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L.L. Bean Outdoor Discovery School

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Address: Main Street, Freeport, ME
Phone Number: at 800-559-0747, ext. 37222
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Learn fishing, paddling, kayaking at the school.

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Experienced professionals provide exceptional instruction. They provide all you need (gun, shells, eye protection, ear plugs, bug spray and sunscreen-even a jacket if you are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Edgecomb, Maine
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Edgecomb, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Experienced professionals provide exceptional instruction. They provide all you need (gun, shells, eye protection, ear plugs, bug spray and sunscreen-even a jacket if you are cold). You can go for small group instruction or book individual instruction! They provide transportation to and from the store. The only issue at all is finding the check in station at the store.

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The LL Bean stores are all exceptional. If you use their products you have to stop and go through everything. The best part is you can buy and then have it shipped directly home so you don't have to worry about extra packing.

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New Sweden, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are in awe every time we visit! There is always something to take in and enjoy! The activities are numerous and one must venture out! LL Bean is a class act for all walks of life!

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panama city
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an attraction with itself. You can buy or learn almost anything from the professional staff. It is easy to spent 2-3 hours here. We enjoyed the fly fishing class.

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Saint John, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just completed a kayak camping trip. This is a 2,5 day 2 night camping trip. The whole set-up is great, well planned and well thought out. The pace of the trip is extremely relaxed. Note, that this is more a catered camping trip than a pure kayaking trip. If you like camping with some luxury and enjoy being attended to,... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great outdoor school whether you are heading out to paddle, hike, or explore in any way. Great staff, terrific gear, and a lot of fun!

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New England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On July 4 we set out to try paddle boarding. LL Bean Discovery school makes it easy to get an idea of how to ease into the activity. Our guides were wonderful...Allie and Brian. They both were very experienced and explained everything from how to stand, to the correct way to hold the paddle. At the halfway point we stopped... More 

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Catskill Region, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always stop at LL Bean when I'm in the area. Even if you don't buy anything it is an enjoyable stop. They have a great selection of outdoor equipment. The employees are very helpful. The prices (for me) are a little high, but fun to look. Give yourself an hour or so to browse.

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Fremont, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to purchase anything for home, hiking, paddling and clothing. Always enjoy my trips there and usually find something unique to take home.

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Madison, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the course, the guides teaching us were great. All the equipment we needed was supplied. We felt entirely safe. The only problem we had was finding the venue. We were misdirected to arrive at the L. L. Bean store for a bus ride to our course, when in fact, it was up to us to drive there.... More 

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