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Bethel

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Bethel is a town in western Maine. It is near the White Mountain National Forest and home to Sunday River ski resort. Outward bound and Gould Academy are also here.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Interstate 95 (Maine Turnpike) to Exit 63 "Gray" Route 26. Take Route 26 North.

Get around[edit]

  • The Mountain Explorer [dead link] - a free shuttle providing shuttle service between Bethel Village and the Sunday River Ski Resort.

See[edit]

Do[edit]

  • Grafton Notch State Park (Follow State Route 26 north). The Appalachian Trail passes through this rugged landscape used to hike, fish, hunt, and in the winter snowmobile and cross-country ski. Breathtaking views from Old Speck Mountain.

Ski[edit]

  • Sunday River, Sunday River Rd (off Rt. 2 north of town), toll-free: +1-800-543-2. SKI. 131 trails and 18 lifts. Large resort with summer alpine activities and always something happening.
  • Mt. Abram, 308 Howe Hill Rd, Greenwood, ME, +1 207 875-5000.

Golf[edit]

  • Bethel Inn & Country Club, 1 Broad St, +1 207 824-6276, fax: +1 207 824-2233. Par 72, 6,663 yards, CR71.3 Slope 131.

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

Cafés & Bakeries[edit]

  • Café DiCocoa and Dicocoa's Market Bakery, 119 and 125 Main St, +1 207 824-5282, e-mail: . A cozy café-restaurant serving up pastries and a wide selection of coffee and hot drinks throughout the day, and then global cuisine at night. The market, which is next door, is filled with groceries, coffee and wine from across the globe.
  • [dead link]Mouse & Bean Internet Café, 63 Main St, +1 207 824-2366. Trendy café featuring delicious pastries and beverages, on site Apple computers (free for use with a purchase of a food item) and WI-FI avaible. Local artwork, music, pottery and crafts are also for sale on location.
  • The Good Food Store, 212 Mayville Rd, +1 207 824-3754, e-mail: . Great selection of natural foods and drinks, along with a made-to-order sandwich service. Fine wines and cheeses, specialty beers, great soups, heat and eat meals, organic and local produce. The area's best catering.

Pizza[edit]

Suds Pub, the Matterhorn, Liam's, and other local establishments also serve pizza.

  • Bethel's Best Pizza, Subs, & Ice Cream, 160 West Bethel Rd, +1 207 824-3192, e-mail: . Serves breakfast, a wide variety of pizza, subs, panini sandwiches, and all sorts of ice cream treats. Delivery avaible to houses, condos, or hotel rooms anywhere in Bethel and surrounding towns including Sunday River.
  • Home Slice Pizza, Lower Main Street (at the intersection of Railroad Street), +1 207 824-4700. Pizza, subs, tacos, stuffed breadsticks available. Delivery and take-out available.
  • [dead link]New York Pizza, 119 Skiway Rd, +1 207 824-6969, e-mail: . (Newry). Authentic New York pizza and sub take-out shop on the Sunday River access road. Reopened Spring 2008, NY Pizza is now part of the Barking Dawg Market.
  • Pat's Pizza Family Restaurant, 37 Mayville Rd, +1 207 824-3637. Full-service homemade pizza restaurant, also featuring homemade soup, lasagna, and chicken and eggplant parm. Also has full liquor bar with micro-brew drafts, wine and bottled beers.

Casual Dining[edit]

  • Smokin' Good BBQ, 212 Mayville Rd (Rt 2) (Orange Trailer at the Good Food Store), +1 207 824-4744. Th-Su 11:30AM-7:30+ PM. Finest fresh meat, dry rubbed with secret spices and slowly smoked with local hardwood. Served up with homemade sides and some attitude.

Fine Dining[edit]

  • Sudbury Inn, 151 Main St, +1 207 824-2174, e-mail: . Roasted rack of lamb, duckling with maple blueberry glaze are served by the fire. Excellent service and wine list.
  • The Victoria Inn and Restaurant, 32 Main St, +1 207 824-8060, e-mail: . Fine dining in three intimate dining rooms. Extensive wine list. Monthly Wine tasting Dinners featuring wines and foods of different countries and/or regions. Open Monday thru Saturday all year around.

Drink[edit]

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Bed & Breakfasts, Inns and Motels[edit]

Chalets & Rental Homes[edit]

Slopeside Lodging[edit]

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Go next[edit]

Routes through Bethel
St. JohnsburyGorham ← Jct MA Route 113.svg S  W US 2.svg E  NewryBangor
AndoverNewry  N MA Route 5.svg S  → Jct MA Route 93.svg EFryeburg
Jct US 3.svg SNewry  N MA Route 26.svg S  → Jct MA Route 232.svg NParisPortland
END  N MA Route 35.svg S  → Jct MA Route 118.svg EBridgton


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