Ogunquit Travel Resources

Ogunquit is a small, quaint coastal town located on Maine's Southern Coast. In the indigenous Abenaki language, 'Ogunquit' means "beautiful place by the sea," and that couldn't be more accurate. With its amazing rocky cliffs, grassy dunes and top ranked beaches, Ogunquit really is a special and picturesque New England town.

Getting around Ogunquit is as easy as it gets. If you pack your walking shoes, be sure to schedule some time to strolling Marginal Way; Marginal Way is a foot path stretching about a mile long from the Perkins Cove area, past the famous lighthouse and along some breath taking cliffs bordering the ocean. If you'd rather not spend your vacation time walking, there is a classic trolley system providing transportation to most areas of town.

If you're bringing the kids, Ogunquit provides plenty of family friendly activities. The main beach in town offers parking, so hauling the sand shovels and buckets won't be a problem, and there are restrooms and snack shacks available. The Perkins Cove area of town offers many casual dining experiences where your young ones won't be the only people donning lobster bibs and eating with their hands.

Ogunquit isn't just for the kids; it's an appealing destination for the couple looking for a romantic getaway, as well. The sunrise is magical, and there are several high-end restaurants located on the fringes of town that provide an inspiring ambiance. There is also a highly regarded Playhouse in town offering evening entertainment throughout the summer.

Ogunquit, Maine really has it all and should be on the list for anyone considering a trip to Maine's Southern Coast.
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Ogunquit Museum of American Art

543 Shore Road, Ogunquit, Maine
The Ogunquit Museum has over 1,600 pieces of art, and is regarded by many as the premier museum on the southern coast of Maine. Our permanent collection is magnificent, but we are also constantly running new exhibits