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Accommodation Suggestions for the Common Ground Country Fair

The following list includes a wide range of accommodation options for vendors, volunteers and fairgoers. Neither MOFGA nor the Common Ground Country Fair assumes any responsibility for reservations, accommodations or overall experiences at any of the below-listed establishments. Any business relationship established between any vendor, exhibitor, volunteer or fairgoer, and any proprietor of any below-listed establishment is done so independently of MOFGA and the Common Ground Country Fair.

All phone numbers have a 207 area code unless otherwise indicated.

Camping Within a Few Miles of MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center
(listed in order of distance away from MOFGA)
 
  • Bioregional Conservancy Retreat (BCRT), 3 min. from fair grounds. Camping, pasture for horses and other large animals available upon request. RVs welcome. Visitors are welcome to participate in farm chores (milking, feeding, gardening, construction etc.) if they are looking to have a farm experience. Reservations requested - 207-568-3139. Located in Thorndike, you can also e-mail Roger or Martina at botanicacampus@earthlink.net
  • Camp/Cottage on Unity Pond. 3 miles from the Fair located on Horseback Road on Unity Pond. Sleeps up to 10 people. Call 207-453-0940 or 207-314-1218 or email at lingeob@msn.com
  • Swedish railcar rentals, located adjacent to fairgrounds in Unity. 12 rooms available with 2 beds/room. Contact Dirk at  dirkpeterm@gmail.com Website: http://www.dirkmcdonnell.net/RollingStock/index.html
  • Home with Land in Unity. On Route 202 in Unity, 562 Albion Rd. Campsites for primitive camping and self-contained campers. Contact: Jolean Tupper at 207-948-3263
  • Yurt for rent 15 mins from fairgrounds in North Montville. Visit www.gooseridgeyurts.com or contact Kim for more information at kim.widmer@gmail.com or 382-6034
  • Friends Camp – affordable overnight lodging/tenting with breakfast and dinner. 729 Lakeview Drive (Route 202) South China, Maine. Friends Camp is 19 miles from MOFGA. Reservations begin after August 6th. Call 207-445-2361, and in September, call 207-873-3499 or e-mail director@friendscamp.org. Find us as www.friendscamp.org/common_ground_fair_lodging.htmloffers
  • Large cottage can sleep up to 5 people with extra sleeping bunks in the carriage house. Convenient to fairgrounds off Rt. 220. http://wildernesscabin.org, call Kay or Hurley for reservations, 207-631-1023 –Full for 2014 Fair
  • Green Valley Campground, located in Vassalboro. 207-923-3000, www.grnvly.com or www.greenvalleycampground.us
  • Summer home, 3 miles from MOFGA on Lake Winnecook (Unity pond). 2 bedrooms (1 queen and 1 double), kitchen, living room, bath, and screened porch overlooking the lake. Non Smoking and no pets. soarrc@uninets.net or 207-745-2932 -Full for the 2014 Fair
  • RV site with patio, electricity, and water hookup. Located approx. 3 miles from MOFGA on Lake Winnecook (Unity pond). soarrc@uninets.net or 207-745-2932  

Pet Kennels
  • Wildwind Kennels and Guide Service - 1368 Webb Road, Knox (5 miles from MOFGA) Kennel 207-568-3575 or Cell 207-322-6236, www.wildwindkennels.com


Accommodations in Waldo County & the Midcoast Area
For additional help, call the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce at 207-338-5900

  • Admiral's Ocean Inn - Rt 1, Belfast – 207-338-4260 – frontdesk@admiralsoceaninn.com
  • Alden House B&B - Belfast - 207-338-2151 - www.thealdenhouse.com -Full for the 2014 Fair
  •  Belfast Harbor Inn - Belfast - 207-338-2740; 800-545-8576 - www.belfastharborinn.com
  • Belhaven Inn - Belfast – 207-338-5435 - www.belhaveninn.com
  • Gull Motel - Belfast – 207-338-4030 - www.thegullmotel.com
  • Fireside Inn & Suites- Belfast – 207-338-2090 – www.belfastmainehotel.com/
  • The Jeweled Turret Inn - Belfast - 800-696-2304; 207-338-2304 - www.jeweledturret.com
  • The Moorings Ocean Front Campground, RV sites only - Belfast – 207-338-6860 - www.oceanfrontrvcamping.com
  • Seascape Motel & Cottages -Belfast- 1-800-477-0786 or 207-338-2130 - www.seascapemotel.com
  • Yankee Clipper Motel – Belfast - 207-338-2353 - www.yankeeclippermotelbelfast.com  
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    Montville/Searsport (another 5-10 minutes north on Route 1 from Belfast)
     

  • Sweet cape: Charming 200-year-old restored house in Montville sleeps 6 (2 doubles, 2 singles) is for rent @ $500/week in September.  Fun, safe area for kids.  Nice, big, simple kitchen. Quiet village of South Montville is about half hour from Unity fairgrounds.  See web site: http://www.summerrental.webuda.com/rental/home.html - Call Emily at 917-497-3674. –Full for 2014 Fair
  • Loon Lookout Cottages - Swanville (about 10 miles from Belfast) - 338-1260 - www.loonlookout.com
  • Yardarm Motel - Searsport - 548-2404 - www.searsportmaine.com

Accommodations in Waterville Area (approximately 1/2 hour from Unity)
for additional help contact the Waterville Area Chamber of Commerce at 207-873-3315
 

 

Waterville/Fairfield (~30 min. west)

 
 Pet Kennels
  • Applewood Boarding Kennel - 174 Bangor Rd, Benton- 453-5959
  • It’s Raining Cats & Dogs – closed Wednesdays - 340 Albion Road, Benton- 207-453-9490
 
 Oakland/Belgrade (~40-50 min. west) 

  • Green Valley Campground - Vassalboro - 923-3000 - www.greenvalleycampground.us

Skowhegan (~50 min. northwest)
  • Skowhegan - Caanan KOA Campground - 474-2858 - www.smorefuncampground.com 
     
    Accommodations in Bangor Area (approximately 45 minutes from Unity)
    for additional help contact the Bangor Area Chamber of Commerce at 207-947-0307

 
Pet Kennels
  • Green Acres Kennel Shop - Bangor- 945-6841 - www.greenacreskennel.com
  • Fresh Air Dogs - Guilford (approx. 1 hr north of Unity) - 564-2604 - www.freshairdogs.com

Rockland Area (> 1 hour from Fairgrounds)  
  • Long Cove Cottages - St. George / Tenant’s Harbor - 372-8994 - www.longcovecottages.com
 

 


    

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