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Lake-hopping in sun-drenched Belgrade

Tucked away in Kennebec County, Belgrade serves as the gateway to 7 shimmering lakes and ponds. It's the beating heart of Maine's Belgrade Lakes Region, one of America's iconic summer vacation destinations. Lake-hopping is all part of the fun, but, if you really want to enjoy a local experience, snagging a waterfront Belgrade vacation rentals property is a must. With private docks, sun-drenched decks, and secluded woodland settings, you'll feel like you've been vacationing in Maine all your life.

Make a splash in Belgrade

From kayaking to swimming, Belgrade is all about making a splash. Love to fish? All 7 of Belgrade's lakes and ponds are interconnected, which means there's a healthy population of salmon, brook trout, northern pike, and bass to reel in. You can also tee off at the 18-hole championship Belgrade Lakes Golf Course, or hike up Blueberry Hill for sweeping views of the countryside. With so many family friendly activities on offer, Belgrade is a hotspot for group vacations. With some Belgrade vacation rentals sleeping up to 20 people, you can house your whole clan in one luxurious lakefront chalet.

Soak up the street scene in Belgrade Lakes Village

No doubt about it, Belgrade's diadem of lakes is the region's biggest attraction. Covering an 8000-acre footprint, Great Pond is the largest of the set. Family-friendly Long Pond has a sandy beach and floating dock, plus plenty of picnic tables. In summer, Belgrade Lakes Village hosts a fantastic farmers' market where you can pick up everything from local honey and homemade preserves to freshly caught fish and organic produce. While you're there, why not take the time to explore the village's caf_s and taverns? For a change of scene, the historic town of Gardiner boasts some of the region's best restaurants.

Endless summers in Kennebec County

Summer brings long days and warm weather and sees legions of sun seekers descend on the Belgrade Lakes Region. The town's population soars from Memorial Day to Labor Day, when flocks of families descend on the lakes. While Belgrade has a "fun in the sun" reputation, summer's not the only time to visit. During the winter, Belgrade transforms into a snowy wonderland, with opportunities to ice fish, cross-country ski, and snowmobile on the region's well-maintained trails. Fall is also a fantastic time to beat the crowds, and take in Belgrade's fiery fall colors.

Wedding bells in beautiful Belgrade

Belgrade's 7 lakes are a sanctuary for wildlife, which means you could spot American bald eagles, yellow-throated vireos, Canada jays, and more. If you want to stretch your legs, the French Mountain Trail unlocks sweeping views of the lakes. Moxie Falls Trail is a family-friendly option and will take you to Maine's highest waterfalls. With such stunning scenery on offer, Belgrade is quickly gaining a reputation as one of Maine's most coveted wedding destinations. If you're planning on tying the knot, Belgrade vacation rentals unlock access to a host of luxury lakefront properties that'll house your whole wedding party.