Newry’s claim to fame is Sunday River – Maine’s second largest ski resort located here. Close to the New Hampshire border, the town of Newry is situated near Grafton Notch State Park and the White Mountain State Park, just north of Bethel.
Winter in Newry, stay for a weekend or a week of skiing, Nordic and snowshoeing too. During the warmer seasons, visitors find hiking trails along the neighboring mountain ranges as well as a round of golf at the Sunday River Golf Club.
The Androscoggin River offers kayaking and canoeing, and swimming holes offer a brisk swim for the adventuresome. Sunday River Resort caters to ski and snowboard buffs with premier hotels and resorts offering top notch amenities including outdoor heated pools, spas, lessons, day care and health clubs.
Festivals in Newry include Maine arts and craft fairs, ski events at Sunday River like the annual Wife Carrying Championships, Parrot Head Fest, and Santa Sunday. Newry is also home to many ski home rentals and condos, perfect for a week long stay in the Sunday River region.
Sunday River Resort Area
Ski Esta l 207-754-3782)
Bethel Hill Bed and Breakfast l 207-824-2461
Douglass Place Bed and Breakfast
Gideon Hastings House
Grand Summit Resort Hotel l 800-543-2754
Jordan Grand Resort Hotel l 800-543-2754
L’Auberge Country Inn
Norseman Inn and Motel l 207-824-2002
River View Resort l 207-824-2808
Inn at Rostay l 207-824-3111
Sunday River Ski Resort l 800-543-2754
The Victoria Inn
West Bethel Motel l 207-836-3575
Greenwood Manor Inn l 207-583-4445 l 866-583-4445
Harrison House Bed and Breakfast l 207-583-6564