With access to thousands of acres of forests and fields, Carousel Horse Farm's expert equestrians take riders of all skill levels on scenic jaunts through the Maine countryside. Private or group trail rides in Casco explore the local woods, hills, and fields, sometimes including stops to fetch ice cream or to wipe down horses' windshields. Horse-drawn carriage rides are available for weddings and special events. Guided beach horseback rides are also available from October 15 through April 30.
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Flagship Cinemas showcases new-release films in 11 theaters peppered across seven states, equipping each of its 103 screens with stadium seating and digital surround sound. Beyond providing family-friendly entertainment for more than 15 years, Flagship Cinemas strives to maintain a reputation as the "neighborhood theater" by ensuring each location has a presence in its surrounding community through contributions to local organizations. Flagship Cinemas also builds camaraderie with customers by offering free birthday visits and distributing fanatic cards, which guests can use to earn rewards such as free film tickets or an autographed photo of their favorite usher.
Windward Farm owner Sandra Davis brands her sylvan piece of Maine as a friendly and welcoming environment for beginning to intermediate riders to practice whatever riding discipline they wish. Lesson horses make for suitable learning animals as students learn to command their saddled friends in the insulated 72’x200’ indoor arena or the 100’x220’ outdoor arena.
The farm also hosts camps during the summer, when youngsters aged 7–16 descend on the grounds to learn and have fun under the close watch of highly qualified counselors who make sure campers don’t practice unsafe riding technique or try to sneak horses in their minivans at the end of the day. During their time on the farm, children learn equestrian tidbits such as grooming and tacking up their horse as well as efficient riding, and they spend the rest of their time making arts and crafts projects and playing games.
Though families and campers flock to Thomas Point Beach & Campground for its pristine protected beachfront, visitors can also take in the beauty of the area's pine groves and picnic areas around the shoreline of Casco Bay. After guests hike around the 85 acres of fields, woods and park land, where forest and coastal wildlife abound, they can enjoy the breeze on the salt-water beach of the tidal Thomas Bay.