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Category Archives: Southern Maine Lodging

Portland Boat Show – Portland Sports Complex

Bed and Breakfast Maine  namely  the Atlantic Birches Inn  an Old Orchard Beach Inn  would like to inform you of one of our favorite boat show’s in the area The Portland Boat Show.  With spring three just three weeks away and Daylight Savings Time (two weeks) just around the corner it’s time for boaters to start… Continue Reading

Portland Flower Show – Enchanted Earth

Does the cold snowy days of Winter have you feeling cold and crusty as the flowers buried under snow in your garden?  There is a cure my friends.  The Portland Flower Show at the Portland Company Complex March 10 – 13.  Th is the perfect way to get that feeling of summer a little earlier than usual.  Stay… Continue Reading

Maine Restaurant Week – Winter 2011

The much awaited Winter Maine Restaurant Week is fast approaching and one outstanding restaurant in Old Orchard Beach is participating again this year!  From March 1-12, 2011, Yellow Ffin’s Restaurant in Ocean Park is serving 3 course dinners for just $40.00. These prices don’t include beverage or gratuity but are an amazing value when considering… Continue Reading

New England Home Garden and Flower Shows

With spring (5 Weeks) and Daylight Savings Time (4 Weeks) just around the corner it’s time to start thinking about spring home and garden projects. Heidi and I have started our list of projects that we need to do here at our Southern Maine Bed and Breakfast the Atlantic Birches Inn in Old Orchard Beach Maine. We are… Continue Reading

Old Orchard Beach Maine – Winter Carnival

 Bed and Breakfast Maine namely the Atlantic Birches Inn would like to inform you that it’s that time of year again when the Old Orchard Beach Winter Carnival occurs Friday and Saturday February 25th and 26th. Be sure to reserve your rooms early at this Old Orchard Beach Inn                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Friday evening kicks-off the fun with a sledding  party at… Continue Reading

Old Orchard Beach Maine – Romantic Winter Beach Walks

The weather finally warmed up enough to about twenty-five degrees after a stretch of unusually bone chilling snowy days this past week, tempting  Heidi and I to get some much needed fresh air and leave our Old Orchard Beach Bed and Breakfast for a romantic walk along the beach.  We headed just down the street… Continue Reading

Maine Whoopie Pie

Whoopie pies should be declared Maine’s official state dessert what do you think.   Here at the Atlantic Birches Inn in Old Orchard Beach we think it would be a great ideal before Pennsylvania tries to snap up credit for the tasty cakes. We already have a state berry the wild blue-berry, and a state drink… Continue Reading

Maine Cross Country Skiing

These pictures show the shear amount of snowfall we have had this winter here in Old Orchard Beach Maine. We still have our Christmas decorations out because they are frozen solid to the ground.  Everything around the Atlantic Birches Inn is covered in snow and ice, even the Pier!   We have had so much snow, that… 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

Old Orchard Beach – Winter Things to Do

  Maine has many choices of outdoor Winter activities and things to do that is sure to hasten the heart beat of old and young thrill seekers.  Sledding  With the recent snow storm there are snow-covered sledding hills are all over the state,  Those looking to spend more time speeding down the slopes instead of… Continue Reading