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Newry is located in the Sunday River area of western Maine along Interstate 2 and near the town of Bethel. Both the Bear River and Sunday River run through the town of Newry, and provide cool, picturesque "swimming holes" which visitors can enjoy on hot summer days. Route 26, north of Newry is a very scenic drive that consists of spectacular mountains and scenic valleys, river and streams and peaceful farms. Rockhounding is popular in the area, and several quarries can be found along Route 26 that yield many different types of rocks and minerals. Newry is also near Grafton Notch State Park. During the summer months, hiking and mountain biking, canoeing and fishing are very popular activities. There are also several excellent golf courses available in the Newry area. Winter activities include downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. The Sunday River Area is also home to a variety of restaurants, which can accommodate every taste and budget, and shopping ranges from specialty items, winter sports equipment to homemade craft items. Newry is a typical New England town, complete with a white church with steeple, covered bridge and tree-lined streets. The neighboring town of Bethel has a pretty town commons area with antique shops and arts and crafts shops featuring the works of Maine artists.

Surrounding areas: Sunday River, Maine (2.3 mi), Bethel, Maine (5.0 mi), Andover, Maine (10.4 mi), Woodstock, Maine (12.1 mi), Rumford, Maine (12.5 mi), Greenwood, Maine (13.5 mi), Stoneham, Maine (16.2 mi)

Newry Vacation Rentals

Newry Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Bethel Spa Motel88 Main StBethel, ME5.5 mi.(207) 824-3341
The Bethel Inn And Country ClubBroad StBethel, ME5.7 mi.(207) 824-2175
Berlin Motor InnBerlin, NH19.7 mi.( ) -
Grandview Lodge & CabinsRR 2Berlin, NH19.7 mi.(603) 466-5715
Jefferson Notch MotelRR 2Berlin, NH19.7 mi.(603) 466-3833
Traveler MotelBerlin, NH19.7 mi.( ) -
Appalachian Mountain ClubRt 16Gorham, NH20.3 mi.(603) 466-2727
Aries Motor InnGorham, NH20.3 mi.( ) -
Colonial Comfort InnGorham, NH20.3 mi.( ) -
MT Madison MotelGorham, NH20.3 mi.( ) -
Stone House MotelGorham, NH20.3 mi.( ) -
Tourist Village MotelGorham, NH20.3 mi.( ) -
Town & Country MotelRt 2 ShelburneGorham, NH20.3 mi.(603) 466-3315
Town & Country Motor InnGorham, NH20.3 mi.(603) 466-3315
Royalty Inn130 Main StGorham, NH20.4 mi.(603) 466-3312
Gorham Motor Inn324 Main StGorham, NH21.0 mi.(603) 466-3381
Lowe's CabinsRandolph, NH25.5 mi.( ) -

Newry Weather & Climate

The Sunday River area of Maine, near the towns of Bethel and Norway Lakes, is situated in the western part of the state north of Portland. This area enjoys four distinct seasons, with cold, snowy winters. January temperatures generally range from 11 to 31 degrees F., and single digits at night are common. Below zero temperatures are a possibility, but usually do not stick around for long. Temperatures start to warm up in March, but snow is still possible into early April. Generally, summers are mild with a greater range of temperatures the further inland you travel. Autumn often sees some of the best weather in Maine, with mild, sunny days and crisp cool nights - perfect for viewing the spectacular fall foliage. Rain is possible anytime of the year in Maine, but most often occurs in spring and summer. Thunderstorms are possible and average annual rainfall is western Maine is 51 inches.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 27°F 7°F 3.39 in. 34°F
February 31°F 9°F 2.31 in. 33°F
March 40°F 20°F 3.71 in. 37°F
April 52°F 32°F 3.82 in. 40°F
May 66°F 43°F 3.94 in. 49°F
June 74°F 52°F 4.38 in. 56°F
July 79°F 57°F 3.88 in. 60°F
August 77°F 55°F 4.25 in. 62°F
September 68°F 47°F 3.64 in. 59°F
October 57°F 36°F 3.98 in. 52°F
November 43°F 28°F 4.24 in. 47°F
December 31°F 14°F 3.37 in. 39°F

Newry Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Berlin Municipal airport (BML) located about 20 miles east of Newry in Berlin, New Hampshire, the Auburn Lewiston Municipal airport (LEW) located approximately 39 miles southeast of Newry in Auburn / Lewiston, Maine, the Augusta State airport (AUG) located roughly 50 miles east of Newry in Augusta, Maine, the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located around 54 miles east of Newry in Waterville, Maine, the Portland International Jetport airport (PWM) located about 62 miles south of Newry in Portland, Maine, the Laconia Municipal airport (LCI) located approximately 70 miles southwest of Newry in Laconia, New Hampshire, and finally the Sanford Regional airport (SFM) located roughly 75 miles south of Newry in Sanford, Maine.

Newry Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Story LandGlenNH32.6 mi.
Santa's VillageJeffersonNH34.2 mi.
Six Gun CityJeffersonNH34.2 mi.
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME70.0 mi.
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME70.3 mi.
Water Parks
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME70.3 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH97.8 mi.
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME119.2 mi.
Golf Courses
Oakdale Country ClubMexicoME14.1 mi.
Norway Country ClubNorwayME20.9 mi.
Paris Hill Country ClubParisME21.7 mi.
Lake Kezar Country ClubLovellME24.0 mi.
Bridgton Highlands Country ClubBridgtonME28.5 mi.
Eagle Mountain Golf CourseJacksonNH29.9 mi.
Ski Areas
Sunday RiverBethelME5.7 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME7.3 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME12.5 mi.
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME30.1 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH30.7 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME33.9 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH36.8 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH40.0 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME45.0 mi.
Cannon MountainFranconiaNH50.8 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH51.2 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH53.3 mi.
GunstockGilfordNH71.9 mi.
Highlands MountainNorthfieldNH83.1 mi.
Ragged MountainDanburyNH85.3 mi.
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME87.2 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME89.1 mi.
Stowe Mountain ResortStoweVT93.6 mi.
Smugglers NotchJeffersonvilleVT101.1 mi.
Mount SunapeeMount SunapeeNH101.8 mi.
State Parks
Milan Hill State ParkNH22.1 mi. 
Moose Brook State ParkNH22.6 mi. 
Mount Blue State ParkME26.1 mi. 
Echo Lake-Cathedral Ledge State ParkNH35.1 mi. 
Dixville Notch State ParkNH35.2 mi. 
Range Ponds State ParkME37.2 mi. 
L.C. Bates MuseumHinckleyME58.4 mi.(Multidisciplinary)

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