Bethel

Bethel

Summer and winter, this western Maine town draws outdoor enthusiasts and history buffs

48 Hours in Bethel: Winter

While the Bethel region is known for being home to one of the Northeast’s great ski resorts, it’s also a year-round destination for a variety of other outdoor activities as well as historic towns, museums, and excellent dining.

48 Hours in Bethel: Summer

While the Bethel region is most known for skiing, nestled in this western Maine town are shops, hikes, activities, and restaurants for every type of traveler throughout the year.

Out of the Woods

Mahoosuc Pathways is working with Bethel and its residents to connect the town and ski resort

Adventures on the Androscoggin

Bethel Outdoor Adventure and Campground gets people on the river and into nature

Engineered to Last

The cousins behind YOPP Skis build custom wooden skis designed to endure Maine mountains

Collaborative Approach

Bethel Area Arts and Music supports local artists through community education and events

Skiers for Life

Sunday River's Kids program builds skills and relationships on the snow.

Sunday River Nightlife

Winter’s short, pale-gray days provide the perfect setting for skiing and snowboarding at Sunday River. But as the sun begins to set, the region’s bars and restaurants swell with off-duty winter thrill seekers.