Fling

Bed and Breakfast Maine  namely  the Atlantic Birches Inn  an Old Orchard Beach Inn  would like to show you the Better Way To Stay and  inform you of one of our favorite events of the year the Portland Chocolate Lovers’ Fling.  In 1986, the idea of an event involving chocolate to raise funds for the Rape Crisis… Continue Reading

Why Stay At a Bed and Breakfast?

Why stay at a Bed and Breakfast? The real answer is simple, because everyone is different. Each Bed and Breakfast is a different and the personal expression of the owner/innkeeper’s commitment to the dedication of sharing of their home and property is the last and greatest form of hospitality. When someone calls and they say… Continue Reading

Maine Maple Sunday – Maine Sugaring Shacks

Did you know that this is a busiest time of year for Maine’s Maple Trees?  Even in the worst of winter, Maine has something sweet to offer, as the maple sugaring season gets underway.  It all starts in late February when the sap starts flowing through the trees.  The trees are tapped, and in a… Continue Reading

How The Atlantic Birches Inn Guestrooms Were Named

A little bit of history on the naming of the Atlantic Birches Inn guestrooms.  When we first purchased the Bed and Breakfast in the spring of 2001 all the guestrooms had already been named, but we had no idea where the guestrooms name’s came from.  After some researching at the Old Orchard Beach Harmon Museum &… Continue Reading