In and around Unity, Maine

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We are in the middle of everywhere. Unity is about an hour's drive from the state capital of Augusta, about an hour southwest of Bangor, about half an hour northwest of Belfast and half an hour east of Waterville.

Attractions

The village of Unity is a vibrant, diverse, and engaged community nestled among the farms, woodlands, and waterways of central Maine. Area attractions include

  • Lake Winnecook (also known as Unity Pond)—swimming, boating, fishing, and winter sports.
  • The Unity College "Field of Dreams"—a beautiful recreation area with walking paths, a playground, a tennis court, and three ball fields.
  • The Unity College Center for the Performing Arts
  • Unity Raceway
  • The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA)—home of the 260-acre Common Ground Fairground
  • The Unity Farmers' Market
  • The Unity Community Center—function room and licensed kitchen available for rent
  • Local merchants and artisans—Unity rivals many larger towns for the number and variety of local enterprises, including a forge, a pottery shop, a leather-working shop, an alpaca farm/gift shop, a greenhouse and nursery, an art gallery, and local eateries. Unity’s Amish community has a bakery, a horse-powered handmade furniture shop, and a Community Market selling everything from hardware, kitchen gear, hand-made furniture, and wood cook-stoves to socks, shoes, Amish-made hats, and locally grown food.

Accommodations

Unity

  • The Copper Heron is a small Bed and Breakfast. 130 Main Street. (207) 948-9003 
  • Various cabin rental options are available in the Unity area.

Waterville

Belfast

Newport

Dexter

Camping

Restaurants/Eateries

  • China Jade - School Street, Unity (207) 948-3321
  • Cone'z Ice Cream - Depot Street, Unity (207) 948-2663 (Seasonal)
  • Depot Store & Pizza Shop - Depot Street, Unity (207) 948-3434
  • Dunkin' Donuts - Depot Sreet, Unity (207) 948-4100
  • Spanky's Pizza - Depot Street, Unity (207) 948-5960
  • Subway - Depot Street, Unity (207) 948-7827
  • Troy General Store - Bangor Road (Rt. 202), Troy (207) 948-2428
  • Unity House of Pizza - Main Street, Unity (207) 948-3811
  • Albion Corner Store - Main Street, Albion (207) 437-2222

Groceries

  • Unity Shop & Save - School Street, Unity (207) 948-2731
  • Troy General Store - Bangor Road (Rt. 202), Troy (207) 948-2428

Family Entertainment

Museums

Other Services

  • Bangor Savings Bank - Clifford Common, Unity (207) 948-5120
  • Depot Village Laundry - Depot Street, Unity (207) 948-5500
  • Down East Credit Union, School Street, Unity (207) 948-2060
  • Freedom Insurance, School Street, Unity (207) 948-3334
  • Hair Flair - Main Street, Unity (207) 948-2757
  • Mac’s Hardware - School Street, Unity (207) 948-3800
  • New Horizons Health Care - Main Street, Unity (207) 948-2100
  • Parson’s Small Engine & Gun Shop - Waterville Road, Unity (207) 948-2377
  • Ryan’s Auto Body - Bangor Road, Unity (207) 948-2601
  • TA’s Automotive - Albion Road, Unity (207) 948-3400
  • Thorndike Auto Parts - Gordon Hill Road, Thorndike (207) 568-3200
  • Unity Self Storage - School Street, Unity (207) 948-3254
  • United States Post Office - Unity (207) 948-5185
  • Unity-Varney Insurance Agency -  Clifford Common, Unity (207) 948-5171

Please note that Unity College does not offer any endorsements of the above establishments. The list is for informational purposes only.

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