- The list below includes 41 free or cheap things to do in or near Augusta, Maine, including 68 different types of inexpensive activities like Architectural Buildings, Disc Golf, Bowling and Movie Theaters.
- From Pine Tree State Arboretum to Capitol Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Augusta and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Damariscotta, Waterville, Wiscasset and Gardiner.
Castine Kayak Adventures offers kayaking instruction, day trips, overnight trips, and sales. Yankee Magazine and DownEast Magazine have awarded the company for having the best night paddles, known as bioluminescent paddles.
A not for profit organization, Maine Huts & Trails offers its visitors a 200-mile long trail and eco lodging all year round. It is located upon the wild Western portion of Maine's mountainous region with activities like snowshoeing, skiing, fishing, swimming, hiking, biking and paddling to keep you occupied.
Housed in a historic building constructed in 1878, the Bridgton Historical Society Museum seeks to provide visitors with educational information about the local area. Exhibits in the museum include historical railroad pieces and a 1911 Sears Automobile.
Composed of 66 acres of fields, woodlands and wetlands, Pondecherry Park has bridges and boardwalks as well as walking trails spanning two miles. The park is home to wildlife and the Kneeland Spring and has an educational amphitheater.
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9 Depot Street, Bridgton, ME 04009 MoreLess Info
Magic Lantern Theater & The Tannery Pub is a mixed venue with a theatre and separate pub area. The theater is a multi-screen cinema with a balcony that shows first run movies while the pub serves a variety of food.
Committed to sharing their passion for paddling, the Maine Island Kayak Company offers guided tours and trips along Casco Bay. Paddlers looking to advance in the sport can also take classes from the company's experienced and trained coaches.
Located on Peaks Island, the Richard Boyd Art Gallery hosts a collection of fine art that represents a wide range of artistic styles. The majority of the gallery's collection represents Maine area artists.
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67 North High St. (Route 302), Bridgton, ME MoreLess Info
The Rufus Porter Museum and Cultural Heritage Center is a collection of the works of artist and inventor Rufus Porter. The museum offers murals, paintings and educational material related to Mr. Porter as well as a few other New England artists.