in the Heart of the Maine Lakes Region

Located less than 30 miles northwest of Portland, the Maine Lakes Region has become the primary reason that Maine is called ‘Vacationland’.  Vacationers from all over the world come to the area to swim, boat, fish, sail, ski, hike, golf, bicycle, antique, view the fall foliage, and most of all, relax!

Boating, Kayaking, Paddleboards & more!

With over 50 lakes in the area, including Sebago which is Maine’s 2nd largest lake and over 300 feet deep in its deepest spots, the region abounds with fresh water activities including swimming, fishing and boating. Bring your own boat, rent from one of several vendors, or take a riverboat cruise!

Fishing: Lake trout (Togue), landlocked salmon, bass, brown trout and brookies can be found in the area lakes, ponds & streams. Bring your rod or hire a fishing charter, some guides offer ocean and well as lake fishing. Need a license?
 
Swimming: Swim in some of the clearest lakes in the country. Enjoy the natural sandy beaches, ask the innkeepers about their favorite secluded cove. We’ve got beach towels for you!

Boating: enjoy kayaking, canoeing, water skiing, pontoon & power boating, tubing and paddle boarding. Bring your own or rent from any of several local vendors. Explore the Songo River and travel through the historic Songo Locks to Sebago Lake.


Helpful Links to Plan your Maine Lakes Region Fun!

Captain Dingley’s Board Shop: Paddle board, tube, wakeboard and ski rentals and lessons. 207-693-5253

Causeway Marina: Fishing, ski and pontoon boat rentals and toys to go along. 207-693-6832

Long Lake Marina: Pontoon and power boat rentals. 207-693-3159

Moose Landing Marina: Pontoon, power boat and tubing rentals. 207-693-6264

Naples Marina: Pontoon, ski-boat rentals. 207- 693-6254

Rad Jet Ski: Jet ski rentals. 207-693-8200

Sebago Kayak Co: Largest selection of kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddle boards in the Lakes Region of Maine. Delivery to area lakes. 207- 935-4763

Sebago Sailing: Charters, rentals, lessons and sunset cruises on sailboats such as a 27’ Catalina, 14’ racier sailboats or Sunfish! 207- 647-4400

Songo River Queen II: Paddleboat cruises on Long Lake. 207- 693-6861

Sun Sports: Maine’s #1 Waterski School. Tube, wakeboard, ski rentals. 207- 693-3967

Some of our Favorite Activities

IPS Surf and Water Sports

IPS Surf and Water Sports offers wakeboarding, wakesurfing, waterskiing, tubing and much more. Enjoy an exclusive lake experience on one of their ‘top of the range’ wake and ski boats. Visit their site at: ipssurf.com

Naples Seaplane Adventures

View the Lakes Region from the sky! A unique seaplane experience is yours to be had right from town. 25 and 50 mile, as well as custom flights are available. 207-232-2594. Learn more at their website: naplesseaplaneadventures.com

Steamboat Landing Mini-Golf

Located a 1/4 mile off the Causeway, this Maine themed mini-golf course is located in a shady woodland setting and is open Memorial Day to Labor Day. 207-693-6782. Learn more at their website: steamboatlandingminigolf.com

Walking the Causeway

Take a leisurely walk along our beautiful new causeway complete with park benches and greenery. The walk wraps around under the bridge where you will find a landscaped amphitheater. Visit the many shops and restaurants along the way.

Songo River Guide Service

Dan Hillier, is a Registered Maine Guide who offers a diversity of angling opportunities for both warmwater and coldwater fisheries. The region provides excellent year-round fishing for landlocked salmon, brook trout, lake trout, brown trout, rainbow trout, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, perch, and chain pickerel. visit their site at songoriverguideservice.com
207-713-5286

Golf & Tennis

Bring your clubs and rackets and enjoy the spectacular scenery surrounding you.
Bridgton Highlands Golf & Tennis: 18-holes with great mountain views. 4 tennis courts: 3 hard, 1 imitation grass. 207-647-3491
Point Sebago Golf Course 18-hole Championship golf course on Sebago Lake in Casco. 655-3821

Hiking & Climbing

Located in the foothills of the White Mountains and surround by national forest, the area abounds with hiking trails, most ending with rewarding vistas. It’s one of the reasons that attracted the innkeepers to this area. Inquire about some of their favorites or view recommendations from Maine Lakes Region site.

Rainy Day or Any Day Fun

Magic Lantern Movie Theater: in Bridgton, a theater with history, Steven King’s ‘The Shining’ premiered here.

Smitty’s Dinner and a Movie: in North Windham has six screens, good food, tables and lounge seating.

Antiquing: Many antique shops dot the area and make for a great way to spend a leisurely afternoon.
 
Horse Racing: Scarborough Downs live harness racing April thru November

Shopping

Reny’s: The famous Maine department store, Bridgton

Old Port: Portland Maine downtown neighborhood is considered the city’s center and is full of great shopping.

L. L. Bean: Flagship store & other specialty outlets, Freeport

Cabela’s: 130,000 foot showroom with trophy mounts, Scarborough

Settler’s Green: outlet center, North Conway, New Hampshire