Perkins Cove

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Perkins Cove

Just south of Ogunquit, discover a quaint fishing village full of charming shops, seafood restaurants and postcard-worthy ocean views.

If you want to experience an authentic Maine fishing village, visit Perkins Cove. In this enclave of Ogunquit, located just south of the town center, explore an array of shops, restaurants and scenic walking routes.

Shop along the streets of Perkins Cove. Browse through boutiques selling locally made wares and unique gifts. See local talent on display in the many art galleries in town.

For a fresh taste of Maine, stop for a meal in one of Perkins Cove’s restaurants. Most of the restaurants serve locally caught seafood. Try some of the town’s famous saltwater taffy in Perkins Cove Candies.

Admire the assortment of boats in the harbor. Many of these boats are active fishing and lobstering vessels. Watch them come in with their catch of the day. For a hands-on fishing experience, book one of the boats for a unique day on the water. Charter a deep-sea fishing trip or a party cruise on the Ugly Anne or Bunny Clark. The Finestkind offers cocktail cruises and scenic tours around Nubble Lighthouse in York. Try whale watching on the Deborah Ann.

Visit the famed hand-operated footbridge in Perkins Cove. If a tall ship happens to be entering or exiting the cove, you might have the opportunity to draw up the bridge yourself.

Explore the coastline of Perkins Cove and beyond along Marginal Way. The pathway stretches for over 1 mile (2 kilometers) between Perkins Cove and the entrance to Ogunquit Beach to the north. Stroll along the gentle paved path and stop at one of the many benches to admire the view.

Perkins Cove and its surroundings are a popular destination for birdwatchers. Look for colorful harlequin ducks and purple sandpipers. Other birds, such as sparrows and mockingbirds, are frequently spotted year-round.

Visit Perkins Cove throughout the year. During the summer, it comes alive with vacationers. Winter months bring a blanket of slow and a much more sedate atmosphere.

Top Hotels Close to Perkins Cove

Juniper Hill Inn
Juniper Hill Inn
2 out of 5
336 Main Street, Ogunquit, ME, 03907
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$3,970 per night from May 23 to May 24
Stay at this motel in Ogunquit. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. Popular ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (975 reviews)
"Clean, well maintained property, friendly staff., good location"

Reviewed on 2022/5/17

Juniper Hill Inn
Gorges Grant Hotel
Gorges Grant Hotel
2.5 out of 5
449 Main Street, Ogunquit, ME, 03907
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$4,118 per night from May 23 to May 24
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Ogunquit. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (976 reviews)
"Very quiet and comfortable hotel Convenient location"

Reviewed on 2022/5/17

Gorges Grant Hotel
Anchorage by the Sea
Anchorage by the Sea
3 out of 5
125 Shore Road, Ogunquit, ME, 03907
The price is NT$5,895 per night from May 23 to May 24
Stay at this 3-star hotel in Ogunquit. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (396 reviews)
"The place was exactly like the pictures. It is a nice place that is clean, has a beautiful view and located in a quaint little area. It was a great experience for my husband and I."

Reviewed on 2022/5/10

Anchorage by the Sea
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Best Lodging Options Near Perkins Cove

The Admiral's Inn Resort
The Admiral's Inn Resort
3 out of 5
95 Main Street, Ogunquit, ME, 03907
The price is NT$3,032 per night from May 24 to May 25
The Admiral's Inn Resort
Gorges Grant Hotel
Gorges Grant Hotel
2.5 out of 5
449 Main Street, Ogunquit, ME, 03907
The price is NT$4,118 per night from May 23 to May 24
Gorges Grant Hotel
Anchorage by the Sea
Anchorage by the Sea
3 out of 5
125 Shore Road, Ogunquit, ME, 03907
The price is NT$5,895 per night from May 23 to May 24
Anchorage by the Sea
Juniper Hill Inn
Juniper Hill Inn
2 out of 5
336 Main Street, Ogunquit, ME, 03907
The price is NT$3,970 per night from May 23 to May 24
Juniper Hill Inn
The Colonial Inn
The Colonial Inn
2.5 out of 5
145 Shore Road, Ogunquit, ME, 03907
The price is NT$4,325 per night from May 24 to May 25
The Colonial Inn
Terrace by the Sea
Terrace by the Sea
2.5 out of 5
23 Wharf Ln, Ogunquit, ME, 03907
The price is NT$3,981 per night from May 23 to May 24
Terrace by the Sea
The Grand Hotel
The Grand Hotel
2.5 out of 5
276 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME, 03907
The price is NT$3,542 per night from May 26 to May 27
The Grand Hotel
Meadowmere Resort
Meadowmere Resort
2.5 out of 5
74 Main Street, Ogunquit, ME, 03907
The price is NT$3,525 per night from May 31 to Jun 1
Meadowmere Resort
Sea Rose Suites
Sea Rose Suites
3.5 out of 5
214 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME, 03907
The price is NT$3,542 per night from May 23 to May 24
Sea Rose Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.