About Freeport

Freeport, Maine is home to over 200 upscale, international brand outlets and a vibrant array of homegrown galleries and shops featuring products from local artists and artisans. And of course, Freeport, Maine is the home of the world-famous L.L.Bean flagship store and Outdoor Discovery School.

Freeport’s rich history is everywhere. Stroll through the village and step into charming historic homes converted into shops, boutiques, inns and restaurants. Enjoy live music and open air dining, stop in for live entertainment, or a great movie, or hop on Atlantic Seal Cruises and visit one of our many islands. Try a sample of the latest batch of spirits at Freeport’s breweries and vodka distillery, nosh on locally-made whoopie pies (the Maine state dessert!) at Wicked Whoopies, or take a tour of Wilbur’s Chocolate Confections.

Step back into time by visiting Freeport’s Harrington House, home to the Freeport Historical Society’s exhibits and archives, or stop by the 19th century Pettingill saltwater farm and the Gore House. And don’t forget L.L.Bean’s annual Summer in the Park! From July to August, visitors can picnic on the lawn at L.L.Bean and enjoy free concerts for the entire family!

Freeport, Maine’s postcard-perfect location also affords ocean views, desert dunes and mountain hikes. And because Freeport is just 20 minutes north of Portland, Maine, you can take in the best of Maine’s biggest city and beautiful coastal destinations like Bar Harbor or Camden on just one trip.

Whether you crave lobster rolls or lobster bisque, shop Coach or Old Navy, enjoy a hike through a shopping village or along a winding coastal trail, Freeport, Maine is the place to be! Explore the Maine outdoors and find the best of Maine culture with our Freeport walking map and special events calendar of tours, classes, concerts and more. Visit FreeportUSA.com for more information and to order our Map & Guide before your visit.


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