The Lakes Region



The Lakes Region ~ Destination: Bridgton

Come explore all that western Maine has to offer by spending some time with us in the Lakes Region. Whether you’re an outdoors enthusiast, sightseer, shop-aholic, or simply enjoy the arts, Bridgton and our neighboring communities of Naples, Casco, North Conway, Bretton Woods, Portland and Freeport have something for everyone.

Bridgton welcomes you to one of the most beautiful places in Maine. The air is fresh, the water pure, the woods inspiring, the sunsets breathtaking, the night sky brilliant and the mountains, well, they are made for hiking, skiing & sightseeing. The combination of lakes, mountains and scenic beauty creates a vacation experience that is second to none. Come relax, unwind, and make memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime. Let the dynamic landscape, quaint towns and villages, intriguing people and warm western Maine hospitality motivate you to have fun and re-invigorate your life. 

Noble House Inn is located on a quiet side road in downtown Bridgton, a lovely, walkable resort community serving as the region’s hub.  It is home to over seventy bodies of water, dozens of mountains and countless outdoor recreational opportunities.  Centrally located just 35 miles from Portland, Freeport, the coast, and just 20 minutes from the White Mountains, Bridgton is a cultural & tourism-based resort community offering access to ski resorts, performing arts venues, movie theaters, shopping, restaurants, museums, art galleries and academies.  Main Street weaves a mile and a half through the heart of downtown Bridgton where most amenities can be found including Noble House Inn. 

 

Day Life

Shawnee Peak Ski Resort
Day & Night Skiing Minutes from our Door
Skiing & Snowboarding
Rentals & Dining
Open Mid-December to Mid-March
www.shawneepeak.com
207.647.8444
 
L.L. Bean
The Flagship store is just an hour away
Outlet shopping & summer concerts
$15 Walk-on Adventures: no pre-registration. Includes equipment.
www.llbean.com
800.441.5713
 
Rufus Porter Museum
Rufus Porter Wall Murals & Folk Art Museum of Wall Murals
Museum Open June – October & by special appointment
www.rufusportermuseum.org
207.647.2828
 
Hiking - Loon Echo Land Trust
Hiking – Lakes Environmental Association.
40+ trails & walks to choose from
Easy, Moderate & Difficult Hikes
Pack a lunch & explore our scenic area on foot
Maps & Guides available here at the inn.
www.loonecholandtrust.org
207.647.4352
www.mainelakes.org
207.647.8580

 

Songo River Queen
Mississippi River Paddle Wheeler Replica
Giving Lake & Lock tours, Private Charters & Theme Cruises
Snack Bar, Cocktail Bar, Open & Closed Decks.
Cruising Mother’s Day - Halloween
www.songoriverqueen.net
207.693.6861

 

Nurture Through Nature
Dynamic Registered Maine Guide providing:
Green donation-based yoga studio
Private, Group Canoe & Kayak Day Tours and Lessons
Custom Snow Shoeing Day Trip Excursions
Guided Yoda Day Hikes
www.ntnretreats.com
207.452.2929

 

Seaplane Rides
Scenic seaplane rides of the Western Maine Lakes Region
Unique experience
www.northcountryscenicrides.com
207.356.9924 or 207.356.9923

 

Bridgton Highlands Country Club
Challenging 18-hole public golf course with great mountain views
Driving range, golf & tennis professionals, Pro shop, snack & lunch bar
Discounts may be available to Noble House guests
www.bridgtonhighlands.com
207.647.3491

 

Sebago Sailing
The only sailing school & rental service on the Maine lakes
ASA Sailing school
Charters & cruises available
www.sebagosailing.com
207.647.4400

 

Fryeburg Snowmobile Rentals
Single sled, double sled & equipment rentals
Access to over 1,000 miles of well-groomed trails
Arctic Cat sleds with electric start & hand warmers
www.sledandbed.com
800.458.1838

 

Steamboat Landing Mini Golf
Putt-Putt Golf Course
207.693.6782

 

Causeway Marina

Powerboat rentals on the Naples Causeway
Pontoon boats, jet skis, fishing boats, ski boats, cuddy cabin boats
Reservations suggested
www.causewaymarina.com
207.693.6832

 

Carousel Horse Farm

Beginner, intermediate & advanced horseback trail rides
Naples causeway summer carriage tours
Lunch & ice cream rides available
Reservations suggested
www.maine-horse-vacation.com
207.627.4471 or 207.615.6948

 

 

Night Life

 

Black Bear Cafe, an Irish Pub
An authentic Irish pub in the heart of the Lakes Region, featuring great food, great music and fun to boot.  
Dine inside or out, reservations recommended.
Open daily at 4pm

Stone Mountain Arts Center

Carol Noonan’s timber frame music hall
Folk, Celtic, blues, Cajun, opera, comedy & classical performances by nationally acclaimed artists
www.stonemountainartscenter.com
866.227.6523

 

Deertrees Theater
Red cedar summer theatre Boston Sunday Globe called, "the Jewel in the Maine Woods."
Featuring over fifty shows ranging from Broadway plays to Bluegrass Concerts
Theater Festival, Backstage Art Gallery, Salt Lick Cafe
www.deertreestheatre.org
207.583.6747

 

Magic Lantern Movie Theater
Privately owned & operated 4-screen movie theater with an 80-year history
Showing first run and independent films.
Tannery Pub with cinematic screen
www.magiclanternmovies.com
207.647.5065

 

Bridgton Twin Drive-In
Classic Drive-In Movie Theater
Showing Double Features. Snack Bar.
An experience not to miss
http://www.drive-ins.com/theater/metbrid
207.647.8666

Regional Excursions

 

L.L. Bean
The Flagship store is just an hour away
Outlet shopping & summer concerts
$15 Walk-on Adventures: no pre-registration. Includes equipment.
www.llbean.com
800.441.5713

 

Mount Washington Cog Railway
Ride to the top of Mt. Washington on the 140 year old Cog Railway
Magnificent views of 4 states, Quebec & the Atlantic Ocean
Climb above the clouds for an unforgettable experience
www.thecog.com
800.922.8825

 

Mount Washington Auto Route
Auto road to New England’s highest peak
Drive yourself, Sunrise drives, sunset tour options
In winter, try the Snow Coach. It’s incredible!
www.mtwashingtonautoroad.com
603.466.3988