Visitors come from all over to experience the natural wonders of Moosehead Lake but what about shops and restaurants? Nothing beats the beauty and splendor of the great outdoors but are there other things to do in Greenville, ME?
The Lodge at Moosehead Lake truly does offer the best of both worlds. Not only do we overlook Moosehead Lake, just 10 minutes south of Lily Bay State Park, we’re also less than 5 minutes from downtown Greenville, ME.
While most of your time and attention will undoubtedly be spent exploring the lake, islands, and wildlife, you’re also likely to head into town on occasion. The lake gets all the headlines but there are plenty of reasons to explore Greenville, ME, too.
Things To Do in Greenville, ME
Greenville, Maine, is located at the southern end of Moosehead Lake. It is a small, quiet community of under 2,000 but with a nice collection of stores, restaurants, and other attractions.
Though the area relies upon visitors to Moosehead Lake, it doesn’t feel touristy. Greenville has retained its genuine, small town Maine feel. You won’t find any big box stores or restaurant franchises here, just family owned and operated businesses.
Some fun local shops include:
Kamp Kamp Moosehead Lake Indian Store – 3 Lily Bay Road
Souvenirs, antiques, toys, hunting gear, jewelry, art, clothing, furniture, Maine foods and so much more. Many folks’ favorite store in town.
Mud Puddle Mercantile – 34 Moosehead Lake Road
Unique gift shop specializing in apparel, fashion accessories, souvenirs, an more. Open seasonally, May 1st until October 31st.
Northern Maine Minerals – 16 Pritham Avenue
A popular rock, gem, jewelry, and fossil shop.
Northwoods Outfitters Moosehead Lake – 5 Lily Bay Rd
One stop shopping for outdoor gear, licenses, rentals, and adventure tours.
Museums & History
Moosehead Marine Museum – 12 Lily Bay Road
View a wide array of nautical treasures from Moosehead Lake’s rich history. The museum is also home to the historic Steamboat Katahdin, offering lake cruises daily, late June through mid-October.
The Center for Moosehead History/Moosehead Lake Aviation Museum – 6 Lakeview Street
These two museums share a space and are a part of the Greenville Junction Moosehead Historical Society museum collection.
The Center for Moosehead History focuses on regional Native American artifacts dating from 9,000 BC to the 1700s.
The Moosehead Lake Aviation Museum presents the history and impact of aviation on the Moosehead region.
Restaurants in Greenville, ME
You’ll work up quite an appetite exploring the Moosehead Lake area and all the things to do in Greenville, ME. Luckily the area offers plenty of dining options. In fact, The Lodge at Moosehead Lake offers both breakfast and dinner options, so you don’t have to go anywhere at all!
If you’re out and about, however, Greenville presents a variety of dining options.
Dockside Tavern – 17 Pritham Avenue
Burgers, sandwiches, pizza, seafood, salads, plus craft beers, spirits, and more. All on the water with slips and fantastic lake views.
Flatlanders Pub – 36 Pritham Avenue
Flatlanders is best known for their delicious broasted (pressure fried) chicken but also offers, lobster rolls, fish n’ chips, salads, and more. Open seasonally.
Stress Free Moose Pub – 65 Pritham Avenue
Pub fare, craft beers & cocktails, live entertainment, and a mellow friendly atmosphere.
Jamo’s Pizza – 34 Pritham Avenue
Jamo’s serves excellent pizza but is even better known for their fantastic Dagwood sandwiches on homemade pita bread. Yum!
Frosty Land Dairy Bar – 32 Pritham Avenue
Soft and hard serve ice cream cones, plus burgers, hot dogs, lobster rolls, french fries, milkshakes, and more.
Trailside Restaurant & Lounge – 33 Leisure Life Road
A family-style restaurant offering homemade cooking, a full bar, pool tables, and a juke box.
The Quarry – 15 Tenney Hill Road, Monson, ME
The Quarry is an upscale restaurant offering fine dining on Lake Hebron in Monson, ME. This excellent restaurant offers some of the only fine dining in the area, and is well worth the 20 minute drive from our Moosehead Lake bed and breakfast.
And That’s Just For Starters
We’ve barely scratched the surface of all the fun things to do in Greenville, ME and the Moosehead Lake region. Why, we barely even got to nearby Greenville Junction or Monson, ME.
Let us know what kinds of things you like to do during your stay at The Lodge at Moosehead Lake and we’ll see what we can do to get you pointed in the right direction. We love sharing the Moosehead Lake region with our guests.
See you soon!