Maine travelers choose from 8 Best Western hotels.
Winter travels through Maine are highly anticipated and are a sterling example of northeast hospitality. If it's snowshoeing through Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, ice fishing on Sebago Lake near Freeport, or hitting the slopes at Lost Valley Ski Area, winter means fun. Experience all of Maine's skiing areas, or explore a variety of charming and eclectic cities like Brunswick or Freeport.
Make your way into Augusta – where you and the family can explore the capital. Bundle up and head to the Maine State Museum awaits, or check out the Viles Arboretum – open daily and always free. Winter in Augusta is especially great when you venture to Beach Hill for the excellent ski runs and snowshoeing paths. Lost Valley Ski Area is popular for those staying or visiting Auburn, while the Sugarloaf Ski area is pulsating with activity in the Carrabassett Valley. Powderhouse Hill is an ideal skiing destination for your next winter visit to Vermont.
North of York is Bridgton, home to Shawnee Peak – a popular ski area opened in 1938. Maine's longest-running ski park, Shawnee Peak is great for beginners to the experts. Any visit to Waterville yields trips to Thomas College, and the Colby College & Art Museum.