|Baxter State Park
Only a hour away is a wilderness region that will take your breath away!
Baxter State Park covers more then 200,000 acres of mountains, lakes, streams and forests and has over 200 miles of hiking trails in some of the wildest and most spectacular terrain in New England. The park provides a variety of hiking trails from an easy hike to big to a strenuous all-day climb to Baxter Peak on Mt. Katahdin which is the Northern end of the Appalachan Trail.
Only 15 minutes away!
Lincoln the home of 13 lakes, & a retail hub with small New England town character. There’s something here to enjoy all year round from shopping to events. Walmart, Hannafords, Capello Day Spa, a 24-hour convenience store, gasoline stations, variety of fast food, family & pub restaurants, quaint gift shops & a hospital with a fully-staff emergency room. Lincoln also plays hosts to the “Loon Festival” – 4 days of family fun with craft & food vendors, street dances, concerts, parades & spectacular fireworks. This year the event will take place July 20th-23rd 2017 –
Katahdin Bass Tournament June 17th & 18th (Sleeping Bear offers 10% lodging discount for participants)
Wake the Bear Blue Grass Picking Party – At Sleeping Bear, free & open to public Saturday June 24th 11am-6pm (lunch & bean hole dinner available for $ purchase)
Matrix Music Festival Mt. Jefferson Ski Resort Spring & Summer season of concerts, disc golf & more
SGT. Joel A. House Summer Camp fundraiser – Beach & BBQ July 1st 12-4pm at Cole’s Landing, Lee
Camp Capella fundraiser Saturday July 15th ATV ride, hosted by Penobscott Off Road ATV Riders & Sleeping Bear BBQ and live music by “Country Camo”, at Sleeping Bear $donation
Springfield Fair. September 1-4 2017 , truck pulls, Demolition Derby, live music, food & lots of kids activities – a great local fair.
Sleeping Bear Pig Roast Bash Saturday Sept. 30th 3-8pm Pig Roast Dinner, live music by “Country Camo” $donation
1 hour south off interstate I95 is a perfect rainy day excursion.
Home of Bangor Mall with over 80 stores, including Macy’s, JC Penny & Dicks Sporting Goods plus the Bangor Mall cinemas 10 make this a perfect rainy day destination.
Hollywood Casino has live table games of blackjack, poker & roulette plus the incredible excitement of nearly 1,000 slot, video poker and video roulette machines. Add a great buffet and live entertainment and this is a great night out!
American Folk Festival is a large-scale 3 day yearly event presenting music & dance from the many cultures that make up America today and is held August 25,26 & 27 2017
Bangor Waterfront – Variety of outdoor concerts through out the Summer & Fall, check their website for details
|Lincoln Lake’s Region
You are surrounded by a water paradise!
In this immense interior region are innumerable streams, rivers, lakes and ponds in which to wet a line, water ski, canoe or kayak. Silver Lake right up the street has a public boat landing. Mattanawcook Pond, Folsom Pond, Stump Pond, Long Pond & Little Narrows as does the Penobscot River all have public boat landings as well, and are all conveniently located nearby in Lincoln.
|Mt. Jefferson Ski Resort
Just around the corner on Route 6
Mt. Jefferson ski area in Lee offers fun for the entire family. It is a small, family owned & operated ski area with a 432′ vertical drop, 11 trails, a half pipe, beginners slope with 600′ handle tow, & two 2000′ T-Bars. Ski lessons & rentals are available on-site. Mt. Jefferson prides itself on its cozy snack bar with homemade treats for the whole family. They also offer Music concerts & festivals during the Summer.