At The Highlands, our residents enjoy retirement living in the heart of Maine’s unique lifestyle, surrounded unsurpassed natural beauty with miles of rocky coastline and beaches, a 280-acre nature preserve nearby, rivers and lakes, trails and mountains. There are plentiful opportunities for enjoying the outdoors, whether birding, biking, hiking, kayaking, or sailing. For those preferring museums or shopping, our nearby towns and villages offer the Maine Maritime Museum, endless antique and unique shops, and the famous outdoor retailer L.L. Bean’s flagship store in nearby Freeport, Maine.
Bowdoin College is just one mile away and is home to the Maine State Music Theatre, offering the finest in cultural entertainment. Our residents also enjoy the Bowdoin International Music Festival and the Midcoast Symphony.
For easy service to Boston and beyond, Portland is a short 30-minute ride with an international airport, Amtrak Downeaster train and Concord Coach Lines. The connections are unlimited to your life in the Midcoast.
Learn more about area attractions and state and local resources:
- Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME
- Bates College
- Colby College
- University of Maine
- University of Southern Maine
- Southern Maine Community College
- Cathance River Education Alliance (CREA)
Arts and Culture
- Bowdoin College Museum of Art
- Maine Art Scene
- Maine Events/Fairs/Festival
- Maine Maritime Museum
- Maine State Music Theatre
- Midcoast Symphony Orchestra
- Portland Symphony Orchestra