Ogunquit is one of Maine’s most popular small towns known for its gorgeous white sand beaches, sprawling views, fresh seafood and so much more. Since there’s no shortage of activities to choose from in the summer, we’ve rounded up our top 7 things to do in Ogunquit, Maine. And trust us, there’s something for everyone:
For the Hiker: Mount Agamenticus
A hike up Mount Agamenticus gives you the perfect opportunity to take in the spectacular views of Maine’s beautiful coast while burning off those lobster rolls you’ve been enjoying on your vacation. This national treasure offers a number of trails designed for specific uses (e.g. ATVs) and experience levels. To see which trail fits your needs, click here.
For the Theatre Buff: Ogunquit Playhouse presents Oklahoma!
When: June 13, 2018 – July 7, 2018
Each year, the historic playhouse puts on five shows during its 21-week season. This summer, enjoy Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic Oklahoma! The play runs for 2.5 hours and is suitable for ages 10 and up. You can purchase tickets to the show here.
For the Wildlife Watcher: Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
When: View the Events Calendar
The 5,400-acre preserve was established back in 1966 to protect valuable salt marshes, barrier beaches, dunes and estuaries for migratory birds. In addition to beautiful flora, you can expect sightings of white-tailed deer, moose, snakes, frogs and turtles. Just remember to bring insect repellent with you to ward off those pesky Maine black flies and mosquitoes.
For the Foodie
When: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
In Ogunquit, the options are almost limitless when it comes to the enjoying the bounty of land and sea. See our top restaurant recommendations here.
For the Music Lover: The Jason Spooner Band
When: August 12, 2018
New England’s very own Jason Spooner Band stands out with their signature sound that appeals to a diverse audience. Get ready to enjoy the quartet’s impressive vocals accompanied by a unique blend of guitar, harmonica, bass keyboards drums and percussion. For ticket prices, click here.
For the Athlete: Spend your day on the fairway!
Maine is truly a golfer’s paradise. If you’re ready to experience a round of golf surrounded by greens and wildlife, then look no further than these local golf courses.
For the Entire Family: Sea Kayaking
The Footbridge Beach is one of the best attractions to visit in Ogunquit, Maine. Add some excitement to your day at the beach with a surfboard, bodyboard, stand-up paddle board, or kayak rental. You can even borrow a wetsuit! Here are our recommendations for the best sea kayaking spots.
Now that you’ve mapped out your itinerary, it’s time to book your accommodation in Ogunquit, Maine this summer. Nestled in the midst of beautifully maintained grounds and gardens, the Footbridge Motel is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the company of your loved ones. Learn more about our amenities here.