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Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park image
(Range: 5 miles)
Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park is a five minute drive from the center of Freeport's bustling shopping district, and as visitors approach the park, marshes and open fields provide a tranquil transformation back to nature. In 1969, this area of more than 200 acres was given to the State by Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence M.C. Smith of Freeport. The park contains varied ecosystems, including climax white pine and hemlock forests, a salt marsh estuary, and the rocky shorelines on Casco Bays and the Harraseeket River. (Curated content from visitmaine.com)
Maine State Ballet image
(Range: 6 miles)
Desert of Maine image
(Range: 8 miles)
The Desert of Maine is a weird and wonderful place. It is far more than just the 20 acres of rolling sand dunes in the middle of a lush forest. It has rich history going back to the 1800s, and it has been an iconic tourist destination in Maine for nearly 100 years. (Curated content from www.desertofmaine.com)
Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum image
(Range: 8 miles)
Founded in 1992, the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum is a 501(c)3 nonprofit educational organization with a mission to educate the public and preserve historic equipment related to Maine's two-foot gauge railways. The museum has become a popular visitor attraction for the greater Portland area surpassing over 55,000 visitors annually, including tourists and area residents, to experience a remarkable piece of history unique to the state of Maine. (Curated content from mainenarrowgauge.org)
Portland Observatory image
(Range: 8 miles)
The Portland Observatory is the only remaining historic maritime signal station in the United States. As an intact survivor from the Golden Age of Sail, the Observatory was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972, became a National Historic Landmark in 2006, and named a National Civil Engineering Landmark in 2006. It celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2007. (Curated content from www.portlandlandmarks.org)
Bug Light Park image
(Range: 8 miles)
Bug Light Park, the eastern terminus of the Greenbelt Walkway, offers expansive views of Portland Harbor and the skyline of Maine’s largest city. The 8.78 acre park was the site of major shipbuilding activity during WWII. An estimated 30,000 people were employed here from 1941-1945 building liberty ships for the New England Shipbuilding Corp. and the South Portland Shipbuilding Corp. Although far less bustling today, Bug Light Park is a popular destination for picnicking, boating, kite flying and salt water fishing. (Curated content from www.southportland.org)
Portland Head Light image
(Range: 9 miles)
When visiting the promontory where the lighthouse is located you will notice the waves crashing over an unusual rock formation. They appear to be petrified wood, but is actually quartzite and dark grey phyllite accumulating in alternating layers. As you look out over Portland Harbor and Casco Bay you will have the opportunity to view an additional four lighthouse towers. To your left (North) is Spring Point Ledge Light – built in 1897 – a caisson style light station at the end of a rock breakwater. Directly in front of you is Ram Island Ledge light – constructed in 1905 – the beacon is now solar powered. During storms the waves have been seen to crash over the top of the lantern room. (Curated content from portlandheadlight.com)
Seacoast Tours image
(Range: 9 miles)
Our tour offers a glimpse into the fascinating life of Admiral Robert E. Peary, known for his extensive explorations to the North Pole. Our tour begins in the working harbor of South Freeport, Maine. We’ll wind our way through the beautiful islands of Casco Bay, past seals, lobster buoys, and view the lobstermen as they haul traps in Broad Sound. Our destination, Eagle Island is a water access only State Park, and a must see for anyone who enjoys coastal Maine.  (Curated content from seacoasttoursme.com)
Maine Historical Society Museum image
(Range: 9 miles)
The MHS Museum features changing exhibitions and programs spanning more than twelve centuries of life in Maine. Drawing from the extensive collections of the Maine Historical Society, original exhibits feature art, artifacts, documents, stories, and textiles which vividly bring Maine history to life. (Curated content from www.mainehistory.org)
Portland Museum of Art image
(Range: 9 miles)
The Portland Museum of Art is an open, accessible, inclusive, and welcoming museum for all, with exhibitions and programs that reflect our community and create experiences with art that strengthen our bonds and bring us together. (Curated content from www.portlandmuseum.org)
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