to Do in Southern Maine
to do & Area Sight Seeing
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
Ride the Ogunquit Trolley - stops
in Perkin's Cove, just across the footbridge. $1.50 per ride. - Seasonal
Wells National Estuarine Reserve at
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.
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,
Ocean Recreation, Lobster Boat Tours, Whale Watches, Deep
Sea Fishing, & More.
& Boogie Board Rentals at Ogunquit Beach
Surfboards, Bodyboards, Skimboards,
Wheels & Waves, RT 1 Wells, 646-5774
Cove & Downtown Ogunquit
- 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.
Shops and Auctions – All along Rt
1 in Kennebunk, Wells, Ogunquit, York & Kittery.
Dock Square - Kennebunkport -
shops, boutiques, art galleries and restaurants.
- World famous and open 24 hours, 365 days per year. 1 hour
north in Freeport. Freeport also offers over 100 outlet
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.
The Links at Outlook
- Route 4, Berwick, 384-4653
Webhannet Golf Club
- Kennebunk, 967-3951
Merriland Farm - Coles Hill Road,
Cape Arundel Golf Course -
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 Beach Mini-Golf - RT 1,
Sea Vu Mini-Golf - Post Road,
- Stock Summer Theatre Rt 1 Ogunquit 646-5511
York’s Wild Kingdom -
Zoo and Theme
Park, Route One
- rides, waterslides, and
amusements, on the beach Old Orchard Beach 934-2001
Entertainment, & Museums
Meeting House Museum - Historical
Society of Wells & Ogunquit. 207-646-4775.
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
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.
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 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