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Top 10 Attractions in Maine

Popular Maine landmarks and tourist spots
  • The Marginal Way House is directly across from the beautiful Ogunquit Beach, and has been welcoming guests since 1911. As a great summer destination, Ogunquit has plenty to offer visitors, and this home is a perfect place to stay. Offering three room styles with cable TV, small refrigerators, hair dryers, and private bath rooms, they serve a start-your-day pot of coffee or tea each morning ...

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    As a charming fishing village community set on the Ogunquit, Maine coast, Perkins Cove has much to offer visitors who want a relaxing vacation in completely different setting. A unique historical aspect to this area is that it was the original artist settlement for post-impressionists painters; in fact Betty Davis once lived nearby. It is an area rich in history, museums, antiques, and art galleries.

    The Perkins Cove area has a lot of activities to capture the interest of many visitors to this area, such as:

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  • Ogunquit Beach

    Ogunquit Beach is one of the most beautiful and celebrated areas in Maine. The historic and wonderful accommodations in the area offer an assortment of services for guests, as well as plenty of activities and entertainment to keep the guests enthusiastic. This is a great place for a summer vacation, and the fall foliage keeps guests returning each year ...

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  • The excitement of the Ferris Wheel, Roller Coasters, and arcade in Palace Playland, offers guests an alternative to a day on the beach. Whether it is going on an exhilarating ride or playing games in the arcade, this playground offers a great amusement park that young and old can enjoy. For a reasonable price, visitors can spend a day participating in the assorted activities available ...

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  • A premier beach in Maine is the Old Orchard Beach, and it's considered to be one of the most beautiful seaside communities in New England. Vacationers from all over can enjoy the ocean, beach, and available activities in this wonderful area. An assortment of great places to stay helps the guest get a restful night's sleep before the excitement of the next day's great adventure.

    Several activities are available in this spectacular Old Orchard Beach area that includes:

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  • With the twin lighthouses at the far end of the road, it's simple to see where Two Lights State Park derived its name. It was opened in 1961 and contains 41 beautiful acres overlooking the rocky coast and beautiful shores. Residents and travelers have enjoyed this picturesque setting near the harbor-town of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, with spectacular views of Casco Bay and the Atlantic Ocean ...

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  • With scenic hiking trails, excellent campgrounds, and many available activities, the Acadia National Park offers guess a refreshing place to spend their vacation days during the season. Offering a wide variety of activities to entertain any age, this park is a great place to get away from it all, relax, and rejuvenate the soul. Activities for the children and special events are available year around.

    The Acadia National Park provides many things to do to help guests enjoy their holiday, including:

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  • Located near the Kennebunkport River, Saint Anthony's Franciscan Monastery offers a unique destination providing visitors with a lifelong memory of a one of a kind vacation. A view of the Kennebunkport shipyard from the Monastery provides a stunning view of the surrounding scenery, and guests will find many interesting things to do at the site. This Tudor-style Monastery contains several areas for visitors to enjoy.

    Visitors to Saint Anthony's Franciscan Monastery can stay at the guest house and participate in activities that include:

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  • One of the best treasures that locals and tourists alike enjoy is the Ogunquit Playhouse providing summer stock theater since 1933. A variety of stage legends over the last 85 years have performed to thrilled audiences, some of which include Maude Adams, Ethel Barrymore, Bette Davis, and other notable stars. Tickets are affordable, and there's a variety of performances that travels are sure to enjoy ...

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  • Freeport, Maine is home to the Desert-of-Maine and this is quite the unexpected site for a desert. In the 1700s, the Tuttle's bought these 40 acres, and due to erosion, failure to rotate the crops properly, over-grazing the sheep, and just basic improper use, the land eroded to the glacial silt that was deposited over 11,000 years ago. The family sold it around 1919 for about $300, and not it has evolved into an attraction geared for families ...

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  • * Regular pre-pandemic touristic activity level.

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