Pack your favorite swimsuits and flip-flops, your sunscreen and your sunglasses, and head to the beautiful Maine coast! This summer, book a stay at a comfortable Ogunquit Maine hotel on the beach, and enjoy the breathtaking views and cool ocean breeze every day of your vacation. Footbridge Beach Motel is a short three-minute drive away across the Ogunquit River to Footbridge Beach which rests along the shores of the stunning Atlantic Ocean. Once named the #1 beach in the United States by Rolling Stone magazine, Footbridge Beach is an excellent destination to enjoy a variety of beach activities, endless sunshine, and plenty of relaxation. Check out the following activities that make Footbridge Beach a popular summer retreat!
Sea Kayaking on the Atlantic
While there are few things better than simply lounging on the shores as you build up a nice tan, you can’t miss out on a day of ocean adventures. Stop by Liquid Dreams Surf Shop to find the perfect wetsuit or other necessary swimwear, then rent a kayak from World Within Sea Kayaking. Located right on the Ogunquit River, they’re minutes away from the water and offer two popular kayaking routes: the Ogunquit Beach Route and the Wells Estuaries Route. Both provide excellent ocean views and a relaxing journey through the amazing Atlantic waves.
A trip to the Maine coast isn’t complete without a fishing trip. Of all the hotels in Ogunquit Maine, Footbridge Beach Motel is ideally located near a variety of local marinas, fly-shops, and opportunities for guided fishing tours. Eldredge Bros. Fly Shop provides you with all the gear you need on your adventure and can help you find the perfect guided tour out on the Atlantic. From June through September, you will be able to cast your line for plentiful striper, and bluefish also show up through July. Choose between a variety of guided trips, including boat trips, canoeing trips, and even float tubing or wading.
Scenic Coastal Cruises
Feel the cool breeze in your hair and the sun on your face as you hop aboard a local sailboat for a day on the waves! There are many exciting things to do in Ogunquit, and a scenic coastal cruise along the Maine shore is a wonderful way to experience all the beauty that surrounds you. Silverlining Sailing Cruises takes you along Ogunquit Beach to the rugged sights of Marginal Way and the coastlines of York and Cape Neddick. Another option is to join FinestKind Scenic Cruises out of nearby Perkins Cove, less than two miles from Footbridge Beach. FinestKind has been welcoming travelers aboard their cruises since 1956 and offer trips to the historic Nubble Lighthouse in York as well as cocktail cruises in the evening if that’s more your style.
Ogunquit Maine Hotels on the Beach
Footbridge Beach Motel makes it easy to sink your toes into the warm sand, bask in the sunshine, and simply relax. Book your next Maine beach getaway here, and enjoy the short walk to the shores and all the incredible beach activities available just minutes away. Plus you can save the $20 fee on beach parking by staying with us instead. We’ll happily assist you in discovering the best local spots to cast your line, rent a boat, and enjoy all the wonders of the Maine coast. Give us a call today at 1-207-646-2796 to book the ultimate beach vacation!