Local Area Attractions
10 miles - Maine State Museum
Explore Maine history and environment in one great place. Admission is just $2. Show us your receipt when you return to the campground and get a free drink!
Old Fort Western - Augusta, Maine
Old Fort Western is a National Historic Landmark. Old Fort Western, located in the heart of Augusta, ME, is America's oldest surviving wooden fort - a reminder of the great contest of cultures that dominated New England life 250 years ago. Located at a strategic point along the Kennebec River, Fort Western was used as a supply depot from Boston to points further upriver. It is located 15 miles from the campground. For additional information, visit their website at www.oldfortwestern.org.
Antique shops - Hallowell, Maine
"Hallowell is an experience". All will agree that Hallowell offers a wide array of sites, shops, history, food, nature, work, play and people. Explore Water Street, lined with galleries, antique shops, fine restaurants and service businesses, blends into exquisite historic houses and beyond to beautiful country hiking trails and waterfalls. Hallowell is just 12 miles away.
27 miles- L L Bean and many outlet stores - Shop, Play and Dine! - Freeport, Maine
Freeport is home of LL Bean and many other well known shops and outlets. Well known for its outlet shopping, the town is rich also in beauty, history, and recreational opportunities. A shopper’s haven located only 27 miles away.
Located just 34 miles from the campground is this popular resort town tucked in around a picturesque harbor, Boothbay Harbor retains the look of an old-fashioned seaport. Whale-watching excursions, puffin cruises and deep-sea-fishing charters all depart from the harbor. There are many shopping opportunities and a number of scenic vistas to capture on film.
Local Area EventsListing Calendar
2012 Whatever Family Festival
Gardiner, Augusta, Winthrop and surrounding communities come together during the Whatever Family Festival with many exciting events including Gardiner Arts Festival, Johnson Hall Waterfront Talent Show, Gardiner Rotary Fireworks, Hallowell Kayak and Canoe rides and Family Day in Capitol Park - musical presentations, dancing, balloons, hands on activities and much more. "Whatever" celebrates the cleanup of the Kennebec River, and the vibrant economy and people of our Capital area communities. For additional information, visit their website.
Two Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival
Some of the Greatest Bluegrass music at one of the largest family musical events in New England! This Bluegrass Festival takes place twice every year, in June and August, bringing Music lovers from all over the World converging in Litchfield to hear banjos, fiddles, and those high, lonesome harmonies. For additional information, visit their website. See our ad in their program!
Greater Gardiner River Fest, Gardiner, Maine
The Greater Gardiner River Fest includes free fun events for the whole family: Children's games and activities, music, 5K road race, Coast Guard vessel tours, demonstrations, food, crafts, talent show, fireworks and more!