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Things to do in Skowhegan

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.
Restaurant
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“restaurant & bar located on the Kennebec River. This restaurant features live music, local beer, and traditional pub food”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“Wonderful swimming and boating for all ages, less than 5 minutes away. Make a day of it, with hiking trails, picnic areas with BBQ grills and more.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cinema
  • 2 locals recommend
Library
“The Margaret Chase Smith Library preserves the legacy of former United States Senator Margaret Chase Smith and her thirty-two year congressional career.”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Snowtubing adventure on three chutes during winter months. (Not open for skiing at this time.)”
  • 1 local recommends
Food
“craft brewery and wood fired restaurant featuring locally sourced ingredients, live music, comfortable atmoshphere”
  • 2 locals recommend
Food
“The greatest ice cream in the WORLD. In my humble opine. I recommend the killer frappe, black raspberry, 32oz of ice cream. You know you want it. They have several other flavors, all made locally. The Giffords lived up on Salmon Rd, where our cottage is, for many years. A trip to Giffords should be an everyday trip while here. And buy a t-shirt to impress your friends with your Maine stylings. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“located at the town gristmill, this restaurant features locally sourced fare, great atmosphere, wood fired fare, and uses grains stone milled from Maine Grains”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“ When was the last time you saw a fifty foot statue of an Indian? Enough said. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“the pastries, scones, breads and lunch options are fantastic. The turkey pies they keep in the freezer are a great dinner option and the pies and cakes I have special ordered are tasty and beautiful.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Food
“Their lobster roll has a full pound of lobster meat in it. Nuff said. Full seafood market, with great selection of wine and beer. Other food available, no dine in. They sell live Maine lobster and will cook it for you for convenience. My favorite lobster roll joint outside of Red's in Wiscassett. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“This trail runs parallel to the Kennebec River and has stationary work out equipment. Clean and quiet river walk trail that helps to connect with nature. Great spot for walking, jogging, cross country skiing, and snow shoeing. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“You are on vacation. Once in awhile you need a pizza. They have an extensive menu of pizzas and plenty of other things as well. And there is an Italian running the place. Dine in or take out”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“ Great local grocery store. Nice meats and produce. Where the locals shop. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“Varied food and drinks with full bar. Lunch is well priced. Great for dinner out on a budget. ”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“restaurant & bar located on the Kennebec River. This restaurant features live music, local beer, and traditional pub food”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“located at the town gristmill, this restaurant features locally sourced fare, great atmosphere, wood fired fare, and uses grains stone milled from Maine Grains”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“You are on vacation. Once in awhile you need a pizza. They have an extensive menu of pizzas and plenty of other things as well. And there is an Italian running the place. Dine in or take out”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Varied food and drinks with full bar. Lunch is well priced. Great for dinner out on a budget. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
Restaurant
“For a fine dinning experiences in Central Maine, you can't beat the Heritage House”
  • 2 locals recommend

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