Brunswick Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Brunswick; our list of the best things to see, including The Gelato Fiasco, Bowdoin College Campus and Bowdoin Pines Trail.
  • The best place in Brunswick: The Gelato Fiasco

    The Gelato Fiasco

    74 Maine Street
    Artisan-style gelato made daily from traditional Italian recipe. All natural and made from scratch. Espresso and coffee also served.
  • Bowdoin College Campus

    Bowdoin College Campus

    the oldest institute of higher education in Maine, founded in 1794. Many interesting buildings and activities.
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  • Bowdoin Pines Trail

    Bowdoin Pines Trail

    adjacent to Bowdoin College Campus
    One of Maine's few remaining old-growth forests, 33-acre 'The Bowdoin Pines,' has a trail open year round for walking, jogging, bird-watching, picnicking and cross-country skiing. Dogs on leashes. No fires or camping. Information available from Bowdoin's 'Environmental Studies Program' Tel: +1-207-725-3396.
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  • Frontier Cafe & Cinema

    Frontier Cafe & Cinema

    14 Maine St
    Mill 3 - Fort Andross, Tel: +1-207-725-5222, [12]. 75 seat cinema, art gallery and cafe overlooking the Androscoggin River.
  • Amato's


    148 Pleasant Street
    Tel: +1-207-729-5514, [27].
  • Wild Oats Bakery and Cafe

    Wild Oats Bakery and Cafe

    149 Maine Street
    Breakfast baked goods, special sandwiches, fresh baked bread, healthy snacks, take home dinners, cookies & cakes & pies, coffee & espresso, homemade soups. Delivers to Bowdoin College.
  • Bowdoin College Summer Music Festival

    hosted at Bowdoin College
    Classical concerts twice weekly plus student recitals during July and August.
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  • Pejepscot Historical Society Museum

    159 Park Row
    One of Maine's oldest historical organizations, maintaining three museums about the area and a extensive research collection.
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  • Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum

    226 Maine Street
    Chamberlain Museum, 226 Maine Street, Tel: +1 207 729-6606, [13].
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  • The Theater Project

    14 School Street
    June through August.
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  • Taste of Brunswick - June 19, 2010

    The Second Annual Taste of Brunswick is a Brunswick Downtown Association event featuring up to 30 of Brunswick's finest restaurants
    Saturday, June 19th highlights will include the music of Sly Chi, Dark Hollow Bottling Company & Swing A Cat. The Taste will also feature a Waiter's Race of favorite local waiters as they demonstrate their agility and compete for a "tip". The afternoon event will be located on the town green in beautiful downtown Brunswick. A beer and wine pavilion will be provided by Sea Dog Brewery. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program. [24].
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  • Brunswick Arts Festival - August 15, 2009

    3rd Annual
    Numerous children's activities will line the streets; roving jugglers, face painting,art projects, dance, and music. Street performances will include theatre, dance and a variety of other artistic venues. This festival is designed to celebrate and foster an appreciation of the arts in downtown Brunswick that truly makes Brunswick a cultural destination. The Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival (BOAF) exemplifies the Brunswick Downtown Association’s goals to promote cultural activities and other events that create, support, and maintain a healthy, friendly and vibrant downtown.
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  • Estilo

    10 Pleasant st.
    A unique consignment boutique for women featuring fashions by JJill, Flax, Eileen Fisher, Habitat, and many others.
  • First Parish Church

    Maine Street
    Harriet Beecher Stowe, whose husband was a professor at Bowdoin College, was sitting in Pew 23 of this church during a communion service when she had a vision of the death of a slave which became the pivotal element in her book, Uncle Tom's Cabin.
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  • Growstown School

    at corner of Church Road and Woodside Road
    1849 one-room schoolhouse. Visits by appointment only during July and August.
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  • Androscoggin River Bicycle Path

    between Grover Lane and Water Street
    5 mile-long paved path along the River with trees, granite benches, restroom facilities, and designated lanes for cyclists and pedestrians. Great for walking, jogging, bicycling, roller-blading, or skateboarding. Managed by the Brunswick Parks and Recreation Department.
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  • The Skolfield-Whittier House

    161 Park Row
    Open during the summer only.
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  • Harriet Beecher Stowe House

    63 Federal Street
    A National Historic Landmark, nearly 200 years old. Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin here.
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  • 111 Maine

    111 Maine

    111 Maine Street
    Dinner on Friday night. Brunch Saturday and Su 10AM-3PM. Catering available.
  • The Great Impasta

    The Great Impasta

    42 Maine St
    Italian food. Lunch and dinner six days. Closed Sundays.
  • Trattoria Athena

    Trattoria Athena

    25 Mill St.
    Casual restaurant specializing in Italian and Greek cuisine using high-quality, locally sourced ingredients. Extensive Italian and Greek wine list. Don't forget to follow us on twitter: @trattoriaathena
  • Wild Oats Bakery & Cafe

    Wild Oats Bakery & Cafe

    149 Maine St
    Wild Oats Bakery & Café - still made from scratch from the finest ingredients available! (And still, nothing to do with Wild Oats Market.)
  • Frosty's Donut & Coffee Shop

    Frosty's Donut & Coffee Shop

    54 Maine St
  • Brunswick's House of Pizza

    85 Pleasant Street
  • Sea Dog Brewing Company

    1 Main Street
    Pub food and Maine microbrews.
  • China Rose Restaurant

    42 Bath Road
    Caters for special diets. No MSG used. Full bar.
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Brunswick uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.