261 Point Sebago RoadCasco, ME, 04015Phone: 207-558-8000Toll-Free: 800-655-1232
Choices are almost endless for ways to have fun, or just relax, at full-service resort
Indoors, outdoors, planned, unplanned: There are so many things to do at Point Sebago Resort that part of every morning will be spent making hard choices! Do you want to tackle the 18-hole championship golf course, hit the tennis or pickle ball court, take on the new waterpark obstacle course, go fishing, take a kayak out on the lake? There are organized activities with professional counselors for the kids, and an over-21 lounge for adults, with pub fare, pool, darts and plenty of TVs to watch the big game. Whether you want to walk in the woods, catch some live entertainment, chat around a campfire or just relax on a mile-long sandy beach, this rustically elegant resort, set on 775 acres, has an activity perfect for you.
Comfort & Adventure By Maine Huts & Trails
Maine Huts & Trails, headquartered at 496 Main Street in Kingfield, offers back country hut-to-hut adventures coupled with comfortable accommodations. All huts at Maine Huts & Trails offer shelter, meals, and activities like hiking, mountain biking, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, skiing, and snowshoeing. Each hut features shuttles to take gear from hut to hut. Maine Huts & Trails opened Stratton Brook Hut, its newest, in December 2012. Stratton Brook is the fourth of 12 planned back country huts and eco-lodges in Maine’s Western Mountains. This planned 180-mile connected hut-to-hut trail will be the longest groomed ski trail in America. Phone: 877-634-8824.
For a Fun Time: Moose Alley
Moose Alley, on Main Street in Rangeley does not mince words. Front and top and center on its website is the declaration “We Entertain. All day. All Night. All Year.” The Alley does this with bowling, billiards, an arcade, great food live music and good vibes. The indoor fire pit doesn’t hurt, either. Live music happens all and every weekend; see the calendar. You just might spot some antlers as décor items.
Slots of Fun in Oxford
A new gaming establishment, the Oxford Casino, has opened in Oxford at 77 Casino Way. Whether you like the high-stakes play of blackjack, the clicking spins of the roulette wheel, or the action on a hot craps table, you'll find your groove and at Oxford's table games. Choose from a diverse selection of state-of-the-art reel and video slot machines. The location is beautiful. Oxford is a few miles from the village of Bethel and 35 miles from the Portland International Jetport. It is close to opportunities for recreation and fun, including skiing, snowboarding, white water rafting, hiking, mountain climbing, leaf peeping and other great things to do in Maine. 207-539-6700
Antiques of Maine Life in an Antique Building
Steam Mill Antiques at 155 West Bethel Road (US Route 2) in Bethel, Maine, is a country antique shop located in a large, 1820 farmhouse and barn. Come and find a wide range of antiques, collectibles, books, pictures, signs, toys, and other stuff. Anything that you could find in an antique shop you may find here! Our stock is always changing so it's always worth the time to browse the shop. DownEast Magazine has declared that Steam Mill Antiques is one of the 5 reasons to love Bethel. An honor! Open 10am to about 4:30pm on weekends, year-round, and by chance or appointment on all other days and seasons.
Maine Mountain Views from Secluded Trails
Rangeley Lakes Trails Center at 524 Saddleback Mountain Road in Rangeley, offers to the public 55 kilometers of secluded, scenic dog-friendly trails for year-round use, from hiking and mountain biking in summer to Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, and fat biking in winter. Trails are groomed in winter and the center rents out equipment and offers lessons and guided tours. The Gnome Home Roam, created for kids especially to enjoy, is 20 or more small carved gnomes in tiny houses scattered among the trails. Food, drink, and good cheer are always available in the lodge. Trail map. Fees for memberships or short-term visits. 207-864-4309.