things to do in town

we hope you'll have the chance to enjoy some of the maine scenery during your visit. here are a few recommendations:

Portland, Maine

If you have an extra day, take some time to venture down to Portland. There are so many great restaurants, bars, and shops - you really can't go wrong.

Popham Beach State Park

Venture out to Popham Beach in Phippsburg. From the beach, you can see Fox and Wood islands offshore, and the Kennebec and Morse rivers border each end of the beach. You can also walk to Fox Island at low tide (but pay attention to the tides so as not to get stuck!)
10 Perkins Farm Ln
Phippsburg, ME 04562

Freeport, Maine

Freeport, Maine is located along the shores of Casco Bay, approximately 20 minutes north of Portland. It is the home of the famous LL Bean Flagship Store, though you can also find many locally owned shops and boutiques throughout.
Freeport, ME 04032

Giant's Stairs and McIntosh Lot Preserve

For dramatic coastal scenery in Harpswell, nothing beats the Giant's Stairs. Named for its interesting geologic history, the Giant's Stairs trail follows the rocky coastline with gorgeous views of eastern Casco Bay.
19 Ocean Street
Bailey Island, ME 04003

Wilson's Cove Trail

This short out-and-back trail in Harpswell brings hikers to a dramatic cliff overlooking Wilson's Cove. The views up and down Middle Bay and across to Birch Island are spectacular. The end of the trail provides a quiet place to sit beneath the red oaks and take in the water, land and sky.
698 Harpswell Neck Rd
Harpswell, ME 04079

Harpswell Cliff Trail

The Cliff Trail is one of the most popular trails in Harpswell. This is a rugged trail that includes a shore walk along tidal Strawberry Creek and spectacular views from 150-foot cliffs overlooking Long Reach.
263 Mountain Road, Cliff Trail
Harpswell, ME 04079