Soft sandy beach and a historic pier are the shoreside seducers at Old Orchard Beach where paddling sports and charter fishing fill long days, though be sure to venture inland long enough to sample succulent local lobster.
Ratings - Stars 2
Located 50 miles south of Bangor, Maine on the Blue Hill
Oakland House Seaside Resort offers is a 50 acre compound of
family-sized cottages, as well as our bed and breakfast style
Shore Oaks Seaside Inn which offers fine dining.
Map + Directions
Direction to the Property from Airport BGR -
From airport ask directions to Route 15 South. It will take
about 20 minutes to get to Bucksport on Route 15. Bucksport
rigorously enforces its speed regulations. Fines can be steep.
A few miles after Bucksport turn right following Route 15
South toward Blue Hill, Deer Isle and Stonington. In another
20 minutes you should be in Blue Hill. Follow Route 15,
turning right at the Exxon station at the bottom of the hill.
Drive through Blue Hill, up the hill to the flashing light. Go
straight, on Route 15 South toward Deer Isle and Stonington.
We are about 11 miles from the center of Blue Hill. Drive
about four miles and turn left at the Stop sign. This is the
intersection of Snows Cove Road and the Mines Road. You will
be on Snows Cove Road Route 15. Follow Route 15 South toward
Deer Isle and Stonington. Drive about three miles. You will
pass Clayforms Potteryon the right, the MDOT facility on the
left. Eventually you will drive to the crest of a hill. As you
approach you will see the sign for Holbrook Island Sanctuary
to the right. There will be a four-way intersection here. Here
Route 15 goes straight, but Coastal Road goes right. This is
where you leave Route 15. Do not continue straight toward Deer
Isle and Stonington. Turn right and go toward Holbrook Island
Sanctuary and South Brooksville. Coastal Road goes down the
hill. You will pass a huge boulder to the left of the road.
You will drive over a little bridge that spans the North end
of Walker Pond.After the bridge will be several houses, and
the road will split. MAKE SURE YOU STAY TO THE LEFT. There is
a large sign that points left to Holbrook Island Sanctuary.
Follow it, staying on Coastal Road. Drive approximately 1 mile
passing Lakeview Cemeterys arched gate on the left. The small
blue sign with white letters saying Oakland House Seaside
Resort sign will point you to turn left on Herrick Road.
Oakland House Seaside Resort is about 2 miles down Herrick
Road on the right.
Direction to the Property from EAST -
From the East follow Route 1 to Ellsworth. After going through
Ellsworth you will cross a bridge and start up a hill. Get in
the left lane and turn left on Route 172 part way up the hill.
Follow Route 172 to Blue Hill. Drive straight through Blue
Hill and up the hill to the flashing light. Go straight, on
Route 15 South toward Deer Isle and Stonington. We are about
11 miles from the center of Blue Hill. Drive about four miles
and turn left at the Stop sign. This is the intersection of
Snows Cove Road and the Mines Road. You will be on Snows Cove
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