Ogunquit, ME

Travel Guide
Ogunquit showing street scenes, night scenes and signage
This friendly seaside town in York County, Maine, is a popular destination for gallery visitors, beachcombers, history buffs and shoppers. 

Legend sys the Abenaki tribe gave Ogunquit its name because the word means “beautiful place by the sea.” See how this quaint seaside town in southern Maine certainly lives up to its name. Between sandy beaches, a charming town center and stunning scenery, Ogunquit offers a wonderful variety of activities.

Take advantage of Ogunquit’s seaside location at Ogunquit Beach. This 3.5-mile (5.6-kilometer) beach along the Atlantic Ocean is a popular destination for swimming, sunbathing, shell collecting and bird watching.

No trip to Ogunquit is complete without visiting Perkins Cove, a charming fishing community just south of the town center. Watch boats go in and out of the harbor and observe its hand-operated footbridge in operation.

Go for a scenic stroll along Marginal Way. The 1-mile (2-kilometer) walking path snakes along the coast between Perkins Cove and Ogunquit Beach. Admire views of the out-of-use Marginal Way Lighthouse and try to spot piping plovers nesting in the dunes near the beach.

Step back in time at Ogunquit Memorial Library. The fieldstone building, complete with a turret and arched entrance, looks like something out of a fairy tale. Inside, discover books and curios including an antique grandfather clock and an array of historic paintings.

Ogunquit Museum of American Art is dedicated exclusively to American modern art. Study works by Maine artists including Eliot O’Hara, Carl Waters and Henry Strater. Outside, walk through the oceanfront sculpture garden.

The town center is a lively place any time of year. Enjoy locally caught seafood at one of its many restaurants. Stay in a charming inn or a luxurious spa resort. Browse a variety of shops and galleries. See a show at the Ogunquit Playhouse, with top Broadway performances and original productions.

Ogunquit is a very pedestrian-friendly town and can be easily explored on foot. For a more unique experience, hop aboard the vintage Oqunquit Trolley, which makes stops throughout town and at the beach.

The Milestone
The Milestone
2 out of 5
687 Main Street, Ogunquit, ME, 03907
The price is NT$3,269 per night from Sep 7 to Sep 8
Stay at this business-friendly motel in Ogunquit. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,015 reviews)
"Staff was very pleasant. The continental breakfast had all the staples to start your day. It's a short walk or bike ride to beach and is surrounded by several different choices in food. We will stay there again for sure."

Reviewed on 2022/8/14

The Milestone
Meadowmere Resort
Meadowmere Resort
2.5 out of 5
74 Main Street, Ogunquit, ME, 03907
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$5,668 per night from Sep 5 to Sep 6
Stay at this spa hotel in Ogunquit. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (500 reviews)
"Nice for the price"

Reviewed on 2022/8/13

Meadowmere Resort
Ogunquit Hotel & Suites
Ogunquit Hotel & Suites
2 out of 5
719 Main Street, Ogunquit, ME, 03907-0656
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$4,469 per night from Sep 5 to Sep 6
Stay at this family-friendly hotel in Ogunquit. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (893 reviews)
"The Ogunquit Hotel & Suites is always clean and they do a great job with handling guests and their shortage of help."

Reviewed on 2022/8/8

Ogunquit Hotel & Suites
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Pink Blossom Family Resort
Pink Blossom Family Resort
3 out of 5
154 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME, 03907
The price is NT$3,869 per night from Sep 12 to Sep 13
Stay at this 3-star cottage in Ogunquit. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds in our reviews. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (194 reviews)
Will stay again
"Perfect location to walk to town or Perkins cove. Loved the outdoor pool/hot tub. Super clean and nice!"

Reviewed on 2022/7/31

Pink Blossom Family Resort
Perkins Cove Oceanfront Cottage
Perkins Cove Oceanfront Cottage
3.5 out of 5
113 Perkins Cove Road, Ogunquit, ME, 03907
Stay at this 3.5-star beach cottage in Ogunquit. Enjoy free WiFi, a private beach, and a terrace. Popular attractions Ogunquit Beach and Perkins Cove are located ...
4/5 Very Good! (1 review)
Beautiful view and location
"Fantastic view and location. Walkable to restaurants and shops yet very quiet and peaceful. Full kitchen plus towels and linens were great. The WiFi worked great. Check in was easy and seamless. The only negative is that we did not realize the master bedroom is upstairs and the bathroom is downstairs. ..."

Reviewed on 2016/7/17

Perkins Cove Oceanfront Cottage
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