Maine remains one of the nation’s premier vacation spots. When you bring your Colby student to campus or come for a visit, there is much to see and do.

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Waterville

Shopping

  • Heirloom Antiques and Vintage (Vintage fashion and jewelry, home décor, and antiques)
  • Maine Made and More (Products from local areas and around the world)
  • Spell Bound … A Gamer’s Paradise (Unusual board and card games, as well as an area for playing)
  • Re-Books (Books of all types for buyers on a budget)
  • Children’s Book Cellar (Books for children and adults)
  • And many more…

Entertainment and Activities

The Great Outdoors

Surrounding Areas

Shopping

  • Freeport (L.L.Bean and more than 50 outlet stores)
  • Kittery (120 outlet stores in Maine’s oldest incorporated town)
  • Ogunquit (Galleries and boutiques alongside antiques shops, fine restaurants, and beaches)
  • Bar Harbor (Countless boutiques and coastal views)
  • Kennebunkport (Coastal shops and boutiques, fine dining)

Entertainment and Activities

  • Boothbay Harbor (Sea kayaking, whale watching)
  • Camden/Rockport (Center for Maine Contemporary Art)
  • Old Orchard Beach (The Pier, sand beach, shops and eateries, golf, fireworks, and concerts)
  • Portland (Vibrant arts district, working waterfront, galleries and shops, restaurants, coastal views)

The Great Outdoors

  • Belgrade Lakes (Boating, golf, camping, and fishing on seven lakes and numerous streams and wetlands)
  • Acadia National Park (Mt. Desert Island, Somes Sound, Cadillac Mountain, hiking, biking, wildlife tours)
  • The Forks (Whitewater rafting)
  • Georgetown (Reid State Park, wildlife sanctuary)
  • Weld (Mt. Blue State Park, swimming, boating, and picnic facilities)
  • Sugarloaf (Alpine and Nordic skiing, golf, biking)
  • Sunday River (Alpine and Nordic skiing, golf, biking)
  • Baxter State Park (Mt. Katahdin, 200,000 “forever wild” acres)
  • Grafton Notch State Park (Appalachian Trail, waterfalls, hiking, and fishing)

Historical Sites