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!
Main Street Maine: 2021 List of Restaurants with Outdoor Seating located in our nationally recognized Main Street downtowns. Bon Appétit!
SHOP EARLY, SHOP SAFELY, SHOP LOCALLY – Main Street Maine‘s team has put together a list of unique, safe holiday shops on Main Street Maine. LISTING HERE>
Sweet tooth anyone? Here is a sample of Main Street Maine’s best downtown candy, ice-cream, old-fashioned soda fountains, waffle and cookie shops! These small, independent businesses are family-friendly places in our vibrant downtowns and some have been around for generations.These authentic Maine sweet tooth shops will send you back in time. Make sure to visit these wonderful downtown gems right on Main Street Maine!
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