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Afternoon Drive

There is always lots to see along Route 1. The drive from Bangor to Portland never disappoints... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JoBC1
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Canada
Great Outlet Mall

We didn’t come to Maine to shop but had one evening free so we decided to check it out. Loved... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bev M
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Scenic coastal drive measuring 203 miles from Freeport to Quoddy Head.
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Rte 1, Freeport, ME 04032
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is always lots to see along Route 1. The drive from Bangor to Portland never disappoints. Views of the water, lots of little shopping spots.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JoBC1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t come to Maine to shop but had one evening free so we decided to check it out. Loved shopping in an outdoor setting at this outlet mall. Tons of shops & LL Bean Stores that I didn’t even know existed. Lots of places...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bev M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopping by LL just to look became something much more. Their spirit of xmas brought me back to childhood, all the good memories. They have a booth that gives out hot chocolate with a choice of several different marshmallows... I was ready to pay but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Freeport and ended up here. The store is open 24/7 and prices are good. All staff was very helpful

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Was a nice easy drive but would not go out of my way to shop there. For an outlet the sales were under whelming. P

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Went to LL Bean to hopefully make a purchase, after checking with another store with the same item that I was looking for. The service in the shoe department was excellent, even though they were very busy. I tried on the boots, walked around for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

U.S. rt. 1 is the more scenic and commercial route to take when travelling up or down the ME coast. Rather than whizzing by on an Interstate, it enables you to drive through and pause at the many charming towns for shopping, historical landmarks and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Frank M
Reviewed October 23, 2018

We visited the L. L. Bean Flagship Store and the outlet store in Freeport, ME two weeks ago. We have been there several times before. Things have not changed. The staff was extremely helpful and very cordial... and the merchandise was of the highest quality....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rfknauer103
Reviewed October 14, 2018

LL Bean cant miss stopping here its what this town is famous for..more than one store lots of outlets and tonns of sho

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shelly80884
Reviewed October 12, 2018

I drove yesterday from Boston to Bar Harbor On Coastal Highway US 1 mostly. The drive was spectacular. It was raining all through from Salem to Bar harbor because of Hurricane Michael. Even in rain the drive was never tedious. The beauty of the fall...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank sandeep A
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Response from Tony B | Reviewed this property |
Both New Hampshire and Vermont!
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August 6, 2018|
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You were coming at one of the busiest times of the year. I advise you to do your traveling Monday through Friday find a nice beautiful in which they have many off for Friday and Saturday at a location you want to stay such... More
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