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Lucerne-In-Maine is a resort village that is located in the center of the town of Dedham in the Downeast region of Maine. It is approximately 20 minutes to Bangor and a half-hour to the Bar Harbor region. Lucerne-in-Maine has a very interesting history. The Lucerne Inn and the 5,000 acres surrounding it was meant to be one of the nation's first planned communities in the 1920s - a "developer's dream." The village of Lucerne was created as a municipality by the Maine Legislature in 1927, and was pitched as "one of the most beautiful spots in America." However, due to the financial troubles of the 1930s, the idea for the planned community never panned out, but the municipal portion of Lucerne-in-Maine survived. Today, the landmark community offers spectacular views from a classic Donald Ross designed 9-hole golf course, as well as beautifully cultivated grounds and a great view of Phillips Lake. As part of the town of Dedham, Lucerne-in-Maine is located on an old stage route that ran from Bangor to Ellsworth, presently known as Route 1A. It is situated within a group of wooded mountains (with Bald Mountain the highest at 1,261 feet above sea level) and known as the "Switzerland of America." All types of recreational activities are available in the area, including swimming, fishing, wildlife viewing (loons, dear, moose, eagles and ducks,) hiking, ice fishing, snowmobiling and skiing. All seasons all beautiful in Lucerne-in-Maine, but especially in fall with the multi-colored hues of the season.

Surrounding areas: Green Lake, Maine (6.4 mi), Beech Hill Pond, Maine (7.2 mi), Ellsworth, Maine (10.7 mi), Orland, Maine (11.2 mi), Bangor, Maine (11.8 mi), Bucksport, Maine (13.0 mi), Orono, Maine (13.5 mi)

Lucerne-In-Maine Vacation Rentals

Lucerne-In-Maine Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Cozy Inn440 Wilson StBrewer, ME9.3 mi.(207) 989-0084
Colony Motel649 N Main StBrewer, ME10.1 mi.(207) 989-6275
Best Inn570 Main StBangor, ME10.6 mi.(207) 942-0566
The Charles Inn20 Broad StBangor, ME10.9 mi.(207) 992-2820
Hampton Inn10 Bangor Mall BlvdBangor, ME11.7 mi.(207) 990-4400
Bangor Motor Inn701 Hogan RdBangor, ME11.8 mi.(207) 947-0355
Comfort Inn Bangor750 Hogan RdBangor, ME11.9 mi.(207) 942-7899
Holiday Inn404 Odlin RdBangor, ME12.0 mi.(207) 947-0101
Ramada Inn Bangor375 Odlin RdBangor, ME12.0 mi.(207) 947-6961
Super 8 Motel462 Odlin RdBangor, ME12.0 mi.(207) 945-5681
Link View Motel377 Main StOrono, ME12.0 mi.(207) 866-7020
Days Inn250 Odlin RdBangor, ME12.1 mi.(207) 942-8272
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Banger300 Odlin RdBangor, ME12.1 mi.(207) 990-0001
Howard Johnson336 Odlin RdBangor, ME12.1 mi.(207) 942-5251
Motel 61100 Hammond StBangor, ME12.2 mi.(207) 947-6921
Best Western Jed Prouty Inn64 MainBucksport, ME12.4 mi.(207) 464-3113
Four Points Hotel By Sheraton308 Godfrey BlvdBangor, ME13.0 mi.(207) 947-6721
Best Western White House Inn155 Littlefield AveBangor, ME14.0 mi.(207) 862-3737
Comfort Inn130 High StEllsworth, ME14.5 mi.(207) 667-1345
Holiday Inn-ellsworth-acadia NTL Park215 High StEllsworth, ME14.6 mi.(207) 667-9341
Best Western Black Bear Inn4 Godfrey DrOrono, ME14.8 mi.(207) 866-7120
Colonial Travelodge321 High StEllsworth, ME14.9 mi.(207) 667-5548
Light's Motel & Restaurant215 E Main StSearsport, ME22.0 mi.(207) 548-2405
Fairfield Inn125 Eden StBar Harbor, ME27.5 mi.(207) 288-8983
Fairfield Inn325 Eden StBar Harbor, ME27.5 mi.(207) 288-8883
Holiday Inn Sun Spree Resort-bar Harbor123 Eden StBar Harbor, ME27.5 mi.(207) 288-9723
Belfast Harbor Inn91 Searsport Ave Rt 1Belfast, ME27.5 mi.(207) 338-2740
Comfort Inn Ocean's EdgeRR 5 Box 5290Belfast, ME27.5 mi.(207) 338-2090
Gull MotelRR 5 Box 5377Belfast, ME27.5 mi.(207) 338-4030
Atlantic Oakes119 Eden StBar Harbor, ME27.9 mi.(207) 288-5801
Wonder View Inn50 Eden StBar Habor, ME28.6 mi.(207) 288-3358
Best Western InnRR 2 Box 1127Bar Harbor, ME29.1 mi.(207) 288-5823
Snell House21 Atlantic AveBar Harbor, ME29.2 mi.(207) 288-8004
Bar Harbor Quality Inn40 Kebo StBar Harbor, ME29.3 mi.(207) 288-5403

Lucerne-In-Maine Weather & Climate

Maine enjoys four distinct seasons. In the Penobscot Valley region, near the city of Bangor, there is plenty of clear, sunny weather in summer, with nights cool enough to provide a welcome relief from the warm days. Brisk, sunny days and cool nights in September prepare for what is the favorite season for many in Maine - the spectacular colors of fall. Temperatures continue to cool through October and November, with wintry weather returning around Thanksgiving. Cold weather settles in around the Penobscot Valley around Thanksgiving. January and February are generally the heart of winter. Below zero temperatures are possible, but infrequent and usually do not last for any long period of time. Temperatures begin to increase in March, with a corresponding increase in humidity. The Bangor area receives approximately 85 inches of snow a year, most of it occurring in eight to ten measurable storms per year.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 27°F 8°F 3.34 in. 38°F
February 30°F 11°F 2.54 in. 36°F
March 40°F 22°F 3.44 in. 38°F
April 52°F 33°F 3.32 in. 43°F
May 65°F 43°F 3.40 in. 49°F
June 74°F 53°F 3.41 in. 55°F
July 79°F 58°F 3.24 in. 59°F
August 78°F 57°F 2.99 in. 62°F
September 69°F 48°F 3.39 in. 57°F
October 57°F 38°F 3.48 in. 54°F
November 44°F 29°F 3.69 in. 52°F
December 33°F 15°F 3.33 in. 44°F

Lucerne-In-Maine Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Bangor International airport (BGR) located about 13 miles northwest of Lucerne-In-Maine in Bangor, Maine, the Hancock County Bar Harbor airport (BHB) located approximately 20 miles southeast of Lucerne-In-Maine in Bar Harbor, Maine, the Knox County Regional airport (RKD) located roughly 50 miles southwest of Lucerne-In-Maine in Rockland, Maine, the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located around 54 miles west of Lucerne-In-Maine in Waterville, Maine, and finally the Augusta State airport (AUG) located about 64 miles west of Lucerne-In-Maine in Augusta, Maine.

Lucerne-In-Maine Attractions

Water Parks
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME21.3 mi.
Golf Courses
Felt Brook Golf CenterHoldenME4.8 mi.
Pine Hill Golf ClubBrewerME9.3 mi.
Bucksport Golf ClubBucksportME10.2 mi.
White Birches Country ClubEllsworthME10.7 mi.
Bangor Municipal Golf CourseBangorME11.6 mi.
Hermon Meadow Golf Club & Training CenterBangorME11.8 mi.
Penobscot Valley Country ClubOronoME13.5 mi.
Hidden Meadows Golf CourseOld TownME16.0 mi.
Hampden Country ClubHampdenME16.5 mi.
Bar Harbor Golf CourseEllsworthME18.8 mi.
Kenduskeag Valley Golf ClubKenduskeagME21.7 mi.
Searsport Pines Golf CourseSearsportME22.9 mi.
Castine Golf ClubCastineME23.5 mi.
Country View Golf ClubBrooksME27.5 mi.
Kebo Valley ClubBar HarborME29.0 mi.
Ski Areas
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME40.9 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME71.3 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME78.2 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME96.4 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME101.8 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME105.5 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME109.8 mi.
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME113.4 mi.
State Parks
Fort Point State ParkME19.5 mi. 
Lamoine State ParkME23.1 mi. 
Moose Point State ParkME25.0 mi. 
Camden Hills State ParkME35.9 mi. 
Farnsworth Art MuseumRocklandME48.2 mi.(Art)
L.C. Bates MuseumHinckleyME50.7 mi.(Multidisciplinary)

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