Freeport (Maine)Portland in Maine and hosts the headquarters of L.L Bean. Because of the popularity of L.L. Bean, other stores were drawn to the area and it has become a shopping destination".
By airThe nearest large airport is in Portland. Visitors also often fly to Boston, Mass. or Manchester, NH.
From the South: Take I-95 to the Maine Turnpike, Exit 52.
Follow signs to I-295 North
Take Exit 17, 20 or 22 for Freeport.
From the North: Take I-95S to Exit 103 to I-295S
Take I-295 Exit 22, 20 or 17.
All of these exits lead directly to U. S. Route One, which is the Main Street.
Amtrak's Downeasteroffers twice a day service from Boston and Portland, with one additional train coming from Portland only. Going North, Freeport is the penultimate stop before the line's terminus in Brunswick.
Concord Trailways can take you as far as Portland, but you're on your own getting to Freeport.
There is also Cruise Shipping docking in Portland, Maine. There are two convenient schedules available.
The main street in Freeport is Route 1.
There are also rental car companies located in Portland, Portland Airport, and Brunswick
phone: +1-207-624-6075 (off season), +1-207-865-4465 (in season)address: 426 Wolfe's Neck Rd233 acre park with 5 miles of shoreline and woodland hiking with views of Casco Bay, the Harraseeket River and salt marshes. Picnic areas are provided. Admission adult $3, child aged 5-11 ; under 5 and over 65 free.
Bradbury Mountain State ParkNature Walks, trails, and hiking
Brunswick Golf CourseGolf Course
Casco Bay Yacht ExchangeSailing
Winslow Park & CampgroundCamping
Wolfe's Neck Woods State ParkBird watching, and Picnicking
Hedgehog MountainBicycling, X-Country Skiing, and Hiking
Freeport Performing Arts CenterMusic, Arts ad Entertainment
Maine State Music TheatreMusic
Freeport Fire Museum
Harrington HouseHome of Freeport Historical Society, Exhibits and Events
address: 95 Main StL.L. Bean's flagship store is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Company headquarters is nearby.
Ann Kleinaddress: 56 Main St
J.Crew Factory Outletphone: +1 207 865-3180address: 10 Bow St
Jewelry & Crafts
address: 15 Main StThe Beadin' Path is a crafter & jewelry designer's paradise with beads from all over the world, selling both retail and wholesale.
address: 2 Mechanic St
address: 11 Mechanic St
address: 13 Middle St
address: 148 Main St
Freeport Fine Artsphone: +1 207 865-1066address: 210 Main St
Carolyn Walton Galloryphone: +1 207-865-1585
Boutiques & Gift Shops
address: 112 Main St
address: 6 Bow St
CO/OP Contemporary Clothingaddress: 140 N. Main StWorth the visit - funky boutique samples at great prices.
Harraseeket Lunch & Lobsteraddress: Main StHave them pick out a live lobster and prepare it for you to eat right on the dock next to the lobster traps.
phone: +1 207 865-9377address: 162 Maine StOpen daily for lunch and dinner 11:30AM until. Besides extensive menu items, there is a sumptuous luncheon buffet served Monday through Saturday 11:30AM-2PM ($16.95). Casual Maine-Lodge-like atmosphere, full bar, brick pizza oven, family friendly.
phone: +1 207 865-9377address: 162 Maine StReservations suggested.
phone: +1 207 865-1237address: 123 Maine StHours vary by season. Northern Italian food. Indoor and patio seating, live jazz, extensive wine list. Great special occasion spot.
phone: +1 207 865-9421address: 9 Mechanic StLunch and dinner M-Sa. Casual soup and salad cafe.
McDonald'sphone: +1 207 865-9566address: 155 Main StIt is different in Freeport. Looks like a home with a very small sign out front. No speaker to hear outside, you place your order and it appears on the screen with no other feedback from the order taker. This is due to sound ordinance in Freeport.
phone: +1 207 865-2123address: 201 Main StEnjoy "Afternoon Tea", which in Jacqueline's Tea Room is a four-course meal along with tea. Select from over 70 varieties of the finest qualities of tea. Reservations are required. Gift shop includes English Teaware, baby and bridal gifts, as well as gifts for all ages of ladies.
phone: +1 207 865-4321address: Lower Main StBrewpub. Very good microbrews.
phone: +1 207 865-4196address: 115 Main StBuilt in 1779 and first became a tavern in 1801. Known as The Birthplace of Maine. Have a good brew, see some history and eat some good food.
phone: +1 207 865-1780address: 5 Depot StFreeport's first nightspot featuring live entertainment is now open. Aptly named, The Freeport Cabaret features jazz, comedy, singer- songwriters and performing artists – with gourmet appetizers, desserts, fine wines, coffees, teas and cocktails.
address: 525 US Route One
phone: +1 207 865-9377address: 162 Main St
phone: +1 207 865-1433address: 5 Park St
phone: +1 207 865-3106address: 31 US Route 1
phone: +1 207 865-9020address: 450 U.S. Route 1
phone: +1 207-865-9099address: 178 Main StThis B&B provides a full breakfast each morning in the sunroom overlooking the gardens. A/C, fireplaces, private baths, non-smoking inn. Free parking and WiFi.
phone: +1 207-865-4121address: 180 Main StLocated in an 1888 Victorian home. With 7 rooms, all with en-suite baths, free WiFi. Itinerary planning available. Gourmet hot breakfasts daily, afternoon refreshments.
phone: +1 207-865-9307address: 134 Burnett RdEco-friendly campground set on 625 acres on the shore of Casco Bay. Run by Wolfe's Neck Farm, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 115 sites (22 with 30 amp service), kayak, bicycle and canoe rentals, camp store & hiking trails.
phone: +1 207-865-3777address: 537 US Rt. 1This hotel offers all the comforts you come to expect in a hotel with a budget price.
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