"The Gems of 26" include the Maine Wildlife Park, the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, the Poland Spring Preservation Park, the Maine State Building, the Poland Spring Resort and Golf Course and Mclaughlin Gardens.
These five unique places are less than an hour from each other on picturesque Route 26 in Western Maine. The road meanders through gorgeous countryside and boasts cultural, historical, and ecological attractions.
McLaughlin Gardens are open year round. The other attractions are open May - October.