- TripBuzz found 15 things to do with kids in or near Skowhegan, Maine, including 5 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Waterville.
- From Gifford's Miniature Golf to Eaton Mountain, the Skowhegan area offers 54 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Mini Golf, Other Entertainment and Theaters.
- Home to the oldest continuous state fair in the United States, as well as the beautiful Lake George, the city of Skowhegan is a historical tourist destination in Maine's Somerset County. The charming city is home to an array of traditional ice cream shops, antique markets and farm-fresh produce, as well as an array of local eateries.
Part of a local chain of refreshment stands and family recreation centers, Gifford's Miniature Golf is located behind their ice cream shop. The 18-hold putt-putt course and ice cream stand is open during the summer and fall vacation season.
Central Maine Family Fun Bowling Center features 16 USBC certified bowling lanes, an arcade room featuring Skeeball along with numerous arcade games, a Billiards room and food court. Regular leagues and tournaments are also available.
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The Margaret Chase Smith Library serves as a museum, public policy center, and archive that preserves the legacy of former United States Senator Margaret Chase Smith. Visitors can view documents, political papers, and photos from her 32 years in congress.
An historical landmark in Maine, Skowhegan History House Museum contains early records and documents relative to the establishment and growth of the community. Some exhibits include period clothing, newspaper articles, paintings and antique furnishings.
Family owned and operated, Maine Horse Drawn Services offers sleigh rides in the scenic Maine countryside. In January and February, the company offers 45 minute horse-drawn sleigh rides. Carriage rides and rentals are available all year.
Skowhegan Sportsman Club is a non-profit organization that offers outdoor safety education classes such as hunter safety, archery safety and ATV safety. The club is also a NRA affiliated organization that provides various firearm safety classes.