Moose sighting! May 12th.
Western Maine actually has quite a variety of wildlife for your viewing pleasure. Look closely and you’ll find turkeys, eagles, hawks, porcupine, raccoon, skunk, deer, loons and bear!
Kezar Lake- For the summer enthusiast, you can’t beat Kezar Lake for swimming, fishing and all around boating. The lake is 10 miles long, it’s shorelines dotted with cabins and homes of every sort. The Kezar Lake Marina, located in the Narrows, near the bridge in West Lovell, rents a variety of water craft, from pontoon boats to paddle boards.
The Oxford Casino is just 48 minutes from the Inn. You can play slots, craps, roulette and blackjack 24/7! On Saturday’s the casino features a prime rib buffet.
Mt. Washington Valley- The valley offers activities for all seasons. Train rides, shopping, movies, restaurants, skiing, athletic clubs, music, playhouses, golf courses and more. The area is well known for it’s granite cliffs overlooking the roads and towns.
Storyland can be found on route 16, just north of North Conway, in Glen, NH. Storybook characters come to life, rides are action packed or family friendly and the gift shops provide plenty of memories to take home. Plan an entire day for Storyland. While it’s a very pleasant ride, it’s still almost an hour away and you won’t want to leave because you’ll be having so much fun!
Cog Railway experience the thrill of ascending the Northeast’s highest peak up a 3 mile long, 150 year old trestle.
For a complete list of attractions in the western Maine lakes region click on the link below:
Hiking the Appalachian Trail-
This area, on the border of New Hampshire offers a variety of unique hiking experiences. From a short walk in the woods to conquering the 3,000 ft. peaks of the Presidential Range, there is something for everyone. Ask at the front desk for trail information nearby.