Monmouth & Winthrop

Summertime rules here: giggles, tan lines and the great American camping trip. This is what awaits on the lakes of Monmouth and Winthrop — close enough to everything and just far enough away from it all.

Small, and proud of it, Monmouth packs a punch in a number of ways. Located just outside of Augusta on Route 202, a trip up Main Street will show its best features. You’ll immediately be taken with Cumston Hall and the Theater at Monmouth, the cultural center of the region, with its 250-seat opera house, a library and Maine’s official Shakespearean Theatre. All summer long the Norcross Point Concert Series will delight visitors with an easy afternoon of entertainment.

You’ll find some of the finest smallmouth and largemouth bass fishing in Maine in the waters of the Winthrop Lakes. Cobbosseecontee is considered one of the best lakes in the Northeast — with plenty of Maine’s largest bass lingering just beneath its surface. The annual Monmouth Fair has all the makings of an honest-to-goodness down-home country fair. But if you go, be careful, you might just find yourself taking part in the skillet toss.

Take the opportunity to make the short hike up the Mt. Pisgah trail to climb the 60-foot historic fire tower. You will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the region. Hikers here will appreciate the good work of the Kennebec Land Trust who have, through years of work, put together access to some of the most beautiful and unspoiled hiking spots.

Visitor Resources Winthrop Lakes Area Chamber | Kennebec Land Trust | Mid-Maine Bass Fishing


Events
10/16/18 11/3/18

Face to Face: Portraits by Rabee Kiwan

This new exhibition features Lebanese portrait artist Rabee Kiwan's portraits. Rabee has been...

10/20/18 10/21/18

14th Annual Christmas Craft Show

Augusta Armory Fall Holiday craft show. Sat. & Sun. Oct 20 & 21, 10-4 PM both days. FMI Steven @...

11/14/18 12/23/18

6th Annual Holiday Bazaar

Common Street Arts is having its 6th Annual Holiday Bazaar!

11/24/18

Small Business Saturday

Over 44 participating businesses will offer incentives to shoppers to stay local and spend more with...

11/30/18 12/1/18

26th Annual Holiday Stroll

This two-day Skowhegan tradition kicks off with a downtown holiday parade and continues with...

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Deals
10/16/18 10/28/18

Ultimate Maine Getaway Package. Choose your adventure custom Family Vacation

"Ultimate Moosehead Getaway " This awesome package includes 4 nights lodging and your choice of any 3 Adventures! The Moosehead Lake Region is packed with fun activities and for this great price you can't afford NOT to travel to Moosehead this summer!...

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