Maine


Bethel and the Carrabassett River Valley


The town of Bethel, known as “Maine’s most beautiful mountain village,” is the perfect place from which to launch an afternoon of fun. Bethel offers every activity including golfing, hiking, swimming, and even llama trekking. One can also enjoy fine dining and movies. The Grafton Notch State Park is within minutes of town. Short and full-day hiking trails provide spectacular vistas. Visitors will find picnic tables and grills at Spruce Meadow and Screw Auger Falls.

Four-Season Destination

Surrounded by mountains, the Carrabassett River Valley is home to the Sugarloaf/USA resort. The resort is a popular vacation destination with a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, bicycling, fishing, camping, whitewater rafting, moose watching and canoeing. Sugarloaf/USA boasts a spectacular, awe-inspiring 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. The New England Journal of Golf called this “#1 of New England's Top 100 Must Play Courses.”

Other area events such as festivals, the annual Duck Race and the Kingfield Annual 10K Road Race light up the summer months and entertain locals and visitors. The Carrabassett River Trail, also known as the Woodabogan Trail, follows the Carrabassett River on land owned by the Penobscot Indian Nation. The north end of the trail is easily accessible from Sugarloaf/USA.

Things to Do

Other area activities include white water rafting trips on the Kennebec and Dead Rivers. Drive the “Antique Trail” and visit the numerous antique shops that populate Maine’s scenic highways. Choose from a variety of golf courses ranging from beginner to world-class. Experience the thrill of wildlife encounters. Enjoy a fun-filled vacation of llama trekking. Other Maine vacation activities include canoeing, kayaking, rafting, hiking, hunting, fishing, biking, camping, hot air balloon rides or horse back riding. For the more adventurous souls, try sky diving, rock climbing or contact one of the local guide services to plan your perfect vacation adventure. When it comes to summer vacation activities, Bethel has every activity you are likely to want. Be sure to use the discount coupons on this site for great deals and savings on all of your vacation activities.

Bethel and the Carrabassett River Valley offer lodging and accommodations to suit every taste and budget. To help you choose accommodations, take a look at the lodging discount coupons on this site and save. Use the coupons on this site to save on hotels, motels, bed and breakfast inns, camping, RV parks, vacation rentals and much more. Area restaurants run the gamut from American to Italian and everything in between. For other diversions, try shopping, browsing in art galleries or sampling the liquid wares of the local brew pub.

Discounted Mountain Escapes

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Photo Courtesy of Sugarloaf Resort