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Norway is a small town located in the western hills of Oxford County, Maine. The mountains, lakes and rivers of the surrounding area provides ample hiking and biking trails, fishing, swimming, canoeing and kayaking. Golf is available at several nearby country clubs, and the famous Oxford Plains Speedway is less than five miles from Norway. In autumn, the hills around Norway turn brilliant red, gold and orange, making this an exciting time to visit and explore the small towns and backroads of western Maine, searching for antiques and handmade collectibles. Wintertime brings alpine and cross -country skiers to nearby Sunday River Ski Resort. Downtown Norway is an interesting mix of old and new, and for decades, Norway was where farmers came to trade and laborers worked at one of several wood-turning mills in town. Today, several historic homes are open for tours, including the Dr. Augustus French House, Tucker Block, the Denison-Hathaway House, and also the Norway Opera House. The architecture is a mix of different styles and constructed of wood and brick, and is some of the best examples of the period to be found in Maine. This charming village set among the hills and lakes of western Maine is a quiet and peaceful vacation retreat.

Surrounding areas: South Paris, Maine (1.9 mi), Oxford, Maine (6.3 mi), Otisfield, Maine (8.5 mi), Waterford, Maine (8.7 mi), Greenwood, Maine (8.8 mi), Harrison, Maine (9.6 mi), North Waterford, Maine (10.9 mi)

Norway Vacation Rentals




Norway Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Coastline Inn170 CTR StAuburn, ME17.7 mi.(207) 784-1331
The Bethel Inn And Country ClubBroad StBethel, ME17.8 mi.(207) 824-2175
Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch14 Great Falls PlzAuburn, ME17.9 mi.(207) 784-4433
Bethel Spa Motel88 Main StBethel, ME17.9 mi.(207) 824-3341
A Fireside Inn & Suites1777 Washington StAuburn, ME18.6 mi.(207) 774-6151
Motel 6516 Pleasant StLewiston, ME20.6 mi.(207) 782-6558
Ramada Inn Conference CTR490 Pleasant StLewiston, ME20.6 mi.(207) 784-2331
Northern Pines Conference Center559 Rt 85Raymond, ME21.9 mi.(207) 655-7624
The Redwood Inn1968 Lisbon StLewiston, ME22.6 mi.(207) 784-5476
White Pines Motel1262 Roosevelt TRLRaymond, ME23.1 mi.(207) 655-3345
Suburban Pines322 Roosevelt TRLWindham, ME28.6 mi.(207) 892-4834
Peacock InnKearsarge, NH29.7 mi.( ) -
 
Bed & Breakfast
Ware Street Inn B&B52 Ware StLewiston, ME18.5 mi.(207) 783-8171

Norway 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 3.56 in. 34°F
February 32°F 7°F 2.50 in. 33°F
March 41°F 18°F 3.34 in. 37°F
April 52°F 29°F 3.64 in. 40°F
May 66°F 41°F 3.38 in. 49°F
June 74°F 50°F 3.90 in. 56°F
July 78°F 55°F 3.29 in. 60°F
August 76°F 53°F 3.85 in. 62°F
September 68°F 44°F 3.18 in. 59°F
October 57°F 33°F 3.89 in. 52°F
November 45°F 25°F 3.74 in. 47°F
December 33°F 12°F 3.21 in. 39°F

Norway Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Auburn Lewiston Municipal airport (LEW) located about 17 miles southeast of Norway in Auburn / Lewiston, Maine, the Augusta State airport (AUG) located approximately 37 miles east of Norway in Augusta, Maine, the Berlin Municipal airport (BML) located roughly 39 miles northwest of Norway in Berlin, New Hampshire, the Portland International Jetport airport (PWM) located around 41 miles south of Norway in Portland, Maine, the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located about 48 miles east of Norway in Waterville, Maine, the Sanford Regional airport (SFM) located approximately 57 miles south of Norway in Sanford, Maine, the Laconia Municipal airport (LCI) located roughly 61 miles southwest of Norway in Laconia, New Hampshire, and finally the Knox County Regional airport (RKD) located around 72 miles east of Norway in Rockland, Maine.

Norway Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Story LandGlenNH32.2 mi.
Santa's VillageJeffersonNH47.9 mi.
Six Gun CityJeffersonNH47.9 mi.
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME48.9 mi.
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME49.5 mi.
York's Wild KingdomYork BeachME72.1 mi.
 
Water Parks
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME49.5 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH79.6 mi.
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME108.9 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Norway Country ClubNorwayME 
Paris Hill Country ClubParisME3.5 mi.
Bridgton Highlands Country ClubBridgtonME12.7 mi.
Fairlawn Golf ClubPolandME12.7 mi.
Summit Golf CoursePolandME13.6 mi.
Turner Highlands Country ClubTurnerME15.1 mi.
Naples Golf & Country ClubNaplesME17.0 mi.
Lake Kezar Country ClubLovellME17.3 mi.
Fox Ridge Golf ClubAuburnME18.0 mi.
Prospect Hill Golf CourseAuburnME19.1 mi.
Allen Mountain Golf CourseDenmarkME20.9 mi.
Springbrook Golf ClubLeedsME22.1 mi.
Oakdale Country ClubMexicoME22.8 mi.
Apple Valley Golf CourseLewistonME23.6 mi.
Spring Meadows Golf Course at Cole FarmsGrayME25.5 mi.
Cobbossee Colony GolfMonmouthME25.9 mi.
Frye Island Golf CourseFrye IslandME26.4 mi.
Meadows Golf ClubLitchfieldME29.5 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME13.6 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME14.9 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME17.8 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME23.5 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH31.6 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH49.1 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH50.5 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME52.2 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME55.1 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH56.8 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH58.7 mi.
Cannon MountainFranconiaNH59.3 mi.
GunstockGilfordNH62.8 mi.
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME73.5 mi.
Highlands MountainNorthfieldNH74.9 mi.
Ragged MountainDanburyNH80.8 mi.
Pats PeakHennikerNH95.6 mi.
Mount SunapeeMount SunapeeNH97.0 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME98.1 mi.
Suicide SixWoodstockVT106.1 mi.
 
State Parks
Range Ponds State ParkME14.9 mi. 
Sebago Lake State ParkME20.3 mi. 
Bradbury Mountain State ParkME28.4 mi. 
Tacoma Lakes State ParkME30.7 mi. 
Echo Lake-Cathedral Ledge State ParkNH32.5 mi. 
Peacock Beach State ParkME35.0 mi. 
Moose Brook State ParkNH36.0 mi. 
Wolfes Neck Woods State ParkME36.1 mi. 
Mount Blue State ParkME36.7 mi. 
 
Museums
Maine Memory NetworkPortlandME40.9 mi.(History)
Portland Museum of ArtPortlandME40.9 mi.(Art)
Center For Maine History Museum Gallery at the Maine Historical SocietyPortlandME40.9 mi.(History)
Portland Harbor MuseumSouth PortlandME42.4 mi.(History)
Wright MuseumWolfeboroNH54.5 mi.(Miscellaneous)
L.C. Bates MuseumHinckleyME55.8 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Seashore Trolley MuseumKennebunkportME59.0 mi.(Miscellaneous)


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