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Belgrade-Lakes is a small town in the south central portion of Maine, just a few miles northwest of Augusta and approximately 3 hours north of Boston. Noted for being the place where "On Golden Pond" was written, Belgrade Lakes is a tranquil recreation haven for visitors. The Belgrade Lakes region is renowned for its chain of seven lakes, its woodlands and fantastic fishing, swimming and other water sports. It is also home to a championship 18-hole golf course that was voted one of the top five public courses by Golf Digest. There are plenty of good hiking trails that overlook Maine's central lake district, as well as bike tours, kayaking and canoeing, birding, wildlife watching, antiquing and shopping. Belgrade Lakes also offers a variety of local special events throughout the year, such as music festivals, arts and crafts fairs, bingo, public auctions and a loon-calling contest! You will find outdoor concerts at nearby Lake Messalonskee, and other cultural events at the neighboring communities of Waterville, Augusta and Skowhegan.

Surrounding areas: Mount Vernon, Maine (6.2 mi), Sidney, Maine (9.5 mi), Lake Cobbossee, Maine (12.8 mi), China Lake, Maine (13.3 mi), Augusta, Maine (13.8 mi), Wayne, Maine (15.2 mi), Winthrop, Maine (15.3 mi)

Belgrade Lakes Vacation Rentals

Belgrade Lakes Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Econo Lodge455 Kennedy Memorial DrWaterville, ME9.4 mi.(207) 872-5577
Hampton Inn425 Kennedy Memorial DrWaterville, ME9.6 mi.(207) 873-0400
Best Western Waterville Inn356 Main StWaterville, ME11.8 mi.(207) 873-3335
Comfort Inn & Suites332 Main StWaterville, ME11.8 mi.(207) 873-2777
Holiday Inn Waterville375 Uppr Main StWaterville, ME11.8 mi.(207) 873-0111
Holiday Inn110 Community DrAugusta, ME12.0 mi.(207) 622-4751
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites390 Western AveAugusta, ME13.6 mi.(207) 622-6371
Motel 618 Edison DrAugusta, ME13.6 mi.(207) 622-6000
Best Inn65 Whitten RdAugusta, ME13.9 mi.(207) 622-3776
Norridgewock Colonial Inn15 Upper Main StNorridgewock, ME14.4 mi.(207) 634-3470
Comfort Inn281 Civic CTR DrAugusta, ME14.5 mi.(207) 623-1000
Twin Pond MotelRR 4 Box 5232Farmington, ME17.9 mi.(207) 778-4977
Belmont MotelSkowhegan, ME18.9 mi.(207) 474-8315
Bed & Breakfast
Maple Hill Farm B&B InnRR 1 Box 1145 Outlet Rd HallowellAugusta, ME14.5 mi.(800) 622-2708

Belgrade Lakes Weather & Climate

The south-central portion of Maine, just north of Augusta, has four delightful seasons with spectacular foliage in the autumn months. The overall climate is moderate with summer daytime temperatures in the 70s and low 80s, and cool nights. Winters are cold but usually not frigid. Spring and autumn are mild during the day, with crisp, cool nights. The really cold weather begins arriving around the end of November with January and February generally having the lowest temperatures. Below zero temperatures are possible, but not the norm. Accumulating snow is a possibility into March and early April, but the warmer days of spring generally means it melts fast. Rain can occur anytime of the year.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 28°F 5°F 3.33 in. 34°F
February 31°F 7°F 2.41 in. 33°F
March 41°F 19°F 3.63 in. 37°F
April 53°F 30°F 3.39 in. 40°F
May 66°F 41°F 3.70 in. 49°F
June 75°F 51°F 3.76 in. 56°F
July 80°F 57°F 3.59 in. 60°F
August 78°F 55°F 3.37 in. 62°F
September 70°F 46°F 3.78 in. 59°F
October 58°F 35°F 3.90 in. 52°F
November 45°F 26°F 3.59 in. 47°F
December 33°F 13°F 3.19 in. 39°F

Belgrade Lakes Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located about 9 miles east of Belgrade Lakes in Waterville, Maine, the Augusta State airport (AUG) located approximately 13 miles south of Belgrade Lakes in Augusta, Maine, the Auburn Lewiston Municipal airport (LEW) located roughly 38 miles southwest of Belgrade Lakes in Auburn / Lewiston, Maine, the Knox County Regional airport (RKD) located around 49 miles southeast of Belgrade Lakes in Rockland, Maine, the Bangor International airport (BGR) located about 54 miles east of Belgrade Lakes in Bangor, Maine, the Portland International Jetport airport (PWM) located approximately 63 miles southwest of Belgrade Lakes in Portland, Maine, the Berlin Municipal airport (BML) located roughly 64 miles west of Belgrade Lakes in Berlin, New Hampshire, and finally the Hancock County Bar Harbor airport (BHB) located around 74 miles east of Belgrade Lakes in Bar Harbor, Maine.

Belgrade Lakes Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Story LandGlenNH70.9 mi.
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME73.3 mi.
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME75.5 mi.
Santa's VillageJeffersonNH79.7 mi.
Six Gun CityJeffersonNH79.7 mi.
Water Parks
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME73.8 mi.
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME75.5 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH109.1 mi.
Golf Courses
Belgrade Lakes Golf ClubBelgrade LakesME 
Waterville Country ClubOaklandME7.3 mi.
Natanis Golf CourseVassalboroME10.4 mi.
Pine Ridge Municipal Golf CenterWatervilleME11.8 mi.
Sandy River Golf CourseFarmington FallsME12.6 mi.
Western View Golf ClubAugustaME13.8 mi.
Kennebec Heights Country ClubFarmingdaleME19.3 mi.
Springbrook Golf ClubLeedsME19.3 mi.
Cobbossee Colony GolfMonmouthME21.6 mi.
Lakewood Golf CourseMadisonME22.3 mi.
Meadows Golf ClubLitchfieldME24.5 mi.
Lakeview Golf CourseBurnhamME25.1 mi.
Turner Highlands Country ClubTurnerME26.3 mi.
Ski Areas
Black MountainRumfordME34.0 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME34.1 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME42.1 mi.
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME44.6 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME46.3 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME49.5 mi.
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME52.5 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME66.9 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH69.9 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH75.1 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH84.4 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH89.8 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH95.0 mi.
Cannon MountainFranconiaNH95.1 mi.
GunstockGilfordNH101.6 mi.
Highlands MountainNorthfieldNH113.8 mi.
State Parks
Tacoma Lakes State ParkME21.1 mi. 
Peacock Beach State ParkME25.0 mi. 
Lake Saint George State ParkME26.5 mi. 
Mount Blue State ParkME29.6 mi. 
Damariscotta Lake State ParkME30.2 mi. 
Fort Edgecomb State ParkME37.5 mi. 
L.C. Bates MuseumHinckleyME16.6 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Farnsworth Art MuseumRocklandME46.7 mi.(Art)

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