Just 2 hours drive from Boston or a 20-minute ride from Portland, Maine, on the shores of Casco Bay, Freeport is a charming coastal village buzzing with activities, galleries, and shops….. Yes, Freetown is renowned for its outlet shopping and the home to L.L. Bean.
Experience world class outlet and boutique shopping, savour the delicious Maine lobster, seafood, and farm fresh dining. Explore the great outdoors by sea or by land. Take a day trip to Eagle Island and see some of Maine’s most popular lighthouses located on Casco Bay and watch the seals at play. Bradbury Mountain State Park is a wonderful place to spend a day or afternoon exploring trails, taking in the magnificent view from the summit.
The coast at Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park offers bird watching and ocean trails. You can also see the “Desert of Maine”—the desert was once a fertile farm, but overproduction caused the topsoil to give way to sand. The L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools provide affordable adventures all year round such as kayaking, canoeing, clay shooting, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing.