Fall in Maine will make you feel like you are living within a fairytale, experiencing invigorating temperatures, and dazzlingly colorful foliage. The cool weather makes it extra cozy to sit around a campfire in the evenings, talking, laughing, and toasting marshmallows. You’re in luck because there is still time for a magical fall camping trip at beautiful Point Sebago.
The 775-acre resort offers outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities. Imagine how refreshed and relaxed you’ll feel after several days of fishing and boating, as well as playing golf, tennis or mini-golf. There are activities for every age group and interest. Weekend getaways are popular for this ideal New England locale. We spill the tea in order to provide you with everything you need to make your Fall magical.
This iconic event originated in Casco Village with just a handful of local brewers and drew an excited crowd of 300. It has now grown to be the premier beer festival in the area, with attendance of over 3,000. You get to experience around 100 varieties of beer and wine, a multitude of contests and interactive events, and live bands. With any great Maine fest, you will be able to have some amazing local eats like oysters and lobster rolls. The Maine Lakes Brew Fest is adults-only and always held on the last Saturday in September. The Fryeburg Fair begins the very next week so stick around for the eight-day fair hosting over 3,000 animals including prize-winning draft horses and exhibitions including the craft center, harvest blue ribbon contest, garden center, farm museum and so much more.
Discover your first clue as to what the theme is this year for Murder Mystery Weekend at Point Sebago. The extremely convincing cast of characters will work their way through the room, conversing with you, dining with you, and joking with you. It all seems pretty innocent and friendly until someone mysteriously dies, at which point those friendly characters become suspects. You get the opportunity to participate by interrogating the suspects, laughing uncontrollably, and finally solving the crime. If your sleuth skills prove worthy you could win the Grand Prize, a Free Getaway Weekend at Point Sebago. This event is adults-only, so plan appropriately.
Try your hand at Poker, Black Jack, Lucky Sevens, Roulette, and more of your favorite games. Lady Luck is sure to be on your side as the magic follows you throughout the excitement during Monte Carlo (Columbus Day) Weekend. This is prime time for Fall foliage, so you high rollers can saddle up at the Point Sebago Casino and take a nature walk through the grounds when inspiration is needed. All proceeds from the grand auction and gameplay will benefit Camp Sunshine, an amazing recreation-focused camp for children with life-threatening illnesses who get to enjoy the beauty of life along Sebago Lake. Don’t pass up 4 days of fun and 3 nights lodging onsite, as you enjoy all meals included (especially your lobster dinner), whilst providing hope to those in need.
Get ready for the scariest Halloween Weekend adventure imaginable. You will be thrilled when you discover everything waiting for you; a Haunted House, “Monster Rock Show,” Pumpkin Carving, Creepy Carnival, and a Haunted Golf Cart Parade. Did we mention all the sweet treats we’ll be doling out for kids, young and old? Show off your creative side at the Costume Party in which ‘going all out’ is supremely encouraged. Rock your costumes and try to calm your nerves… you never know what is lurking behind every corner of the haunted grounds of Point Sebago!
You’ll find everything you need at Point Sebago Resort, including a restaurant and snack bar. Since Portland is less than an hour away, schedule a day trip there to discover everything this New England coastal city has to offer during your Fall visit. You’ll see charming lighthouses with beacons of light that have guided sailors to safety for decades. Other attractions include masterpieces in the Portland Museum of Art, the splendor of yesteryear at the Portland Mansion, and lovely landscapes upon the Casco Bay Islands. Be sure to stop at Old Port, a popular neighborhood where quaint cobblestone streets, historic architecture, and great eats await.
To make reservations at Point Sebago, call 800-655-1232. Be sure to mention the package deals and savings you receive when reserving during one of the highly anticipated getaway weekends. The address is 261 Point Sebago Road, Rte. 302, Casco, ME. This is a special place, where you’ll want to return every year. Hope to see you soon!