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Ogunquit, ME Bed and Breakfasts & Inns

Whimsical and lovely, Ogunquit, Maine, is the perfect getaway to the East Coast. With sandy beaches, picturesque marinas and a beautiful lighthouse, Ogunquit is the small, coastal town you think of when you imagine Maine.

Welcome to Ogunquit, ME

Hemmed in on one side by sandy beaches along the Atlantic coast, Ogunquit, Maine, is the quintessential coastal town! Named by the Abenaki tribe, the town’s name Ogunquit means “beautiful place by the sea”. Enjoy the peaceful marina, dotted with white boats and pristinely kept grounds. The rocky, craggy cliffs of Maine are the perfect backdrop to the stretch of sandy beach, where you can fish, enjoy the views and swim, if you’re brave enough to get into the cold Atlantic. In the fall, grab a cup of hot coffee or fresh apple cider to go and wander the quaint, charming town, enjoy the fall colors and smells of the salty, sea air. Ogunquit is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway whether you’re bringing the whole family along or a significant other!

Things to Do & See

Begin your trip with a visit to the coastline to see some of the best ocean views. The pristine, white sand beach is perfectly maintained. The Ogunquit beach is one that you would see in your dreams as it is wide, very clean, and perfect for taking a stroll down searching for shells. There are lots of places to eat and adorable boutique shops to duck into along the way! If you love art, Ogunquit is the place for you. Step into one of the art galleries in Perkins Cove or antique shops for a perfect souvenir to remember your trip. The Ogunquit Museum of American Art has about 3,000 pieces of art and the grounds are breathtakingly beautiful. Plan on taking a sailboat cruise along the coast. The Ogunquit coast is gorgeous to be on and even more beautiful to view from the water.

Where to Eat & Drink

When you think of the coast of Maine, fresh lobster comes to mind and Ogunquit has some of the top places to indulge in lobster. The locals recommend stopping by The Lobster Shack for everything lobster from a lobster BLT to the double lobster roll. From tiny shacks specializing in the best fries and fried seafood on the coast to upscale fine dining, Ogunquit has something for everyone. At Clay Hill Farm, you can experience true farm-to-table dining in an exquisite location. Or, head over to Barnacle Billy’s. From the sundeck seating, you can enjoy the picturesque harbor over your delicious lobster roll or lobster stew. Or, get a freshly-made blueberry tart to go from one of the local bakeries and wander the coastline as you snack. After a long day, stop by the area’s best happy hour for fantastic cocktails and small bites to eat. BeachFire Bar & Grille is the perfect spot for happy hour with a glass of BeachFire Punch and buffalo chicken dip!

Best Time to Visit

In Ogunquit, there is no bad time to plan a getaway! In the winter, plan on lots of snow, perfect for snuggling up with a book and a blueberry pie by the fire. In the spring, the town comes to life and the weather is perfect for finding hidden treasures. Summer is tourist season and everything is open, so it’s the ideal time to get that lobster roll you’ve been craving! You can take advantage of some of the best weather of the year during this time with average temperatures in the 70s. In the fall, there is nothing as lovely as a walk through the charming town and seeing the fall colors.

Where to Stay

Your relaxing getaway to Ogunquit, Maine, is just a few clicks away when you choose a Select Registry property! Our bed and breakfasts in Ogunquit are the perfect home base for your Ogunquit explorations. Select Registry’s top-of-the-line amenities and service make your decision of where to stay an easy one. Pick from one of these luxurious Ogunquit, Maine bed and breakfast properties and enjoy a homemade, delicious breakfast every morning of your stay. Your Ogunquit adventure begins now.

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