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Imagine us in any season; visit us in all of them. Our four-season area has something for everyone. The unique blend of history, recreation, attractions and family fun make the Lakes Region a perfect destination. Whether you are in the market for a place to enjoy the great outdoors or to simply sit back and take in the beautiful mountain and lake views, Bridgton and the surrounding western Maine towns will assuredly provide the means to satisfy your every desire.

We have trails for hikers or bicyclists, boat rentals for the Saco River and any of the numerous lakes and ponds, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing trails, downhill skiing and snowboarding at Shawnee Peak, hunting, fishing, golfing, skijoring, dog sled races, fall foliage, summer road races and numerous cultural events and festivals, including the Mushers Bowl/Winter Carnival, Lakes Brew Fest, Maine Blues Festival, throughout the thirteen communities that make up the Greater Bridgton Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce. Our magnificent surroundings are only part of the charm.

Getting Here

The Greater Bridgton Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Information Center is located less than one hour from Portland, 1.75 hours from Portsmouth, New Hampshire and three hours from Boston.

From Portsmouth and Boston: Take I-95 North to Maine Turnpike exit 48 (formerly exit 8). Follow Route 302 West for approximately 40 miles to Bridgton. Stay straight through the first traffic light in Bridgton and look for the Greater Bridgton Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Information Center just ahead on the left.

From North Conway, New Hampshire: Follow Route 302 East through Fryeburg and downtown Bridgton. At the traffic light, follow Route 302, which turns right. The Greater Bridgton Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Information Center is approximately a half mile ahead on the right.

Below are approximate driving distances to the Information Center from the following:

North Conway, NH 26 miles
Portland, ME 39 miles
Freeport, ME 55 miles
Manchester, NH 130 miles
Boston, MA 148 miles
Worcester, MA 178 miles
Providence, RI 214 miles
Montreal, QC, Canada 216 miles
Hartford, CT 244 miles
Albany, NY 311 miles
New York, NY 357 miles
Philadelphia, PA 451 miles

To fly, air service is available from Portland, Manchester, Fryeburg and Portsmouth:Portland International Jetport (PWM, 207.774.7301 or 207.775.5809) in Portland, Maine and Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT, 603.624.6556) in Manchester, New Hampshire, provide commercial and commuter air services to major US metropolitan areas and Canada. Portland is served by AirTran, Continental, Delta, JetBlue, United and US Airways. Manchester is served by Air Canada, Continental, Delta, Southwest, United and US Airways. Eastern Slopes Regional Airport (IZG, 207.935.2050) in Fryeburg, Maine and Portsmouth International Airport at Pease (PSM, 603.433.6534) in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, provide charter services.

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