Travel Directions

From Boston/Portsmouth:

I-95 North to Exit 48, Westbrook. Take a right at light onto Riverside and go 1.5 miles to Route 302. Left onto Route 302 West. Go 24.9 miles to Route 35 in Naples. Right onto 35 and go 11.2 miles to the first stop sign in Harrison. Take a right, onto Route 117, and go 1.9 miles to a left onto Deer Hill Road. In 6/10 mile go left to Vacationland Campground.

From Bangor/Augusta:

I-95 South to 495 South (ME Turnpike) to Exit 75 (Formerly Exit 12), Auburn. Left at light. Go 4.2 miles and take left, at “Roy’s Hamburgers”, onto Route 121 which isn’t marked well at junction. Go 13.5 miles to Route 26 and go right onto 26 North. Go 6.2 miles and take left onto Route 117 in South Paris. Go 10.8 miles and take right onto Deer Hill Road. In 6/10 mile go left onto Vacationland Road.

Area Attractions

Long Lake
Golf Course
(You may click on the name of any attraction to visit its website for more information.)
Harrison Village:

"The friendly village" of Harrison is nestled between Long and Crystal Lakes. It is the epitome of a quaint small town in Maine. Old Home Days Celebrations are held the weekend following July 4th each year. Parades, carnival rides, entertainment, contests, barbecues, and fireworks are part of this annual event. Each August the Scribner’s Mill Preservation Society hosts a “Back to the Past” Celebration at the 1847 mill site. This mill was operated continuously by members of the Scribner family until 1962. The Harrison Historical Society operates a museum on 190 acres at the top of Haskell Hill Road.

Deertrees Summer Theatre:

Now listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, Deertrees is operated as a non-profit performing arts center and presents an eclectic offering of over fifty productions; from cutting edge standup comedy to Downeast humor, from Broadway Plays to New Orleans Jazz -during a season that runs from late June until early September. They are home to the Deertrees Theatre Festival, the Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, the Deertrees Children’s Wednesday Series, the BackStage Art Gallery and the Salt Lick Café, Deertrees is one of the most active performing arts venues in the Northeast.

The Rufus Porter Museum and Cultural Heritage Center:

The Rufus Porter Museum and Cultural Heritage Center celebrates the contributions of Rufus Porter to American arts and industry. The Center preserves a home on 67 North High Street in Bridgton, Maine, containing Porter murals painted in 1828. The Center proposes adding a structure to house the 15 Westwood, Mass murals, and to become an exhibition and teaching facility devoted to the creative arts and sciences of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Rufus Porter was, among many other things, a teacher of the arts. The center wants continue this tradition by offering classes, lectures, and workshops such as wood carving, restoration arts, folk painting, traditional furniture making, candle making, tole painting, fiber arts, etc. to help keep these arts alive.

Hiking Trails:  

Pleasant Mountain Trail, Sabattus Mountain Trail, Waterford Inne, Bickford Brook Slides and Blueberry Mountain Trail, Sebago Lake State Park, Range Pond State Park - This short list is a sample of the great hiking experiences for you and your family. There are many more trails with various skill levels to choose from.

Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village:

The Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village is home to the last active community of Shakers. The village includes the Shaker Museum and the Shaker Store. The Shaker Store is a gift shop offering Shaker handmade oval boxes and other "fancy goods." The museum offers village tours, special events; including crafts workshops and demonstrations. Other special events include Nature Walks, Apple Saturdays, Maine Festival of American Music, herb garden internships, Friends' Weekend and the Christmas Fair.

Highland Lake & Long Lake:

Located in the Lakes and Mountains Region of Southwestern Maine, Highland Lake has long been a favored freshwater getaway. Once called Crotched Pond, the lake has spent several generations perfecting the art of making visitors happy. The Greater Bridgton Lakes area around Highland Lake acts as hub for the dozen villages and many, many lakes stretching from Sebago Lake to White Mountain National Park.

Long Lake lies just north of the Naples Causeway. Many recreational activities start at the Causeway, including lake tours on the Songo River Queen paddleboat, seaplane rides, windsurfing, and parasailing. Boat rentals are available at marinas in Naples and Harrison. Restaurants and shops are within walking distance of the public dock in Naples.

Oxford Plains Speedway:

Oxford Plains Speedway is a racetrack in Oxford, Maine, USA. Established in 1950, it has been home to various NASCAR Nationwide Series events, including the True Value Oxford 250, Oxford 250 and True Value 250. With 14,000 seats, the speedway has the largest seating capacity of any sporting venue in Maine. The main race held there is the TD Banknorth 250.

Songo River Queen/Naples Causeway:

Summer visitors are drawn to the Causeway where they find lots of fun activities by day, then spectacular sunsets and bustling nightlife at restaurants and pubs. And no one should miss the chance to cruise Long Lake or travel through historic Songo Lock on the magnificent Songo River Queen! Local marinas provide many watercraft options for fun on the water. Enjoy over 40 continuous miles of boating in the region starting either on Long Lake or Sebago Lake via Brandy Pond.

Bridgton Drive-In and Prides Corner Drive-In Theatres:

Drive-In theaters and Maine summer vacations go hand-in-hand, especially in the Western Maine Lakes and Mountains Region. We are lucky enough to have not one, but two drive-in movie theaters both located on Route 302.

Steamboat Landing Mini-Golf:

A trip to Steamboat Landing is like taking a tour through the Pine Tree State and experiencing “…the way life should be.” This challenging course is based on the history of the area and includes many landmarks from around Maine. The holes include a classic New England covered bridge, historic Fort Western, a scenic lighthouse, typical of the many that line Maine’s rocky coast, and a Maine Black Bear, sporting his trout catch between his teeth! As the course winds through the wooded gardens, you will find something to catch your eye at every turn. At Steamboat Landing you’ll enjoy the rustic setting with its lush flower gardens and the sound or running water as it flows through the Grist Mill at the 10th hole.

Bridgton Highlands Country Club:

Bridgton Highlands Country Club is a beautiful and challenging 18 hole golf course with great mountain views located in the heart of the lake district in southwestern Maine. The original 9 hole course was planned by the noted designer, A.W. Tillinghast. The course has been expanded to 18 holes with old and new holes mixed in both the front and back nine. Don't forget to  visit their driving range, full tennis facilities.

Lake Kezar Country Club:

Lake Kezar Country Club is nestled in the foothills of the White Mountains. This par 72 gem, combines a 1924 Donald Ross Design, with a 1998 spectacular and breathtaking back nine. The challenge and beauty of the brooks, ponds, stonewalls, and majestic Eastern white pines are never ending. Lake Kezar Country Club offers four sets of tees on every hole to accommodate any level of golfer.

Seacoast Adventure:

Looking for a fun, affordable way to spend some quality time with friends and family this summer? With a broad collection of attractions ranging from the adrenaline-filled Sky Swing to a more relaxed game of mini-golf, Seacoast also offers go-karts, bumper boats, and a climbing wall. Whether you're looking to add a little excitement to your life, or you just want to spend a relaxing day in the great outdoors, come on over to Seacoast Fun Park in Windham!.

Fryeburg Fairgrounds:

The West Oxford Agricultural Society (presenters of the Fryeburg Fair) was incorporated on June 3, 1851. Originally nine Maine towns were included, with six New Hampshire towns added in 1888.
After moving from town to town for the first few years, a permanent fair site was purchased in Fryeburg. After nearly 30 years it moved to its present location, north of town. The first fair was held there in October 1885. During the next 100 plus years it has expanded to 180 acres and includes 100 permanent buildings, with over 3,000 camping sites. Currently, about 300,000 attend the fair annually.