- TripBuzz found 86 things to do with kids in or near Gardiner, Maine, including 84 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Brunswick, Augusta, Bath and Boothbay.
- From Kennebec River Rail Trail to Gardiner Waterfront, the Gardiner area offers 79 different types of family activities, including: Piers & Boardwalks, Scenic Railroads, History Museums and Theaters.
- Known for its culture and historic architecture, Gardiner is a popular tourist destination of southern Maine. Offering a wealth of shopping opportunities and outdoor recreation, the city offers something for everyone. The city is also home to art venues, city parks and access to the Kennebec River for canoeing and kayaking.
Flagship Cinemas is a movie theater that also is available for birthday parties. The theater offers online ticket sales, cutting edge movies, stadium seating, digital surround sound, as well as a free movies on people's birthdays.
A nature preserve open to visitors during daylight hours 365 days a year, the Cathance River Preserve features numerous hiking and walking trails. Guides offer weekend educational seminars and the Preserve hosts youth day camps in the summer.
The bowling alley, Yankee Lanes of Brunswick, is a 32-lane facility that features automatic scoring, a restaurant, and competitive bowling leagues for people of all ages. The alley is available for birthday parties.
The Waterville Historical Society is dedicated to preserving, celebrating, and enhancing awareness of the history and culture of the Waterville area. The society sponsors and operates the Redington Museum, which is a historic building with exhibits about local history.
At Maine Fiberarts Visitor Center, guests can explore exhibits featuring artwork pieces with fiber as the medium. The collection consists of rugs, quilts, draperies, books, and more. The center also hosts classes on felt making and basket weaving.