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SLEEPY TIME MOTEL AREA ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS



The Lewiston/Auburn area and Androscoggin County offers many varied ways to enjoy the great outdoors.

Swimming and Golf
For summer visits, swimming is 15 minutes away at Range Ponds State Park which has a sand beach, lifeguards, picnic facilities and a bathhouse. Golfers have many choices; five courses are within 10-15 minutes including Fox Ridge and Prospect Hill Golf Courses.

Bird watching
We have great bird watching opportunities right here on our trails or at Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary in Lewiston or Bradbury Mountain State Park in Pownal.

The Maine Coast
Some of Maine’s best ocean beaches and lighthouses are only 1 – 2 hours away on the Atlantic coast. These include Reid State Park, Popham Beach, Portland Head Light and Pemaquid Lighthouse.

Rock Hunting
Rock hounds might like to visit Mt. Apatite, an Auburn city park, famous for it’s variety of minerals found including tourmaline and purple apatite. There are also several mines and mineral sites in Oxford County to explore.

Festivals and Fairs
Sleepy Time Motel WeathervaneOur area has many outdoor festivals including one of the largest hot air balloon gatherings in the Northeast, The Great Falls Balloon Festival as well as the Moxie Festival in Lisbon Falls. County fairs are a big draw in the fall including the Fryeburg Fair in October.

Fall Foliage
During our Fall foliage season our central location is ideal for taking any number of trips to see the colors. Take a trip to the White Mountains or Rangeley area for beautiful fall colors.

Shopping
And don’t forget shopping! Freeport with the L.L. Bean flagship store as well as many other outlet and specialty stores is just 30 minutes away.

Winter Activities
During the winter you might try our local ski area, Lost Valley Ski and Mountain Biking Area or make a longer drive to Sunday River or Sugarloaf for terrific downhill conditions. Cross-Country skiing is available nearby at Pineland Conference Center which offers nearly 25 km of trails as well as facilities in the Oxford area. Snowshoeing is available right here at Sleepy Time on our three miles of trails.



Some local websites:

Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce
Bates College
Pineland Farms/Conference Center
Fox Ridge Golf Course
Great Falls Balloon Festival
L/A Arts
L/A Trails
Dempsey Challenge
Bates Dance Festival
Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary
Museum L/A
Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village

Sleepy Time Motel  |  46 Danville Corner Road  Auburn Maine 04210  |  207-783-1435