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Casco is a pretty little New England town located in the heart of the scenic Lakes Region of Maine, near the shores of Sebago Lake. Known for its' splendid beauty and limitless outdoor recreation, the area surrounding Casco provides lots of opportunities for family fun. Casco is 36 square miles in size, with eight lakes and ponds making up nearly six square miles of the town. During the summer, Casco's population of approximately 3,500 swells to nearly 15,000 when local camps and seasonal resorts are filled with visitors. Some of the region's outdoor activities include swimming, boating and fishing, water skiing, cycling, hiking, camping and golf. Wintertime activities include alpine and cross-country skiing, sledding, snowmobiling and ice-skating. The town of Casco offers two vacation resorts, several bed and breakfast facilities and several restaurants. The White Mountains and the Maine Seacoast are less than hour's drive and nearby quaint villages are filled with antique shops, museums and artisan's shops. Several colleges and technical schools are located within a forty-mile radius of Casco, including Bates College, Central Maine Technical College, University of New England and St. Joseph's College. Casco is also home to one of Maine's oldest festivals, called "Casco Days," a tradition for over 70 years which includes a full weekend of activities and entertainment at Casco Day Park.

Surrounding areas: Naples, Maine (4.9 mi), Otisfield, Maine (5.9 mi), Poland, Maine (6.6 mi), Raymond, Maine (7.7 mi), Poland Spring, Maine (8.3 mi), Oxford, Maine (8.8 mi), Bridgton, Maine (10.0 mi)

Casco Vacation Rentals




Casco Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Northern Pines Conference Center559 Rt 85Raymond, ME7.7 mi.(207) 655-7624
White Pines Motel1262 Roosevelt TRLRaymond, ME8.9 mi.(207) 655-3345
A Fireside Inn & Suites1777 Washington StAuburn, ME13.1 mi.(207) 774-6151
Suburban Pines322 Roosevelt TRLWindham, ME14.5 mi.(207) 892-4834
Coastline Inn170 CTR StAuburn, ME15.8 mi.(207) 784-1331
Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch14 Great Falls PlzAuburn, ME16.1 mi.(207) 784-4433
Motel 6516 Pleasant StLewiston, ME17.7 mi.(207) 782-6558
Ramada Inn Conference CTR490 Pleasant StLewiston, ME17.7 mi.(207) 784-2331
The Redwood Inn1968 Lisbon StLewiston, ME19.1 mi.(207) 784-5476
Hampton Inn194 Lower Main StFreeport, ME23.2 mi.(207) 865-1400
Casco Bay Inn107 Us Rt 1Freeport, ME23.3 mi.(207) 865-4925
Coastline Inn209 Rt 1 SFreeport, ME23.3 mi.(207) 865-3777
Comfort Suites500 US Rt 1 SFreeport, ME23.3 mi.(207) 865-9300
Freeport Inn335 US Rt 1Freeport, ME23.3 mi.(207) 865-3106
Holidayinn Express Hotel & Suites450 Usroute 1Freeport, ME23.3 mi.(207) 865-9020
Hilton Garden Inn Freeport Downtown5 Park StFreeport, ME23.5 mi.(207) 865-1433
Harraseeket Inn162 Main StFreeport, ME24.3 mi.(207) 865-9377
Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel155 Riverside StPortland, ME24.6 mi.(207) 774-5861
Holiday Inn Portland West81 Riverside StPortland, ME24.7 mi.(207) 774-5601
Days Inn1150 Brighton AvePortland, ME24.8 mi.(207) 775-3711
Travelodge Of Portland1200 Brighton AvePortland, ME24.8 mi.(207) 774-6101
Fairfield Inn & Suites36 Old Portland RdBrunswick, ME26.7 mi.(207) 721-0300
Doubletree Hotel Portland1230 Congress StPortland, ME26.8 mi.(207) 774-5611
Embassy Suites Hotel1050 Westbrook StPortland, ME26.8 mi.(207) 775-2200
Comfort Inn90 Maine Mall RdSouth Portland, ME26.9 mi.(207) 775-0409
Snow Village InnEaton, NH26.9 mi.( ) -
Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites303 Sable Oaks DrSouth Portland, ME27.0 mi.(207) 775-3900
Marriott Hotel200 Sable Oaks DrSouth Portland, ME27.0 mi.(207) 871-8000
Interstate Oasis Econo Lodge215 Pleasant StBrunswick, ME27.1 mi.(207) 729-9991
Fairfield Inn340 Park AvePortland, ME27.1 mi.(207) 871-0611
Comfort Inn199 Pleasant StBrunswick, ME27.3 mi.(207) 729-1129
Hilton Gadren Inn Portland Airport145 Jetport BlvdPortland, ME27.3 mi.(207) 828-1117
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Portland/Maine Mall2 Cummings RdScarborough, ME27.3 mi.(207) 883-0300
Sheraton South Portland363 Maine Mall RdSouth Portland, ME27.4 mi.(207) 775-6161
Days Inn461 Maine Mall RdSouth Portland, ME27.5 mi.(207) 772-3450
Eastland Park Hotel157 High StPortland, ME27.6 mi.(207) 746-5411
Portland Regency Inn20 Milk StPortland, ME27.6 mi.(207) 774-4200
Holiday Inn By The Bay88 Spring StPortland, ME27.7 mi.(207) 775-2311
Econo Lodge South Portland80 John Roberts RdSouth Portland, ME27.7 mi.(207) 772-3838
Hampton Inn171 Philbrook AveSouth Portland, ME27.7 mi.(207) 773-4400
 
Bed & Breakfast
Ware Street Inn B&B52 Ware StLewiston, ME17.3 mi.(207) 783-8171
Brunswick Bed & Breakfast165 Park RowBrunswick, ME28.4 mi.(207) 729-4914
Freedom House Bed & Breakfast13 Old Portland RdFreedom, NH28.6 mi.(603) 539-4815

Casco Weather & Climate

Western Maine near the New Hampshire state line enjoy four distinct seasons that typifies the best of a New England climate. There's plenty of clear, sunny weather with cool nights in the summertime, with occasional showers and thunderstorms. Extreme humidity in summertime is usually not a problem because temperatures are so mild. Fall is spectacular - crisp, mild days and cold nights, perfect for sightseeing. Winter begins in Maine around Thanksgiving, with January and February being the coldest months. The average annual snowfall is around 85 inches and winter temperatures vary from the mid-30s to below zero. Most snowfall occurs in eight to ten measurable storms of 6 inches to a foot. In the last fifteen years, the largest single snowstorm amount was 16 inches. Temperatures begin to increase in March, along with an increase in humidity, which often results in snowstorms until mid-April.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 28°F 4°F 4.25 in. 34°F
February 32°F 7°F 3.36 in. 33°F
March 41°F 18°F 4.18 in. 37°F
April 52°F 29°F 3.99 in. 40°F
May 66°F 41°F 3.77 in. 49°F
June 74°F 50°F 4.05 in. 56°F
July 78°F 55°F 4.03 in. 60°F
August 76°F 53°F 3.97 in. 62°F
September 68°F 44°F 3.66 in. 59°F
October 57°F 33°F 4.61 in. 52°F
November 45°F 25°F 4.25 in. 47°F
December 33°F 12°F 3.81 in. 39°F

Casco Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Portland International Jetport airport (PWM) located about 27 miles south of Casco in Portland, Maine, the Sanford Regional airport (SFM) located approximately 43 miles south of Casco in Sanford, Maine, the Pease International Tradeport airport (PSM) located roughly 65 miles south of Casco in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and finally the Concord Municipal airport (CON) located around 74 miles southwest of Casco in Concord, New Hampshire.

Casco Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Story LandGlenNH33.5 mi.
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME34.6 mi.
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME35.2 mi.
Santa's VillageJeffersonNH55.1 mi.
Six Gun CityJeffersonNH55.1 mi.
York's Wild KingdomYork BeachME57.9 mi.
Pirate's Fun ParkSalisburyMA81.7 mi.
 
Water Parks
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME35.2 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH65.7 mi.
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME110.7 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Naples Golf & Country ClubNaplesME4.6 mi.
Summit Golf CoursePolandME6.3 mi.
Fairlawn Golf ClubPolandME6.6 mi.
Bridgton Highlands Country ClubBridgtonME11.0 mi.
Frye Island Golf CourseFrye IslandME12.1 mi.
Spring Meadows Golf Course at Cole FarmsGrayME13.0 mi.
Allen Mountain Golf CourseDenmarkME14.0 mi.
Norway Country ClubNorwayME15.0 mi.
Prospect Hill Golf CourseAuburnME15.2 mi.
Fox Ridge Golf ClubAuburnME15.7 mi.
Paris Hill Country ClubParisME16.9 mi.
Apple Valley Golf CourseLewistonME18.9 mi.
Val Halla Golf & Recreation CenterCumberland CenterME20.2 mi.
Lake Kezar Country ClubLovellME20.5 mi.
Turner Highlands Country ClubTurnerME21.6 mi.
Westerly Winds Golf CourseWestbrookME21.7 mi.
Freeport Country ClubFreeportME23.7 mi.
Rivermeadow Golf ClubWestbrookME24.5 mi.
Gorham Country ClubGorhamME24.9 mi.
Twin Falls Golf ClubWestbrookME25.2 mi.
Riverside Municipal Golf ClubPortlandME26.8 mi.
Sable Oaks Golf ClubSouth PortlandME26.9 mi.
Great Chebeague Golf ClubChebeague IslandME27.4 mi.
Province Lake Golf CourseParsonsfieldME28.0 mi.
Springbrook Golf ClubLeedsME28.5 mi.
Brunswick Golf ClubBrunswickME28.8 mi.
Cobbossee Colony GolfMonmouthME28.8 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME10.0 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME28.6 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME30.5 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH34.0 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME37.8 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH48.7 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH53.6 mi.
GunstockGilfordNH54.3 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH57.1 mi.
Cannon MountainFranconiaNH62.6 mi.
Highlands MountainNorthfieldNH66.5 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME66.6 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME68.3 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH71.1 mi.
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME73.7 mi.
Ragged MountainDanburyNH74.6 mi.
Pats PeakHennikerNH86.6 mi.
Mount SunapeeMount SunapeeNH90.0 mi.
Suicide SixWoodstockVT103.0 mi.
Ascutney Mountain ResortBrownsvilleVT104.1 mi.
 
State Parks
Sebago Lake State ParkME6.6 mi. 
Range Ponds State ParkME8.0 mi. 
Bradbury Mountain State ParkME18.6 mi. 
Wolfes Neck Woods State ParkME25.5 mi. 
Echo Lake-Cathedral Ledge State ParkNH32.3 mi. 
Tacoma Lakes State ParkME32.6 mi. 
Ferry Beach State ParkME33.8 mi. 
Scarborough Beach State ParkME34.1 mi. 
Crescent Beach State ParkME34.4 mi. 
Two Lights State ParkME34.8 mi. 
Peacock Beach State ParkME34.9 mi. 
White Lake State ParkNH36.5 mi. 
 
Museums
Maine Memory NetworkPortlandME27.3 mi.(History)
Portland Museum of ArtPortlandME27.3 mi.(Art)
Center For Maine History Museum Gallery at the Maine Historical SocietyPortlandME27.3 mi.(History)
Portland Harbor MuseumSouth PortlandME28.9 mi.(History)
Seashore Trolley MuseumKennebunkportME44.6 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Wright MuseumWolfeboroNH44.9 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Counting House MuseumSouth BerwickME55.3 mi.(History)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
New England AquariumBostonMA117.1 mi.
Franklin Park ZooBostonMA117.1 mi.


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