Things to Do in Freeport, Maine – Play!

Things to Do Freeport, Maine – Play!

What can you do in Freeport, Maine? Believe it or not, the world-class shopping, dining and accommodations are just part of Freeport’s attractions. Freeport, Maine hums year-round with festivals, art and entertainment, tours and outdoor activities. And don’t forget the sightseeing – where else but Freeport, Maine can you take in the view from the rocky Maine coast, a desert dune or a mountain peak? Many of our lodging properties offer complimentary transportation to Freeport attractions.

Amtrak Downeaster

Amtrak Downeaster

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35 Depot Street, Freeport, ME 04032

The Amtrak Downeaster operates 5 round-trips every day between Portland and Boston – with two of those trips now serving  Freeport and Brunswick.  From departure to arrival, the Downeaster makes your trip enjoyable with friendly train crews, comfortable spacious seating, large windows for the best scenic Read more

Bowe Art Gallery

Bowe Art Gallery

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32 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032, USA

A place to engage, recharge and immerse yourself in art surrounded by art, positive energy and inspiration. Bowe Art Gallery, located in Freeport, Maine, provides space and time for exploring, learning, creating art, music, the written word as well as enriching and inspiring special events.

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Bradbury Mountain State Park

Bradbury Mountain State Park

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Route 9, Pownal , Freeport, ME 4032

Bradbury Mountain State Park is a wonderful place to spend a day or afternoon exploring trails, taking in the magnificent view from the summit, or enjoying a picnic under a canopy of trees. One of the original five state parks, Bradbury Mountain was acquired by Read more

Calendar Islands Tours

Calendar Islands Tours

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So. Freeport, 04078

Calendar Islands Tours located in Freeport Maine, provides scenic trips on Casco Bay aboard the Pamela B., a 31 foot New England style lobster boat. Tours begin early June and run through mid-October. Free shuttle from downtown Freeport to the harbor. Book online at calendarislandstours.com

 

 

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Coastal Maine Popcorn

Coastal Maine Popcorn

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114 Main Street Freeport, Maine 04032

Shop a diverse and extensive world of popcorn! A flavor for everyone.  We have worked diligently at creating new flavors, and finding new ways to expand our popcorn’s reach. Our popcorn can be found in many other businesses and in Freeport! We have also enjoyed providing Read more

Desert of Maine

Desert of Maine

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95 Desert Rd, Freeport, ME 4032

Natural phenomenon. Admission includes: narrated tour, barn museum, nature trails, gemstone hunt for kids, additional charge for the mining sluice (gemstones or fossils). Make your own souvenir sand design bottle (extra charge).

Desert Dunes Disc Golf

Open May 6 – November

Come play Desert Disc Golf!

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FIORE Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars

FIORE Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars

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88 Main St., Freeport , ME 4032

Featuring Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oils and Aged Balsamic Vinegars

With its roots firmly planted in tradition, FIORE Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars has forged a new image of the modern artisan. From a true respect for the olive tree to the insistence on quality Read more

Fire Department Museum

Fire Department Museum

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2 Main St. Freeport, ME 04032

Next to the Freeport Fire Department. Restored in 1939. American LaFrance and other fire memorabilia. Stop by the Freeport Fire Dept. or call ahead to arrange for a tour.

Freeport Historical Society at Harrington House

Freeport Historical Society at Harrington House

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45 Main St. , Freeport, ME 4032

Freeport Historical Society (FHS) encourages the sharing and enjoyment of the long history of Freeport, Maine. FHS actively preserves buildings, archival materials and artifacts of historical importance while encouraging similar efforts within the community; undertakes research and develops educational programs and exhibits which explore and Read more

Freeport Performing Arts Center

Freeport Performing Arts Center

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Freeport High School, Freeport, ME 4032

The Freeport Performing Arts Center (FPAC) was built as an addition to the Freeport High School opening its doors in 2003. FPAC contains a 500 seat theater, a grand lobby, backstage music room, professional sound and theatrical lighting systems.

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Freeport Players

Freeport Players

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PO Box 483 Freeport, ME 04032

Freeport Players provides opportunities for local amateur actors to perform in roles often reserved for professionals. We involve members of our community in all aspects of the process, drawing on their talent and enthusiasm to create the “magic” of theater. Our volunteers are compensated for Read more

Harraseeket Inn

Harraseeket Inn

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162 Main St., Freeport, ME 4032

A classic Maine hotel with award-winning dining, just steps away from L.L. Bean and more than 170 upscale outlets in the shopping village of Freeport.

This AAA Four Diamond hotel features two great restaurants, twenty-three fireplaces, an indoor heated pool, and select pet-friendly rooms — all Read more

Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Garden Inn

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5 Park St., Freeport, ME 4032

Location. Location. Location! Just two blocks down the hill from L.L.Bean and an easy walk to Freeport’s famous outlets and restaurants.

Tucked away in the heart of Freeport Village, the Hilton Garden Inn Freeport Downtown is your ideal destination among hotels in Freeport, Maine. We’re only Read more

Historic Pettengill Farm

Historic Pettengill Farm

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Pettengill Rd., Freeport, ME 4032

Pettengill Farm, a nineteenth century salt-water farm on the estuary of the Harraseeket River, is owned by Freeport Historical Society(FHS). It includes a saltbox house (ca. 1810) on 140 acres of fields, woods, antique apple orchards and salt marsh. The farmhouse remains without plumbing, central Read more

L.L.Bean Bike, Boat & Ski Store

L.L.Bean Bike, Boat & Ski Store

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57 Main St., Freeport, ME 4032

Open 24 hours, every day.  Discover a full selection of cycling and paddling gear and apparel during the warmer months, and snow-sports equipment in winter.  Right on Main Street.  And, our expert shop technicians offer a full range of bike and ski repair and maintenance Read more

L.L.Bean Flagship Store

L.L.Bean Flagship Store

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95 Main St. Freeport, ME 04032

Open 24 hours, every day.  See why millions of people visit this Maine landmark every year. You’ll find top-quality active and casual apparel, footwear, outerwear, kids’ wear, camping gear, and much more. All backed by our legendary 100% satisfaction guarantee.  During your visit, enjoy our Read more

L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools

L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools

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95 Main St, Freeport, ME 4032

Discover a New Reason to Love the Outdoors

Paddle the coast, cast a fly, try stand-up paddleboarding, take your best shot – we have an adventure for everyone. Whether you’re looking to sharpen your skills or just starting to explore – our exciting trips, tours and Read more

Leon Gorman Park

Leon Gorman Park

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Bow St. Freeport, ME 04032

Leon Gorman Park “Leon Gorman Park, B4 Off Bow St. Just a few blocks from the downtown
shopping district. Eight acres of trails, fire pit and pavilion in the heart of Freeport Village.”

Donated to the Town by L.L. Bean, Gorman Park has a short (<.5 Read more

Maine Audubon Society-Mast Landing Sanctuary

Maine Audubon Society-Mast Landing Sanctuary

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Upper Mast Landing Rd. Freeport, ME 04032

Maine Audubon’s Mast Landing Sanctuary is 140 acres of diverse habitat and includes three miles of trails that wind along a stream and through orchards, fields and forest.  The foundation of an old mill is visible where Mill Stream empties into the Harraseeket estuary. The Read more

Maine State Music Theatre

Maine State Music Theatre

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Pickard Theatre, 1 Bath Road, Brunswick, Maine 04011

Maine State Music Theatre is a non-profit arts organization, performing on the Pickard Theater stage on the Bowdoin College campus for 58 years. The theatre, contracted with the Actors’ Equity Association’s Council of Resident Stock Theatres (CORST), produces four main stage, Broadway-quality musicals, two children’s musicals, and presents special Read more

Nordica Theatre(FVS)

Nordica Theatre(FVS)

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1 Freeport Village Station, Freeport, ME 4032

Nordica Theatre is now open at Freeport Village Station. This brand new all digital sight & sound experience features rocking-glider high back seats and stadium seating for unobstructed views. This is the ultimate movie-going experience for the whole family. For a current list of Hollywood’s Read more

Sharyn Peavey Photography

Sharyn Peavey Photography

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Freeport Maine 04032

Sharyn Peavey offers professional photo services to families, weddings and businesses throughout Freeport and New England. Her speciality is photographing people and capturing authentic beautiful portraits. She has over 20 years of professional photography experience, and years of training to offer. Her lovely people skills are a Read more

SKORDO

SKORDO

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32 Main St. Freeport, ME 04032

SKORDO is the one-stop destination for all of your home cooking needs. With spices and herbs from around the world and our homemade blends and rubs, you will be sure to find your favorite new flavor. You will also find a unique selection of serve Read more

Smudge Art Studio for Kids

Smudge Art Studio for Kids

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15 School St. , Freeport, ME 4032

Smudge provides a individual centered approach to art making for children 2-9 years old using a variety of media.  Our studio is set up in stations which enable children to explore art in a relaxed setting and therefore create at their own pace.  Art making Read more

When Pigs Fly

When Pigs Fly

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21 Main St. , Freeport, ME 4032

At When Pigs Fly, we bake old-world, artisan breads fresh, every day, using the finest organic, natural ingredients. Handcrafted, artisan specialty breads are made exclusively for our company stores & farmers markets. They are made in very small batches using the finest ingredients & will change with Read more

Wilbur's of Maine Chocolate Confections

Wilbur’s of Maine Chocolate Confections

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11-13 Bow Street, Freeport, ME 04032, USA

A. Wilbur’s Candy Shoppe, 13 Bow St. 207-865-4071 Voted Down East Magazine’s Maine’s Best Chocolate and Best Maine Candy Store 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016! Homemade fine chocolates and confections including chocolate covered blueberries and cranberries, truffles, caramels and fudge. Mail order Read more

William Allen Farm

William Allen Farm

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284 Allen Rd. Pownal ME 04069

Enjoy the charm of our 200 year old barn!

Welcome to the William Allen Farm in picturesque Pownal, Maine, the ideal spot for your perfect barn wedding.  The farm offers an ideal location for your beautiful outdoor wedding boasting sixty three acres of woods and fields Read more

Winslow Park & Campground

Winslow Park & Campground

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Staples Point Rd. Freeport, Maine 04032

Winslow Park and Campground offers:

• 100 campsites and wooded trails with views of the Harbor and Casco Bay;
• rental picnic shelters for reunions, company picnics, weddings, etc.;
• picnic tables, grills and a tidal beach;
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Wolfe's Neck Farm

Wolfe’s Neck Farm

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184 Burnett Rd, Freeport, ME 4032

Wolfe’s Neck Farm is a nonprofit educational farm on 626 oceanfront acres in Freeport, Maine.  Its barnyard, organic gardens and trails are open free to visitors year-round, and the farm offers hayrides, tours and educational programming on the weekends.  During the summer – kayak, canoe, Read more

Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park

Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park

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Wolfe's Neck Rd, Freeport, ME 4032

Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park is a five minute drive from the center of Freeport’s bustling shopping district, and as visitors approach the park, marshes and open fields provide a tranquil transformation back to nature. In 1969, this area of more than 200 acres was Read more


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P.O. Box 452, 23 Depot Street
Freeport, ME 04032 USA



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