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Freeport maine

Freeport has all types of stores plus some of the best restaurants . This is a super time to shop... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Durham, Maine
Great trip along route one. Dont miss the Union Bakery in Brunswick

Don't miss any of the Light houses, song the way especially the Head Light in Portland, the Union... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Summit Hill, Pennsylvania
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Scenic coastal drive measuring 203 miles from Freeport to Quoddy Head.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“small towns” (15 reviews)
“bar harbor” (19 reviews)
Rte 1, Freeport, ME 04032
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Freeport has all types of stores plus some of the best restaurants . This is a super time to shop there. Most of the store have great sales

Thank lumacd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss any of the Light houses, song the way especially the Head Light in Portland, the Union bakery in Brunswick cake and Hello Dolly bars, Docks Seafood in South Portland.

1  Thank quilter92016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My personal favorite portion of the trip, we took route 1 from Portland to Bar Harbor. Seeing the fishing industry up close and personal was very enlightening, and the way the towns created the mythical harbor town atmosphere was idyllic. Beautiful ocean views and plenty...More

Thank evankatt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove this stretch most recently in Freeport. There is a Roadside Americana stop with the BIF (Big Freeport Indian) at 117 Hwy 1; and all the well-known shopping 3 miles up the road with LL Bean anchoring countless shops and cafes. Traffic does get...More

Thank Dean_Amy-2004
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hit almost all of the shops and everyone was very friendly. Do LLBean last as it is open 24 hours.

Thank cleo199
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Much better then the outlets I have near me, very busy in ever ll bean store here. We enjoyed window shopping in all the stores around and spent most of our time here and spent the most 😊love it

Thank Mlj04
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

L.L. Bean, open 24/7. A lot of stores, things to do, plan aleast a day to explore, Eating at the place you have to wait... Very busy

Thank Judy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will be amazed at the beauty of God's country on your drive through Freeport and other coastal cities along Coastal Highway U. S. 1. The atmosphere is quiet and laid back; very relaxing drive with many places to turn off and snap a photo!

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Freeport is a beautiful gem of a place. So busy with the outlets but still that small town appeal. LL Bean is one of the main attractions and you will not be disappointed. You can spend hours in just one of the LL Bean stores.

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Not as picturesque as I thought, but it was a nice way to see some more of the state. I also planned to hit many used bookstores, which tend to be off the beaten path. We had many unique experiences; they would have been impossible...More

Thank JoAnnSF
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18 September 2017|
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Response from dkeith | Reviewed this property |
Rockland Harbour Hotel is a nice spot part way along that route with several restaurants nearby
8 June 2017|
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Response from 154976Happy | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest that you drive to Freeport,Maine. It is about 30 minutes past Portland. There you will find lots of accomodations, restaurants(we enjoyed Buck Naked Ribs ),shopping ( the famous LL Bean is here ) and yet it... More