Local Activities & Attractions

Bridgton Ice Arena

Bridgton Ice Arena is a great place for family & friends to get together and skate! Open skate available. Visit website

Ebenezer’s Resturant & Pub

A humble pub that’s off the- beaten path but widely known for it’s massive selection of Belgian Beers. Visit website

Oxford Casino

The Oxford Casino is located in Oxford, ME. It has 848 slot machines and 22 table games for some wicked good fun! Visit website 

Oxford Plains Speedway

The Oxford Plains Speedway is located on Rt. 26 in Oxford, Maine. Enjoy an evening/day at the races. www.oxfordplains.com

Oxford Plains Speedway

Sailing in Maine

Sebago Sailing – The boats in our fleet are impeccably maintained and are the perfect size to enjoy a week on the lakes. Easy to handle yet the roomy interior, one of the hallmarks of the O’Day sailboats, allow you to enjoy yourself without feeling cramped. Some of our boats even come with a hammock for the forestay – a real treat. Visit website.

Big Adventure Center

Laser Tag, Mini Golf, Rock Climbing, Waterslides, and Bowling. Visit website.
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Boating in Maine

Feel Free to bring your own boat for tubing, waterskiing, or fishing on Bear Lake. Bear Lake’s depths make fishing great!

White Birch Guide Service

Take a day trip with Captain Paul Bois of the White Birch Guide Service to all the hottest spots in the area. Captain Paul will provide all of the knowledge, equipment, bait, license and lunch. You just need to show up!! Visit website.

Naples Seaplane Rides

Scenic Flights – View the Lakes Region in panoramic fashion! See the beauty of the area from a unique perspective! Open daily – 9 am – Memorial Day to Labor Day and weekends to Columbus Day (weather permitting) – No reservations required. Visit website.

Songo River Queen

The Songo River Queen II is a spacious vessel able to easily accommodate family reunions and any other large group outing you might want to book. An honest-to-goodness replica of the famed Mississippi River Stern Paddle Wheelers. It accommodates up to 300 people for excursions, private parties and events on the lakes! Visit website.

Saco River Canoe & Kayak

Come and rent your canoe from Saco River Canoe & Kayak. Enjoy a leisurely one day trip around Mt. Tom to Walker’s Bridge; or perhaps an overnight journey downriver to Lovewell’s Pond or Brownfield. If you have more time, a three day trip ending at Hiram or a side excursion into Kezar Lake or Charles Pond can be arranged, without any portages.Visit web site.

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Raft Maine is an association of Maine’s twelve professional whitewater outfitters dedicated to providing the highest quality experience following safety standards set by the State of Maine. Member outfitters provide trips on the Kennebec, Penobscot and Dead Rivers. Visit website.

Saco Bound canoeing, kayaking, rafting

Saco Bound specializes in family trips and maximum convenience, and prides itself on its safety record and thirty years of experience on the Saco. Saco Bound to the Pig Farm is is an exceptional outing for families. The length is moderate (7 miles with calm water) and features a wide-open non-obstructed river course with many beaches for swimming and picnicking. We also provide children’s sized life jackets.

Grafton Notch State Park

Grafton Notch State Park and the Mahoosuc Public Lands are a premier recreational destination lying admist some of Maine’s most spectacular mountains the Mahoosuc Range. These lands offer rugged terrain for backcountry hikers and include 12 of the most challenging miles along  the entire Appalachian Trail. Those who seek a tamer adventures can find short walks leading to impressive waterfalls and gorges.

Golf at Point Sebago

Hailed as one of the finest golf courses in Maine, Point Sebago’s 18-hole Championship course offers a fantastic day of golf. Situated on 500 acres of spectacular white birch forest, the par 72 course caters to all levels of play. Check out the Golf Packages on our Seasonal Packages page. Play 18-holes of golf for $29 while staying at the Bear Mountain Inn. Visit website.

Beach Hill Bison Farm

For a special treat visit our local Beach Hill Bison Farm right here in Waterford. With over 70 animals to view, and a hay ride right into the fields, you are sure to have a great time. Hear the history of buffalo and buy some gifts or meat in the gift shop. Visit website.

Hiking

The trails are great! We can suggest many day hikes in the area. Only 30 minutes from White Mountains and Appalachian Trails. Our favorite hike is right across the street on Bear Mountain. For those who don’t like too steep of a climb try Hawk Mountain.

Short Hikes

Work off the Bear Mountain Inn breakfast by taking our 20 minute hike along bear river that borders the Bear Mountain Inn property. Enjoy large pines and the running river. Benches along the way for you to relax and enjoy nature at its best at Bear Mountain Inn.

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Secret Stable Riding Ranch offers 1-2 hour trail rides or lessons. Enjoy beautiful scenic mountain views. Secret Acres Stables Horsebackriding. Visit website.

Mt. Washington Auto Road

The Northeast’s highest peak, 6,288-foot Mt. Washington, will captivate you with its remarkable views of the Presidential Range, the White Mountain National Forest and beyond. The route, the views and the magic of this mountain sanctuary have remained largely unchanged since travelers began winding their way up Mt. Washington in 1861. The “Road to the Sky” was an unprecedented engineering achievement and remains the first man-made attraction in the United States! Today, it awaits your personal voyage of discovery. Visit website.

North Conway

Name Brand Outlet shopping at Settlers Green. Enjoy a scenic train ride on Conway Scenic Railroad.  Play a round of mini golf at Pirates Cove Mini Golf. Looking for a indoor activity with the kids try Mountain Washington Valley Children Museum.  Outdoor fun at Cranmore Mountain.