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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Trail
“Bald Peak Trail (2.4 miles): This blue-blazed trail is accessed from Mountain Road and has a 1,900 foot elevation gain. The trail leads up to Big Bald Peak and then swings south to Pleasant Mountain's summit. Sue’s Way (0.5 miles): This orange-blazed trail provides access from the Bald Peak Trail to the top of the Shawnee Peak Ski Area. There is a 500 foot elevation gain. Orange blazing. Access via Bald Peak Trail or North Ridge Trail. North Ridge Trail (0.8 miles): Blazed with white, this trail connects Sue's Way back with the Bald Peak Trail to create a loop. The elevation gain is 200 feet. Ledges Trail (1.8 miles): This blue-blazed trail, provides another access from Mountain Road to the ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Park
“My favorite mountain hike, this is about a 45 min drive from Portland. Great views and if you go in the late summer, there are blueberry bushes ripe for the picking! A moderate trail that takes about 2.5 hours round trip.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Trail
“This trail is easy to moderate in difficulty and requires a bit of rock climbing towards the top. You may find some edible wild blueberries on the way up!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Route
“The Brownfield Bog is a State of Maine Conversation area excellent for birding, paddling, walking, cross country skiing, snow shoeing. Relatively flat terrain, easy to navigate. Only 5 miles from Nurture Through Nature.”
  • 1 local recommends
General Entertainment
“Take in local and regional art, artists work, gallery, live music, performance, dance. Offerings most weekend. Highlight recommend taking in this little gem right in the quiet village of Denmark, Maine. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Located on the south end of Woods Pond off Rte. 117, Woods Pond Beach offers a large, sandy beach, playground, public parking, and a roped-off public swimming area with a dock and two rafts/diving platforms.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Church
  • 1 local recommends
Store
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
Food
“Stage Stop Ice Cream offers Annabelle's All Natural Ice Cream and Yogurt, Maine's Oakhurst Dairy soft serve ice cream. Dole Whip fruit flavored soft serve, Lobster Rolls, Pizza, Hot Dogs and Beverage”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“Located on the south end of Woods Pond off Rte. 117, Woods Pond Beach offers a large, sandy beach, playground, public parking, and a roped-off public swimming area with a dock and two rafts/diving platforms.”
  • 2 locals recommend