February 23rd, 2021
Explore the Southern Coast
Be sure to include a visit to The Yorks in your travel plans. Enjoy beautiful beaches, dynamic ocean views and much more. See Nubble Light—one of Maine’s most visited and photographed lighthouses. Enjoy oceanfront camping at Libby’s Oceanside Camp, situated immediately adjacent to beaches and with a view of Nubble Light!
Wells boasts miles of sandy beaches and is a popular vacation destination. You may want to spend some time shopping, exploring antique shops, visiting the weekly farmers market, do some boating or fishing, or enjoy some great golfing! Want to try your luck at mini-golf? Your family will enjoy the nautical theme at Wells Beach Resort Mini-Golf on Route 1 in Wells.
Wells offers a variety of scheduled events throughout the summer season. For more information, visit the Wells Chamber on Route 1 or see their website for their detailed Calendar of Events: www.wellschamber.org
Ready for a great meal? Visit the Maine Diner on Route 1 for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Home-cooked foods, lighter-fare, chowders, lots of Maine seafood, and delicious desserts are included on the menu. Also visit the Maine Diner Gift Shop located next door.
Camp in Wells and enjoy a few days in the area. There are several inviting and well-maintained campgrounds. Whatever your equipment and preferences, you’ll find a good match: Sea-Vu Campground, Sea-Vu West Campground, and Wells Beach Resort. In addition to their own recreational facilities, most are on the trolley route to help you further enjoy your stay!
You won’t want to miss a visit to both Kennebunk and Kennbunkport. Coastal Maine Kayaking in Kennebunkport offers bike rentals to explore the area as well as kayak rentals.
Travel to inland York County where scenic back roads, ponds, lakes, and recreational opportunities are plentiful. In Sanford, enjoy Mtn. View Golf Range offering a driving range, mini-golf, batting cages and a pro shop. Plan to attend the popular Acton Fair in mid August and discover why Maine fairs are such an attraction.