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Things to do in Bridgton

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Indie Cinema
“This is a beautifully renovated movie theater with an in-house tavern. You can even order food and drinks to enjoy in the balcony areas of the theater if you're over 21.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Ski Area
“ A four-minute drive away. Offers day and night downhill skiing and food options. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Café
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“Beth’s is open from 7am-3pm and is a great place to stop for breakfast or lunch.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Department Store
“A good place to go if you've forgotten any items of clothing (for the whole family). Reny's has everything--clothes, sporting goods, housewares, toys, dry goods, snacks, and more.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Hannaford is under construction but still place to find everything you need.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our favorite restaurant in town. A little more upscale than you'd expect in the Maine woods, but you'll find the locals gravitate there. Not too stuffy. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“A dinner favorite of ours. Great menu and atmosphere. Good for a date night!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Cinema
“Bridgton Twin Drive-in is a drive in movie theater. Sit in you car and catch a double feature. Bring snack or purchase on site. Fun way to spend a summer evening. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Diner
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“Fifties style diner. Great breakfast! Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Trail
“Bald Peak Trail (2.4 miles): This blue-blazed trail is accessed from Mountain Road and has a 1,900 foot elevation gain. The trail leads up to Big Bald Peak and then swings south to Pleasant Mountain's summit. Sue’s Way (0.5 miles): This orange-blazed trail provides access from the Bald Peak Trail to the top of the Shawnee Peak Ski Area. There is a 500 foot elevation gain. Orange blazing. Access via Bald Peak Trail or North Ridge Trail. North Ridge Trail (0.8 miles): Blazed with white, this trail connects Sue's Way back with the Bald Peak Trail to create a loop. The elevation gain is 200 feet. Ledges Trail (1.8 miles): This blue-blazed trail, provides another access from Mountain Road to the ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
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“Typical pizza spot with a surprise pub on the side that has a great selection of beer on tap.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Store
“A super fun store for browsing, unique gifts, hand-crafted housewares, and more. We love this shop!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Park
“Wonderful and easy walk in the woods behind the Magic Lantern in Bridgton that features a stunning, curved walking bridge.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“An acoustical gem this facility looks like a barn but don't be fooled. Some excellent productions have been put on here. Only open summers and part of the fall.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“Carrie the bartender brings her Southern Hospitality to this place through all of her amazing signature drinks. This place has a great vibe and welcomes everyone. Come here for darts & good conversations!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Another favorite. Boisterous atmosphere great for families and an extensive menu. ”
  • 11 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Our favorite restaurant in town. A little more upscale than you'd expect in the Maine woods, but you'll find the locals gravitate there. Not too stuffy. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“A dinner favorite of ours. Great menu and atmosphere. Good for a date night!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Diner
“Fifties style diner. Great breakfast! Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
“Typical pizza spot with a surprise pub on the side that has a great selection of beer on tap.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Another favorite. Boisterous atmosphere great for families and an extensive menu. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Cute little diner open for breakfast and lunch. A locals favorite hangout. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Sports Bar
“Sports Bar with Lot's of TV's, Good Beer Selection and Decent Pub Food and Good Pizza”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 8 locals recommend

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