Learn More:
     + Accommodations
     + Bike Rentals + Shipment
     + Things to Do
     + Local Eats + Drink

Are you traveling from out of state or beyond to join us for the Dempsey Challenge? Congratulations! You are coming during the most beautiful season the state of Maine has to offer.

Lewiston-Auburn is centrally located just 40 minutes from the Portland International Jetport (PWM) and  2 hours from Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS).


Host Hotel

Hampton Inn Lewiston-Auburn

15 Lincoln Street, Lewiston, ME (located next to venue)

Other Accommodations


For information about having your accommodation listed on this page, please email [email protected].

Bike Rentals + Shipments

Bike shops in the Lewiston-Auburn area:

  • SH – receives shipped bikes
  • R – some rentals available

Rainbow Bicycle 

(SH,R) 97 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ME 04240 (207) 784-7576 [email protected]

Busytown Bikes 

(SH) 996 Sabattus Street Lewiston, ME (207) 241-3233 [email protected]

Roy’s Bicycle Shop 

(SH, R) 75 Farwell Street Lewiston, ME 04240 (207) 783-9090 [email protected]

Other bike shops within about 30 miles of Lewiston-Auburn include:

Things to Do

Fall is a wonderful time to visit Maine! From apple picking, to leaf peeping, or grabbing a lobster roll by the ocean — there’s lots to see and do! For more information, visit the following websites:

Riverwalk Brews & Blues Festival

Saturday, September 25 will host the 3rd annual Riverwalk Brews & Blues Festival located in Centennial Park in Auburn. If you are in town and looking for something to do on Dempsey Challenge weekend, stop by and check out the festival! Click here for more information.

Local Eats & Drinks

Menus in LA is a great resource for restaurant menus in the Greater Lewiston/Auburn, Maine Area.

Restaurants and breweries within walking distance of the venue:

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