And so we said “goodbye” to summer, “hello” to autumn, and now, “Hey autumn! Where are ya going?!”
The beauty of the trees, the colors of the leaves, the warm days and cool nights, the fall fairs and spectacular sights! Giving way to fewer leaves, cool days, and cold nights!
And… for the first time in a number of years…
We will be open December 1st! Late fall, including Thanksgiving!
Discover the essence of small-town New England! Relax in a location favored by decades of travelers looking for peace and tranquility, yet surrounded by quaint shops, interesting architecture, and historical treasures. All in the heart of the lakes region, less than an hour from the Maine coast.
Nature’s Beauty- Maine Hospitality
Highland Lake Resort in Bridgton, Maine, is an interesting cross between a Maine country inn and a motel, featuring the atmosphere of the former with the modern amenities of the latter. Over 5 acres of beautiful grounds, with 400 feet of private, quiet lakefront, make us the perfect place for a Maine family vacation, weekend getaway, or week “away” at a Maine lakeside “cottage”.
We are also the #1 hotel/motel on Tripadvisor for Bridgton, ME lodging! We have always been the leader in the Bridgton Lakes region. We have usually been the first to offer amenities such as air conditioning, in-room coffee, free WiFi, clock radios, pillow-top mattresses, in-room hair dryers, and other items to make your stay more comfortable.
Our lodging options range from affordable, basic, Regular Rooms, to Executive Rooms and Efficiencies (actually, only $10 more than Regular Rooms), to the fully-equipped two-room Deluxe Suite and two-room Combination Suites to make your vacation easy and complete. All rooms have lake views, A/C, cable TV’s, free WiFi, private baths, and everything you need to meet your travel needs. The game room, fitness center, and guest laundry are also at your service.
Our Maine Hospitality is second to none!
Many of our guests return year after year, and we’ve seen their children grow up and go off to college. The people who come here are more than just “customers”. They become “friends and family”, and they enjoy the fact that the Resort is not only owned by, but primarily staffed by, native Mainers. We know what’s fun to do in the Bridgton Lakes area, we have our favorite restaurants and walking trails, and we can help create the perfect Maine vacation experience for you when you are here. And just about all of the Resort’s facilities are free for your use when you visit with us!
At the same time, we’re right in the middle of everywhere! Quaint New England towns, like Harrison, Casco, Raymond, Lovell, Denmark, and Brownfield, with excellent shopping, dining, and cultural attractions abound. A quick 7 minutes away is great hiking and sightseeing at Pleasant Mountain, home to Maine’s third largest ski area, Shawnee Peak. Less than 30 minutes beyond that takes you to North Conway and the White Mountains National Forest in New Hampshire, and the many mountains, trails, and glacial creations in that region.
We have several 18-hole golf courses within 25 minutes of the Resort, including the scenic and challenging Bridgton Highlands Country Club just 3 miles away (with discounts for our guests)! Looking for antiques and collectibles? How about over a dozen shops within just 15 minutes! And… only 7 minutes door-to-door to Shawnee Peak, Maine’s third-largest ski area!
Hungry? We have both gourmet French and gourmet Italian restaurants less than 1/2 mile away, and over a dozen other Bridgton food establishments within 10 minutes! Some deliver, and you can always pick up a lobster dinner and enjoy it right by the lake on one of our picnic tables. You can even use the stone fireplace or one of our hibachis to make your OWN meal!
Want to visit Portland or L.L. Bean up in Freeport? Or do some outlet shopping in nearby North Conway, NH? All are easy day trips of from a half hour to an hour and a half away! So are the quintessential Maine seaside villages, as well. But to truly unwind and relax, you need to discover the many, museums, art galleries, restaurants, and the amazing shops of the Bridgton area.
Your own Maine lake vacation is waiting for you this year at the family-friendly Highland Lake Resort!
If you want to book your Bridgton Family Vacation with a real live, honest-to-goodness person, you can call 207-647-5301 or (if long distance calls cost you money) 1-800-797-5301. An easy alternative is to take advantage of our online booking feature. Whatever your needs are, we’re glad to help out!