Spotlight On GOLF

The region offers more than 11 golf courses, we have highlighted 5 of our favorites here. From 9-hole golf courses that support golfers of all abilities (Apple Valley) to historically significant designed courses (Poland Spring), there is no shortage of options available to the starting golfer and pro alike.


Spotlight On GOLF

The region offers more than 11 golf courses, we have highlighted 5 of our favorites here. From 9-hole golf courses that support golfers of all abilities (Apple Valley) to historically significant designed courses (Poland Spring), there is no shortage of options available to the starting golfer and pro alike.

Apple Valley Golf Course

316 Pinewoods Rd, Lewiston, ME, USA | 207-784-9773

This course offers three different tee setups, golf lessons, and is suitable for golfers of all abilities and ages.
9 holes, snack bar

Fairlawn Golf and Country Club

388 Empire Road, Poland, ME, USA | 207-998-4277

Golfers of all ages can enjoy this championship course that offers a scenic location, peaceful atmosphere, and well maintained greens and fairways.
18 holes

Fox Ridge Golf Club

550 Penley Corner Road | 207-777-4653

Set in a rural and scenic setting, this highly ranked course offers lots of variety and universal playability in order for all levels of golfers to enjoy it.

18 holes, driving range, and food from Fox Den Grill

Martindale Country Club

527 Beech Hill Road | 207-782-1107

Tucked away in a spot off Exit 75 of I-95, this course features beautiful scenery, views of Mt. Washington, modernized facilities, and four sets of tees for all ability levels.

18 holes, lunch and dinner daily from Grille19 (breakfast Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays)

Mini Golf at Poland Spring Resort

543 Maine St, Poland, ME 04274, USA | 207-998-4351

The whole family can enjoy this mini golf course, designed to reflect the amazing nature and history of Poland Spring.
Wide variety of food options available

Poland Spring Country Club

640 Maine Street | 207-998-4351

Part of the scenic Poland Spring Resort, this course offers a driving range, velvet bent-grass greens, lessons, and tees for all abilities.

18 holes, wide variety of food options

Roy’s Mini Golf, Driving Range

2514 Turner Rd, Auburn, ME, USA | 207-782-2801

Tons of fun for all ages is available as golfers can enjoy an 18 hole mini golf course.
Food available at Roy’s All Steak Hamburgers

Springbrook Golf Club

141 U.S Highway 202, Leeds | 207- 946-5900

This championship course features some of the best greens in Maine enhanced by seasonal wildflowers that attract a variety of bird species. A great, challenging choice for golfers of all abilities.

18 holes, food offered in clubhouse and snack bar

Summit Spring Golf Course

292 Summit Spring Rd, Poland, ME, USA | 207- 998-3333

This beautiful hilltop course offers golfers a tranquil setting, pristine conditions, and golf lessons.
9 holes, food provided by Mary’s Irish Pub

Taber’s Mini Golf & Driving Range

470 Lake Shore Drive, Auburn, ME, USA | 207-784-2521

Golfers can enjoy the beautifully landscaped, 19 hole mini golf course and take advantage of weekly Glow Golf.
Food and ice cream available

Turner Highlands Golf Course

10 Highland Ave, Turner | 207-224-7060

This course features scenic mountain views, elite greens, and unique hole designs.
18 holes, food offered at The Highland Grille

THE GEMS OF Route 26

Just ten minutes west of Auburn, picturesque Route 26 winds its way through gorgeous countryside boasting culturally, historically, and ecologically significant attractions ideal for day trips, families, and solo reflection. Stop at Cyndi’s Dockside halfway through for amazing scallops and a peaceful lake view.

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The food and dining scene in LA reflects the long history and diverse cultures of the area. Start your day with a wood-fired sourdough bagel from Forage Market, named “America’s Best Bagel” by Saveur Magazine. Just a block away you can visit Heritage Restaurant, an African restaurant that serves ...

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Spotlight On PUBLIC ART

Lewiston and Auburn are embracing public art to promote cultural, aesthetic, and economic vitality. From crosswalks with pavement murals for pedestrian safety and neighborhood identity, to commissioning significant works by Maine
sculptors at major gateways, local public art expresses pride and quality of life for both residents and visitors...

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The Outdoors the region offers trails that weave through the city, with views of skylines and access to dining, as well as short jaunts to trail heads for paddlers, serious hikers, and explorers.

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Professional theatre, music, and dance organizations have made a home in the community, Bates College continues to integrate its offerings into the fabric of the cities, delightful public art is popping up on every corner, and new restaurants and shops pepper the streets of the downtown...

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The Great Falls is at the heart of Lewiston and Auburn on the mighty Androscoggin River, and is a sight to see during the Spring runoff. Other river activities include white water kayaking at Dressers Rips, Crew Regattas, and great riverside fishing along the water’s edge.

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PLAN Your Trip

If you’re flying to the region, consider a chartered flight to the Auburn Lewiston Airport, or head to Portland Jetport (PWM) and rent a car for your 30-minute drive. Major routes into Maine include I-95 from Boston (2.5 hours) and Route 1 along the coast...

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Poland Spring Country Club

Part of the scenic Poland Spring Resort, this course offers a driving range, velvet bent grass greens, lessons, and tees for all abilities.

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Spotlight On WEDDINGS

Whether you and your sweetheart are looking to exchange vows in the heart of an urban downtown, amidst the rustic vibes of vintage barn décor in rolling fields, overlooking the Great Falls in the heart of the city, or in the historic craftsmanship of a church, our region has you covered.



Spotlight On COMEDY


Ten years ago, the Lewiston Auburn comedy scene was non-existent. Today, the Twin Cities are not only the comedy hub of Maine, they’re also a breeding ground for the local scene. Home to a plethora of weekly and monthly shows in venues ranging from craft breweries to historic churches, you can stop in and find a variety of local comedians sharing the stage with regional favorites from Boston and beyond.

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HEALTH + Wellness

The communities of Lewiston and Auburn host several events each year that embed the values of health and wellness into the culture of the region. These competitive events are family-friendly, welcome all skill levels, and leverage the outdoor assets of the area. People across the region rally their teams, train, register, and race for fun, cash, and a purpose.

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Housing Opportunities

Peruse housing opportunities in our communities

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What makes a vibrant regional local food culture? A central location within the state that houses and connects farms and food producers to thriving markets. A longstanding agricultural history with farming heritage, passion...

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The region’s top industries employ roughly 25% of the overall workforce, from creative and advertising positions, executives to skilled labor, and all stages of career growth in between...


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Our educational offerings extend from Head Start and private preschool facilities to first-rate public and private K-12 schools to post-secondary institutions that educate nearly 6,000 students each year...

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Make Your Mark

Starting a Business In The Region

The region is home to a strong ecosystem of support for entrepreneurs and business startups. The cities of Auburn and Lewiston each have robust economic development teams with friendly people who...

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Courtesy of BatesSEASONAL ACTIVITIES & Festivals

Summer Activities:

  • Paddling the Androscoggin River
  • Mini Golf Driving Range visits at Poland Spring, Tabors + Roy’s
  • Disc Golf at one of 6 area courses
  • Swimming at Range Pond State Park, Poland

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Art Walk LA celebrates the Lewiston Auburn arts scene and community, bringing art, crafts, and live entertainment to more than 20 venues and outdoor spaces in downtown LA on each final Friday in May through September. The event draws

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The Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan region stretches across Androscoggin County’s 16 communities. Through the center of the county, and joining the cities of Lewiston and Auburn, runs the Androscoggin River. As the second largest metropolitan area in Maine, more than...


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Situated on the west side of the Androscoggin River, more than 40% of Auburn’s land is agricultural. Auburn offers the best of both worlds, with a walkable downtown district close to hotels, breweries, and restaurants...

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Lewiston is Maine’s second largest city, running east of the Androscoggin River. Home to historic mills that tell its legacy of hard work and immigration through the generations, the downtown district is...

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In Western Androscoggin County, 10 miles from LA, you will find the trio of towns Poland, Mechanic Falls, and Minot. These small towns share a regional school district amid rolling hills and rural farm lands

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Each summer, Lisbon hosts concerts in the park, where a small bridge over the falls will connect you to Durham. This quiet, rural town of open fields and green forests remains a place where time slows down and life is less hurried.

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Turner is a growing, family-oriented community just north of the metro region with a distinct sense of place. Bordered by Greene and Leeds, small rural communities to the east, the three towns comprise School District 52. The region has great recreation fields for youth sports and a public library...

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Wales and Sabattus are two towns north of the LA region, both acting as quiet, residential communities for employees in LA and Augusta. If quiet backroads and short commutes are the lifestyle you seek, these are the towns for you.

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