Welcome to Vacationland! Here are some recommendations to help you enjoy the Oxford Hills area as much as we do.
Cafe Nomad Our go-to for great coffee, sandwiches and atmosphere. Now serving dinner on weekends www.cafenomad.com
Cyndi’s Dockside Restaurant Enjoy lobster and more lakeside at Poland Spring. About 30 minutes away www.dockside.me
Lost Gull The closest fried fish and lobster rolls.
Maurice Restaurant Upscale french dining just 4 miles from Celebration Barn www.mauricerestaurant.com
Norway Brewing Company Delicious beer with upscale pub food to match it www.norwaybrewing.com
One Cow Ice Cream at Smedberg’s Crystal Spring Farm. Best homemade ice-cream in town
X-Vault Pub & Provisions The closest place to grab a drink or a bite to eat before a show www.xvaultpp.com
76 Pleasant Street Elegant and artful cuisine in a beautiful and intimate setting www.76pleasantstreet.com
The Eureka Retreat A private retreat, studio, and guest house focused on the arts and better living in Buckfield, Maine www.eurekaretreat.com
Garden House in Historic District (Air BnB) This charming, historic house has been tastefully restored into a welcoming and comfortable Airbnb. 5% of all profits are donated to the Alan Day Community Garden. Mention the Celebration Barn for a special rate of $75/night, $350/week, $1000/month www.airbnb.com/rooms/16642293
Hampton Inn Offers quick access to Oxford Casino and views of the mountains www.hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/maine/hampton-inn-oxford-PWMOXHX/index.html
In the Heart of Norway (Air BnB) In the heart of the historic village of Norway, Maine, this century-old home offers an easy walk to local shops and restaurants www.airbnb.com/rooms/16842015
King’s Hill Inn Beautiful and just 1.25 miles away, just mention that you’re a friend of the Barn’s! www.
Local Points of Interest
Historic Paris Hill Drive through it or enjoy the historic neighborhood on foot from the Barn www.hamlin.lib.me.us
McLaughlin Garden & Homestead A landmark two acre garden and historic home & barn www.mclaughlingarden.org
Norway Lake Just a 15 minute drive from the Barn, the lake offers some of the best public swimming and loon watching around!
Roberts Farm Preserve Hike 165 acres of trails on this conservation and recreation land www.wfltmaine.org/
The Coast Lobster traps, rocky shores and nice beaches are only an hour away www.visitmaine.net/
Portland A real foodie town with a picturesque working waterfront www.portlandmaine.