Bethel is Maine’s premiere vacation destination and is appropriately named “Maine’s most beautiful Mountain Village”. This four-season town offers a variety of world class recreation opportunities. From alpine skiing at Sunday River and Mt. Abram in the winter, to playing a round of golf at the renowned Bethel Inn & Country Club, or at the new Sunday River Golf Course in the summer- this destination has something for everyone. The abundance of natural resources- lakes, rivers, waterfalls, mountains, trails and wildlife make Bethel a popular choice for boaters, fisherman, hunters, hikers and all other outdoorsman! The charming downtown area has attracted a healthy number of retirees and second home owners. Gould Academy, an elite academic and athletic private school, helps to draw hundreds of out-of-state students and their families to Bethel each year.
Getting here: Bethel is located in Oxford County’s Androscoggin River Valley. It is 70 Miles Northwest of Portland and can be reached by following Route 26 North from Exit 11 off of I95. Bethel is 25 minutes from Mt. Washington Valley and is surrounded by the White Mountain National Forest, from here Bethel is accessible by Route 2 North.