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Bradbury Mountain State Park image
Pownal, ME
(range: < 1 mile)
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)
Blueberry Pond Observatory image
Pownal, ME
(range: 1 mile)
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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Freeport, ME
(range: 3 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)
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)
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)
Fox Ridge Golf Club image
Auburn, ME
(range: 9 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)
Nestled in the heart of midcoast Maine, the Brunswick Golf Club is an 18-hole championship golf course whose origins date back to the late 1800’s. A club rich in American golf history and conveniently located just off I-295 and US Route 1, the Brunswick Golf Club welcomes members and public alike as one of Maine’s “Must Play” courses! (This excerpt taken from the Brunswick Golf Club website)
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art is the cornerstone of the arts and culture at Bowdoin. One of the earliest collegiate art collections in the nation, it came into being through the 1811 bequest of James Bowdoin III of seventy European paintings and a portfolio of 140 master drawings. Over the years the collection has been expanded through the generosity of the Bowdoin family, alumni, and friends, and now numbers more than 20,000 objects, including paintings, sculpture, works on paper, decorative arts, and artifacts from prehistory to the present from civilizations around the world. (This excerpt taken from the Bowdoin Museum of Art website)
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Lewiston, ME
(range: 13 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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