As Maine’s gateway to midcoast, mountains, and downeast, Gardiner is unspoiled, authentic New England community with a historic downtown located within an hour of Maine’s famous midcoast region and just a 45 minute drive from Portland. From art and music festivals to our famous Swine & Stein Oktoberfest, you’ll experience Maine’s best kept secret in Gardiner!
A national Main Street designated downtown!
A great fall getaway!
With the arrival of autumn, we are winding down our summer garden activities, and are shifting our focus to our homes and our interiors. Now is a wonderful time to create or refresh a retreat that will keep us cozy and welcome our guests throughout winter. This seasonal urge to decorate makes fall the perfect season for antiquing. In this article, Main Street Maine makes shopping for antiques in Maine easy and much more interesting. Intrigued?
It’s always fun to go to a farmers’ market, browse the appealing stalls, mingle with the local purveyors and artisans, and even listen to live music.
We’ve crafted a list for you here that goes a bit beyond the traditional market.
Main Street Maine highlights 10 Maine’s National Main Street communities that are vibrant places to find local food, shops, cultural happenings and great New England architecture. The following
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