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Hit the Beach – Plan Your Visit to The Maine Beaches Today!

The Maine Beaches MapAt Maine’s southern tip, The Maine Beaches region contains 30 miles of white sand beaches. An hour north of Boston and south of Portland, the region stretches from Kittery to Old Orchard Beach and features popular vacation destinations such as Kennebunk and Ogunquit. See the highlighted area on the map on this page for reference.

Along the shore between Boston and Portland, Maine sprawls over 30 miles of pristine beach. With a variety of spots to choose from along Maine’s southern coast, from quiet coves to bustling beaches, there’s something here for everybody.

When you’re not relaxing in the sand or splashing in the surf, there’s still so much to do in The Maine Beaches area. Explore Maine lighthouses, or browse The Maine Beach’s antiques and outlet stores. Soak up some culture or hit an amusement park for a day of family fun. Learn about the rich history of the area, or hit one of the area’s golf courses.

The Maine Beaches region is made up of seven beach communities, each with its own subtle flavor. York, just north of New Hampshire, is home to Cape Neddick and nearby Nubble Lighthouse. The picturesque lighthouse remains a bright beacon, as the town decorates it with Christmas lights twice a year—once for “Christmas in July” and once for the winter holidays. York also is home to several historical museums. Kittery hosts an array of outlet stores, historic forts and a Naval Museum.

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Plan your visit to The Maine Beaches today!


My favorite spot in the Maine Beaches region is Nubble Light. We have been coming to Maine for 46 years and still love just sitting on the stone benches and looking at the light, watching the birds and the waves. We never get tired of it even after all these years.

–Irene B., Amsterdam, NY

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