Welcome to the enchanting town of Bethel, Maine, where idyllic landscapes and a charming atmosphere set the stage for intimate weddings and bachelor and bachelorette activities. Nestled in this scenic paradise is the luxurious GraceNote Inn, a bed and breakfast that offers not only a haven of comfort but also an exquisite venue for hosting events and weddings. Whether you’re planning a dream wedding or an unforgettable bachelor/bachelorette party, Bethel offers a plethora of activities that will ensure an exceptional experience for all. Join us as we explore the ultimate things to do in the area, creating the perfect backdrop for an extraordinary celebration.
Bachelor & Bachelorette Activities
Bethel is a golfer’s paradise, offering two exceptional golf courses that harmoniously blend stunning landscapes with a challenging play. Immerse yourself in the picturesque surroundings and indulge in a game of golf that will leave you enchanted. A perfect setting for a Bachelor party.
a) The Bethel Inn Resort Golf Course:
Nestled amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Mahoosuc Mountains, The Bethel Inn Resort Golf Course is a golfer’s dream come true. This meticulously designed 18-hole championship course combines scenic vistas, rolling fairways, and well-manicured greens. As you navigate the course, you’ll be captivated by the stunning mountain views that serve as the backdrop for every swing. With a harmonious blend of challenge and playability, this course caters to golfers of all skill levels, ensuring an enjoyable experience for everyone.
b) Sunday River Golf Club:
For a modern and unforgettable golfing experience, head to Sunday River Golf Club. Designed by renowned architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr., this world-class 18-hole course is a masterpiece of craftsmanship and natural beauty. Surrounded by the captivating vistas of the Mahoosuc Range and Sunday River Valley, every hole presents a unique challenge that will test your skills and provide a sense of exhilaration. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the rolling fairways, strategically placed bunkers, and water features, as you embark on an unforgettable golfing journey.
Both golf courses offer exceptional facilities, including well-stocked pro shops, professional golf lessons, and club rentals. After an invigorating round of golf, unwind at the clubhouse and savor a refreshing beverage while relishing in the scenic views. Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or a novice, Bethel’s golf courses are sure to provide an extraordinary experience that blends sport, nature, and relaxation in perfect harmony.
Additionally, for those seeking an extra dose of golfing excitement, Bethel hosts several golf tournaments and events throughout the year, providing an opportunity to showcase your skills, compete with fellow golf enthusiasts, and create cherished memories during your celebration.
Note: GraceNote Inn can assist in arranging golf outings and coordinating transportation to and from the golf courses, ensuring a seamless and convenient experience for your party.
Music and Mountain Biking at Mt Abram:
Combine the joy of music and the thrill of mountain biking at Mt Abram, where live music events and adrenaline-pumping trails intersect. Enjoy an evening of lively tunes under the starlit sky, accompanied by delectable food and drinks. During the day, explore the mountain’s extensive network of mountain biking trails, catering to riders of all levels. Feel the rush of adrenaline as you navigate the twists and turns, and soak in the stunning panoramas that surround you.
a) Mountain Biking:
Mt Abram boasts an extensive network of mountain biking trails that cater to riders of all skill levels. From beginner-friendly paths to challenging downhill descents, there’s something for everyone. Feel the rush of excitement as you navigate the twists, turns, and natural obstacles that adorn the trails. Breathe in the crisp mountain air and soak in the awe-inspiring views that surround you. Whether you’re an experienced mountain biker or a novice seeking an adventure, Mt Abram’s trails promise an exhilarating and unforgettable experience.
b) Live Music Events:
Grab your wedding party attendees, some local craft beers and listen to great live music on the deck at Westside.
As the sun sets over Mt Abram, immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of live music events that grace this mountain paradise. Picture yourself enjoying an evening of melodious tunes, surrounded by the enchanting ambiance of the great outdoors. From local bands to renowned artists, the music scene at Mt Abram caters to various genres, ensuring there’s something to captivate every musical taste. Dance the night away under the starlit sky, create unforgettable memories with your loved ones, and let the melodies set the tone for a night of celebration.
To enhance your experience, Mt Abram offers a fantastic selection of food and beverages at their outside bar. Enjoy mouthwatering options such as pizza, burgers, and chicken fingers, perfect for satisfying your appetite after an exhilarating mountain biking adventure. Relish these delectable treats in a laid back atmosphere that embraces the local mountain culture, providing the perfect backdrop for a relaxed and enjoyable party.
Note: GraceNote Inn can assist in coordinating mountain biking excursions, including bike rentals, guiding services, and transportation to and from Mt Abram. Additionally, they can provide information about upcoming live music events, ensuring that your party is well-informed and prepared to make the most of this thrilling and musical celebration.
Kayaking at Bethel Outdoor Adventure:
Great for both Bachelor and Bachelorette parties!
For an adventurous twist to your celebration, embark on a thrilling kayaking excursion with Bethel Outdoor Adventure. Discover the serene beauty of the Androscoggin River as you navigate its gentle rapids and take in the breathtaking surroundings. With experienced guides to assist you, this unforgettable experience will create lasting memories and provide an invigorating element to your party.
Bethel Outdoor Adventure offers a range of options to cater to your party’s preferences. Whether you choose kayaking or canoeing, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the picturesque landscapes of the Androscoggin River at your own pace. Drift along the calm waters, enjoying the tranquility and natural beauty that surrounds you. Take in the sights of lush forests, majestic mountains, and peaceful meadows as you reconnect with nature and share laughter and stories with your friends.
These water adventures are suitable for all skill levels, making it an inclusive experience for everyone in your party. No prior experience is necessary, as the friendly staff at Bethel Outdoor Adventure will provide brief instruction on paddling techniques and ensure you feel comfortable before setting off on your journey.
After your kayaking or canoeing adventure, relax on the riverbanks and indulge in a delicious picnic. Bethel Outdoor Adventure offers convenient picnic areas where you can gather with your friends, savor mouthwatering food, and raise a toast to the celebrations. Bask in the joy of friendship and revel in the idyllic surroundings, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Note: GraceNote Inn can assist in arranging kayaking and canoeing trips with Bethel Outdoor Adventure, including equipment rentals and logistics. They can ensure a seamless and convenient experience, allowing you to focus on enjoying the beauty and serenity of the Androscoggin River with your bachelor or bachelorette party.
Dinner at GraceNote Inn:
GraceNote Inn is not only a luxurious accommodation option but also an exceptional dining destination. Allow yourself to be indulged by a culinary experience that blends local flavors with exquisite creations. Immerse yourself in an intimate ambiance that perfectly complements the celebration. Whether it’s a rehearsal dinner or an intimate gathering with friends, GraceNote Inn will cater to your every need, ensuring an unforgettable dining experience.
With its exquisite culinary offerings, GraceNote Inn takes pride in crafting delectable dishes using locally sourced ingredients. The talented chefs create a menu that tantalizes the taste buds and showcases the flavors of the region. From gourmet delights to mouthwatering specialties, each dish is prepared with meticulous attention to detail and served with impeccable presentation.
Private dining at GraceNote Inn is available for guests Sunday through Wednesday, providing an intimate and exclusive space for your party to enjoy a personalized dining experience. Delight in the privacy of your own elegant dining room, where you and your friends can relish the exceptional cuisine, toast to the celebrations, and create memories that will be cherished forever.
On Thursday through Saturday, GraceNote Inn opens its doors to the public, offering a chance to experience its culinary excellence. This presents a wonderful opportunity to celebrate your bachelor or bachelorette party in the charming atmosphere of GraceNote Inn, surrounded by other guests who appreciate fine dining.
To ensure the safety and convenience of your party, GraceNote Inn provides a shuttle service for guests. Enjoy the ease and comfort of the Inn’s shuttle to explore other locations in the area. Whether you want to visit local attractions, take a scenic drive, or simply continue the celebration at another venue, the Inn’s shuttle will transport you and your friends safely, allowing you to make the most of your special occasion.
Note: Private dining at GraceNote Inn is only available for guests of the inn.
GraceNote Spa: Perfect for Bachelorette Parties
Take your bachelorette party to a new level of relaxation and pampering with a visit to GraceNote Spa. Nestled within the luxurious GraceNote Inn, this spa offers a serene and tranquil atmosphere, providing the perfect backdrop for a memorable celebration with your closest friends.
At GraceNote Spa, you can indulge in a range of rejuvenating treatments that will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized. Treat yourselves to a selection of facials and massages, skillfully performed by experienced therapists who prioritize your comfort and well-being. Unwind as expert hands work their magic, releasing tension and leaving you with a radiant glow.
The spa proudly features Farmhouse Fresh products, known for their natural and nourishing ingredients. These high-quality products enhance the spa experience, ensuring that your skin receives the utmost care and attention during each treatment. From refreshing facial masks to soothing massage oils, every detail is designed to enhance your relaxation and create a memorable experience.
Immerse yourselves in the peaceful ambiance of GraceNote Spa, where soft lighting, soothing music, and luxurious amenities come together to create an oasis of tranquility. Enjoy the privacy of individual treatment rooms or opt for a group spa experience, allowing you and your friends to share the joy of pampering together. Cherish the moments of laughter and bonding as you unwind and prepare for the wedding festivities ahead.
Note: GraceNote Spa recommends booking spa treatments in advance to secure availability for your bachelorette party. The attentive staff will assist you in creating a personalized spa experience, ensuring that each member of your party receives the pampering they deserve.
Intimate Weddings and Private Events
Host Events and Weddings at GraceNote Inn:
GraceNote Inn is not only a luxurious bed and breakfast but also a premier venue for hosting unforgettable intimate events and weddings. Whether you’re planning a small wedding ceremony, a cozy reception, or a bachelor or bachelorette party, GraceNote Inn offers a range of event spaces to suit your needs. The inn’s beautifully appointed rooms, adorned with tasteful decor and impeccable attention to detail, create an atmosphere of refined elegance.
For weddings, GraceNote Inn provides a stunning outdoor ceremony location amidst the lush gardens, allowing you to exchange vows in a picturesque setting. Imagine saying “I do” surrounded by blooming flowers, towering trees, and the gentle sounds of nature. The inn’s experienced event coordinators will work closely with you to bring your vision to life, ensuring that every aspect of your wedding reflects your unique style and preferences.
For bachelor and bachelorette parties, GraceNote Inn is the ideal venue to host an unforgettable celebration. The inn’s private dining rooms provide an intimate space for an elegant dinner party or a casual gathering with a few of your closest friends. Indulge in a delectable culinary experience, sip on exquisite drinks, and enjoy the ambiance of luxury as you celebrate this special milestone.
With the ability to host events and weddings, GraceNote Inn requires the rental of all six rooms for exclusive use of the inn’s facilities. This ensures privacy, exclusivity, and an intimate experience for you and your guests. The inn’s dedicated staff will attend to every detail, ensuring a seamless and unforgettable celebration.
Note: GraceNote Inn requires reaching out to their event planning team well in advance to discuss your specific requirements and secure your desired dates. Their knowledgeable and attentive staff will assist you throughout the planning process, helping you create a wedding or event that surpasses your expectations.
Bethel, Maine, is a haven for celebration, offering an array of experiences that will make your wedding or bachelor/bachelorette party truly unforgettable. From teeing off on world-class golf courses to embarking on thrilling adventures and enjoying the beauty of mountain biking and live music, Bethel has something to offer every visitor. Coupled with the exceptional hospitality and event hosting capabilities of GraceNote Inn, your celebration will be a seamless fusion of elegance, adventure, and joy. Prepare to create lifelong memories and embark on a journey of celebration in the heart of this captivating
Ready to create unforgettable memories in Bethel, Maine? Book your dream wedding, bachelor/bachelorette party, or intimate event at GraceNote Inn. Explore our exquisite venues, indulge in thrilling activities, and experience the perfect fusion of elegance and adventure. Contact us now and let the celebration begin!