Lovell has a lot more to offer than just beer. We happen to be located in one of the most beautiful spots in the White Mountains. Kezar Lake is just a few minutes away—as is some of the best hiking. And for those who prefer the great indoors you’ll find a world of great shopping nearby. Here are just a few of our favorites spots for year-round fun.
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Let your children's imagination be their guide as they wander this park's enchanting assortment of rides, shows, and attractions. While story land is great for the whole family, the activities are geared toward children between the ages of 2 and 12.
Visit Santa’s summer home in the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire. With over 30 rides and attractions, the whole family will enjoy a day here.
Take a thrill ride or a leisurely cruise down Attitash mountain - you control the descent on North America's longest Alpine Slide.
A ride up Mount Washington on the world's first mountain-climbing cog railway remains, as it has for well over a century, an exciting and unforgettable experience.
Travel back in time in the comfort of open or enclosed restored passenger cars on one of four nostalgic train rides through the White Mountains.
When you can't get outdoors, enjoy the great indoors! This candlepin bowling alley offers 16 lanes, arcade games, golf simulators, and much much more.
FOR OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS
Ebenezer's is conveniently situated on the 3rd hole of the Lake Kezar Country Club (for those who want to give up early). Nestled in the foothills of the White Mountains, this par 72 gem, combines a 1924 Donald Ross Design, with a 1998 spectacular and breathtaking back nine.
Rent a boat for the day, the week, or more. Kezar Lake Marina has ski boats, bass boats and pontoon boats. Naturally, water skis and tubes are also available. It’s a fun way to enjoy the lake.
There’s no better way to enjoy the lakes of Maine than to fish them. And there’s no better guide than registered Maine guide and captain, Carl Bois. Carl offers fishing trips on Kezar Lake, Sebago and many nearby lakes and ponds.
The Saco River is the second most popular canoeing river east of the Mississippi. There are many places to rent canoes and kayaks. This one is in nearby Fryeburg, Maine and is situated conveniently adjacent to the entranceway to Swans Falls, the most popular access point on the river.
Whether you're an expert hiker in the mood for a full day hike or a family looking for a 15 minute jaunt, Maine's lake region has a trail for you. The area offers hundreds of hiking and mountain trail options. To find the hike that's right for you, visit Lakes Region of Maine and/or search "Lovell" on trails.com. The White Mountains cover about a quarter of the state of New Hampshire and a portion of western Maine. Part of the Appalachian Mountains, they are considered the most rugged mountains in New England. You’ll find some great maps here on trails.com (search "North Conway").
For downhill skiiers, Shawnee Peak, Sunday River, Cranmore Mountain, Black Mountain, and Attitash are all ski resorts within an hour driving distance of the pub. There are also many trails nearby for cross country skiing.
Ebenezer's Pub, situated on one of Maine's official snowmobile trails, can offer warm refuge to even the hardiest of snowmobilers.
FOR SHOPPERS AND SPA LOVERS
Shop til you drop at over 60 outlet stores only 40 minutes away.
If you still have money left after hitting the outlets, North Conway has many more shops and artisan show rooms begging for your attention.
Nearby Bridgton, Maine, offers a variety of unique shopping experiences that are a world apart from the pace of outlet shopping. You can explore some of them here, but it’s worth driving to Bridgton and just walking around the town.
Just 45 minutes away in Bethel, Maine, you’ll find this little pottery oasis. They don’t have a website yet (they’re probably too busy keeping up with customer demand), but you’ll find some information about them here. Each Bonnema pot magically captures the spirit of Maine’s lakes and mountains.
If there is a special someone in your party who loves pampering as much as you love Belgian beer then a trip to Thorn Hill might convince them to make the trip to Lovell with you. Located in nearby Jackson New Hampshire, the day spa at the Inn at Thorn Hill is a sanctuary in the mountains.
Built in the early 1900's this charming inn provides the accommodations of the 21st century. Situated on a sandy beach on beautiful Kezar Lake, the Pleasant Point Inn is perfect for a romantic getaway overnight or an extended stay with the family.
This full service Inn nestled in the foothills of the White Moutains and lakes region offers breathtaking views.
Leave the world behind as you wind through the woods to this peaceful retreat set on 65 acres on the banks of The Olde Saco River. Renovated in 2004, this charming B&B offers a variety of rooms and rates including special getaway packages.
Stay the week or longer. Suncook offers a variety of great vacation rentals on and around the lake.
Kezar Realty has a wide range of great summer and winter rentals available in and around Lovell both on the water or in the mountains.
The Noble House Inn, located in Bridgton, ME, offers guests the opportunity to enjoy the Maine Lakes & Mountains region in casual luxury. Guests will enjoy luxury guestrooms, amazing breakfasts, and a bottomless cookie jar!
The Inn at Thorn Hill is the perfect choice for that long-deserved vacation or romantic getaway, honeymoon or intimate wedding. Stay in one of 16 unique guest rooms in the main inn, luxuriously styled with Jacuzzi tubs, king and queen beds, steam showers, TV/DVD and gas fireplaces.
FOR CULTURE LOVERS
This gem of a movie theater in downtown Bridgton was built in 2008. It has state of the art projection quality and digital sound but is filled with old time charm. It features 3 theaters, all with balconies.
Nestled 35 minutes away in the foothills of the White Mountains, the Stone Mountain Arts Center is a beautiful timber frame music hall hosting national acts, such as Bela Fleck and Aztec Two Step, up close and personal in an equally beautiful setting.