Have you ever wanted to try a traditional New England clambake?
Lobster Wrapped in Seaweed 7.22.2017
A clambake usually includes lobster and clams along with sweet corn, potatoes, onion and an egg.
These are wrapped in seaweed, covered with a brown tarp and steamed in an open fire pit.
The hard-boiled egg is used to determine when the bake is done.
You can travel to picturesque Boothbay Harbor, Maine, then on to Cabbage Island by boat to enjoy a great New England clambake.
The Bennie Alice departs from Boothbay Harbor to take you to Cabbage Island daily.
Boothbay Harbor, ME 7.22.2017
Bennie Alice Boat 7.22.2017
Boothbay Lighthouse 7.22.2017
Cabbage Island is lovely with beautiful sea views. Select to eat on outdoor picnic benches or under a large covered shed.
A badminton net stretches across a lawn and a bean-bag toss game is available for energetic visitors. Pretty flowers dot the landscape.
Cabbage Island Flowers 7.22.2017
Start with the hot clam chowder. Then, relish freshly caught lobsters and vegetables topped off with delicious, Maine blueberry cake.
Clambake Tray 7.22.2017
Play some games or pet one of the Cabbage Island’s huge Maine Coon cats.
Here is Nugs taking a cat-nap in a shady spot after lunch.
Nugs Napping 7.22.2017
One of the cooks said that Nugs is actually an excellent mouse catcher. This inspired me to fold a Hunting Origami Cat.
Hunting Cat 7.23.2017