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Farmington (Maine)

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Farmington is the county seat of Franklin County, Maine. It's a quaint town of less than 8,000 residents.

A 19th-century building in downtown Farmington

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

The Psychology Building of the University of Maine at Farmington

By plane[edit]

The Portland International Jetport (PWM IATA) is Maine's largest airport. It offers jet and commuter service on United, American, JetBlue, Southwest and Delta. PWM has non-stop service to Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Detroit, Baltimore, New York City, Newark, Orlando and Philadelphia. The airport is 1 hour and 40 minutes' drive from Farmington.

The Bangor International Airport (BGR IATA) is Maine's second largest airport. It offers jet and commuter service on Allegiant, United, American and Delta. BGR has non-stop service to Orlando, Tampa, Fort Myers, New York City, Detroit, Chicago and Philadelphia. The airport is 1 hour and 30 minutes from Farmington

The Augusta State Airport (AUG IATA) is an airport in Augusta, Maine. It offers commuter service on Cape Air. AUG has non-stop service to Boston. The airport is 40 minutes from Farmington.

By car[edit]

Farmington is located on US Route 2 and Maine Routes 4, 27, 43, 133, 156, 149, and 41. It's about 50-55 minutes' driving time from Waterville and Augusta, a bit over an hour from Lewiston–Auburn, a little more than an hour and a half from Portland and about an hour and 45 minutes from Bangor.

Get around[edit]

Map of Farmington (Maine)

There is a town taxi in Farmington

See[edit]

Chester Greenwood House, one of quite a few houses in Farmington that are on the National Register of Historic Places

Farmington has many buildings that are on the National Register of Historic Places or otherwise pretty, so a walk in downtown Farmington is pleasant.

  • Chester Greenwood House, ME 27.

Do[edit]

  • 1 Titcomb Mountain, 180 Ski Slope Road (From Downtown, Follow Main Street. At the 2nd Light Turn Right. At the stop sign, keep going on ME 43 West. Turn left onto Morission Hill Road. Turn left onto Ski Slope Road). Ski, Snowboard, Alpine, Nordic.
  • Sandy River.
  • Mt Blue State Park, Weld, Maine.
  • Saddleback Ski Mountain, Rangeley, Maine.
  • Suguarloaf USA, Carrabassett Valley, ME.
  • Sunday River, Bethel, ME.
  • Wilson Lake, Wilton, ME.

Buy[edit]

Large chains like Wal Mart, Family Dollar, Save a Lot, and Big Lots have stores in Farmington. Other stores include:

  • Reny's, 200 Broadway.
  • Hannaford, Hannaford Dr.
  • Trantens, 180 Main St.

Eat[edit]

Chain restaurants such as Dunkin Donuts, Subway, Pizza Hut, KFC, Taco Bell, Burger King and McDonalds can be found in town. Other options include:

  • Stone Hearth Cafe (Greenwood Dining Room), 168 Front St.
  • 1 Homestead Bakery, 186 Broadway (Next to Reny's).
  • Farmington House of Pizza, 195 Broadway.
  • Basils Pizza, 248 Wilton Rd (In the Citgo Lot).
  • Soup for You, 222 Broadway.
  • The Dugout, 118 Broadway.
  • Thai Smile, 103 Narrow Gauge Sq.
  • Front Street Tavern, 23 Front St.
  • The Roost, 187 Main St.
  • The Harvest House, 367 Wilton Rd.
  • Giffords Ice Cream, 293 Main St. Not open in Winter and Early Spring
  • Grantlees, 476 Fairbanks Rd, Fairbanks.
  • Brickyard Cafe, Wilton Rd.
  • Arkay Pizza, 172 Farmington Falls Road (US 2/ ME 27).
  • Lotus Blossom, 605 Wilton Rd.
  • Sweet Ginger, 112 Marceau Ct.
  • Jade Palace, 249 Wilton Rd.
  • Moshers Seafood, 595 Farmington Falls Rd, Farmington Falls.

Drink[edit]

  • Front Street Tavern, 23 Front St.

Sleep[edit]

  • Farmington Motel, 489 Farmington Falls Rd.
  • Mount Blue Motel, 454 Wilton Rd.
  • Colonial Valley Motel, 593 Wilton Rd.
  • Comfort Inn, 1026 US 2.
  • Wilson Lake Inn, 183 Lake Rd, Wilton.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Farmington
St. JohnsburyDixfield  W US 2.svg E  SkowheganBangor
Rangeley ← Strong ←  N MA Route 4.svg S  → Turner → Lewiston–Auburn
Quebec CityKingfield  N MA Route 27.svg S  BelgradeAugusta
END ← Temple ←  W MA Route 43.svg E  → Industry → Madison


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