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Boston Escape: Road Tripping to Quaint Poland, Maine

Are you destined to quaint Poland, Maine? Plan a Boston to Maine road trip for a delightful adventure exploring coastal New England’s main streets and back roads. Escape the city for a leisurely drive up the coast, stopping to discover the picturesque cities and towns that line the Atlantic seaboard. Or, take the more direct …
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How to Spend 3 Fall Days in Maine

Are you stumped about how to spend 3 fall days in Maine? Let us paint you a picture of what to expect when the air turns crisp, and the apples start to ripen on the trees. Sadly, we must say goodbye to summer, but we welcome autumn and the endless activities that make this season …
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Maine’s Fryeburg Fair: Everything You Need to Know Before You Go

With humble beginnings on a frosty day in March of 1851, Maine’s Fryeburg Fair has grown to epic proportions over the years. What started with a few local farmers seeking to show off their wares, the fair now attracts thousands across North America for a week-long extravaganza dedicated to livestock, agricultural exhibitions, and quirky contests. …
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Your Guide to the Top 2023 Fall Events in Maine

Everyone loves a fun festival when autumn rolls around, but you might need a guide to the top fall events in Maine to find the one that sings to you. With brilliant sunshine and dazzling foliage, September and October in the western lakes district hum with excitement. Beginning with the Poland Spring Heritage Day celebration, …
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Great Falls Balloon Festival in Maine

Hosted by the twin cities of Lewiston and Auburn, the Great Falls Balloon Festival is held annually in August. Dozens of balloons fill the sky above the Androscoggin River, creating a visual feast for the eyes. Nearly 100,000 people line the banks of the river in the Simard-Payne Memorial Park to catch a glimpse of these …
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Explore the Top Summer Events in Maine

Updated for 2024 — Summer brings out the best in all of us. These summer events in Maine offer fun things to do with family and friends. Whether you love food and wine, arts and crafts, or Moxie, here are a few of the summer events we know you’ll enjoy. Some are traditional, while others …
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Top Travel Guide to Western Maine

A big state, Maine offers much to see and do in every region. Known for its rocky coastline, magnificent lakes and mountains, and the spectacular scenery in Acadia National Park, Maine clearly deserves its moniker, Vacationland. That’s particularly true in our neck of the woods. Western Maine, with its lakes and ponds, dense forests, and …
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Fun Things to Do in Oxford Maine: Gambling, Racing, and Craft Beer

Maine might not be top of mind when you think about casino gambling. However, the Oxford Casino in nearby Oxford Maine is southern Maine’s destination for exciting table games and slot machines. Located just 5 miles from our Wolf Cove Inn bed and breakfast in Poland Maine, this lodge-style gaming center provides ample opportunity to …
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