Tourism

The Maine Office of Tourism puts a great deal of time and effort into developing a beneficial tourism strategy for the State of Maine. They publish an annual travel guidebook, Maine Invites You, that distributes over 250,000 copies through online requests and at rest stops throughout the state. The Maine Thing Quarterly, their online publication, features stunning photos, videos, and writing done by professionals that truly highlight the unique nature of what Maine has to offer.  Franklin County is located in the Lakes and Mountains region.

The Maine Office of Tourism’s Tourism Partners section will help you find numerous support services and resources including advertising information, a staff directory, extensive research, marketing partnership opportunities and other useful information that will help us all better market Maine.

Greater Franklin works with the Maine Office of Tourism as well as the Maine Tourism Association

Foliage in Maine
Sugarloaf Ski Mountain Maine
Hiking trail in Maine

Recent Blog Posts

Job Opportunity: Digital Literacy Instructor

This unique grant-funded position offers a collaborative opportunity, working in partnership with Greater Franklin Economic Development, Franklin County Adult Education, and Spruce Mountain Adult Education, known as the Greater Franklin Digital Literacy Initiative. The role involves providing digital literacy instruction to residents within Franklin County, Livermore, and Livermore Falls.

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Jay to become a mill town once again

John Godfrey of Godfrey Forest Products announced at a news conference Friday that he plans to manufacture oriented strand board, similar to particleboard, and bring about 125 jobs to the site of the former Androscoggin Mill on Riley Road. The side of the mill closest to state Route 4, where the digester ruptured at Pixelle Specialty Solutions in April 2020, will be torn down and a new 300,000-square-foot facility will be built. Godfrey said the investment would be in the hundreds of millions.

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Franklin County to have 98% broadband coverage by summer

At the Wilton Select Board meeting on Tuesday, March 5, Charlie Woodworth told the Select Board the goals of the initiative were coming to fruition and approximately 98% of Franklin County will have access to broadband and fiber optic internet services in some form by mid-summer.

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