Bayberry House Bed and Breakfast

This 1886 home has offered guests a high degree of gracious hospitality for the past two decades. We have received TripAdvisor awards as one of the top 10% of bed and breakfasts in the United States! We have a reputation for superb customer service and meticulous attention to detail. Many of our guests are return customers who love what Bayberry House has to offer. For example, the inn is conveniently located just steps from the harbor, shops, and restaurants. We have worked with J1 students before and enjoy having them on staff with us during the busy summer season!


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Why you should work for Bayberry House:

  ·        High wage of $10 per hour

·       Organized holiday events and trips to major attractions

·       Housing for $100 per week

·       Free bike use program



About Boothbay, Maine:

Boothbay and Boothbay Harbor are quintessential New England maritime villages, popular during the summer. Each year the Windjammer Days festival in June and Fisherman’s Festival in April celebrate the region’s rich maritime history. You won’t want to miss experiencing the rocky coast along the harbor and Boothbay Harbor boasts the largest fleet of excursion boats in Maine for viewing lighthouses, islands, seals, whales, puffins and many charter boats for deep-sea fishing.

The Boothbay region has numerous recreation and leisure activities. There is an 18-hole championship public golf course at the Boothbay Country Club, 138 acres of walking paths at the Linekin Preserve, and the Boothbay Playhouse and The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor for live performances. The Maine State Aquarium, a family favorite, has two touch tanks featuring gently sharks and tide pool inhabitants.

Boothbay Harbor, Maine is a beautiful seaside town and is known as a popular tourist destination. Sailing, kayaking, and boating are popular past-times in Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor has been referred to as the Boating Capital of New England. With over 25 daily boat excursions leaving right from the bustling harbor, there is an adventure waiting for travelers of all ages! Harbor tours are a great way to explore the area and see nearby islands, like Burnt Island and further out to sea Monhegan Island.  Although boating is an important part of Boothbay, Boothbay offers more than just boats! There's delicious seafood, seasonal festivals, jazz concerts, comedy shows, and plenty of nature trails to explore.

There are about 100 other J1 students that live and work in Boothbay during the summer months. There are welcome dinners for students and there is a bike rental program, too!  Boothbay is the perfect place for nature lovers who are excited about having a coastal adventure.

Public transportation in the Boothbay region is limited. Students will mostly be commuting by foot or bike. There is a Newcastle-Damariscotta local trolley service that provides free rides between the two close cities. Please visit for more information on transportation options in the area.

Weather in Boothbay Harbor, Maine:

Boothbay Harbor, ME climate is mild during the summer months. Temperatures generally tend to be in the upper 60's to mid 70’s.  The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 78.6 degrees Fahrenheit/ 26 degrees Celsius.  

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How to Get There

Students may fly directly into Portland, Maine Jetport if they wish to be picked up by the employer. Students may also fly into Boston Logan International Airport, but will have to purchase a bus ticket from Boston to Portland. Employer will then pick up student at the Portland Concord Coach Lines bus station. See the below links and the student job profile for more information.