Live, Work, Play

work in MaineVibrant communities, engaging arts scenes, endless outdoor activities, and stunning landscapes define Central Maine. The cities and towns throughout the area offer excellent schools, annual festivals, award-winning restaurants, a variety of theater and musical performances, art galleries and museums, and historical attractions – not to mention, scenic lakes and mountains at your fingertips and ocean beaches a short drive away.

Colleges & Universities

  • University of Maine System
  • Bates College
  • Bowdoin College
  • Colby College
  • Lewiston-Auburn College
  • Central Maine Community College

Outdoor Recreation

  • Androscoggin Land Trust
  • Androscoggin River
  • Apple Picking
  • Lewiston/Auburn Downtown River Walk
  • Maine Maple Sugar Season
  • Maine Wildlife Park
  • Mount Apatite Park
  • Pineland Farms
  • Range Pond State Park
  • Taylor Pond
  • Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary

Professional Sports

  • Portland Pirates, hockey
  • Maine Red Claws, basketball
  • Sea Dogs, baseball

The Arts

  • Androscoggin Chorale
  • Auburn Community Concert Band
  • Bates College Museum of Art
  • Bates Dance Festival
  • Community Little Theater
  • Franco American Heritage Museum
  • L/A Arts
  • Maine State Music Society
  • Theater at Monmouth
  • The Midcoast Symphony
  • The Public Theatre


  • Apple Valley
  • Fox Ridge
  • Martindale Country Club
  • Pine Acres
  • Prospect Hill Springbrook
  • Spring Meadows
  • Turner Highlands


  • Sugarloaf
  • Sunday River
  • Saddleback Mountain
  • Mt. Abram
  • Shawnee Peak
  • Lost Valley
  • Black Mountain