|Something for everyone at any age in Maine's Lake Region
|Denmark Stage Stop House
Lake Region's Activities
So are you wondering what there is to do in the area? Click here for a printable pdf of The
Denmark Stage Stop House Guidebook of the area, which includes everything listed here and
more. You may save this file for reference during your vacation trip to the Denmark Stage Stop
House in Denmark Maine.
Naples Seaplane Adventures - this is a cannot miss opportunity to get a bird's eye view of the area whether you are on vacation, a
property owner or a potential property owner who wants to see and photograph your property. Many of the parents of children attending the
local summer camps like the opportunity to view their child's summer camp. Spectacular views of Pleasant Mountain, Mt. Washington and
the Lakes Region. Click on link for YouTube video giving you a bird's eye view of Maine's Lake Region with Matt
McFadden as you pilot.
Mount Washington Auto Road - summer and fall this is truly an experience that is enjoyed by just about everyone, but just
be sure to bring along some warm clothes and jackets as it can be significantly colder at the summit, even during the summer.
Ask us about discount vouchers for guests of The Denmark Stage Stop House. Click for a YouTube video of this amazing
ride to the summit of Mount Washington.
Mount Washington Cog Railway - "The Cog" as it is known will take you on an exciting trip up to the summer of Mount
Washington during the summer and fall months. Click for link of YouTube Video to the summit of Mount Washington
on "The Cog"
Sebago Sailing - Offering a wide range of services from sailboat tours, sailboat rentals, barefoot sloops and small boat rentals. Maine’s
Choice for Sailing Rentals, Small Sailboat Sales & Lessons. For a complete list of services click on link.
Conway Scenic Railroad - This is a favorite attraction of many, but particularly during and leading up to the Holiday Season.
Santa's Holiday Express is always a favorite for kids of all ages. An old-fashioned railroad experience for the whole family, but nothing
beats The Polar Express. Since 1995, The Polar Express has been delighting children during the Christmas Season and parents too.
Click for link to YouTube video to experience the Conway Scenic Railroad.
Great Glen Trails - Located just 25 minutes north of North Conway on scenic NH Route 16, Great Glen Trails' unique location in
Pinkham Notch provides spectacular views up to the Great Gulf Wilderness and the Presidential Mountain Range. Click for YouTube
Video "Explore the White Mountains"
Fryeburg Fair - Do not forget to book your accommodations early as most if not all hotels, motels, B & B's have no vacancies during fair
week. The Fryeburg Fair is Maine's largest agricultural event held on 185 acres in the Saco River Valley in the foothills of the White
Mountains. Fryeburg Fair attracts more than 300,000 people annually. This event began in 1851 and is now much more than agricultural
attractions with rides, competitions, entertainment, harness racing and so much more.
Shawnee Peak Ski Resort - Shawnee Peak offers great skiing and snowboarding combined with natural snow and snow making capabilities
Shawnee Peak offers fantastic skiing. For the summer months you may want to hike up Shawnee Peak and Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton,
Five Fields Farm - For Cross-Country Skiing Enthusiasts, Five Fields Farm is perfect offering great views at 850'. Five Fields Farm also
offers Snowshoeing and rental of all equipment is available. Five Fields Farms is only 10 miles away (7.6 miles) from The Denmark Stage
Stop House. During the fall months you can enjoy apple picking here as well or simply purchase a bag of apples or an apple pie.
Hiking Enthusiast - 90% of our guests ask us about where to go hiking in our area. Fortunately for our guest great hiking is only about 5
miles away on Pleasant Mountain.
The Lakes Region of Maine - The Lakes Region of Maine. What better name to call an area that has more than 80 square miles of lakes
spread over 900 square miles of land between the White Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean? And, in the Lakes Region, you'll find not only
lakes, but rivers, ponds, ski areas, golf courses, hiking trails and much more!
Visit Maine - Maine Lakes and Mountains - Maine's Lakes & Mountains Region of Maine boasts a unique set of activities and
Pleasant Mountain Fiber Arts Center - Offering Three Days of Fiber Workshops June 20-22, 2014, enabling you to immerse yourself in
fiber pursuits each day under the guidance of knowledgeable instructors. There will be an exhibit of instructors’ work and ample opportunity
to see what other students are doing during breaks.
Seacoast Adventure Park- Located in Windham, Maine. Open year-round for family fun and adventure with everything from mini golf
to Bungee Rides to a water park. Only about 1/2 ride from The Denmark Stage Stop House.
Mountain Adventure Park - Located at Cranmore Mountain in North Conway offers fantastic summertime fun and is only about 1/2
hour from The Denmark Stage Stop House in Denmark Maine. The question is not what they have, but what they do not have. Everything
from a climbing wall, chairlift rides, Bungee Trampoline, Tubing, Mountain Coaster, Giant Swing, Soaring Eagle Zip Line, Bouncy House,
McLaughlin Garden and Homestead - The beautiful gardens and homestead of Bernard McLaughlin in the Oxford Hills region of
The Maine Wildlife Park - See more than 30 species of Maine Wildlife, including White Tailed Deer, Moose, Bald Eagles, Bear and so much
Area Golf Courses
Bridgton Highlands Country Club in Bridgton Maine
Frye Island Golf Course - Located on an Island in Sebago Lake.
Naples Golf and Country Club - Voted #1 Golf Course in The Lakes Region area.
Point Sebago - Nationally Acclaimed 18-Hole Championship Golf Course
Reny's - for a truly unique shopping experience. A Maine Adventure.
Maine Blues Festival - Alway Father's Day Weekend in Naples Maine. This is another truly great and fun experience in The Lakes
Region of Maine.
Stone Mountain Arts Center - Great entertainment venue just around the corner in Brownfield Maine.
Settlers Green - Tax-Free Outlet Shopping in North Conway, New Hampshire. Settlers' Green Outlet Village in North Conway, New
Hampshire offers tax-free outlet shopping at 60 national brand name outlet stores and specialty shops.
LL Bean - LL Bean's outlet store in North Conway, NH is a fantastic place to find amazing LL Bean products at huge discounts. Shop the
L.L.Bean Outlet at Settler's Crossing in North Conway, New Hampshire for great savings on apparel, footwear, outdoor gear and more.
Maine Deer Hunting - Fall will be coming, probably sooner than we like, and with that is Maine Deer Hunting Season.
Maine Snowmobiling - For the snowmobiling enthusiasts Maine has a great winter season for you.
Corn Shop Trading Company - Don't miss shopping in this gem of a store in Bridgton Maine and definitely buy their fudge. This is a
favorite of locals and visitors alike. If you are looking for gift ideas you'll find it here. Almost next door to Reny's.
Canoing and Kayaking - For Saco River outdoor recreation enthusiasts who are visiting the Denmark, Naples, Bridgton and Fryeburg ME
area they offer Canoes, Kayaks and River Tubes.
Storyland - Story Land is New England's favorite Children/Kids Theme Park (Glen New Hampshire). Story Land's newest attraction. A
dinosaur roared into Story Land for the 2014 season. His name is Rory and he's at the helm of the brand new “Roar-O-Saurus” rollercoaster.
The Songo River Queen - The SONGO RIVER QUEEN II is a privately built replica of the famed Mississippi River Paddle Wheelers. All
trips offer views of the Causeway, the former site of the Bay of Naples Inn, Mt. Washington, Birch Point, Long Island, Arrowhead Point and
Arrowhead Lodge, Camp Takajo, Pine Island, and Pleasant Mountain, as well as beautiful waterfront properties ranging from modest camps
to multi-million dollar homes.
In addition to all of the sites listed above, the two hour trips will also pass by the Drew's Castle, the former waterfront home of author/writer
Stephen King, Mast Cove, Colonial Mast Campground, Four Seasons Campground, Long Lake Acres, the former summer home of Gov.
Kenneth Curtis (who held that office from 1967 until 1975), and Patriquin's Lodge.
Other Area Links
Great Maine Vacations - best Maine vacation spots and popular places to visit - See more
Loon Echo Trust - Loon Echo Land Trust conserves over 5,900 acres of land and manages 25 miles of trails that are available for walking,
hiking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and in designated areas, motorized use. Preserve lands are owned by Loon Echo and are made
available to the public. Throughout the year Loon Echo hold various events such as The Loon Echo Trek.
Rockhouding - This was something we never knew of as an activity until recent guests stayed for that purpose and were a
wealth of information on the subject. Wikipedia describes "rockhounding" as Amateur geology (known as rockhounding in the
United States and Canada.) is the recreational study and hobby of collecting rocks and mineral specimens from their natural
I have also included a link from one of our favorite guests to date, Shawn and Brenda Wallace. Click here for some of the
minerals they found in Maine and New Hampshire while using the Denmark Stage Stop House as their home base for their
Link to pdf of their mineral finds
Link to various area locations for rockhounding enthusiasts.
Black Horse Tavern - Bridgton Maine for Lunch, Dinner & Sunday Brunch, where You and Quality Always come First.
Standard GastroPub - Fantastic food. Although it doesn't look like much from the outside - don't let that fool you. Looks like nothing
more than a gas station, but once inside you are greeted by fantastic people and an even better menu. Located in Bridgton, Maine.
Black Bear Tavern - This is one of my favorites. Black Bear Cafe and Bistro located in Naples, Maine. The owner, from Waterford,
Ireland, assures that the tradition and ambiance of a true ‘public house’ is presented to each guest that visits ‘the Bear.” The staff are trained
to pour a perfect pint, the food is superb, Fish ‘n Chips, and local favorites - steaks, salads, seafood, burgers, gourmet pizza and amazing
desserts – vegetarian and gluten free options too. Check calendar for music schedule – live Irish music most Friday and Saturday nights.
Bay Haven II - about 20 minute drive from The Demark Stage Stop, but well worth it. Amazingly good seafood and huge portions. I have
never had a meal at the Bay Haven that did not turn into 2 or 3 meals with a "doggy bag". Will not disappoint.
Rick's Cafe and Restaurant - Rick's Cafe restaurant and bar, located by Long Lake, Naples Maine. Summer dining and drinking by the lake
with live music.
We are around the corner from Shawnee Peak in
Bridgton Maine which offers great hiking trails
and views. The Denmark Stage Stop House,
with it's private cottages and suites is in the
heart of many great Maine activities. We have
included links to many other areas of interests
to enjoy while on vacation in the Denmark
Maine and Bridgton Maine area.
Denmark Stage Stop Guidebook
We are very excited this year to have partnered with the Mt. Washington Auto
Road and Great Glen Trails to offer great experiences to our guests at a discount.
We have guest vouchers available - don't forget to ask us. This is an experience
many of our guests overlook while visiting the area and honestly if you are here
and have the time, it really is a fantastic adventure and so much fun for everyone.
This year we have partnered with the Mt. Washington Auto Road and Great Glen
Trails to provide discount vouchers for our guests to experience this adventure. It
is weather permitting though. Click this link to learn more about Mount
If this is something you would like to do, please bring appropriate clothing as
it is usually much colder at the summit than way down here!
Here are some interesting facts about Mount Washington.
Vermont, Massachusetts and New York from the summit of
- Mt. Washington is 6,288 ft. above sea level.
- On a clear day, you can see the states of Maine, New Hampshire,
Mt. Washington as well as Quebec Province in Canada.
- Average temperature on the summit is 26.5 degrees Fahrenheit or -3
degrees Celsius, winds average 35.3 MPH. Summit receives about 42
feet of snow annually.
- World's highest wind speed recorded on Mt. Washington in 1934 at 231
- Temperatures at the summit can be as low as -47 degrees Fahrenheit
For more interesting facts click this link.
Many of our guests start out their
Maine journey in Boston or end
up going there on their way back
home. As a Boston native I have
compiled some places you may
wish to visit while in Boston,
both sites and restaurants. This
is a work in progress so more
will be added shortly, but again
you can always ask me and I am
happy to share.
Click this link for what we have
so far for those of you visiting
So Where is Denmark, Maine? Well first off it is in the United States, although I have had packages shipped to the country of
Denmark TWICE!! Denmark Maine is in the heart of Maine's Lake Region and just east of the New Hampshire border and only about
25 minutes from North Conway, NH, depending on the route traveled. So tax free shopping is close by, whether you are back to
school shopping, Christmas shopping or just shopping!!
Denmark is in close proximity to many Maine towns, some of them thinking you might not be in the US anymore. So whether you are
looking to vacation in the Bridgton Maine, Sebago Maine, Fryeburg Maine, Naples Maine or many other locations we are very close
by. We are also only 5 miles from Shawnee Peak Ski and Snowboard Resort in Bridgton Maine.