In the spring, summer & fall................: There is even more to do in the Spring, Summer & Fall; Hike the mountain from your door-step and enjoy the phenomenal views; Golf at Bridgton Highlands, Point Sebago or even at the prestigious Mt. Washington Hotel only about 45 min away; Canoe down the Saco River; Swim, fish or launch your boat in Moose Pond, or one of the many other lakes that are close by; LADIES - Shop the outlets at North Conway ONLY 20 min away; take a ride on the Songo River Queen in Naples; See a movie at the Bridgton Twin Drive-In movie theater; Go to the Fryeburg Fair in October only 10 min away; Storyland, Heritage Museum, Conway Scenic Railroad, Wildcat Mountain are about ½ hr away. Six Gun City, Santa's Village, Mount Washington, Attitash, & Bear Peak are all approx 1 hr away. In the summer, the Seacoast Amusement Park, in Windham offers a driving range, mini-golf, bumper boats, Gran-prix Go Karts, sling-shot trampoline; enjoy stock car races at the Oxford Plains speedway.
In the winter: Ski day or night right from your door to the ski-trail that abuts our ‘Ski-in/Ski-out’ home on one of New England's finest family ski resorts, Shawnee Peak - the most night skiing in New England!!. Endless trails for X-country skiing & snowmobile rentals not far in Fryeburg. Want to ski another mtn? Mt Cranmore is approx ½ hr away, while Attitash, Bear Peak, Wild Cat, Bretton Woods & Mt. Washington all approx. 1 hr away. Need a break from skiing? Enjoy the Musher’s Bowl Winter Carnival in January, a week’s long worth of entertainment. If you like art, The 302 Art Gallery in dwntn Bridgton offers a monthly wine & cheese; forgot movies for the kids or just want to cuddle up to a movie, choose from a library of VHS movies provided for you, or see a movie in the newly renovated ‘Magic Lantern’ movie theater in dwntn Bridgton. The Seacoast Amusement Pk, approx ½ hr away in Windham offers snow-tubing in the winter months or go bowling at the Saco Valley Sports Ctr in Fryeburg
A little about our place...........: Great for families w/kids, couples who wish to have a relaxing get-a-way, girls weekend (shopping is not far away), or anyone who wants to have a relaxing vaca. Adults can relax in front of the fieldstone gas fpl while the kids entertain themselves on the 1st level playroom & TV area. Enjoy the views from all sides w/sliders that open to the sun deck. The mstr bdrm has a queen-size bed, built-in gas fpl & TV w/VCR/DVD, Bdrm #2 has twin beds, & the finished lower level has a qn-size sleep sofa & 2 roll-a-way twin cots & TV w/VCR/DVD; sleeps up to 8 comfortably. Lake Region Hse of Pizza delivers, or if you are heading up and haven’t had dinner, call ahead & pick it up on your way through Bridgton. Don’t want to cook, want a little more atmosphere, in the winter you can enjoy a great meal or a cocktail @ the base lodge, only steps away, and also enjoy all the free entertainment that Shawnee Peak provides, or use one of the coupons for a discount at a restaurant.
$$ Money Saving Coupons for Renters:
Coupons: these you will receive via mail.
Beef & Ski Restaurant & Pub – 10% off food bill
Black horse tavern – 2 complimentary luncheon & 2 complimentary beverages
Corn Shop Trading Post (gift shop) – 10% off entire purchase
Five Fields X-country – X-C ski equipment or snow-shoe rental discount
Lake Region House of Pizza – 10% off total food bill
Magic Lantern Movie Theater - $1 off any concession stand item (X 4)
Saco Valley Sports Center – complimentary bowling shoe rental (X 4)
Seacoast Fun Park - $2 off snow-tubing ticket (X 6)
Sportshaus Ski & Sports Shop –$4 off adult ski equipment 1 day rental
Book of things to do in the area - part 1
LOCAL INFORMATION LAKE COMMUNITIES – INDIVIDUAL TOWN OFFICE & TOWN INFORMATION * LAKES INFORMATION * AMUSEMENT PARKS - · Santa’s Village; · Six Gun city; · Storyland * ANIMAL PARKS - · Maine Wildlife Park; · Mountain Brook Farm * ANTIQUING * BOATING - · Boat Rentals & Marinas; · Kayak & Canoe Rentals * BOWLING * DRIVING/SCENIC TRIPS - · Covered bridges of Maine; · Covered bridges of New Hampshire; · Day trip to West Paris; · Maples & Mountains; · Other Scenic drives * FARMS - · Pick your own farms; · List of Farmers Market; · Fresh Bakery & Produce * FESTIVALS / FAIRS - Call the Chamber of Commerce (647-3472) for up to date details on the events listed. - · Fryeburg Fair; · Maine Maple Sunday; · Musher’s Bowl * FISHING - · Introduction; · Where to fish; · Fishing Guides; · List of Coldwater Fish; · List of Warmwater Fish * FOOD & BEVERAGE - · Dining in and around Bridgton; · Blacksmith Winery; · Brays Brewery * GOLFING - · Golf Courses; · Mini-golfing * HIKING
Book of things to do in the area - part 2
HORSEBACK RIDING * ICE CREAM PARLORS * MOVIE THEATERS * MUSEUMS * MUSIC & THEATER
· Deertrees Theater; Stone Mountain Arts Center * SHOPPING - Local Shopping (EFG Books, Gallery 302, Kedar Quilts); · Shop at the tax-free outlets and malls of North Conway, NH (only 25 minutes away) * STATE PARKS *
SUMMER & FALL ACTIVITIES - · Cog Railroad & Auto Road; · Conway Scenic Railroad; · Mining at Perham’s; · Naples Seaplane rides; · Oxford Plains Speedway; · Seacoast Fun Park; · Sebago Sailing; · Songo River & Locks; · Songo River Queen; · Wildcat Mountain in the summer * SUMMER CAMPS * WINTER ACTIVITIES: -
· Dog Sledding; · Snowmobile Rentals; · Sleigh Rides; · Snow Tubing; · Ice Skating; · XC Skiing; · Nearby Mountain skiing