Maine Bed and Breakfast Promotes Eco-Friendly Tourism

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In a bid to increase awareness about green lodging in Maine, Camden Windward House, a Maine Bed and Breakfast is attracting tourists that care about the planet. Lodging and packages that include eco-friendly options in transportation, outdoor activities and eating local.

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Travel Packages with Wind Turbines and Lobsters

“Visitors to our area can create life-long memories and wonderful experiences while effortlessly acting as sensitive stewards of the environment."

This Maine B&B is reshaping the tourism trade in the Mid Coast Maine area with green business practices and a positive message: that caring about the environment and being socially responsible can foster a healthy economy by attracting tourists that care about the planet. The Maine travel packages Windward House is featuring this season emphasize a Stay and Play Green theme. The Innkeepers have identified activities in the area that leave less of a carbon footprint and are happy to promote them. Guests can choose from scootering, biking, sailing, hiking, fishing for their dinner or just relaxing by a windmill. “Thanks to green businesses like the Camden Windward House and their peers, visitors to this area can create life-long memories and wonderful experiences while effortlessly acting as sensitive stewards of the environment," says Dan Bookham Executive Director, Penobscot Bay Chamber of Commerce.

One of the few inns in the historic district, this Camden Maine hotel is a Maine State Certified Green Leader in Hospitality. Windward House offers complimentary organic/local breakfast options (including vegan and gluten free), free wifi and afternoon snacks. Kristen Bifulco, Innkeeper at Windward House commented, “Guests are looking for more sustainable options when they travel. A guest told us that she likes that she could find a path from Windward House to other caring businesses. It is a pleasure to make packages that make being green on vacation easy and affordable. If people tell big travel sites like Trip Advisor to find me hotels in Camden Maine that are green, it will convince more lodgings to take green initiatives.”

Stay and Play Green Maine Travel Packages:

Lobster – From Boat to Table/ Stay and Play Green
Stay at the Camden Windward House Bed and Breakfast, go out on a real lobster boat, see a lighthouse and catch lobsters for dinner. Bring the lobsters back to the Camden Windward House – where the Innkeepers will cook and add a side salad and bread. Eat fresh from the sea. Price added to room rental: Package includes 2 tickets to lobster boat, 2 lobster dinners. $85.00

Scooter around Mid Coast Maine/ Stay and Play Green
With great gas mileage, Mid Coast Adventure Scooter Rentals retro style scooters are the environmentally responsible way to discover the Midcoast a leisurely pace. Park the car and walk to the scooter rental shop. The Innkeeper will help with the logistics and provide maps of great places to scooter to.

Bamboo Bike Building Weekend/ Stay and Play Green
Build your own bamboo bike while in town. The Bamboo Bike Studio is walking distance from the Inn. In the morning have a organic local breakfast and head down the block to build a bamboo bike. Innkeeper will help with logistics.

Hike all morning, Spa in the Afternoon/ Stay and Play Green
Upon check-in receive hiking trail maps and the Windward concierge will schedule a Sea and Senses Massage at a nearby Spa. After a great hike, relax, then head to the spa for a reward. Add an additional $170.00 to your room rate for this package.

Camden Kayaking/ Stay and Play Green
See the harbor from a kayak. Sea life, lighthouses, eagles and awesome yachts can be seen up close. The Inn’s Concierge Service will be glad to book a 2 hour Kayak tour of Camden Harbor. Add $70.00 to room rate. Includes 2 – 2 hour tours of Camden Harbor with a Certified Maine Guide.

Save Gas & Money Travel Package /Stay and Play Green
Stay at the Camden Windward House, walking distance to all Camden activities. Park the car, walk to the harbor, get on a wind powered sail boat, bring a lunch or walk to a nearby restaurant that uses local ingredients. Walk to dozens of hiking trails or “World’s Best Walk’s” that lead to glorious views. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast, snack, cups of coffee & tea, free wifi, free cable television. Stay 3 nights and receive a 10% discount on your 3rd night.

Wonderful Wind Package/ Stay and Play Green
Enjoy the wonderful natural force of the wind. Visit a new wind turbine that has a neatly maintained running track at the base. Enjoy a running workout and be mesmerized by the turbines whooshing sound. After the visit to the turbine, walk to the harbor and enjoy a historic sailing boat that is also wind powered. Innkeeper will give directions to the turbine and arrange your trip for 2 on a wonderful sailing vessel. Add $75.00 to room rate.

The Camden Windward House Bed and Breakfast website (http://www.windwardhouse.com) is dedicated to local activities, as well as selling comfortable lodging in Camden Maine. The Camden Windward House web site is a great resource for travelers coming to the Mid Coast of Maine. In business since 1985. Located at 6 High Street, Camden Maine.

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