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With long sandy beaches, clapboard homes, and weathered stone walls, Ogunquit is a classic Maine town that's popular with people of all ages seeking a peaceful getaway. Spend the day enjoying the sunshine, walking around the charming shops, or taking a boat tour, and as the sun goes down you can feast on freshly caught lobster and other seafood that has been caught that very day. The town also has a rich cultural calender of music, art, and literature, and it's long been associated with the LGBT community, especially the more bohemian and laid back village area.

Things to see

Ogunquit Footbridge Beach is separated from the main beaches of the area by a small footbridge, and this allows you to enjoy an isolated atmosphere with golden sandy beaches and clear waters. It's often been voted one of the best beaches in New England, and is a great way to escape from the crowds in the summer season. At Perkins Cove you can see fishing boats and other small vessels coming into the port, and this small village is full of charming souvenir shops, boutiques selling homemade goods, and seafood restaurants serving up the catch of the day. The Ogunquit Museum of American Art has an eclectic range of classic and contemporary art, and the unique galleries have floor to ceiling windows letting in natural light and allowing you to see the ocean outside. If you want to enjoy some culture in the evenings then the traditional Ogunquit Playhouse has an interesting calender of musicals, and the building itself dates back to the 1930s when it hosted summer stock productions.

Hotels in Ogunquit

There are many cozy inns and motels in the area, and with lots of 2 and 3 star accommodation options it's easy to find cheap hotels in Ogunquit. Most hotels are perfectly set up for fun family vacations, and you'll find rooms with amenities such as free WiFi, refrigerators, microwaves, ironing boards, and DVD players. You can often choose family rooms with sofa beds, or request rollaways or cribs for a small nightly fee. Hotels also have plenty of features to help you enjoy your trip such as free buffet breakfasts, snack bars or delis, tour and ticket assistance, indoor swimming pools, spa tubs, and daily complimentary newspapers.

Where to stay

Ogunquit has a charming downtown area that is full of small shops, independent restaurants, and colorful clapboard buildings that give it that classic Maine look. The smaller area of the village is popular amongst the LGBT community with many gay friendly hotels, as well as a busy cultural calender that attracts big names to laidback, bohemian venues such as coffee shops and bars. Along the beachfront you'll find impressive holiday homes and cozy seafood restaurants, many of them overlooking the calm seas where the fish have just been caught.

How to get to Ogunquit

Portland International Jetport is just a 45 minute drive away from Ogunquit, and there are flights arriving here from across major hubs in the eastern states. Many visitors simply pick up a rental car so that they can enjoy the scenic coastal drive, and there are also plenty of shuttles and taxi services that can be booked in advance. The airport is also close to Portland Transportation Center where you can take the Amtrak service to Wells which takes about 40 minutes, and then grab a taxi to Ogunquit which is an additional 15 minutes, saving you on cab fares.