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Top Things to Do in Western Maine
If you're visiting our Camp-Resort this season, you'll probably need a few suggestions for things to do outside of our Androscoggin Lake campground! With all that we have to offer, you won't need to leave our Western Maine campground unless you're itching to explore the surrounding area! North Monmouth and neighboring towns have plenty of options for family-friendly things to do. Here is a mix of 10 things to do near Western Maine to keep in mind for your next stay with us!

Family-Friendly Attractions:

Western Maine Play Museum

Take the kids to play at the Western Maine Play Museum. Located in a renovated Victorian style home this museum offers 10+ different exhibits each with different themes and unique learning opportunities. Give your kids the chance at hands on learning at this western Maine museum. 

Seashore Trolley Museum

Nestled in Kennebunkport, Maine this museum offers a unique opportunity to step back in time and experience the bygone era of trolleys and streetcars. Visitors can explore an impressive collection of beautifully restored trolleys from various cities across North America, each telling its own story. Check out all the ways to visit here. 

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Visiting the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is a breathtaking journey into the beauty and diversity of Maine's natural landscapes. From vibrant gardens showcasing rhododendrons, roses, and wildflowers to serene woodland trails and meandering pathways along the shore, every corner offers a new discovery. Enjoy a shorefront view of the Maine coastline while strolling through themed gardens like the Kitchen Garden or the Children's Garden's.

Portland Seadogs

Take the family to a Portland Sea Dogs game for an exciting and memorable outing filled with fun and entertainment. Located just a short drive from our camp-resort. Cheer on the Seadogs from the stands or participate in between inning activities. The Sea Dogs' commitment to community involvement and family-friendly entertainment, including mascot appearances and themed nights, adds to the excitement.

Top Local Restaurants:

Tavern On The Hill 305

Tavern on the Hill 305 delivers an unforgettable dining experience and is just a short drive from our camp-resort! With a menu showcasing fresh, seasonal ingredients and a commitment to hospitality, it promises to satisfy everyone in the family. Check out the menu of Maine's culinary delights here!

Cook's Lobster and Ale House

On your next Western Maine camping adventure, you must stop at Cook's Lobster and Ale House for a classic seafood experience. This waterfront restaurant offers the freshest local seafood dishes, specializing in lobster. Cook's Lobster and Ale House promises an authentic taste of Maine's culinary tradition amidst a setting that captures the essence of coastal charm.

Moe's Original BBQ Restaurant

Moe's Original BBQ in South Portland is a must-visit for anyone craving authentic Southern barbecue flavors on your Western Maine camping adventure. Whether you're stopping by for a quick lunch or settling for a relaxed dinner, Moe's Original BBQ promises a delicious experience that celebrates the rich culinary heritage of of the American South right near Augusta, Maine. 

Best Nearby Activities:

L.L Bean

Visiting the flagship L.L. Bean store in Freeport, Maine, is a quintessential experience for outdoor enthusiasts and shoppers alike. Spanning over 200,000 square feet, this iconic retail destination offers everything from high-quality outdoor gear and apparel to home goods and footwear, all backed by L.L. Bean's renowned commitment to craftsmanship and customer satisfaction.

Bethel, Maine

Bethel, Maine, is a charming destination that beckons visitors with its quaint downtown shopping scene. Bethel's downtown area offers a delightful mix of locally owned shops, boutiques, and galleries set against a backdrop of historic New England architecture. Whether you're searching for unique gifts, artisan crafts, outdoor gear, or locally made goods, a trip to Bethel will complete your Western Maine camping trip! 

Moxie Falls

Moxie Falls is a captivating natural wonder nestled in the scenic woods near Augusta, Maine offering a compelling reason to visit for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. The journey to the falls involves a pleasant hike through a pristine wilderness, providing ample opportunities to admire the flora and fauna of the region. Check out the trail map here.
Hopefully you're able to add a couple of these stops to your itinerary next time you stay with us! Our Camp-Resort is the perfect homebase if you're traveling to Western Maine and interested in Androscoggin Lake camping. While there is plenty to do at our Camp-Resort, we hope you can venture out to North Monmouth and other nearby towns to see some of our local favorites!