Augusta Maine Attractions

Augusta Maine AttractionsNo matter where you’re going in Maine, the Senator Inn and Spa is on your way! Whether you want to go antiquing or clothes shopping, hiking or biking, golfing or skiing, whale watching or fall leaf peeping, the Senator Inn and Spa provides easy access and a central location from which to locate attractions in Augusta and throughout Maine.

Popular attractions in Augusta, Maine’s Capital city, include the State House, the Blaine House which houses Maine’s governor, historic Hallowell, Belgrade Lakes and the Maine State Museum. Other attractions in Augusta include some of the finest golf courses in Maine, summer theatre at the Theatre at Monmouth and the Gas Light Theatre, concerts at the Augusta Civic Center and year-round shopping at a variety stores and malls.

Maine State Capital Building
State Street
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 287-2301
Constructed of native granite, the building houses the Maine Law Library, Legislative Chambers, and Office of the Governor.
The Blaine House
2 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 287-2301
The Blaine House was given to the state of Maine in 1919 to be used as the governors’ mansion. Tours must be scheduled.
Maine State Museum
83 State House Station Augusta, ME  04333
(207) 287-2301
Recalling the historic events and times that shaped Maine into the geographical and cultural state is it today, the Maine State Museum offers workshops, programs, exhibits, and a friendly staff.
Old Fort Western
16 Cony Street Augusta,  ME 04330
(207) 626-2385
Dating to the 1700’s, one of the United States’ oldest surviving wooden military buildings can be found at Old Fort Western. This is a National Historic Monument. 2004 marked its 250th anniversary.
Children’s Discovery Museum
171 Capitol Street, Ste 2
Augusta, Maine  04330
(207)  622-2209
Programs, exhibits, and kiosks provide interactive learning for children. The Children’s Discovery Museum has many crafts and activities for children to partake in. A thriving member of Augusta’s community since 1992.
Pine Tree State Arboretum
153 Hospital Street
Augusta,  ME  04332
(207) 621-0031
This 224-acre park displays over 200 species of trees, all of which have been labeled for the benefit of visitors. There are also several trees on display that have been grown from seeds that traveled on the Space Shuttle.
Historic Hallowell
Hallowell, ME 04347
Trip: 8 miles
The historic town of Hallowell, located just three miles from the Senator Inn & Spa, is described as “the gem of the Kennebec.” The ambiance of this City feels like a quaint old world village.
Johnson Hall
Gardiner, ME 04345
Trip: 8 miles
Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, in downtown Gardiner, presents year-round arts programs for all ages–professional music concerts, theater and dance performances; theater and art camps and classes for children; and teen band shows, in the renovated first floor of Maine’s oldest theater, built in 1864.  Check our website for current programs.
Bicycling in Augusta, Maine Cyclists flock to the Kennebec Valley region known for its outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities, including biking, hiking, canoeing, whitewater rafting and fishing.
Augusta Area Shopping Whether you enjoy retail shopping, shopping for antiques or shopping at L.L. Bean, the Senator Inn provides easy access to Augusta-area shopping.
Augusta Crossing Shopping Center The all-new Augusta Crossing shopping center is conveniently located directly behind the Senator Inn & Spa hotel.
Augusta, Maine Restaurants and Dining Augusta is the home to one of Maine’s most unique restaurants, Cloud 9 at the Senator Inn and Spa.
Theatres Near Augusta, Maine If you enjoy live theater, then Gaslight Theater and The Theater at Monmouth are two theatres near Augusta, Maine that are worthy of your consideration while visiting the Augusta area or staying at the Senator Inn and Spa.
Golf Courses Near Augusta, Maine Belgrades Lakes Golf Course and Fox Ridge Golf Club are two superb golf courses within short driving distance from the Senator Inn & Spa.
Maine General Medical Center
35 Medical Center Parkway
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 626-1000
Maine General Medical Center is an acute care hospital with facilities in both Augusta and Waterville.
Augusta Civic Center
76 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 626-2405
This venue is home to most of the major concerts, plays and expositions that come to Augusta.
University of Maine at Augusta
46 University Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 621-3000
The University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) provides the people of Maine with the opportunity to obtain an accessible, affordable, supportive, high-quality college education.
The Small Business Administration, Augusta Office
68 Sewall Street
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 622-8274
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.
Augusta State Airport
75 Airport Road
Augusta, Maine 04330
(207) 626-2306
The Augusta State Airport, while owned by the State of Maine, is managed and operated by the City of Augusta.