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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
'''Drive.'''  Fly, if you have your own airplane, for there is a local airport.  There is also a float plane service (Katahdin Air) off the Golden Road to the west, near Baxter State Park.  I suppose you could paddle in on the Penobscot.
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'''Drive.'''   
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'''Fly''', if you have your own airplane, for there is a local airport.  There is also a float plane service off the Golden Road to the west, near Baxter State Park.   
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'''Shuttle''', Several, including the hostel, will pick you up in Medway or Bangor if you fly or ride the bus to one of those.
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I suppose you could paddle in on the Penobscot.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
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==See==
 
==See==
 
Don't miss the view from Baxter Peak on Mount Katahdin, several miles west.
 
Don't miss the view from Baxter Peak on Mount Katahdin, several miles west.
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'''Ambajejus Boom House''' is nearby, as is the
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'''Antique Snowmobile Museum'''
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
Plenty to do if you like the outdoors, including white water rafting, hiking, camping, hunting, fishing, peakbagging.
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Plenty to do if you like the outdoors, including white water rafting, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, camping, hunting, fishing, peakbagging, ATVing, snowmobiling, cc skiing, snowshoeing.
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
Two grocery stores east of town, IGA and another.  Also a Family Dollar here.  Several smaller general stores south and west.
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Two grocery stores east of town, IGA and Hannaford.  Also a Family Dollar here.  Several smaller general stores around town.  A couple of hardware stores.
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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'''Pizza''' in the shopping center with Family Dollar
 
'''Pizza''' in the shopping center with Family Dollar
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'''Appalachian Trail Cafe''' at 210 Penobscot Ave.
  
 
There's other places I've missed.
 
There's other places I've missed.
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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Water.  It's good for you.  (But filter it if you're in Baxter State Park).
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
There are at least Five hotels there, and probably a hostel or two.  There are also several hotels/lodges/resorts to the west toward Baxter State Park.  There are also several Bed and Breakfasts in town.
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'''Hotels''', There are at least Five hotels there.  See below.  There are also several hotels/lodges/resorts to the west toward Baxter State Park.  There are also several Bed and Breakfasts in town.
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'''Katahdin Inn and Suites''' Right behind the Right Aid, next to Family Dollar.
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'''Baxter Park Inn''', not associated with Baxter State Park.
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'''New England Outdoor Centers''' Lodge on lake Millinocket.
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'''Pamola Motor Lodge'''
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'''Ruthie's Hotel Terrace and Restaurant''', looks more like a restaurant, but they do have rooms.
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'''Appalachian Trail Lodge''', a hostel see:[http://www.appalachiantraillodge.com/]  Also has showers for $3.
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'''Campgrounds''' There are plenty out west of town toward Baxter State Park.  A couple of those are on the Golden Road, which runs parallel and south of the state park road.
  
 
==Contact==
 
==Contact==

Revision as of 22:24, 2 August 2012

Millinocket is in Highlands_(Maine).

Understand

Get in

Drive.

Fly, if you have your own airplane, for there is a local airport. There is also a float plane service off the Golden Road to the west, near Baxter State Park.

Shuttle, Several, including the hostel, will pick you up in Medway or Bangor if you fly or ride the bus to one of those.

I suppose you could paddle in on the Penobscot.

Get around

Drive or Walk.

See

Don't miss the view from Baxter Peak on Mount Katahdin, several miles west.

Ambajejus Boom House is nearby, as is the

Antique Snowmobile Museum

Do

Plenty to do if you like the outdoors, including white water rafting, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, camping, hunting, fishing, peakbagging, ATVing, snowmobiling, cc skiing, snowshoeing.

Buy

Two grocery stores east of town, IGA and Hannaford. Also a Family Dollar here. Several smaller general stores around town. A couple of hardware stores.

Eat

Pelletier's Family Restaurant (higher prices) [1]

McDonalds

Chinese, there are 2 chinese restaurants here.

Pizza in the shopping center with Family Dollar

Appalachian Trail Cafe at 210 Penobscot Ave.

There's other places I've missed.

Drink

Water. It's good for you. (But filter it if you're in Baxter State Park).

Sleep

Hotels, There are at least Five hotels there. See below. There are also several hotels/lodges/resorts to the west toward Baxter State Park. There are also several Bed and Breakfasts in town.

Katahdin Inn and Suites Right behind the Right Aid, next to Family Dollar.

Baxter Park Inn, not associated with Baxter State Park.

New England Outdoor Centers Lodge on lake Millinocket.

Pamola Motor Lodge

Ruthie's Hotel Terrace and Restaurant, looks more like a restaurant, but they do have rooms.


Appalachian Trail Lodge, a hostel see:[2] Also has showers for $3.

Campgrounds There are plenty out west of town toward Baxter State Park. A couple of those are on the Golden Road, which runs parallel and south of the state park road.

Contact

If you need contact via Internet, there is a public library at the corner of Hill Street and Maine Avenue. They have computers available for public use. I believe they also have free WIFI access.

Get out

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