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Western Maine is celebrated for its pristine lakes and majestic mountains, making it a region that plenty of visitors flock to each year. As well as offering a bounty of outdoor recreational activities, western Maine also provides heaps of indoor attractions in must-visit towns, including museums, shopping districts, art galleries, and more. Because of this, it’s certainly a place that the whole family will enjoy – no matter what time of the year!
If you’re going to rent an RV in western Maine, there are plenty of places you’ll want to add to your list. In fact, an RV rental is the perfect way to explore western Maine, as it allows you to get up-close with the natural setting during your travels. Driving through western Maine is half the fun, as you’ll get to enjoy the scenic surrounds that this region is celebrated for.
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RV Rental in Western Maine
Before embarking on your western Maine RV rental vacation, it’s important to check the opening days and times for the following attractions, as well as the campground dates and availability. While some campgrounds are open year-round, some are only open during the summer months.
Bigelow Preserve is a state-owned nature preserve covering over 36,000 acres in size. In this preserve, you’ll also find Mount Bigelow, which is one of Maine's highest mountains. A large area of the park also sits on the banks of Flagstaff Lake, a large but shallow lake that’s perfect for water activities such as kayaking, canoeing, and fishing.
Other fun activities on offer at Bigelow Preserve include camping, swimming, wildlife viewing, hunting, trapping, and hiking (particularly on the world-famous Appalachian Trail). In winter, guests love to partake in pastimes such as snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing on the 20 miles of designated trails.
Where to Camp
Happy Horseshoe Campground is located just outside of the preserve’s grounds and offers RV sites with water and electric hookups, as well as restroom, shower, and laundry facilities.
Rent an RV in Western Maine
Bridgton is a small city in western Maine that’s well-known for its abundance of antique shops, as well as its love of art and outdoor recreation. Bridgton Books is particularly popular for its wide range of books and specialty gifts, as is Craftworks Bridgton Maine. Flowerbed Farm Antiques is another much-loved destination within the city and guests love looking at the store’s antique items from another era.
Those wanting to enjoy the great outdoors within Bridgton will be spoiled for choice, as there’s a variety of parks and outdoor recreation areas for them to enjoy. These include Pondicherry Park, Highland Lake Beach, Holt Pond Preserve, and the popular ski mountain Shawnee Peak.
A visit to the Rufus Porter Museum and Cultural Heritage Center is also recommended as a great way to start your visit to this region.
Where to Camp
Because of the popularity of Bridgton, you’ll find plenty of RV-friendly campgrounds located in and around the region. One of these includes the Lakeside Pines Campground, offering stunning water views and RV sites with water and electricity.
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Located at the southern end of western Maine is Lewiston, the second-largest city in the state. It’s home to a number of buildings with historic architecture, as well as shopping districts, markets, museums, and outdoor recreation.
The Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul is perhaps the most famous building in Lewiston, and many visitors describe it as the most beautiful building they’ve ever seen. It’ll instantly transport guests to Europe and have them feeling as though they’ve set foot in a Basilica in Milan!
The Veteran's Park is another great place to visit and pay your respect, while the nearby Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary is just the attraction to enjoy stunning forest surrounds, chirping birds, and serenity.
Where to Camp
Poland Spring Campground is just over 12 miles away from Lewiston and features 30 amp RV sites with some containing full hookups. A dump station, hot showers, restrooms, and laundry facilities are also provided.
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Rangeley is a resort area located in the center of the Rangeley Lakes Region. Its stunning natural surrounds include the Androscoggin River, Kennebec River, Mooselookmeguntic Lake, Rangeley Lake, Kennebago Lake, Saddleback Lake, the Western Maine Mountains, and Smalls Falls. Being centrally located to all of these attractions means that there’s plenty of activities and attractions to entertain you and your family for days on end!
Rangeley Lake State Park and Hunter Cove Wildlife Sanctuary are both great destinations for outdoor activities such as wildlife viewing, hiking, picnicking, and more. Those wanting to soak-up as much information about the history of the region will also love visiting the Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum, and Wilhelm Reich Museum. Trust us, you’ll want to spend an entire week here if you can!
Where to Camp
The Rangeley Lake State Park does offer camping opportunities, including sites large enough for RVs. Amenities include an RV dumping station, showers, and picnic area.
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Sebago Lake & Naples
Sebago Lake and Naples are two of western Maine’s most popular and famous attractions. Sebago Lake is the second-largest waterway in the state and is also home to Sebago Lake State Park, located on its shoreline. Covering over 1,400 acres, the park is a great place to enjoy activities such as hiking, camping, swimming, boating, kayaking, canoeing, picnicking, and more.
Naples is a favorite city among tourists traveling to western Maine and it can be found on the northwest shore of the lake. It features a bustling hub of shops, restaurants, water sport equipment rentals, art galleries, and other amenities, making it the perfect place to stop-off for a bit of sightseeing and shopping.
Sebago is a city located on the western shore of the lake, and it too offers wonderful experiences such as shops, cinemas, restaurants, and museums.
Where to Camp
Nason's Beach & Campground is located on the Sebago Lake’s shores, close to all of the region’s attractions mentioned above.
RV Rental Locations in Western Maine
Thankfully, there are tons of RV rental locations in western Maine and RVshare can help you find the perfect rental that suits your needs.
Private RV Rentals in Western Maine
Whether you need a motorhome rental in western Maine or a one-way RV rental so you can visit Maine and fly home afterward, RVshare can help you find the western Maine camper rental you need for your vacation.