Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

Find out what makes Southern Maine & New Hampshire so special. From the great New Englanders to the beautiful lakes and beaches to the majestic mountains. This part of the country is rich in history with it's beautiful architecture, rolling hills & farms. If you enjoy being outdoors there is much to do and see.

New Englanders enjoy the four Seasons -We cherish our Summer because it is short. But then comes the beauty of Autumn with a burst of glorious color. Then winter sets in - time to get outdoors and embrace that crisp air and white snow! Before you know it, Spring arrives with all the joy and hope it brings.

In Maine & New Hampshire we do not have complicated highways or freeways. Country roads take you to beautiful discoveries.

Come and discover what makes New Englanders - New Englanders!

Places to Visit:
Beautiful Seaside Communities:
Portland Maine - Tour waterfront, shops, great restaurants Under 1 hour
Peaks Island, Portland - Take the Casco Bay Ferry - Walk or Rent Bikes Just over 1 hour 
Camden Maine - sweet stop - great Lobster Rolls! Just over 1 hour 
Freeport Maine - LL Bean! Visit the Discovery School - learn a new outdoor sport! Just over 1 hour 
Kennebunkport Maine -  Tour waterfront, shops, great restaurants 1 hour
Wells Maine - Hike thru Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge 45 minutes
Ogunquit Maine - Walk Marginal Way - Beautiful Beach 45 minutes
York Maine - Nubble Light House - Beautiful Beaches 50 minutes


Visit the Granite State - New Hampshire!
Wolfeboro  New Hampshire 40 minutes
North Conway New Hampshire 1 hr 20 minutes
Visit the White Mountain National Forest  2 hours
Kancamagus Highway 34 mile scenic road stretching from Conway to Lincoln NH 1 hour to start in Conway
Portsmouth New Hampshire - Tour waterfront, shops, great restaurants Under 1 hour
Strawberry Banke Outdoor History Museum - Special Events All year Portsmouth NH 1 hour

Boston  - Drive or take Train from Wells Maine 2 hours

Activities
Bring your Canoe/Kayak/Paddleboard Right here!
Fishing - Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Large & Smallmouth Bass  -  Right here!
Hiking
Golf - Province Lake CC, Sanford CC, Outlook, Dutch Elm All under 1 hour
Stonewall Kitchen - Register for a Cooking Demonstration and meal - York Maine 50 minutes
Beech Ridge Motor Speedway Scarborough Maine 45 minutes
Live Theater! Hackmatack Playhouse Berwick Maine 30 minutes
Live Theater! Ogunquit Playhouse Ogunquit Maine 45 minutes
Considered one of the Best Agricultural Fairs in the U.S. - Fryeburg Fair September 30-October 7, 2018  Fryeburg Maine Just over 1 hour 
Early ~ mid October is the perfect time for Leaf Peeping! 
Tax Free Shopping in  New Hampshire
Jump Start on Christmas Shopping
Antiquing
Hunting with Maine Guide (contact us for Guide service information)

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife

For Information on Fishing, Boating, Hunting, ATV & Snowmobiling Go To: https://www1.maine.gov/ifw