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Sanford overview

Sanford is a budget-friendly place distinct for its beaches and historical sites, and known for its port and shops. You're sure to enjoy all of the coffee and bar options. Soak up some sunshine at Moody Beach and Footbridge Beach. There's plenty to explore, including local sights like Pine Hollow Little Par Three Golf Course and Hackmatack Playhouse. A family-friendly area, Sanford also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Sanford

Featuring accommodation choices that can meet everyone's needs, Sanford is the place to go. There are 189 hotels in the Sanford area and you can shop as many as 37 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 35%.
  • • 42 2-star hotels with an average price of $60 per night
  • • 109 3-star hotels with an average price of $79 per night
  • • 19 4-star hotels with an average price of $129 per night
  • • 2 5-star hotels with an average price of $169 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 15623 user reviews of Sanford hotels: Super 8 Sanford Kennebunkport

How to get to Sanford

Fly in to Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), 27 mi (43.5 km) from downtown Sanford.

What to see around Sanford

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Gardens at Historic Wallingford Hall
  • • Center for Wildlife
  • • York's Wild Kingdom
  • • Funtown Splashtown USA
  • • York's Wild Kingdom
It's notable for its beaches and favorite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Moody Beach
  • • Footbridge Beach
  • • Mother's Beach
  • • Gooch's Beach
  • • Short Sands Beach
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • Lilac Mall
  • • Blacksmiths Mall
  • • Kittery Outlets
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Pine Hollow Little Par Three Golf Course
  • • Hackmatack Playhouse
  • • Merriland Farms Golf Course
  • • Old Marsh Country Club
  • • Johnson Hall Museum

When to visit Sanford

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 51°F day, 12°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 29°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 44°F night
  • • October-December: 67°F day, 15°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 12.4 inches
  • • April-June: 13.4 inches
  • • July-September: 12.0 inches
  • • October-December: 14.0 inches