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If you’d like to learn more about Linekin Bay Resort, read on to find out what the press has to say about our all-inclusive family resort. Then, browse our accommodations, make your reservation, and join us to experience our beautiful property for yourself!

Freedom Boat Club comes to Linekin Bay Resort, cuts ribbon with Chamber

July 8, 2021 | Boothbay Register | Read Full Press Release

Freedom Boat Club made its partnership with Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce official with a ribbon cutting June 23. The club on the Linekin Bay Resort shore is FBC’s fifth spot in Maine – alongside Yarmouth, Portland, South Portland and Naples – and another among its over 285 locations across the U.S., Canada and France.

Chamber trolley ready to roll daily June 25

June 14, 2021 | Boothbay Register | Read Full Press Release

The Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce trolley is up and running on the weekends with the full schedule beginning June 25 — Linekin Bay Resort: 10:40 a.m., 11:40 a.m., 12:40 p.m., 1:40 p.m., 2:40 p.m., 3:40 p.m. and 4:40 p.m.

Win a 2-Night Getaway to Boothbay Harbor at Linekin Bay Resort

June 2021 | Down East Magazine | Read More

Down East Magazine contest was a chance for readers to enter to win a 2-night getaway to Boothbay Harbor at Linekin Bay Resort. Congratulations to Jane F. of Sebago, Maine, who won a 2-night getaway to Boothbay Harbor at Linekin Bay Resort!

Coming Home to Vacationland

May 2021 | Down East Magazine | Read Full Article

For many families, Linekin Bay Resort is a time-honored tradition that transcends the generations. Jan Landis remembers the first visit to Linekin Bay Resort in vivid detail. It was a dark and stormy night in August of 1970. She and her husband, John, then both 29, had just bought their first house. A fire was roaring in the hearth of the dining room and the sweet aroma of lobster bisque filled the air. “It was like nothing else we’d ever experienced before,” Landis says.

Be Our Guest

April 22, 2021 | DECOR Maine | Read Full Article

If vacationing ever had parameters, they’ve certainly come unhinged. With remote work on the rise and commutes consisting of a coffee pot-to-couch shuffle, a change of scenery is way in order. Luckily, whether you’re taking a vacation, staycation, or workcation, we’ve got you covered with our A-list roundup of Maine’s most stylish getaways.

In Boothbay Harbor, the waterfront Linekin Bay Resort beckons adventure seekers with numerous ways to get out to sea and unplug from the hustle and bustle. Sailing lessons for every experience level, kayaks, paddleboards, and more make catching waves a breeze, and when you need a break and a bite to eat, The Deck Bar & Grill overlooking the bay is merely steps away from the action. Come summertime, options for an all-inclusive stay makes a yearly pilgrimage, wedding, or other special event an enticing choice.

Freedom Boat Club of Maine expands footprint to Boothbay region

April 7, 2021 | Boothbay Register | Read Full Press Release

Freedom Boat Club of Maine is expanding to the Boothbay region, opening its fifth location at Linekin Bay Resort. Offering the most boat clubs and the largest fleet in the state, Freedom Boat Club of Maine will open this spring with five clubs and 29 new model year boats. Fleet vessels include center consoles, dual consoles, cruisers, rigid inflatables, and pontoon boats.

Harbor Theater’s Outdoor Movie Event

August 31, 2020 | Boothbay Register | Read Full Press Release

Harbor Theater presented two highly successful outdoor film events on Thursday and Friday  as a thank you to the community for its patience and support  while we are closed due to COVID-19. Thursday night 24 boatloads of people moored off Linekin Bay Resort watching “Dirty Dancing” on a big pop-up screen (17’ x 30’).  Linekin Bay Resort owners Scott Larson and Steve Malcom cooked hamburgers and hot dogs on the dock for hungry boaters, and the  theater supplied candy and popcorn.  Live music entertained the guests until it got dark enough to show the film.

Linekin Bay Resort hosts 2019 Centennial Celebration

July 30, 2019 | Boothbay Register | Read Full Press Release

Staff, guests, and the community joined together to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Linekin Bay Resort July 26-28. From pickle ball tournaments, to a weekend filled with live music from Ben Betts, Those Guys, and The CarLeans, a BBQ Pig Roast, centennial trivia, and a fireworks spectacular to remember, Linekin Bay Resort certainly felt the love this past weekend.

Coastal Maine Wedding Venues: Words by Linekin Bay Resort

August 1, 2017 | Destination I Do | Read Full Article Online

Planning your destination wedding on the coast of Maine should be fun and stress free. After all, with the state motto “The Way Life Should Be,” it’s almost a given. Wild and wonderful, the state is abundant with natural beauty and coastal Maine wedding venues. From woodlands of wonder to the breathtaking rocky coastline, Maine is the most unspoiled and underpopulated state on the East Coast.

A 1950s Job at Linekin Bay Camp, Part I

July 19, 2017 | Boothbay Register | Read Full Article Online

The camp I encountered in 1950 consisted of a main building which housed the dining hall, kitchen, and a small office and a couple of rooms upstairs. Next to it was the Annex, which also had a few rooms available as well as a large recreational center. The cooks stayed in an apartment in the rear. The dishwasher and boat boy had a little cabin in the woods behind the kitchen.

Taste for Place: a Wine Tasting and Boat Cruise

July 25, 2016 | Boothbay Register Read Full Article Online

The lawn at Newagen was set up with 13 large tables with blue and white checkered tablecloths for guests. After a wine-tasting and food pairings event hosted by Archer at Newagen, with two different white wines, a brut sparkling, paired with local oysters on the half with cucumber-parsley mignonette, and a Sauvignon Blanc, served with bites of grilled swordfish with an infused olive oil, attendees sauntered down to the pier and boarded the Balmy Days for a leisurely trip to Linekin Bay Resort, where the happy 120 people enjoyed more wine and food before again boarding the Balmy Days at around 8 p.m. and heading back to Newagen.

An Evening for the Senses

July 21, 2016 | Boothbay Register Read Full Article Online

Get your tickets now, for it will be a night to remember Thursday, July 21 from 5-9 p.m., when Boothbay Region Land Trust (BRLT) entertains guests during Taste for Place: Wine Tasting and Boat Cruise. The unforgettable adventure will include amazing wine, food, and a boat excursion from Newagen Seaside Inn to Linekin Bay Resort that will showcase the beautiful service area of the land trust.

EatMaine: Linekin Bay Resort

July 2016 | Eat Maine Blog | Read Full Article Online

Linekin Bay Resort is a beloved tradition for families who have been vacationing there for generations. They come from all over the country to enjoy the spectacular setting, the shade of pine trees, water activities and the welcoming, homey atmosphere. This idyllic spot, from the winding, shaded entry to the inviting lawn, is in the midst of a rejuvenation.

Linekin Bay Resort Opens The Deck Bar and Grill

June 7, 2016 | Boothbay Register | Read Full Article Online

The Linekin Bay Resort, located in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, opens its waterfront restaurant and bar, The Deck Bar & Grill, on Wednesday, June 8 for lunch with an enhanced dock and dine experience for boaters. The restaurant is open to the public seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. except for Saturday evenings in June, September and October when the Resort will cater exclusively to special events.

Update: Linekin Bay Resort

March 16, 2016 | Boothbay Register | Read Full Article Online

The other day, as I drove up the winding roads to the beloved, but a bit elderly, Linekin Bay Resort, my path was blocked by a pair of giant excavators grading a new road.

Shortly after the huge machines pounded the new gravel surface into submission, compactors started compacting the soil. Not far away, carpenters were hammering, roofers were roofing, plumbers, were, well you get the idea.

A Grand Boothbay Resort Will Get Makeover

January 25, 2016 | MaineBiz | Read Full Article Online

Two prominent business leaders plan a substantial investment in an iconic summer resort in Boothbay Harbor. … “It’s a fantastic piece of property,” said Larson. “It’s a beautiful stretch of real estate on Linekin Bay.”

New Owners Renovating Linekin Bay Resort

January 13, 2016 | Boothbay Register | Read Full Article Online

Two local men are writing the second chapter of a historic Boothbay Region camping lodge’s history. Scott Larson of Southport and Steve Malcom of Boothbay purchased the Linekin Bay Resort in mid-December for an undisclosed price. …

… “There is a certain magic about LBR. It started with the Branch family over 100 years ago. It has a wonderful legacy and Scott and I want to continue that,” said Malcom.

48 Hours in Boothbay Harbor + Damariscotta

July 2013 | Maine Magazine | Read Full Article Online

Linekin Bay Resort isn’t far from the center of Boothbay Harbor but the drive is just long enough to feel like you’re getting away from it all; I sit back and take a deep breath. General Manager Mark Osborn greets me as I pull in and brings me to my room—one of six in a rustic, waterfront house on the resort’s property… It truly feels like summer camp, where strangers become best friends in a matter of minutes. I don’t want to leave but pull myself away for dinner plans.

A Seaside Place to Slow Time’s Passing: Family Reconnects at Linekin Bay in Boothbay Harbor, Maine

August 5, 2012 | Boston Sunday Globe | Read Full Article Online

The day after my children’s last day of school, we packed the car and drove three hours to the outskirts of Boothbay Harbor, home for the next three nights at the Linekin Bay Resort. The general manager checked us in and then deposited us at our rustic lodge perched on a bluff overlooking the lobster buoy-laden waters. There was no television, no phone, no desk. In fact, it took me five minutes to find a three-pronged outlet to charge my phone. After going, going, going for so long, we were like four gerbils bounced off our treadmills.

“What are we going to do here?” my wife said.

Learn to enjoy each other’s company again, without the distraction of Facebook, ESPN, video games, or work. We would spend quality time together before we dispersed again.

48 Hours in Boothbay

August 2012 | Maine magazine | Read Full Article Online

We hop in the car and drive a short distance to Linekin Bay Resort for lunch. This place is a throwback. With all the hallmarks of a classic family summer camp, it has the same feel as Kellerman’s in Dirty Dancing. The lodge floors have a patina from years of bare footsteps and the grounds are rich with activity. I can tell that memories are made here.

12 Cool Family Getaways for Hot August Days

August 1, 2012 | Wicked Good Travel Tips | Read Full Article Online

Catch The Wind at a Family Sailing Resort – Spend days wrapped in a cooling breeze in Boothbay Harbor, Maine at the Linekin Bay Resort, New England’s only all-inclusive sailing resort. Sailing lessons are offered for guests of all ages with a fleet of sailboats at the ready.

Perfectly Maine – I Like it on the Rocks

July 27, 2012 | FamTripper | Read Full Article Online

Would you like to plan the perfect escape this summer and learn how to sail? Then the Linekin Bay Resort in Maine is the place to plan your next adventure. Tucked away in the woods overlooking a rocky coastline, this resort is the ideal setting for those seeking tranquility and an authentic coastal experience. It’s also a picture perfect spot for weddings and family reunions.

Top Family Getaways

July 1, 2012 | Parents Magazine | Read Full Article Online

For a great stay, try the Linekin Bay Resort. “It’s the best resort I’ve been to,” says Deborah Skolnik, senior editor. “You stay in cabins by a beautiful harbor and get three huge, really good meals a day.” Guests also have free access to the largest resort sailing fleet on the East Coast.

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