Culinary travel is killing it! With food enthusiasts’ insatiable urges to Instagram everything they eat, and share dining spots to die for, discovering some of the most enticing inns across North America is bound to be part of any true foodie’s bucket list. Here are three B&B’s in New England with restaurants onsite that offer some serious gourmet goodness. Next month, we’ll head West to see what’s cooking on that coast.
Newagen Seaside Inn, Newagen, ME
Located on the tip of Southport Island in the heart of Maine’s famed Boothbay Harbor region, Newagen Seaside Inn is an enchanting escape with breathtaking views of the sea, rocky cliffs, and lush forests. This historic, restored inn features numerous amenities and activities. It’s the ideal place for a romantic weekend or a family retreat. The amazing oceanfront restaurant serves authentic farm-to-table Maine cuisine and a complimentary breakfast in its sundrenched dining room. As one of Boothbay Harbor’s best-kept secrets, diners will discover locally sourced meats, freshly caught Maine lobster and seafood, and farm stand produce that’s both seasonal and perfectly seasoned. After dinner, guests can enjoy a drink in the red brick and wood-paneled pub that overlooks the expansive lawns to the sea. They can also opt for the outdoor deck or fireplace. During the months of July and August on Tuesday nights the inn hosts an outdoor authentic New England lobster bake with s’mores under the stars by the firepit and live music on the lawn. Wednesday nights are reserved for Fireside Tales with songs, stories, and live music. On Thursday and Sunday nights, the inn hosts live local music as well.
Crowne Pointe Historic Inn & Spa
Crowne Pointe Historic Inn & Spa, Provincetown, MA
Situated high on a bluff in Provincetown center, Crowne Pointe Historic Inn & Spa is a period restoration of a late 1800’s mansion that’s in easy walking distance to everything this idyllic coastal town has to offer. Visitors can take in spectacular views of these surroundings from the turret, lounge, or one of the inviting porches. The main residence includes guest accommodations, a living room with a fireplace, and the dining room. The property also features an inviting outdoor 10-person spa and heated in-ground dipping pool. Providing modern-coastal fare with a distinctly local undercurrent, The Pointe is an innovative restaurant and wine bar that conveys the creativity of its hometown. Each day the inn’s chefs prepare special dishes with the freshest ingredients sourced from Provincetown docks and local farms. The Pointe Lounge is also one of the area’s most popular spots where guests and residents meet nightly for great cocktails and conversation.
Rogues’ Harbor Inn & Restaurant
Rogues’ Harbor Inn & Restaurant, Ithaca, NY
Welcoming travelers since 1830, Rogues’ Harbor Inn & Restaurant is minutes from downtown Ithaca and Cornell University along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. Guests to this B&B appreciate the Old World charm and elegance of the comfy accommodations that seamlessly blend period antiques and historic detail with modern conveniences. The inn has a full-service restaurant with two intimate dining rooms and a spirited pub. Throughout the spaces, the owners retained most of the 19th-century historic detail adding local memorabilia and lighted fireplaces to enhance the surroundings. If wine is your passion, the inn has several Finger Lakes selections on their list. If it is craft beer that you prefer, the pub has several local craft brews on tap.