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Poland is located along Highway 26 in the lower western mountain region of Maine, near the city of Lewiston. The small town of Poland is most well known for being the home of Range Ponds State Park. The park offers 750 acres for swimming, fishing, boating, hiking and picnicking. Visitors love the park's wide, sandy beach, and most activity centers around the waterfront and the smooth surfaced promenade that parallels the pond for 1000 feet next to the beach. A public boat launch is located at the end of the beach, and boating, canoeing, kayaking and windsurfing are all available on the pond. There are hiking trails in the park and on old logging roads and railroad beds. The park also features picnic areas with grills, a playground for children, a ballfield and a swimming area with lifeguards. Poland is just a short drive to the historical "twin cities" of Lewiston and Auburn. There you will find everything from fast food to fine restaurants featuring Maine lobster, antiques and specialty shops and art galleries and entertainment. Lewiston is also home to the Great Falls Balloon Festival, usually held in August. Poland is a perfect choice for experiencing all the western mountain region of Maine has to offer, near the convenience of the larger cities, but away from the crowds and noise.

Surrounding areas: Poland Spring, Maine (3.4 mi), Oxford, Maine (6.5 mi), Casco, Maine (6.6 mi), Otisfield, Maine (7.2 mi), Lewiston, Maine (11.2 mi), Raymond, Maine (11.3 mi), Naples, Maine (11.6 mi)

Poland Vacation Rentals

Poland Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
A Fireside Inn & Suites1777 Washington StAuburn, ME7.5 mi.(207) 774-6151
Coastline Inn170 CTR StAuburn, ME9.3 mi.(207) 784-1331
Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch14 Great Falls PlzAuburn, ME9.6 mi.(207) 784-4433
Northern Pines Conference Center559 Rt 85Raymond, ME11.3 mi.(207) 655-7624
Ramada Inn Conference CTR490 Pleasant StLewiston, ME11.5 mi.(207) 784-2331
Motel 6516 Pleasant StLewiston, ME11.6 mi.(207) 782-6558
White Pines Motel1262 Roosevelt TRLRaymond, ME12.3 mi.(207) 655-3345
The Redwood Inn1968 Lisbon StLewiston, ME13.2 mi.(207) 784-5476
Suburban Pines322 Roosevelt TRLWindham, ME17.2 mi.(207) 892-4834
Casco Bay Inn107 Us Rt 1Freeport, ME20.7 mi.(207) 865-4925
Coastline Inn209 Rt 1 SFreeport, ME20.7 mi.(207) 865-3777
Comfort Suites500 US Rt 1 SFreeport, ME20.7 mi.(207) 865-9300
Freeport Inn335 US Rt 1Freeport, ME20.7 mi.(207) 865-3106
Holidayinn Express Hotel & Suites450 Usroute 1Freeport, ME20.7 mi.(207) 865-9020
Hampton Inn194 Lower Main StFreeport, ME20.9 mi.(207) 865-1400
Hilton Garden Inn Freeport Downtown5 Park StFreeport, ME20.9 mi.(207) 865-1433
Harraseeket Inn162 Main StFreeport, ME22.3 mi.(207) 865-9377
Fairfield Inn & Suites36 Old Portland RdBrunswick, ME22.7 mi.(207) 721-0300
Interstate Oasis Econo Lodge215 Pleasant StBrunswick, ME23.1 mi.(207) 729-9991
Comfort Inn199 Pleasant StBrunswick, ME23.2 mi.(207) 729-1129
Captain Daniel Stone Inn10 Water StBrunswick, ME24.3 mi.(207) 725-9898
Holiday Inn Portland West81 Riverside StPortland, ME26.6 mi.(207) 774-5601
Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel155 Riverside StPortland, ME26.6 mi.(207) 774-5861
Travelodge Of Portland1200 Brighton AvePortland, ME26.7 mi.(207) 774-6101
Days Inn1150 Brighton AvePortland, ME26.8 mi.(207) 775-3711
Bo-Ed Inc Dba Brunswick Travelodge21 Gurnet RdBrunswick, ME26.9 mi.(207) 729-5555
Super 8 Motel-Brunswick224 Bath RdBrunswick, ME26.9 mi.(207) 725-8883
Parkwood Inn71 Gurnet RdBrunswick, ME27.2 mi.(207) 725-5251
Viking Motor Inn287 Bath RdBrunswick, ME27.4 mi.(800) 429-6661
Doubletree Hotel Portland1230 Congress StPortland, ME28.4 mi.(207) 774-5611
Embassy Suites Hotel1050 Westbrook StPortland, ME28.6 mi.(207) 775-2200
Fairfield Inn340 Park AvePortland, ME28.6 mi.(207) 871-0611
Hilton Gadren Inn Portland Airport145 Jetport BlvdPortland, ME28.6 mi.(207) 828-1117
Eastland Park Hotel157 High StPortland, ME28.9 mi.(207) 746-5411
Portland Regency Inn20 Milk StPortland, ME28.9 mi.(207) 774-4200
Holiday Inn By The Bay88 Spring StPortland, ME29.0 mi.(207) 775-2311
Comfort Inn90 Maine Mall RdSouth Portland, ME29.1 mi.(207) 775-0409
Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites303 Sable Oaks DrSouth Portland, ME29.3 mi.(207) 775-3900
Marriott Hotel200 Sable Oaks DrSouth Portland, ME29.3 mi.(207) 871-8000
MS/Scotia Prince468 Commercial StPortland, ME29.4 mi.(207) 415-5678
Bed & Breakfast
Ware Street Inn B&B52 Ware StLewiston, ME10.8 mi.(207) 783-8171
Brunswick Bed & Breakfast165 Park RowBrunswick, ME24.3 mi.(207) 729-4914

Poland Weather & Climate

The Kennebec Valley region of southwestern Maine near the cities of Augusta and the sister cities of Lewiston and Auburn has four distinct seasons. Located approximately one hour from the seacoast and along the Kennebec River, the area is considered coastal, but it lacks the heavy fogs of the seashore towns. It is also far enough south that it is without the severe snowfalls and cold of the northern regions. The summer is comfortable, with perhaps a few days that reach as high as 90 degrees. Uncomfortably hot and humid weather is rare. Winters are moderately cold, with a mean temperature of 23 degrees for the three months of December, January and February. Readings of zero or lower are recorded on an average of 13 days per winter.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 29°F 11°F 3.90 in. 34°F
February 33°F 14°F 3.00 in. 33°F
March 41°F 24°F 4.52 in. 37°F
April 53°F 35°F 4.11 in. 40°F
May 66°F 45°F 3.80 in. 49°F
June 76°F 55°F 3.82 in. 56°F
July 81°F 61°F 3.63 in. 60°F
August 79°F 59°F 3.06 in. 62°F
September 70°F 51°F 3.48 in. 59°F
October 58°F 40°F 4.08 in. 52°F
November 45°F 31°F 4.27 in. 47°F
December 34°F 19°F 4.12 in. 39°F

Poland Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Portland International Jetport airport (PWM) located about 29 miles south of Poland in Portland, Maine, the Sanford Regional airport (SFM) located approximately 48 miles southwest of Poland in Sanford, Maine, the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located roughly 48 miles northeast of Poland in Waterville, Maine, and finally the Pease International Tradeport airport (PSM) located around 70 miles southwest of Poland in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Poland Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME37.5 mi.
Story LandGlenNH38.4 mi.
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME38.6 mi.
Santa's VillageJeffersonNH58.2 mi.
Six Gun CityJeffersonNH58.2 mi.
York's Wild KingdomYork BeachME62.1 mi.
Pirate's Fun ParkSalisburyMA86.5 mi.
Water Parks
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME38.6 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH70.5 mi.
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME104.4 mi.
Golf Courses
Fairlawn Golf ClubPolandME 
Summit Golf CoursePolandME 
Prospect Hill Golf CourseAuburnME9.1 mi.
Fox Ridge Golf ClubAuburnME9.3 mi.
Naples Golf & Country ClubNaplesME11.2 mi.
Spring Meadows Golf Course at Cole FarmsGrayME13.0 mi.
Apple Valley Golf CourseLewistonME13.4 mi.
Paris Hill Country ClubParisME13.9 mi.
Norway Country ClubNorwayME14.3 mi.
Turner Highlands Country ClubTurnerME15.4 mi.
Bridgton Highlands Country ClubBridgtonME15.5 mi.
Frye Island Golf CourseFrye IslandME16.6 mi.
Allen Mountain Golf CourseDenmarkME20.3 mi.
Val Halla Golf & Recreation CenterCumberland CenterME20.3 mi.
Freeport Country ClubFreeportME21.2 mi.
Cobbossee Colony GolfMonmouthME22.1 mi.
Springbrook Golf ClubLeedsME22.1 mi.
Meadows Golf ClubLitchfieldME23.6 mi.
Westerly Winds Golf CourseWestbrookME24.2 mi.
Lake Kezar Country ClubLovellME24.3 mi.
Brunswick Golf ClubBrunswickME24.7 mi.
Great Chebeague Golf ClubChebeague IslandME26.3 mi.
Rivermeadow Golf ClubWestbrookME27.0 mi.
Twin Falls Golf ClubWestbrookME27.5 mi.
Gorham Country ClubGorhamME27.9 mi.
Riverside Municipal Golf ClubPortlandME28.1 mi.
Bath Country ClubBathME29.0 mi.
Sable Oaks Golf ClubSouth PortlandME29.2 mi.
Ski Areas
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME15.0 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME27.6 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME30.4 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME34.9 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH38.6 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH54.6 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH57.8 mi.
GunstockGilfordNH61.0 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH62.5 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME63.5 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME63.7 mi.
Cannon MountainFranconiaNH67.3 mi.
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME67.6 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH71.4 mi.
Highlands MountainNorthfieldNH73.1 mi.
Ragged MountainDanburyNH81.2 mi.
Pats PeakHennikerNH93.1 mi.
Mount SunapeeMount SunapeeNH96.6 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME104.8 mi.
Suicide SixWoodstockVT109.2 mi.
State Parks
Range Ponds State ParkME2.5 mi. 
Sebago Lake State ParkME12.7 mi. 
Bradbury Mountain State ParkME15.9 mi. 
Wolfes Neck Woods State ParkME23.5 mi. 
Tacoma Lakes State ParkME26.1 mi. 
Peacock Beach State ParkME28.6 mi. 
Crescent Beach State ParkME35.8 mi. 
Two Lights State ParkME36.1 mi. 
Ferry Beach State ParkME36.2 mi. 
Scarborough Beach State ParkME36.3 mi. 
Echo Lake-Cathedral Ledge State ParkNH37.6 mi. 
Fort Edgecomb State ParkME38.1 mi. 
Popham Beach State ParkME38.8 mi. 
Reid State ParkME39.1 mi. 
Maine Memory NetworkPortlandME28.6 mi.(History)
Portland Museum of ArtPortlandME28.6 mi.(Art)
Center For Maine History Museum Gallery at the Maine Historical SocietyPortlandME28.6 mi.(History)
Portland Harbor MuseumSouth PortlandME30.1 mi.(History)
Seashore Trolley MuseumKennebunkportME48.3 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Wright MuseumWolfeboroNH51.5 mi.(Miscellaneous)
L.C. Bates MuseumHinckleyME57.9 mi.(Multidisciplinary)

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