Winter Activities

When winter settles over the hotels in Rockport, ME, the Samoset Resort transforms into a winter wonderland with vacation activities, evening fire pits and Holiday Happenings the entire family can enjoy. From our onsite ice skating rink to the Camden Snow Bowl and cross country skiing trails, you are sure to find your favorite winter sport, or discover some new ones during your winter vacation in Maine.

The resort amenities including La Bella Vita restaurant, Enoteca Lounge, The Spa at the Samoset, and our gift shop follow this same weekend schedule throughout the winter months. As always, The Club at the Samoset is open every day of the year from 5:30 AM to 9:00 PM. for fitness members and Day Pass holders.

Ice Skating, Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing
  Throughout winter months, the Samoset showcases an outdoor 100’ x 50’ ice skating rink overlooking Penobscot Bay. Maine Sport Outfitters in Rockport offers skate rentals and sharpening, cross country skis, and snowshoe rentals. Ice skate rentals are $8 for adults and $5 for children. Skate sharpening is also available for $5. We also invite you to bring your cross country skis or snowshoes and make your mark on our championship golf course.

CedarWorks Play Sets
Your children will also enjoy hours of playtime during their winter vacation in Maine on our new locally produced indoor Rhapsody Play Sets.

Winter Holiday Happenings at the Samoset Resort

Spend your favorite holiday with the Samoset this year as we deck the halls, trim the trees, and prepare a feast that is certain to please, at our historic Maine resort. Allow us to do all the work while you enjoy this magical season with your family and friends. For Thanksgiving, we will host a grand buffet with all the traditional favorites in the Knox County Ballroom as well as a sit-down dinner at La Bella Vita Ristorante. Special dinners will also be served on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve, along with all the fun-filled winter vacation activities that make the Samoset such a special place to celebrate the holidays.

Please contact our Holiday Hotline at 207.593.1549 to make reservations for the Holiday Happenings at the Samoset and begin planning your winter vacation at the Samoset today!

Click the links below to preview our holiday season menus!

Nearby Winter Vacation Activities in Rockport and Camden
Midcoast Recreation Center, Rockport - indoor tennis and skating
Camden Snow Bowl, Camden - skiing, snowshoeing (Samoset guests receive discounted lift tickets - inquire at the front desk)
National Toboggan Championships, Camden - Camden Snow Bowl
Cross Country Skiing Trails, Camden - Camden Hills State Park
Self-Guided Hiking Trails, Camden - Coastal Mountains Land Trust
Oakland Park Bowling, Rockport - Candlepin Bowling/Arcade

Things to Do in Rockport, Rockland and Camden, Maine

Along with the Samoset Resort's innovative Glacier Ice Bar and festive Holiday Happenings, the nearby cities of Rockport, Camden, and Rockland, Maine offer a variety of Maine activities during the winter months. Visit the links below to learn more about attractions and winter activities in Maine located near the resort.

Rockland, Maine

Rockport, Maine

Camden, Maine

Owls Head, Maine

Lincolnville, Maine