Adventure is Waiting in Freeport, Maine!

Freeport, Maine is perfectly situated for trips
from Kittery to Camden and Auburn to Augusta.

Things to do near Freeport, Maine.

A short list of fun things to do and places to go in Maine for couples, singles, and the whole family!

Things to do outside Freeport have the town name where you can find them.

Antiques

  • Classic Convertibles
  • Goldenrod Garage
  • Cabot Mill Antiques – Brunswick (Ft Andross)
  • Avalon Antiques – Wiscasset
  • Freeport Antiques – Main St
  • Maine Wicked Goods – Rt 1 South
  • Freeport Emporium – Rt 1 South
  • Pillars Antiques – Rt 1 South

Beaches

  • Winslow Park
  • Pine Point Beach – Scarborough
  • Popham Beach – Popham
  • Old Orchard Beach – OOB
  • Reid State Park – Georgetown

Bird Watching

  • Wolfe Neck Woods Park
  • Winslow Park
  • Florida Lake
  • Bradbury Mountain – Pownal (seasonal hawk migration in Spring)
  • Seasonal alewives run attracts hundreds of birds (May-June) – Damariscotta Mills
  • Mast Landing Audubon Sanctuary
  • Gilsland Farm Sanctuary – Falmouth
  • Scarborough Marsh – Scarborough
  • Pine Point- Scarborough (at Scarborough Marsh)
  • Reid State Park – Georgetwon

Bike Rentals/Bike Repairs

  • Ring’s Rentals – South Freeport (207-865-6143)
  • LL Bean  (sales, repairs and tours)
  • Freeport Ski & Bike (sales, repairs and tours)

Historic Sites

  • Pettengill Farm
  • Longfellow House – Portland
  • Victoria Mansion – Portland
  • Shaker Village – New Gloucester
  • Knox Mansion – Thomaston
  • Ft Knox – Bucksport (2 hours)
  • Ft Baldwin – Popham
  • Ft Popham – Popham
  • Ft Gorges – Casco Bay (via boat only)
  • Ft Preble- Portland

Lobster Shacks

  • Harraseeket Lunch & Lobster – Freeport
  • Day’s – Yarmouth
  • Five Islands – Georgetown
  • Cook’s – Bailey Island
  • Morse’s Cribstone Grill – Bailey Island
  • Two Lights – Cape Elizabeth
  • Reds – Wiscasset
  • Sarah’s – Wiscasset
  • Lobster Dock – Boothbay Harbor
  • Waterman’s – S Thomaston (1.5 hours)
  • Shaw’s – New Harbor (1.5 hours)
  • Thurston’s- Bass Harbor (3 hours)

Hiking/Trails

  • Wolfe Neck Woods
  • Winslow Park
  • Hedgehog Mountain
  • Freeport Conservation Trust
  • Bradbury Mountain – Pownal
  • Portland Hiking Trails
  • Appalachian Trail (the mother of all hiking trails!)

Museums

  • Freeport History – Harrington House
  • Maine Maritime Museum – Bath
  • Portland Art Museum
  • Owl’s Head Transportation Museum – Owl’s Head
  • Telephone Museum – Ellsworth (3 hours)
  • Fawcett’s Toy Museum – Waldoboro
  • Tool Museum – Liberty
  • Stanley Steamer Museum – Kingfield (2 hours)
  • Maine Lighthouse Museum – Rockland

Skiing/Snowshoeing/Sledding /Skating

  • LL Bean Outdoor Discovery School
  • Pineland Farms – New Gloucester
  • All local parks – ungroomed trails
  • Lost Valley – Auburn (downhill)
  • Family Ice – Falmouth (indoor/outdoor ice skating)

Shopping

  • Freeport Outlets
  • Kittery Outlets
  • Maine Mall – South Portland
  • Bangor Outlets
  • Old Port – Portland

Tools/Building/Instruction

Theatre

  • Freeport Community Players
  • Portland Stage
  • Portland Players Company
  • Mad Horse Theatre – South Portland
  • Good Theatre @ St Lawrence Arts – Portland
  • Maine State Music Theatre – Brunswick
  • Ogunquit Playhouse – Ogunquit (1.5 hours)

Boats/Boating

  • Ring’s Marine – South Freeport (kayak rentals)
  • LL Bean  (kayak lessons, overnight tours)
  • Lucky Catch Lobster – Portland (cruises, demonstrations)
  • Casco Bay Lines – Portland
  • Portland Schooner – Portland
  • Seacoast Tours of Freeport
  • First Chance Whale Watch – Kennebunk
  • Schooners/Windjammers – Rockland
  • Maine Maritime Museum – Bath (lighthouse river cruises in summer, museum open all year)
  • Odyssey Whale Watch – Portland
  • Cap’n Fish’s Whale Watch – Boothbay Harbor
  • Hardy Boat Cruises – New Harbor (puffins)

Beer/Wine/Vodka Tours

  • Cold River Vodka
  • Maine Beer Company
  • Maine Craft Distilling
  • Stars and Stripes Brewery
  • Mast Landing Brewery
  • Gritty’s Brew Pub

Crafts

  • Ellie Anna
  • Abacus
  • Georgetown Potters – Freeport/Georgetown
  • Maine Center for Craft – West Gardiner
  • Edgecomb Potters – Edgecomb
  • Tripping Gnome Alpaca Farm

Farms/Farmers Market

  • Cumberland Farmers Market – Rt 1 Falmouth (winter)
  • Brunswick Farmers Market – Ft Andross (winter)
  • Crystal Springs Farmers Market – Brunswick (summer)
  • Namaste Alpacas – Durham
  • Tripping Gnome Alpacas
  • Laughing Stock Farm
  • Bessie’s Farm Market
  • Wolfe Neck Farm (classes, activities, weddings)

Gardens

  • Blaine House & Memorial – Augusta Olmstead Bros design
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens – Boothbay
  • Christina’s Garden at Olson House – Cushing
  • Gilsland Farm Sanctuary – Falmouth
  • Harrington House
  • Tidebrook Conservation Trust
  • Spring Point Arboretum – South Portland (SMCC campus)

Golf

  • Freeport Country Club
  • Brunswick Golf Club
  • Toddy Brook Golf Course – North Yarmouth
  • Pirates Cove Adventure Golf (mini golf) – OOB
  • Pineland Farms – Disc Golf

Gourmet Food/Cookware

  • Grand Gourmet
  • Stonewall Kitchens (in LL Bean Home Store)
  • Fiore Olive Oils and Balsamics
  • Freeport Knife and Kitchen

Guide Services (Fishing/Bird Watching)

  • Headin’ North Guide Service – Fishing
  • Maine Experience Guide Service – Fishing, Nature
  • Wild Bird Supply – Birding

Lighthouses (ask us for a Lighthouse Tour Guide)

Movies

  • Nordica Theater
  • Regal Cinema 10 – Cooks Corner
  • Tontine Mall – Brunswick

Planes, Trains & Automobiles

  • Wells Auto Museum (1.5 hours)
  • Owl’s Head Transportation Museum (1.5 hours)
  • Portland Narrow Gauge Railway
  • Boothbay Railway Village
  • Antique & Vintage Snowmobiles- Turner (2 hours)

State Parks/National Parks/Local Parks

  • Wolfe Neck Woods
  • Winslow Park
  • Freeport Conservancy Trust
  • Gilsland Farm – Falmouth
  • Mast Landing Audubon
  • Acadia National Park- Mt Desert Island (3 hours)
  • Katahdin Waters and Woods – Millinocket (3 hours)

Whale Watching

  • Odyssey Whale Watch – Portland
  • First Chance Whale Watch – Kennebunk
  • Cap’n Fish’s Whale Watch – Boothbay Harbor
  • Hardy Boat Cruises – New Harbor

There are so many things to do near Freeport, Maine that this list only scratches the surface!
Come to Maine to explore and experience the great outdoors.
You don’t need a GPS, just your sense of adventure.