2 hotels near Augusta, Maine
Located along the banks of the Kennebec River, Augusta is a quiet, peaceful town that serves as the state capital of Maine. Located within an hour of the Maine coastline, the state’s ski resorts, and great hiking, this New England town of 19,000 is the perfect place to slow down and unwind.
Visiting Augusta provides many great museums and landmarks where visitors can learn about Maine’s history. Start with a trip to the Maine State Museum, where visitors can learn about the natural history of the state, with exhibits ranging from prehistoric times to the present day. The state capitol building contains a wealth of information about Maine’s political history, and guided tours are offered during the week. Built in the 1750’s Old Fort Western is a living history museum with a number of exhibits and artifacts related to the early days of Maine, also offering a wealth of information about Revolutionary War-era military history. The Children’s Discovery Museum merges education and entertainment, and is a great place to spend a rainy day.
Augusta and the surrounding area is also a great place for nature lovers to visit. The Pine Tree State Arboretum features a wide variety of trees and shrubs, making this a perfect place to do some leaf-peeping in the fall. Capitol Park is a great place to spend a summer’s day, as visitors can relax in the peaceful botanical garden and enjoy the 20 acres of land found here adjacent to the state house.
Don’t forget to bring your golf clubs with you, as Belgrade Lakes public Golf Club offers up 18 challenging holes. For a relatively small city, Augusta and the surrounding area offer plenty to enjoy. Make your trip a memorable one when you book your stay with Choice Hotels in Augusta, Maine today.
Augusta hotels information
- Number of hotels in Augusta2
- Highest Price$118
- Lowest Price$118
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