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Things to Do in Southern Maine

Things to do & Area Sight Seeing
Scenic Walk - Marginal Way - Ogunquit one mile walking path along coast. Starts across the street on the other side of Perkins Cove. Great place to watch the sunrise (see above)!
Ride the Ogunquit Trolley - stops in Perkin's Cove, just across the footbridge. $1.50 per ride. - Seasonal
Wells National Estuarine Reserve at Laudholm Farm: 1600 scenic acres of research reserve including a 19th century saltwater farm, Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge area, Laudholm Farm Visitors Center, exhibits, and seven miles of spectacular marsh walkways and trails along marshes, fields, and wetlands.  Open year round.  342 Laudholm Farm Road, Wells. 646-1555, 646-4521.
Rachel Carson Wildlife Preserve, Open sunrise to sunset for bird watching and self-guided tours. Rt 9 Kennebunk/Wells Town line. 646-1555. 
Nubble Light - Soher Park, York
Goat Island Lighthouse - Built in 1834. Viewed from Cape Porpoise Pier.
Scarborough Marsh Nature Center - Maine's largest salt marsh is best explored by canoe. Guided and self guided canoe tours. Abundant shorebird sightings. Nature center offers slide shows, exhibits. Rt. 9, Scarborough. 883-5100. 
 
Ocean Recreation, Lobster Boat Tours, Whale Watches, Deep Sea Fishing, & More.
Finestkind Scenic Cruises - Perkin's Cove. Scenic lobster, lighthouse, sailing and cocktail cruises. May through October. 646-5227
BIA Salt Water Fishing Charters - 207 651 1568
Bunny Clark Deep Sea Fishing - Perkin's Cove. Half & Full Day Trips 646-2214

Other Area Recreation
Surfboards & Boogie Board Rentals at Ogunquit Beach
Surfboards, Bodyboards, Skimboards, Wheels & Waves, RT 1 Wells, 646-5774
 
Maine’s Best Shopping
Perkins Cove & Downtown Ogunquit
Kittery Outlets - Just 20 minutes south of Ogunquit. Over 120 outlets and the Kittery Trading Post with savings of 20-70% daily. This shopping mecca is often referred to as “America's Maine Street for Outlet Shopping.”  1-888-KITTERY. 
Antique Shops and Auctions – All along Rt 1 in Kennebunk, Wells, Ogunquit, York & Kittery.
Dock Square - Kennebunkport - shops, boutiques, art galleries and restaurants.
L.L. Bean - World famous and open 24 hours, 365 days per year. 1 hour north in Freeport. Freeport also offers over 100 outlet stores. 865-1212. 
The Maine Mall - Over 135 stores including restaurants, theaters and more. 364 Maine Mall Road, So. Portland. 774-0303. 
The Old Port - Portland's Historic District offers over 158 shops, 65 restaurants, 28 galleries, and numerous pubs. All located in  a charming five block area lined with cobblestone streets on Portland’s historic waterfront. 400 Congress St., Portland. 772-6828.
 
Golf Courses…
Cape Neddick - Shore Road, Cape Neddick, 361-2011
The Ledges - Ledges Drive, York, 351-2727
The Links at Outlook - Route 4, Berwick, 384-4653
Webhannet Golf Club - Kennebunk, 967-3951
Merriland Farm - Coles Hill Road, Wells, 646-0508
Cape Arundel Golf Course - Kennebunkport, 967-3494
 
Driving Ranges…
Tee Shot Golf Range - North Berwick Road, Wells, 646-2727
Hillcrest Pitch & Putt - 71 Western Ave. Kennebunk, 967-4661
 
Miniature Golf Courses...
Wonder Mountain Golf Course - RT 1 Wells, 646-9655
Wells Beach Mini-Golf - RT 1, Wells, 646-7570
Sea Vu Mini-Golf  - Post Road, Wells, 646-7732
 
Summer Theatre...
Ogunquit Playhouse - Stock Summer Theatre Rt 1 Ogunquit 646-5511
Arundel Barn Playhouse – Arundel/Kennebunkport, Tuesday – Saturdays in Season 985-5552
 
Amusements Parks
York’s Wild Kingdom - Zoo and Theme Park, Route One York, 363-3883
FUNTOWN/SPLASHTOWN USA - Theme and amusement park, RT 1 Saco, 284-5139
Palace Playland - rides, waterslides, and amusements, on the beach Old Orchard Beach 934-2001
 
Art, Entertainment, & Museums
Ogunquit Museum of American Art - Dedicated to all kinds of American art. P.O. Box 815, Shore Rd. Ogunquit, ME 03907 Phone: 207 646-4909
Meeting House Museum - Historical Society of Wells & Ogunquit. 207-646-4775.
Old York Historical Society - 207 York St., York, ME 03909 Phone: 207-363-4974 Fax: 207 363-4021
Brick  Store Museum - Ship Models, Historic Displays, Rare Antiques, Paintings, Decorative Arts. 117 Main St, Kennebunk, 985-4802.
Walking Tours of the Kennebunkport - 1 hour Historic walking tours from the Nott House, 967-2513 or 2751
Kennebunkport Historical Society - 135 North St, Kennebunkport, 967-2751
Guided Tours of the Kennebunks - Intown Trolley - in season
White Columns - Greek Revival  House – Open Mid June to Mid-October, Dock Square, Kennebunkport, 967-2513 or 967-2751
Seashore Trolley Museum – Largest collection of trolley cars in the world. Countryside rides on historic rides. Log Cabin Road - Kennebunkport, 967-2800
Children’s Museum of Portsmouth - 280 Marcy St Portsmouth NH 603-436-3853.
Strawbery Banke Museum - Marcy St, Portsmouth, NH 603-433-1100
Children’s Museum of Maine - Fun for all ages. 142 Free Street, Portland. 207-828-1234.
Children’s Theater of Maine - 25A Forest Ave, Portland 207-874-0371.
Portland Concert Association - Dance, opera, musical theater, jazz, & more. 1-800-639-2707.
Portland Symphony Orchestra - Concerts year round. 30 Myrtle St. Portland 207-773-8191.
Portland Museum of Art - 7 Congress St, Portland 207-775-6148.
 
Churches
St. Mary's Catholic Church - 236 Eldredge Road, Wells, 646-5605
St. Peters By the Sea Episcopal Church - Shore Road, 361-2030
All Saints Church - School St, Ogunquit
Ogunquit Baptist Church - 1507 Shore Road, Ogunquit
Advent Christian Church - Sea Road, Kennebunk, 985-3319
Kennebunk Baptist Church - Main Street, Kennebunk, 985-2332
Village Baptist Church - Main Street, Kennebunkport, 967-3240
Franciscan Monastery - (Catholic) Beach Road, Kennebunk, 985-2011
St. Monica - (Catholic) Portland Road, Kennebunk, 985-6252
First Congregational Church - North Street, Kennebunkport, 9673897
St. Ann’s by the Sea - (Episcopal) Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, 967-2287
Church on the Cape - Langsford Road, Cape Porpoise, 985-4494
St. Andrew’s - (Presbyterian) Portland Road, Kennebunk, 985-4303
South Congregational Church - Temple Street, Kennebunkport, 967-2793

The Riverside Motel
50 Riverside Lane
P.O. Box 2244
Ogunquit, ME 03907

Reservations: 207-646-2741
info@RiversideMotel.com


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