NEARBY  ACTIVITIES

in Bridgton or specified nearby town


ACTIVITIES:

PLAY GOLF at the 18-hole A.W.Tillinghast course that is virtually across the street (Tillinghast is known for having designed the famed Baltusrol, Winged Foot and Bethpage Black golf courses.)

HIKE PLEASANT MOUNTAIN, PICK BLUEBERRIES and PICNIC overlooking lakes

DISCOVER COVERED BRIDGES, including Bridgton's own

EXPLORE BRIDGTON, the town that Downeast Magazine described as "authentic Maine" and that Stephen King used for the setting of his best seller Under the Dome.

BIKE BACK ROADS

STROLL McLAUGHLIN GARDENS (largest lilac collection in Maine, giant shade-loving plants)- South Paris, ME

CRUISE CASCO BAY and PHOTOGRAPH LIGHTHOUSES - Portland, ME

WATCH CAR RACES (some NASCAR) - Oxford, ME

CLIMB MT. WASHINGTON (tallest mountain in the Northeast) by foot, by car or by Cog Railway - NH

CANOE or TUBE the SACO RIVER - Fryeburg, ME

 

 

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MOVIE THEATERS:

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SPECIAL EVENTS ABOUND:

art fairs (Bridgton, Norway) ... carnivals (Harrison Old Home Days) ... demonstrations (art, food, woodworking) ... exhibitions (art gallery receptions, quilts) ... fairs (Fryeburg Fair)... festivals (Naples Blues Festival, Maine Lakes BrewFest) ... music performances . . . foot races (Bridgton's 4K, Harrison's ) ... bike treks (Loon Echo Trek) ... parades (antique boats, antique cars, 4th of July) ... tournaments (fishing, golf, tennis) ... tours (artist studios, breweries, gardens, homes)