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It all begins right at our doorstep. Once you arrive at the Anchorage in beautiful Ogunquit, ME, everything is just steps away.

Relish a leisurely stroll or quick morning run along Ogunquit's famed Marginal Way. Accessible at the edge of our property, Marginal way follows the rugged coast into picturesque Perkins Cove, Ogunquit's quaint fishing village which is spanned by a charming footbridge-drawbridge at its mouth. This tiny cove offers splendid scenery, numerous small shops and galleries housed in weathered fishing shacks, sightseeing or deep sea fishing cruises and a variety of dining establishments.

If you are a fan of any of the fabulous Ogunquit restaurants, the winter season is a great time to visit!  You can find many great deals at some of your favorite spots!

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THINGS TO DO IN MAINE: OGUNQUIT ATTRACTIONS

 

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 Southern Maine Beaches.Things to do in Maine Things to do in Maine: Recreation/ Outdoors » See activites listed 

North Beach:
Reached from Moody.

Ogunquit Beach:
Three miles of white sand and natural dunes, rated among the 10 best beaches in the U.S.

Footbridge Beach:
Walk across the footbridge to get to this quiet beach.

Ogunquit Beach ‘n’ Sport offers convenience and simplicity so you can enjoy your well deserved vacation. WHY struggle with packing the car when OBS will deliver all the family’s recreational fun directly to your vacation destination.

 Things to do in Maine: Marginal Way Things to do in Maine: Marginal Way » See activity listed 

Marginal Way
Stroll along the mile-long Marginal Way foot path just at the edge of our property. The Marginal Way is at the core of Ogunquit and provides a powerful, tranquil, therapeutic, self-discovery walk from the heart of Ogunquit along the edge of the Atlantic to Perkins Cove. Mother Nature’s strength and beauty is experienced firsthand from our location.

 Ogunquit Playhouse Theater.Things to do in Maine Things to do in Maine: Ogunquits Arts » See activites listed  

Ogunquit Playhouse:
Attracting name actors: In operation for 70 seasons, "America's foremost Summer Theater" offers five musicals and plays with top stars each summer. www.ogunquitplayhouse.org

Ogunquit - Collaborative Barn Gallery:
Founded in 1928. Exhibits of paintings, graphics, sculptures and photographies by local artists. (Corner of Shore Rd. and Bourne Lane). Sponsored by Ogunquit Performing Arts. 207-646-6170.
www.barngallery.org

Ogunquit Museum of American Art:
Local artists and special exhibits of nationally known artists. Displays internationally renowned collection of work by American Masters. 207-646-4909. www.ogunquitmuseum.org

Ogunquit Performing Arts:
Provides cultural activities all year round. Classical music, ballet, theatre and film. 207-646-6170.
www.ogunquitperformingarts.org

Wells Ogunquit Historic Meeting House Museum:
Historic programs, exhibits and concerts. 207-646-4775.
www.meetinghousemuseum.html

 Ogunquit Maine Antiques stores.Things to do in Maine Things to do in Maine: Fine Antiques shops » See activites listed  

York's Sayward-Wheeler House or the
www.spnea.org/visit/homes/sayward.htm

Georgian-Style Hamilton House and
www.spnea.org/visit/homes/hamilton.htm

The federal-style home of writer Sarah Orne Jewett, both in South Berwick.
www.spnea.org/visit/homes/hamilton.htm

 Things to do in Maine.Shopping in Southern Maine coast in Perkins Cove Things to do in Maine: Shopping » See activites listed  

Kittery with more than 125 factory Outlet Stores
are available.
www.thekitteryoutlets.com

Antiques stores and antiquarian bookstores
are plentiful in Wells.

Boutiques
Artists' galleries and speciality stores.

 Things to do in Maine.Maine Ogunquit Golf - Tennis - Boating - Kayaking Things to do in Maine: Sports » See activites listed  

Ogunquit Cape Neddick Country Golf Club:
right down the street from Anchorage By the Sea.
www.capeneddickgolf.com

Palace Playland at Old Orchard Beach:
Beachside amusement Park with adult and children's rides. Giant waterslides, dreammachine video arcades, food stands. 207-934-2001

Pirate Cove Adventure Golf at Old Orchard Beach:
36 holes of miniature golf, mysterious pirates hideouts. 207-934-5086

Saco Aquaboggin Water Park:

Funtown/Splashtown USA:
Water activities ans amusement park, mini golf, bumper boats, wooden roller coaster. (mid June - Labor Day)

Sanford McDouglas Orchards Ski Trails:
Pick your own apples, scenic groomed cross-country trails. 207-324-5054

 Things to do in Maine.Maine Covered Bridges Things to do in Maine: Covered Bridges » See activites listed  

Parsonsfield-Porter Bridge
In Porter and Parsonsfield - built in 1859 and crossing the Ossipee River, the bridge was closed to traffic in 1960.
www.state.me.us/mdot/covered-bridges/porter.php

 Things to do in Maine.Maine Ogunquit Boat Cruises Things to do in Maine: Sightseeing or deep sea fishing cruises » See activites listed  

Bunny Clark Deep Sea Fishing.
www.bunnyclark.com

Deborah Ann Whale Watching.
www.deborahannwhalewatch.com

Finestkind Scenic Cruises.
www.finestkindcruises.com

 Things to do in Maine.Maine Balloon Rides Things to do in Maine: Balloon Rides » See activites listed  

Come escape in the gentle air currents that will float you over the natural splendor of Southern Maine. Take away magical memories that only a balloon ride can provide. 1-800-952-2076. www.hotairballoon.com

 Maine Balloon Rides.Things to do in Maine Things to do in Maine: Ogunquit Trolley » See activites listed  

Ogunquit Trolley Company will let you enjoy the breathtaking sights of Ogunquit, Maine. www.ogunquittrolley.com

 19th-century village, spend a day at Willowbrook at Newfield. Things to do in Maine: Historic Sites » See activites listed  

Old York Village Historic District.

For a taste of the 19th-century village, spend a day at Willowbrook at Newfield.

Nearby Fort McClary is an 1846 hexhagonal blockhouse.

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum.
www.portsnavalmuseums.com

There are five historic lighthouses in the region, and you can see each from shore.

 Maine Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve.Things to do in Maine Things to do in Maine: Natural Habitats / Nature preserves. » See activites listed  

Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve at Laudholm Farm comprises 1,600 acres.
www.wellsreserve.org

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge is divided among 10 coastal sites. Bird watchers flock to the East Point Sanctuary, a Maine Audubon preserve in Biddeford.
www.fws.gov/northeast/rachelcarson/index.html

Saco Health, a 500-acre preserve operated by the Nature Conservancy, offer trails leading through woods and fields.

 Maine Lighthouse Tours.Things to do in Maine Things to do in Maine: Lighthouses » See activites listed  

If you like lighthouses, Maine is the place to visit. There are over 60 lighthouses that dot the coastal regions of Maine. The lighthouse has become a symbol for Maine.

Whaleback Light Kittery: This lighthouse was built in 1831 and restored in 1872. This conical shaped tower was built of gray granite on reef. This lighthouse can be seen from Fort Foster in Kittery and is accessible by boat in Portsmouth Harbor Boon Island.
www.lighthouse.cc/whaleback

Light York: This lighthouse is located six miles out to sea from York Beach and is situated on a rock ledge. It was first built in 1811 and replaced in 1855. The 133 foot tower of gray granite is the tallest in the state. Landing at this isolated spot is always dangerous.

Cape Neddick Light (Nubble Light) York: This lighthouse was built in 1879 and the tower is a 41 foot white cast-iron conical tower built on the summit of Cape Neddick Nubble, off Rt. 1A.
www.nubblelight.com/nubblelighthistory.html

Goat Island Light Kennebunkport: This lighthouse was built in 1833 and restored in 1859. This cylindrical shaped cast-iron lighthouse rests on an exposed natural ledge foundation standing 25 feet high. It includes a boat house, oil house and a keeper's quarters which is presently leased out to the public. It is accessible by boat only in Cape Porpoise Harbor.

Wood Island Light Biddeford: This lighthouses marks the entrance to Saco Bay and was built in 1808. It was rebuilt in 1858. Its conical white tower is made of granite blocks standing 49 feet high.
www.woodislandlighthouse.org

 Contact these local Chambers of Commerce/Associations for further information:

  • Briddeford/Saco Chamber of Commerce & Industry, 207-282-1567
  • Greater York Region Chamber of Commerce, 207-363-4422
  • Kennebunk-Kennebunkport Chamber of Commerce, 207-967-0857
  • Ogunquit Chamber of Commerce, 207-646-2939
  • Old Orchard Beach Chamber of Commerce, 207-934-2500, 800-365-9386
  • Sanford/Springvale Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development, 207-324-4280
  • Southern Maine Coast Tourism Association, 207-363-4422, 800-639-2442
  • Wells Chamber of Commerce, 207-646-2451

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