Attractions – South Coast Beaches

Southern Maine Attractions

York, Kennebunk, Kittery, Ogunquit, Old Orchard Beach

There are many Maine attractions along the southern coast of the state. Explore classic lighthouses, historic playhouses, secluded harbors and rocky shorelines, or shop at the Kittery Outlets, antique shops or local boutiques. Beautiful sandy beaches, inlets and harbors offer endless opportunities. Ask us about Maine Attractions or share comments. To feature your Maine business, contact us.

Southern Maine Attractions

Ogunquit Playhouse
Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main Street, US Route 1, Ogunquit, ME 03907 | Downtown Box Office 207-646-5511
America's Foremost Summer Theater began in a renovated garage in Ogunquit's town square in 1933. Ogunquit Playhouse is dedicated to producing the finest shows ever to appear on Broadway stages. Visit the web site to see this years show schedule and purchase tickets online.
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York Wild Kingdom, York Maine
York's Wild Kingdom, P.O. Box 1139, York Beach, ME 03910 | 207-363-4911
 New England's Only Zoo AND Amusement Park. A family oriented zoo and amusement park conveniently located in York Beach, Maine. Stroll and view a large number of beautifully landscaped animal exhibits; numerous rides for all ages plus food and ice cream stands, gift shops and so more. A day of family fun and walking distance to a clean sandy beach! View dozens of live animals from near and far. Sorry, Pets are not allowed in the Zoo but are allowed (on leash) in the Amusement Park. Open Seasonally May-Sept. View website for details and hours.
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Maine Diner Wells Maine
Maine Diner, 2265 Post Road (US Route 1),Wells, ME 04090 | 207-646-4441
Featured on "The Today Show", Phantom Gourmet, Guy Fieri's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" and others. Maine blueberry pancakes, pies, lunch and dinner specials and more. World Famous Food Like Grandma Used To Make. Try Maine Diner's famous Lobster Pie, Seafood Chowder, Codfish Cakes. Breakfast anytime. Remember the Maine Gift Shoppe, Maine Products. Open Daily at 7AM..
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Beachmere Inn Ogunquit Maine
Beachmere Inn, 62 Beachmere Place, Ogunquit, ME 03907 | 207-646-2021
Ocean front accommodations in the heart of Ogunquit on the Marginal Way with breathtaking ocean views. Luxury suites and unique rooms, fireplaces, kitchenettes, private balconies or patios. Enjoy an on-site spa, exercise room and hot tub. Reception rooms for weddings, meetings and events. Beachmere Inn is a leader in guest services, event coordination and hospitality. A stunning location perfect for weddings, elopements, vow renewals, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers and even bachelor - bachelorette weekend getaways. Open year round. Walk to everything in town or enjoy drinks from our ocean view Blue Bistro.
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Dana Moos The Maine Team
Serving the Hospitality Industry, Selling the Hospitality Lifestyle | 207-266-5604
I'm a Maine Real Estate Broker, Hospitality Consultant, Hospitality Investor, Experienced Innkeeper and Cookbook Author. I've been an inn broker since 2008 with over 100 million dollars in sales and am very well versed in the industry. Whether you're a buyer or seller, I'll help you understand the nuances of a hospitality transaction and guide you through the intricate steps. My strengths in marketing, financing, understanding of tourism, hospitality and my creative vision will help sellers transition smoothly from on market to closing and to help buyers pursue and live their dreams, successfully.

Discover the Enchanting South Coast Maine: Unveiling Top Attractions in York County

Nestled along the picturesque coastline of Maine, the South Coast region beckons visitors with its captivating beauty, charming towns, and a plethora of attractions. Within York County, Southern Maine’s crown jewel, lies a treasure trove of sights that will leave visitors awe-inspired. From pristine beaches and historic landmarks to outdoor adventures and delectable cuisine. Read about the top attractions in South Coast Maine, focusing on the captivating York County.

Renowned for its stunning sandy beaches and scenic Marginal Way, Ogunquit is a seaside paradise. Take a leisurely stroll along the Marginal Way coastal path, offering breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Visit Perkins Cove, a charming harbor village, where you can browse unique boutiques and savor fresh seafood. The Ogunquit Museum of American Art is a must-visit, showcasing a remarkable collection of American artwork.

York is brimming with history and natural beauty. Explore the iconic Nubble Lighthouse, perched on a rocky outcrop and offering panoramic views of the coastline. Immerse yourself in history at the Old York Historical Society, where you can tour historic buildings and gain insight into the town’s rich heritage. For a relaxing day by the ocean, Long Sands Beach and Short Sands Beach are perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and picnicking.

A visit to South Coast Maine wouldn’t be complete without exploring Kennebunkport. Walk along Dock Square, a vibrant hub filled with charming shops, art galleries, and eateries. Take a scenic drive along Ocean Avenue to admire the grand summer estates and witness the stunning views of the Kennebunk River. A visit to the Seashore Trolley Museum, the world’s oldest and largest electric railway museum, is a treat for history enthusiasts.

Wells, known as the “Antique Capital of Maine,” offers a unique blend of history and natural beauty. Explore the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve, home to diverse ecosystems and scenic trails. Wells Beach is a family-friendly destination, perfect for building sandcastles and splashing in the gentle waves. The Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge is a haven for birdwatchers, offering opportunities to observe a variety of bird species.

Located at the southernmost tip of Maine, Kittery is a shopper’s paradise. Discover the Kittery Outlets, a collection of over 120 designer and brand-name stores offering incredible bargains. Take a stroll through downtown Kittery to explore quaint shops, art galleries, and delicious dining options. Don’t miss a visit to Fort McClary State Historic Site, a fort dating back to the 1800s, providing a glimpse into Maine’s military history.

South Coast Maine’s York County is a captivating destination that combines stunning natural landscapes, rich history, and a welcoming coastal charm. From the idyllic beaches of Ogunquit to the historic landmarks of York, the vibrant streets of Kennebunkport to the antique treasures of Wells, and the shopping haven of Kittery, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Embark on a journey to South Coast Maine, where you can create unforgettable memories amidst the breathtaking beauty of York County.

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Maine Attractions by Region


Discover Maine Attractions by region. Aroostook, Downeast, Katahdin, Kennebec, Lakes, Mid-Coast, Portland and South-Coast.

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Biddeford, Kennebunk, Kittery, Ogunquit, Old Orchard Beach, Saco, Wells, York

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