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Located in the rolling hills of New Gloucester, Maine, PINELAND FARMS is a 5,000-acre working farm, diverse business campus and educational and recreational venue that welcomes visitors to enjoy its beautiful rural landscape. Pineland Farms’ mission is to provide a productive and educational venue that enriches the community by demonstrating responsible farming techniques, offering educational opportunities and encouraging a healthy lifestyle through recreation. We invite you to explore our website and visit the farm to take part in our wide variety of activities and events. (This excerpt taken from the Pineland Farms website)
Bradbury Mountain State Park is a wonderful place to spend a day or afternoon exploring trails, taking in the magnificent view from the summit, or enjoying a picnic under a canopy of trees. Situated on Route 9 about halfway between Portland and Lewiston-Auburn, the park attracts visitors who enjoy picnicking, hiking and camping on its 800 acres of forested land. Bradbury Mountain is the only state park in southern Maine to offer shared-use trails for horseback riders, mountain bikers and snowmobilers. (This excerpt taken from the Bradbury Mountain State Park website)
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Freeport, ME
(range: 9 miles)
The Desert of Maine is a weird and wonderful place that is difficult to describe. It is a natural wonder, a historic landmark, and a beloved tourist attraction. It has something for everyone: kids, history buffs, nature lovers, science nerds, and people that just want to relax and experience something new.  (This excerpt taken from the Desert of Maine website)
Blueberry Pond Observatory lets visitors experience a mix of visual and digital astronomy to observe a wide range of galaxies, nebulas, planets, star clusters, asteroids, comets, Earth's moon, and more! (This excerpt taken from the Blueberry Pond Observatory website)
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Casco, ME
(range: 11 miles)
Point Sebago Resort is a gem, a rustically elegant resort that encourages guests to stop and smell the pine trees, families to congregate for unhurried days by the lake, and romantics to toss away the car keys for a deep dive into the Maine woods. The picturesque location, award-winning activities for adults and children, entertainment programs, and nationally recognized 18-hole championship golf course combine to create the perfect vacation destination. (This excerpt taken from the Point Sebago Resort website)
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Auburn, ME
(range: 12 miles)
Highly Ranked: Top-10 in Maine by Golf Digest – 6th overall (public plus private) and Fox Ridge is in good company alongside the other Top-10 ranked public courses: Belgrade Lakes, Sugarloaf, Sunday River, Kebo Valley, Samoset, and The Ledges. Unparalleled Variety: Fox Ridge offers the most variety of any course in Maine: right and left doglegs, up and down hill holes, optional water crossings and approaches, wide and narrow fairways, playable roughs, and diverse but fair greens – and the only island green in Maine.  (This excerpt taken from the Fox Ridge Golf Club website)
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Standish, ME
(range: 12 miles)
Sebago Lake State Park opened to the public in 1938 as one of the five original state parks. This forested lakeside park is situated on the shore of Maine's deepest and second largest lake which provides year-round recreation for thousands of visitors each year. Near the foothills of the White Mountains, the park's 1,400 acres features sandy beaches, extensive woodlands, ponds, bogs a river and diverse habitat for a wide variety of plant and animal life. (This excerpt taken from the Sebago Lake website)
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. (This excerpt taken from the Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park website)
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Lewiston, ME
(range: 15 miles)
Voted Maine’s “BEST THEATRE” by Down East Magazine seven years in a row, The Public Theatre brings you the most exciting contemporary plays from Broadway and beyond featuring the finest professional actors from New York to Los Angeles. Whether you’re seeing a rollicking comedy or a searing drama, we promise you a good story, well told. (This excerpt taken from the The Public Theatre website)
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