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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 Country Fair Grounds


(listed in order of distance away from MOFGA) 

   Bioregional Conservancy Retreat (BCRT) – Thorndike

Three minutes from the 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 are requested, ask for Roger or Martina.

Phone: 207-568-3139.

E-mail: botanicacampus@earthlink.net


   Camp/Cottage – Unity, on Unity Pond

3 miles from the Fair located on Horseback Road, on Unity Pond. Sleeps up to 10 people.

Phone: 207-948-8064 or 207-314-1218  

E-mail: lingeob@msn.com


   Home with Land – Unity

On Route 202 in Unity, 562 Albion Rd. Campsites for primitive camping and self-contained campers. Ask for Jolean Tupper.

                  Phone: 207-948-3263


   Cabin – Unity

Brand New cabin with a full bath, sitting area, and two bedrooms; Sleeps four. Ask for Martha Laitin.

Phone: 207-948-2815 or 207-323-2368


   Yurt - North Montville - Full for 2015 Fair

Yurt for rent 15 mins from fairgrounds in North Montville. Ask for Kim or Glen Widmer.

Phone: 382-6034

Website: www.gooseridgeyurts.com

E-mail: kim.widmer@gmail.com and/or glenwidmer@gmail.com


  Friends Camp – South China

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.

Phone: 207-445-2361 and 207-873-3499 in September

                 Website: http://friendscamp.org/common-ground-fair-weekend-the-third-weekend-after-labor-day/

                  E-mail: director@friendscamp.org


   Large cottage - off Rt. 220 - Full for 2015 Fair

Cottage can sleep up to 5 people with extra sleeping bunks in the carriage house. Convenient to fairgrounds off Rt. 220. Contact Kay or Hurley for reservations.

Phone: 207-631-1023

Website: http://wildernesscabin.org


   Green Valley Campground – Vassalboro

Phone: 207-923-3000

Website: www.greenvalleycampground.us or www.grnvly.com


   Summer home – Unity Pond - Full for 2015 Fair

Home 3 miles from MOFGA on Lake Winnecook (Unity pond). Two bedrooms (1 queen and 1 double), kitchen, living room, bath, and screened porch overlooking the lake. Non Smoking and no pets.

Phone: 207-745-2932





   RV site – Unity pond - Full for 2015 Fair

RV site with patio, electricity, and water hookup. Located approx. 3 miles from MOFGA on Lake Winnecook (Unity pond).

Phone: 207-745-2932



Pet Kennels

   Wildwind Kennels and Guide Service - 1368 Webb Road, Knox

Kennels 5 miles from MOFGA.

Kennel: 207-568-3575, cell: 207-322-6236

Website: www.wildwindkennels.com



Accommodations in Waldo County & the Midcoast Area


For additional help, call the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce at 207-338-5900


   Alden House B&B – Belfast -Full for 2015 Fair

Phone: 207-338-2151

Website: www.thealdenhouse.com


    Belfast Harbor Inn - Belfast

Phone: 207-338-2740 or 1-800-545-8576

Website: www.belfastharborinn.com


   Belhaven Inn - Belfast – Owners: Anne and Paul Bartell

Phone: 207-338-5435

Website: www.belhaveninn.com

E-mail: info@belhaveninn.com


   Gull Motel - Belfast – Full for 2015 Fair

                  Phone: 207-338-4030

                  E-mail: www.thegullmotel.com


   Fireside Inn & Suites- Belfast

                  Phone: 207-338-2090

                  Website: www.belfastmainehotel.com/


   The Jeweled Turret Inn - Belfast

Phone: 1- 800-696-2304 or 207-338-2304

Website: www.jeweledturret.com


   The Moorings Ocean Front Campground, RV sites only - Belfast

Phone: 207-338-6860

Website: www.mooringscamp.com


   Seascape Motel & Cottages - Belfast

Phone: 1-800-477-0786 or 207-338-2130

Website: www.seascapemotel.com

E-mail: stay@seascapemotel.com


   Yankee Clipper Motel - Belfast

Phone: 207-338-2353

Website: www.yankeeclippermotelbelfast.com  


    Belfast Breeze Inn - Belfast  

Phone: 207-218-7888 or 207-848-6440

Website: www.belfastbreezeinn.com

Email: info@belfastbreezeinn.com


   Bayleaf Cottages & Bistro - Lincolnville

Phone: 207-505-0558

Website: www.bayleafcottages.com



Accommodations in Montville/Searsport

(approximately 30-40 mins from Fair grounds, 5-10mins North of Belfast)

   Sweet Cape – Montville - Full for 2015 Fair

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. -- South Montville – Contact Emily.

         Phone: 917-497-3674

         Website: http://www.summerrental.webuda.com/rental/home.html


   Loon Lookout Cottages - Swanville

Phone: 338-1260

Website: www.loonlookout.com


   Yardarm Motel - Searsport

Phone: 548-2404

Website: www.searsportmaine.com

Searsport Shores Campground - Searsport

Phone: 548-6059

Website: www.campocean.com

Email: relax@campocean.com

Accommodations in Waterville/Fairfield Area

(approximately 30 mins. from Unity)

For additional help contact the Waterville Area Chamber of Commerce at 207-873-3315 

   Fireside Inn and Suites - Waterville

Phone: 873-3335

Website: www.firesideinnwaterville.com


    Budget Host Airport Inn - Waterville

Phone: 873-3366

Website: www.budgethost.com


   Comfort Inn and Suites - Waterville

Phone: 873-2777

Website: www.choicehotels.com

E-mail: gm.me005@choicehotels.com


   Econo Lodge - Waterville

Phone: 800-424-6423 or 872-5577

Website: www.econolodge.com


   Hampton Inn - Waterville

Phone: 800-HAMPTON or 873-0400

Website: www.hamptoninn.com


   Best Western Waterville Grand Hotel (Exit 130) - Waterville

Phone: 873-0111

Website: www.watervillemainehotel.com



 Pet Kennels


   Applewood Boarding Kennel - 174 Bangor Rd, Benton

Phone: 453-5959


   It’s Raining Cats & Dogs – closed Wednesdays - 340 Albion Road, Benton

Phone: 207-453-9490

Website: www.raining-cats-dogs.com




(approximately 40-50 min. West) 


    Belgrade Lakes Village Inn - Route 27, Belgrade Lakes

Phone: 495-3553

Website www.villageinnandtavern.com


   Pressey House Bed and Breakfast - Oakland

Phone: 465-3500 or 1-877-773-7738

Website: www.presseyhouse.com


   Wings Hill Inn - Rte 27, Belgrade Lakes

Phone: 495-2400 or 1-866-495-2400

Website: www.wingshillinn.com




Accomodations in the Skowhegan Area

(approximately 50 min. Northwest)


   Caanan KOA Campground - Skowhegan

Phone: 474-2858

Website: www.swowkoa.com

Email: skowkoa@yahoo.com


Accommodations in Bangor Area

(approximately 45 minutes from Unity)


For additional help contact the Bangor Area Chamber of Commerce at 207-947-0307


   Bangor Motor Inn/ Bangor Inn & Suites - Bangor

Phone: 1-800-244-0355 or 947-0355

Website: www.bangorinnandsuites.com


   Best Western White House Inn - Bangor

Phone: 862-3737

Website: www.whitehouseinnbangor.com


   Charles Inn - Bangor

Phone: 992-2820

Website: www.thecharlesinn.com


   Comfort Inn - Bangor

Phone: 942-7899

Website: www.comfortinn.com


   Country Inn at the Mall - Bangor

Phone: 800-244-3961 or 941-0200

Website: www.countryinnatthemall.net


   Days Inn - Bangor

Phone: 942-8272

Website: www.daysinn.com/hotels/maine/bangor/days-inn-bangor/hotel-overview


   Econo Lodge - Bangor

Phone: 945-0111

Website: www.econolodge.com/hotel-bangor-maine-ME041


   Fairfield Inn, Marriott - Bangor

Phone: 990-0001

Website: http://www.marriott.com/bgrfi


   The Fireside Inn & Suites - Bangor

Phone: 942-1234

Website: www.firesideinnbangor.com


   Four Points by Sheraton Bangor Airport - Bangor

Phone: 800-228-4609 or 947-6721

Website: www.fourpoints.com


   Paul Bunyan Campgrounds - Bangor

Phone: 941-1177

Website: www.paulbunyancampground.com


   Riverside Inn - Bangor

Phone: 973-4100

Website: www.riversidebangor.org or www.riversidebangor.com


   University Inn - Orono

Phone: 866-4921

Website: www.universityinnorono.com



Pet Kennels


   Green Acres Kennel Shop - Bangor

Phone: 945-6841

Website: www.greenacreskennel.com


   Fresh Air Dogs - Guilford

Phone: 564-2604

Website: www.freshairdogs.com


Accomodations in the Rockland Area

(approximately 1 hour from Fairgrounds)


   Long Cove Cottages - St. George / Tenant’s Harbor

Phone: 372-8994

Website: www.longcovecottages.com



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