Things to Do in Western Lakes + Mountains

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Wess Connally opened his bookstore on the ground floor of a white Victorian building on Ridgeley’s Main Street in 1996, keeping in mind &ldquo... Read More

This nature store in Western Maine formed its ethos by combining three ideas: eco (ecology), pelagi (pelagic), and con (conservation), with pelagic... Read More

Hike the trail for foliage views. The Appalachian Mountain club maintains the trail; contact them for maps and information. Read More

Operating out of a white smokehouse located in the Central Maine foothills just outside of North Anson, the Luce Family have been selling smoked beef,... Read More

This mountain in western Maine features 550 acres of trails for skiing and snowboarding. The mountain promises a few easy runs for beginners, like... Read More

Follow the Grafton Notch Loop Trail to the top of this 2,566-foot mountain (located 3.2 miles from Eddy Rd., Rte. 26). It’s especially lovely... Read More

This 35.6-mile scenic route meanders through some of western Maine’s most picturesque terrain. The Rangeley Lakes Scenic Byway begins on Route 4,... Read More

This green cabin in the small, western Maine town of Rangeley is just a short walk from Greenvale Cove on Rangeley Lake. Since 1945, the locally-owned... Read More

One of Maine’s tallest peaks, measuring 4,120 feet, Saddleback draws skiers and snowboarders with 66 trails, some of which overlook the Rangeley... Read More

Al Sherman and wife Phyllis started their farm in New Hampshire’s Saco River Valley in 1964, and their daughters continue the family tradition. It... Read More

The whole family can enjoy the challenging runs at this ski mountain. Read More

Spot moose at this popular fishing location near Little Kennebago Lake. Read More

This sprawling western Maine museum from the trust of Wilhelm Reich, a noted psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and scientist, spans 175 acres. The woodsy,... Read More

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