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Alna is a small historical town that was incorporated in 1794 as "New Milford." The name was later changed to Alna, Latin for the Alders, which grow abundantly in the area. The village of Alna is just five miles from Darmariscotta Lake, which is situated in the south, mid-coast region of the state. Alna has both historical attractions and easy access to tons of outdoor recreational activities. It is the site of the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum, which was a two-foot narrow gauge railroad that operated between Wiscasset and Albion between 1894 and 1933. Train rides are available for visitors to the museum. Another interesting site to see in Alna is the Alna Center Schoolhouse, which is the second oldest one-room schoolhouse in the state of Maine, and is open to the public in summer on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons. The Old Head Tide Church Museum and historical site is also located in Alna, built in 1938 and in its' original, untouched condition. Outdoor recreational activities located in or near Alna include swimming, boating, fly-fishing and saltwater fishing, canoeing, lake kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing.

Surrounding areas: Damariscotta Lake, Maine (5.1 mi), Newcastle, Maine (5.9 mi), Nobleboro, Maine (6.2 mi), Damariscotta, Maine (7.3 mi), Wiscasset, Maine (7.7 mi), Richmond, Maine (9.9 mi), Jefferson, Maine (10.2 mi)

Alna Vacation Rentals

Alna Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Edgecomb InnEddy RdEdgecomb, ME10.3 mi.(207) 882-6343
Comfort Inn281 Civic CTR DrAugusta, ME16.6 mi.(207) 623-1000
Lee Ward VillageHC 65 Box 776East Boothbay, ME16.7 mi.(207) 633-3681
Flagship Inn200 Townsend AveBoothbay Harbor, ME16.9 mi.(800) 660-5094
Best Inn65 Whitten RdAugusta, ME17.6 mi.(207) 622-3776
Holiday Inn139 Richardson StBath, ME17.6 mi.(207) 443-9741
Fishermans Wharf Inn22 Commercial St Pier 6Boothbay Harbor, ME17.6 mi.(207) 633-5090
Boothbay Harbor Inn31 Atlantic AveBoothbay Harbor, ME17.7 mi.(207) 633-6302
Tugboat Inn80 Commercial StBoothbay Harbor, ME17.8 mi.(207) 633-4434
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites390 Western AveAugusta, ME18.0 mi.(207) 622-6371
Motel 618 Edison DrAugusta, ME18.0 mi.(207) 622-6000
Holiday Inn110 Community DrAugusta, ME19.0 mi.(207) 622-4751
Viking Motor Inn287 Bath RdBrunswick, ME20.0 mi.(800) 429-6661
Super 8 Motel-Brunswick224 Bath RdBrunswick, ME20.5 mi.(207) 725-8883
Bo-Ed Inc Dba Brunswick Travelodge21 Gurnet RdBrunswick, ME20.8 mi.(207) 729-5555
Parkwood Inn71 Gurnet RdBrunswick, ME20.9 mi.(207) 725-5251
Hampton Inn & Suites - Rockland Maine190 New County RdThomaston, ME21.0 mi.(207) 594-6644
East Wind InnTenants Harbor, ME21.9 mi.(207) 372-6366
Captain Daniel Stone Inn10 Water StBrunswick, ME22.1 mi.(207) 725-9898
Newagen Seaside InnRt 27Newagen, ME22.1 mi.(207) 633-5242
Comfort Inn199 Pleasant StBrunswick, ME23.5 mi.(207) 729-1129
Interstate Oasis Econo Lodge215 Pleasant StBrunswick, ME23.6 mi.(207) 729-9991
Fairfield Inn & Suites36 Old Portland RdBrunswick, ME24.0 mi.(207) 721-0300
Navigator Motor Inn520 Main StRockland, ME24.6 mi.(207) 594-2131
Samoset Resort220 Warrenton StRockport, ME25.8 mi.(800) 341-1650
Sebasco Harbor ResortRt 217Sebasco Estates, ME26.7 mi.(207) 389-1161
The Redwood Inn1968 Lisbon StLewiston, ME27.1 mi.(207) 784-5476
Blackberry Inn82 Elm StCamden, ME27.3 mi.(207) 236-6060
Camden Riverhouse Hotel & Inns11 Tannery LnCamden, ME27.6 mi.(207) 236-0500
Black Horse InnUS Rt 1 - Atlantic HwyCamden, ME27.7 mi.(207) 236-6800
Lodge At Camden HillsCamden, ME27.7 mi.(207) 236-8478
Motel 6516 Pleasant StLewiston, ME28.7 mi.(207) 782-6558
Ramada Inn Conference CTR490 Pleasant StLewiston, ME28.7 mi.(207) 784-2331
Bed & Breakfast
Maple Hill Farm B&B InnRR 1 Box 1145 Outlet Rd HallowellAugusta, ME16.6 mi.(800) 622-2708
Brunswick Bed & Breakfast165 Park RowBrunswick, ME22.3 mi.(207) 729-4914
Lakeshore Inn Bed & Breakfast184 Lakeview DrRockland, ME24.1 mi.(207) 594-4209
Ware Street Inn B&B52 Ware StLewiston, ME29.9 mi.(207) 783-8171

Alna Weather & Climate

The Kennebec and Damariscotta  River region, located along mid-coast Maine, has a moderate climate that is greatly influenced by its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean. This area has an elevation of 70 feet above sea level and is surrounded by rolling farmlands, forest areas, numerous islands, peninsulas, bays and beaches. Winter temperatures generally range from 0 to 40 degrees F. and summer from 50 to 85 degrees F. Nights are usually chilly, even in the middle of summer. Average rainfall totals 40 inches, with snowfall totaling 75 inches. Ice storms can occur in winter and early spring, but ice and snow tends to melt quickly along the coast. Rain can occur in any month of the year, and thunderstorms are possible in the summertime. Crisp, sunny days and cool nights make fall one of the most pleasant times of the year along the mid-coast.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 29°F 12°F 4.35 in. 34°F
February 33°F 15°F 3.22 in. 33°F
March 41°F 24°F 4.42 in. 37°F
April 53°F 34°F 4.24 in. 40°F
May 65°F 44°F 4.00 in. 49°F
June 73°F 52°F 3.58 in. 55°F
July 78°F 58°F 3.11 in. 60°F
August 76°F 57°F 2.75 in. 61°F
September 67°F 49°F 3.83 in. 59°F
October 56°F 39°F 4.10 in. 52°F
November 45°F 30°F 4.70 in. 47°F
December 34°F 18°F 4.63 in. 39°F

Alna Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located about 29 miles north of Alna in Waterville, Maine, the Portland International Jetport airport (PWM) located approximately 47 miles southwest of Alna in Portland, Maine, the Bangor International airport (BGR) located roughly 61 miles northeast of Alna in Bangor, Maine, and finally the Sanford Regional airport (SFM) located around 73 miles southwest of Alna in Sanford, Maine.

Alna Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME56.1 mi.
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME59.2 mi.
Story LandGlenNH78.3 mi.
York's Wild KingdomYork BeachME81.8 mi.
Water Parks
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME59.2 mi.
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME65.2 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH92.0 mi.
Golf Courses
Wawenock Country ClubWalpoleME11.2 mi.
Kennebec Heights Country ClubFarmingdaleME12.4 mi.
Boothbay Country ClubBoothbayME14.7 mi.
Bath Country ClubBathME16.8 mi.
Western View Golf ClubAugustaME17.0 mi.
Meadows Golf ClubLitchfieldME18.0 mi.
Brunswick Golf ClubBrunswickME22.3 mi.
Cobbossee Colony GolfMonmouthME22.4 mi.
Natanis Golf CourseVassalboroME24.0 mi.
Rockland Golf ClubRocklandME24.3 mi.
Goose River Golf ClubRockportME27.0 mi.
Apple Valley Golf CourseLewistonME27.3 mi.
Springbrook Golf ClubLeedsME28.9 mi.
Ski Areas
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME27.7 mi.
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME55.2 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME56.1 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME58.0 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME62.3 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME64.9 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH78.3 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME78.4 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME93.5 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH94.8 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH96.6 mi.
GunstockGilfordNH97.8 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH99.2 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH102.7 mi.
Cannon MountainFranconiaNH106.6 mi.
Highlands MountainNorthfieldNH109.6 mi.
Ragged MountainDanburyNH119.5 mi.
State Parks
Fort Edgecomb State ParkME8.3 mi. 
Damariscotta Lake State ParkME9.6 mi. 
Peacock Beach State ParkME12.6 mi. 
Tacoma Lakes State ParkME17.7 mi. 
Reid State ParkME22.6 mi. 
Lake Saint George State ParkME23.9 mi. 
Popham Beach State ParkME26.6 mi. 
Owls Head State ParkME28.0 mi. 
Camden Hills State ParkME30.9 mi. 
Wolfes Neck Woods State ParkME31.7 mi. 
Bradbury Mountain State ParkME32.0 mi. 
Range Ponds State ParkME38.3 mi. 
Moose Point State ParkME39.8 mi. 
Farnsworth Art MuseumRocklandME24.6 mi.(Art)
L.C. Bates MuseumHinckleyME40.1 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Maine Memory NetworkPortlandME44.7 mi.(History)
Portland Museum of ArtPortlandME44.7 mi.(Art)
Center For Maine History Museum Gallery at the Maine Historical SocietyPortlandME44.7 mi.(History)
Portland Harbor MuseumSouth PortlandME45.1 mi.(History)

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