Things to do

Things to do in Old Orchard Beach

    

 
 
     Located on a quiet tree lined corner, quests can easily walk a minute to shops and restaurants and 2 minutes to the Pier, amusement area and 7 miles of beautiful white sand A 15-minute drive takes you to Portland’s historic Old Port district, the Main Mall, Lighthouses and over fifty fine dining establishments. A twenty-five minute drive take you to Freeport or Kittery for Outlet Shopping or Kennebunkport for distinctive gifts.In addition to sight seeing and walking the beaches, other nearby attractions includes, nature trails, whale watching, lighthouse boat tours, sailing, kayaking, canoeing, tennis, shuffle board, bocce, horseback riding, golf and more. Kids will love Funtown\Splashtown USA, Aquaboggan Water Park, Pirates Cove Miniature Golf, and the ocean side rides, amusements and arcades along the beach and pier. Adults enjoy fine dining and dancing at the many restaurants and nightclubs
A 15-minute drive takes you to Portland’s historic Old Port district, the Maine Mall, Lighthouses and over fifty fine dining establishments.  A twenty-five minute drive take you to L.L.Bean in Freeport or Kittery for Outlet Shopping or Kennebunkport for distinctive gifts. Local Golf courses offer a variety of options for all skill levels.
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AMUSEMENTS PARKS

OCEAN RECREATION, LOBSTER BOAT TOURS, WHALE WATCHES, DEEP SEA FISHING, KAYAKING & MORE

SCARBOROUGH, SACO, BIDDEFORD, CAMP ELLIS, PORTLAND HARBOR, KENNEBUNKPORT HARBOR

WILD LIFE REFUGE, STATE PARKS, OUTDOOR WALKS

SIGHT SEEING ATTRACTIONS, LIGHTHOUSES COVERED BRIDGES ETC

AREA ATTRACTIONS, RECREATION, HORSEBACK RIDING, BOWLING & MORE

COMEDY, OPERA”S CONCERTS, MUSICALS, SUMMER THEATRE & THEATRE

ARTS, MUSEUMS & HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

GOLF, MINIATURE GOLF COURSES, GOLF DRIVNG RANGES , GOLF COURSES

SHOPPING , MOVIE THEATRES , SPORTING VENUES

MICRO BREWERIES, WINERIES

DINING, FINE DINING, RESTAURANTS

AREA CHURCHES, HOSPITALS, FITNESS CENTERS

TRANSPORTATION  \ AIRPORTS | BUSES

AMUSEMENTS PARKSOld Orchard Beach Maine Amusement

 Aquaboggan Waterpark -Maine’s largest water park the park offers a day of fun and excitement for all ages. From high speed water slides to relaxing on a tube in the wave pool to a round of mini golf. Aquaboggan has something for everyone. Route 1 Saco. 207-282-3112.

 Funtown/Splashtown U.S.A.  - Family amusement and water park. Home of Excalibur, Maine’s only wooden roller coaster ranked one of the top ten in the world. Voted one of the cleanest parks in America and offers many rides, slides, pools, gift shops, games, arcades and eating facilities. Open weekends May and Sept. Daily starting early June. Unlimited ride pass, slide pass or combination pass, group rates.Route 1, Saco, 207- 284-5139.

 Jokers Family Fun and Games - Joker’s is a 22,000 square foot, indoor, fun-filled place where the whole family can socialize, interact, learn, discover, fantasize, relax and most of all have fun!  Portland 207- 878-5800

Palace Playland -Maine’s premier beachfront amusement park. Giant arcade, beautiful antique carousel, Kiddieland. Gondola Ferris Wheel and Galaxy Coaster. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day. Fireworks every Thursday night by the Pier. Old Orchard Beach. 207-934-2001.

 Santa's Village- Rt. 2 Jefferson, NH, 603-586-4445

 Seacoast Fun/Snow Park - Home of the fantastic Skymax, 100 feet of Free-Fall Fun!, Driving Range, Mini Golf, Bumper Boats, Grand Prix Go-Karts, and The Sling Shot Trampoline, Snack Bar, Arcade and a lot more fun things. Also in the Winter months enjoy a fun day of tubing, skiing or boarding at Seacoast Snow park   Route 302 Windham 207-892-5952

 Six Gun City & Fort Splash Waterpark - Jefferson, NH, 603-586-4592

Storyland & Heritage - Rt 16 Glen, NH, 603-383-4186

 York’s Wild Kingdom -Exotic animals from around the world and   Zoo and theme park, Rt 1 York, 363-3883. a variety of family rides, paddle boats, an 18 hole miniature golf course, a petting zoo, scenic picnic grounds and even a Haunted House Route 1, York Beach,  207-363-4911 

  OCEAN RECREATION, LOBSTER BOAT TOURS, WHALE WATCHES, DEEP SEA FISHING, KAYAKING & MORE

SCARBOROUGH, SACO, BIDDEFORD, CAMP ELLISMaine Ocean Charters Old Orchard Beach Maine

 Gone with the Wind - Kayaking Rentals, Lessons, and Equipment, Biddeford 207-283-8446

Rippin Lips Charters - Enjoy the fun of recreational and offshore fishing in Maine aboard “Rippin’ Lips”, a  new 23’ Pacific boat captained by Jim Bollinger. Jim is a licensed Master Maine Guide and US Coast Guard Licensed Captain Saco 207-499-7474

 Rock N’ Reel Sport Fishing Charters - Captain Joe Tufts and his crew will take you to the best fishing in the Gulf of Maine. Sharks, Striped Bass, Bluefish, Ground fish and the elusive Blue fin Tuna are all at the Rock n’ Reel’s Gaff   Scarborough, 207-883-1015

 Steve Brettell - Fish Stripers in the ocean of Kennebunkport with a licensed Coast Guard Captain. Biddeford, 207-283-4129

 Saco Bay Sailing - Recreational and sailing excursions from Camp Ellis, Saco, 207-283-1624 

 Trina Lyn Fishing Charter - Private sport fishing charters within five minutes of Old Orchard Beach for up to four people. Camp Ellis, Saco, 207-284-2352

Portland Headlight, Coastal Maine Lodging PORTLAND HARBOR

Bay view Cruises - 66 foot ’ 117 passenger boat with scheduled cruises. Commercial St, Portland, 207-761-0496

Casco Bay Lines - Year-round narrated cruises on Casco Bay. Daily ferry service to five Casco Bay Islands. Providing Lobster Bakes, Music Cruises, Charters From Casco Bay Ferry Terminal at Commercial Street, Portland, 207-774-7871

 DownEast  Duck Adventures -Climb aboard our amphibious touring vessel  and enjoy our fun and educational land and sea tour of the historic waterfront neighborhoods and harbor of Portland, Maine

 Eagle Island Tours -Cruises offer you the opportunity to view islands, lighthouses, forts, lobster boats, sea birds, harbor seals and more. All trips are fully narrated and will prove to be the most informative and entertaining found in the Portland area. 

 Lucky Catch Lobstering - Captain Tom will guide you through the daily routines of a Maine lobsterman, while enjoying close-up views of historic lighthouses. Commercial St, Portland, 207-233-2026

 Maine Island kayak Co. - Paddling adventures and courses feature Maine’s 2,000+ coastal islands with protected waters, short crossings and three distinct ecosystems stretched over nearly 200 miles Peaks Island, 207=776-2373

 Old Port Mariner Fleet - Choose from harbor and seal cruises, dinner cruises, whale watch cruises, or deep sea fishing aboard the Odyssey, Casablanca, and Indian II.Commercial St. Portland, 207-775-0727

Portland Schooner Co. - Casco Bay is the perfect way to experience the beauty of the Maine Coast lighthouses, seals, seabirds, and the rugged coastline. Portland 207-766-2500

 KENNEBUNKPORT HARBOR Maine lobster bakes and tours of Kennebunkport Maine

 Cape Arundel Cruises - Scenic cruises, whale watching.  Kennebunkport Marina 207- 967-0707

 Deborah Ann Whale Watching - Perkins Cove Ogunquit,  Phone: 207-361-9501

 Finestkind Scenic Cruises - Scenic lobster, lighthouse, sailing and cocktail cruises. May through October.  Perkins’s Cove Ogunquit  207-646-5227

Lady J Sportfishing Charters - Captain Adam Littell, Striped Bass, Bluefish, Mackerel, Ground fish and Sharks Registered Maine Master Guide Arundel Wharf  207-985-7304

 Second Chance Lobster Cruise -Guaranteed Sightings. Two trips daily in July and August (approx 4 hours each) Kennebunk Lower Village, 207- 967-5507,  1-800-767-2628

 Scenic Lobster Boat Cruise - Scenic lobster cruise, Harbor seals, lobster catches Walkers Point. 207-967-5507

Schooner Eleanor - Our trip begins with a short ride down the historic Kennebunk River, passing lobster boats and luxury yachts.  Arundel Wharf, Ocean Ave Kennebunkport 207-967-8809

 Schooner Lazyjack - Come sail on a two-hour adventure or your own private charter and experience the unforgettable beauty of Penobscot Bay aboard Schooner Lazy Jack II Kennebunkport, 207-967-8809

Shenanigans Chartered Cruises - Private Chartered Cruises, Kennebunkport 207- 967-3507

 Ugly Anne Deep Sea Fishing -UGLY ANNE is a 44 ft. wooden boat equipped with, a fish finder. Fishing equipment and bait are included Perkins Cove 207-646-7202

 First Chance Whale Watch - Guaranteed Sightings. Two trips daily in July and August (approx 4 hours each) Kennebunk Lower Village, 207- 967-5507,  1-800-767-2628

World Within Sea Kayaking - Sunrise, Sunset and Full Moon Trips Maine has one of the most breathtaking coastlines in the world from the white sand beaches to rocky points.  Wells, 207- 646-0455

WILD LIFE REFUGE, STATE PARKS, OUTDOOR WALKS, BICYCLING Southern Maine Lodging in Coastal Old Orchard Beach Maine

 Ferry Beach State Park - 117 acres of beach and nature trails. A picnic area, nature trails, guided nature programs, and changing room are available.   Route 9 in Saco. 207-283-0067. 

 Gilsland Farm - Maine Audubon Sanctuary offering trails, field trips and a gift shop. North of Portland in Falmouth off Route 1. 781-2330. 

 Mackworth Island Trail and Fairy Village - There are many parks and beaches along Maine’s coast, but where else can you sit or walk along the woods in a comfortable, continuous circle, looking out on the tide the entire time.  A clearing in the forest opens into something of an outdoor workshop, or fairy ring where a sign invites you to build fairy houses small and hidden for the fairies. Falmouth

 Maine Bicycling Trails \ Paths - In the mountains, along the sea, through the woods and over the beautiful byways in between, cyclists of all ages and skill levels find that cycling in Maine is the way to go.

 Maine Wildlife Park - Moose, Bear, Deer, Cougars, Eagles and more. Nature Trail and Displays.  Route 26 Gray 207-657-4977  Kayak SOuthern Maine

 Marginal Way - Hike along a mile-long head land on the Atlantic Ocean. Marginal Way is probably the most popular village walk in Maine.

 Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge  - Open sunrise to sunset for bird watching and self-guided tours. Route 9 Kennebunk/Wells Town line.  207-646-1555. 

 Scarborough Marsh Nature Center - Maine’s largest salt marsh is best explored by canoe Scarborough Marsh is a salt marsh of more than 3,000 acres, and is home to breeding Salt marsh Sharp-tailed, Nelson’s Sharp-tailed, and less commonly Seaside sparrows.  Scarborough. 207 883-5100

 Two Lights State Park - Standing high above the rocky coast and rolling surf, visitors have sweeping views of Casco Bay and the open Atlantic. Picnic tables situated on the hills facing the ocean afford visitors spectacular views of the ocean while enjoying an afternoon barbecue or clambake.

 Wells National Estuarine Reserve at Laudholm Farm -1600 scenic acres of research reserve including a 19th century saltwater farm, Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge area, Laudholm Farm Visitors Center, exhibits, and seven miles of spectacular marsh walkways and trails along marshes, fields, and wetlands. Open year round.  Wells .207- 646-1555  207-646-4521.

Portlnad Headlight, Old Orchard Beach Maine Attractions  SIGHT SEEING ATTRACTIONS , LIGHTHOUSES, COVERED BRIDGES  ETC Maine Covered Bridges, Old Orchard Beach Maine Lodging

Babb’s Bridge - Maine’s oldest covered bridge was built in 1843. Located off River Road, 2.5 miles north of South Windham, then ½ mile west between Gorham and Windham over the Presumpscot River. Burned in 1973, but since rebuilt.

Hemlock Bridge - Built in 1857. Located off Rt 302 3 miles northwest of East Fryeburg in the town of Fryeburg over an old channel of the Saco River. It is of Paddlesford truss construction with supporting laminated wooden arches.

Sunday River Bridge - Routes 2 & 26 Bethel

 Desert of Maine Natural phenomenon, narrated tours, nature trails, museum. Open early May to mid October daily. Freeport, 207-865-6962

 Ghostly Tours of York Harbor -Journey into the unknown and experience authentic ghost stories, witch tales and folkloe York 207-363-0000

 Meet the Alpacas - Visitors to Winters Gone Farm may learn about Alpacas, enjoy our beautiful gardens & grounds, walk the nature trails around our pastures, have a picnic, or just relax by the farm pond and fountain.  Wiscasset 207-882-9191   800-645-0188

 Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad - Ride along Portland’s waterfront in an historic narrow gauge. Fun for all ages. 58 Fore Street, Portland. 207-828-0814.

 Mainely Tours - Daily excursions in Portland! Enjoy a fully narrated city tour (with a stop at The Lighthouse, a 90-minute harbor cruise, plus shopping in the Old Port. 774-0808

 Nubble \ Cape Nedick Lighthouse - Cape Neddick Lighthouse, also known as the Nubble Lighthouse, is located in York Beach, ME.

Pemaquid Lighthouse - The light at Pemaquid was originally built during the presidency of John Quicy Adams, in 1827, at a cost of $2,800.

 Portland Head Lighthouse  - One of the most photographed lighthouses in the US. Portland Head’s lantern was illuminated on January, 10, 1791. Its first lightkeeper was appointed by President George Washington. Cape Elizabeth, 207-799-2661

 AREA ATTRACTIONS, RECREATION, HORSEBACK RIDING, BOWLING & MORE

Maine Horseback riding Old Orchard Beach Maine

 Balloons Rides - Hot Air Balloon Rides. 17 Freeman St, Portland. 1-800-952-2076

Biddeford-Saco Ice Arena - Open to the Public Friday night 6:30-8:30pm, Biddeford 207-283-0615..

 Debbie Elliot Salon and Day Spa -Hair Salon, Facials, Massages, Pedicures, Nails, Waxing etc. Portland 207- 828-0540

 Harris Farm Cross County Ski Center -40 Km of groomed X-C trails and Snow shoeing.  Rentals and lunch available, ice skating pond. Maple sugaring in March. 30 minutes from Old Orchard Beach just off Rt. 35. Dayton, 207-99-2678

Happy Wheels Skate Center -- Roller Skating Rink, Portland, 207-797-8207

Horseback Riding - Bush Brook Farms - Biddeford, (by appointment) 207-284-7721

Maine Indoor Karting - Indoor formula karting facility. The thrill of racing for all ages Scarborough 1-888-2-GOKART

 Pick-Your-Own - Farm Stands, Apple Orchards, Christmas Tree Farms, Farmers Markets, Nurseries, Maple Sugarhouse, Greenhouses, and pick your own Fruits and Vegetables.

Rockin’ Horse Stables -Horse back riding,Horse Drawn Sleigh/Carriage/Wagon Rides, Hayrides 245 Arundel Road, Kennebunkport 207-967-4288.

Romanza Salon - Day Spa and Wellness Center. Pine Point Road Scarborough, 207-883-8338

 Smiling Hill Farm - Visitor friendly working animal farm. Petting farm. Pony and carriage rides, playground and X-country skiing and Snowshoeing in winter. Homemade ice cream.  Westbrook, 207-775-4818

 Soak Foot Sanctuary & Teahouse - We have a lower level Foot Sanctuary where we offer foot soaks, massage, and a number of different treatments. You may enjoy tea and food from the Teahouse while downstairs.  Portland. 207-879-SOAK (7625)

 Southworth Planetaroum - Shows for children and adults including laser concerts. USM Science Building. Portland, 207-780-4249

Twentieth Century Lanes & Sports Bar - Biddeford, 284-0980

 Vacationland Bowling and Recreation Center - Route 1 Saco, 284-7386

 COMEDY, OPERA’S, CONCERTS, MUSICIALS

 Children’s Theater of Maine - Live theater for adults and children. Portland. 207-874-0371

  Comedy Connection - America’s top professional stand-up comedians. 6 Custom House Wharf, In the Old Port. Portland, 774-5554

 Cumberland County Civic Center - Music Concerts, Sporting Events Kids Entertainment Portland   207 775-3481

Merrill Auditorium - From PCA Great Performances to the Portland Symphony Orchestra and the Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ, to popular music concerts and Broadway shows Portland 207.842.0800

 Portland Concert Association - Dance, opera, musical theater, jazz, & more.Portland 1-800-639-2707

Portland Opera Repertory Theatre -Grand Opera in performed Portland’s magnificent Merrill Auditorium. Portland 207-767-0773  

 Portland Public Library - Story telling and entertainment for children.  Portland. 207-207-871-1707

 Portland Stage Company - Maine’s largest fully professional, non-profit theater, is committed to providing the finest productions for audiences in a broad region of Northern New England.  Portland 207-774-0465

 Portland Symphony Orchestra- Concerts year round. Special events.  Portland. 207-773-8191

 Salvation Army Pavilion Amphitheater - Outdoor amphitheater featuring live entertainment throughout the summer for the entire family. Church Street, P.O. Box 285, Old Orchard Beach, 207-934-2024

 SUMMER THEATRE & THEATRE

.Arundel Barn Playhouse - Summer Theatre, Just off Route 1,Arundel, Tuesday – Saturdays in Season, 985-5552 Take Route 1 South thru Saco and Biddeford and into Arundel. Go left at the light (just prior to Blue Moon Diner) - Playhouse will be 200 yards on your left.

 City Theatre - Theatrical productions. Main Street, Biddeford. 207- 282-0849

 Boothbay Opera House - The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor provides a performance, exhibition and activity center for the creative life of the region.  Boothbay 207-633-5159

 Maine State Music Theatre - Live professional performances and outreach opportunities that entertain, educate and enrich lives with power and passion. Brunswick 207-729-8569

Ogunquit Playhouse - Stock Summer Theatre Route 1 Ogunquit, 207-646-5511

 Saco River Grange - Salmon Falls Road, Bar Mills. 207- 929-6472

 ARTS, MUSEUMS & HISTORICAL SOCIETIESMaine Cake House

 Brick Store Museum - Ship Models, Historic Displays, Rare Antiques, Paintings, Decorative Arts. 117 Main St, Kennebunk, 207-985-4802

 Maine Antiquing Trail & Maine Antique Dealer Directory

Over 400 treasure filled antique shops dot Maine’s scenic highways and byways, making Maine a favorite destination for antique-seekers from all over the Northeast

 Maine Garden and Landscape Trail - Come wander through a selection of Maine’s gardens and landscapes and you’ll discover a passion for horticulture that has thrived since the 19th century

Maine Maritime Museum- Maine’s maritime history is told here daily through gallery exhibits, an historic shipyard, educational programs and narrated boat cruises to points of historic significance and natural beauty.  Bath 207-443-1316

 Maine Maritime Heritage Trail - Maine Maritime history comes alive on this website. Whether you are vacationing in Maine or researching nautical history, use our site as an information resource for Maine’s rich Maritime heritage.800-782-6497

 Maine Narrow Guage Railroad - Looking for something fun to do with the entire family? Take a trip back in time at the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum! Enjoy magnificent views of Portland’s working waterfront.  Portland 207-828-0814

 Maine State Museum - The Maine State Museum provides an excellent overview for first time visitors and a place for life-long residents to refresh their memories.  Augusta  207-287-2301

 Museum at Portland Headlight  - The Museum at Portland Head Light is contained within the former Keepers’ Quarters. The award winning Museum contains a number of lighthouse lenses and interpretative displays. CapeElizabeth, (207) 799-2661

 Nott House -Greek Revival  House – Open Mid June to Mid-October, Dock Square, Kennebunkport,207-967-2513 or 207-967-2751

Old Orchard Beach Historicial Society - Features historical memorabilia on the Old Orchard Beach area since the 17th Century Old Orchard Beach. 934-9319.

 Poland Spring\Preservation Way - The historical Poland Spring bottling plant built in 1907, now houses interactive science displays and bottling memorabilia for consumer education. Poland Spring 207-998-7143

 Portland Harbor Museum - The museum lies within the granite walls of 19th century Fort Preble. Its exhibits, lectures and tours chronicle the history and present-day life of the port. Portland 207-799-6337

Portland Observatory - The Portland Observatory (1807) is the only extant maritime signal station in the United States. Portland 207-7774-5561

 Portland Walking Tours - Old Port Walking Tour, Home tours of Portland’s Golden Age (1800-1860) and Historic Eastern Cemetery Portland 207-772-5800

 Portland Museum of Art - Explore Experience. Discover three centuries of art and architecture at the Portland Museum of Art. Portland 207-775-6148

 Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village - Founded in 1782, the Sabbathday Lake Shaker community was formally organized with the construction of its Meetinghouse in 1794   New Gloucester 207- 926-4597

Seashore Trolley Museum- Ride back Into Yesteryear” as you travel by rail, through the Maine countryside, over part of the old Atlantic Shore interurban trolley line, that once connected Kittery, Kennebunkport and Biddeford. Kennebunkport 207-9672800

 Tate House - Tate House is a property of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Maine.  Portland 207- 774-6177

 Victoria Mansion - Victoria Mansion, also known as the Morse-Libby House, is the finest example of residential design from the pre-Civil War era in America.  Portland 207-772-4841

 Old York Historical Society- Old York Historical Society  focus on the stories of southern Maine’s men, women, and children.207 York St., York, ME 03909 Phone: 207-363-4974 Fax: 207 363-4021

Wadsworth-Longfellow House-General Peleg Wadsworth, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s grandfather, built the house in Portland, Maine (then a district of Massachusetts) during 1785 and 1786. Virtually all of the household items and artifacts are original to the Wadsworth and Longfellow families.  Portland 207- 774-1822

 Willowbrook Museum Village - Displays of over 10,000 artifacts feature 19th century crafts and trades. Restored collections include more than 60 horse drawn sleighs and carriages, an 1849 Concord stagecoach and a 1894 carousel with 24 horses and 4 chariots, which may be seen operating 3 times daily.  Newfield 207-793-2784

 York Institute Museum-The Saco Museum is a museum of regional art and culture featuring exhibitions of fine and decorative arts and historical artifacts from the Saco Valley. Highlights include: paintings by John Brewster, Jr., Gibeon Bradbury, and Charles H. Granger as well as exceptional furnishings and personal belongings from local families Saco 207-283-0684

  GOLF

 MINIATURE COURSESMiniature Gold Old Orchard Beach Maine

Martels Ice Cream & Miniature Golf - Saco 207-283-1175

 Pirates Cove Adventure Golf - Two 18-hole courses for both the expert golfer and child in mind. Both courses are elaborately themed and perfectly designed for sure family enjoyment. Walking distance from the beach.  Old Orchard Beach, 207-934-5086. 

 Schooners Mini-Golf- Saco 207-284-6174.

 Wells Beach Mini-Golf -- Route 1, Wells, 207-646-7570

Westerly Winds Golf Course and Sports Park - Miniature golfing, plus driving range, swimming pool, batting cages, tennis, basketball, shuffleboard. Westbrook. 207-854-9463

 Wonder Mountain Golf Course - Route 1 Wells, 207-646-9655

DRIVING RANGES

 Cascade Golf Range -Your swing on videotape to improve your game. US Route 1, Saco 207-282-3524. 

 Dunegrass Country Club Driving Range - Full practice hole, lessons available, Old Orchard Beach.  207-934-4513.

 Hillcrest Pitch & Putt - 71 Western Ave. Kennebunk, 207-967-4661

 Maplewood Farm Driving Range - Wells 207- 641-8393

 Westerly Winds Golf Course and Sports Park  - 9-hole Championship and separate 9-hole par 3 course Driving range. Plus mini-golf, swimming pool, batting cages, tennis, basketball, and shuffleboard.   Westbrook. 207--854-9463

 GOLF COURSES

 Biddeford Saco Country Club -18 holes, 6,300 yd. Par 70, Saco, 207-282-5883.  GOlf in Old Orchard Beach Maine and Coastal MAine

 Cape Arundel Golf Course - Kennebunkport  207-967-2222 18 Hole Course

 Cape Neddick - Cape Neddick, 207-361-2011, 18 Hole Course.

 Dutch Elm Golf Course - 18 Hole Course Arundel, 207-282-9850.

 Dunegrass Golf Club - 18 holes, 6,508 yd., par 71.   Old Orchard Beach. 207-934-4513

 The Ledges - York, 207-351-2727.

 The Links at Outlook - Berwick 207-384-4653

 Merriland Farm -  9 holes Wells, 207-646-0508 

 NoneSuch River  - Scarborough 207- 883-0007, 18 Hole Course.

 Old Orchard Beach Country Club - 9 holes, 3,000 yd., par 35, Old Orchard Beach. 207- 934-4513, 800-521-1029

 Point Sebago Golf Course - Casco, 207-655-2747, 18 Hole Course.

 Riverside Munciple Folf Course - !8 Hole and 9 Hole 207-797-3524

Sable Oaks  - South Portland 207-775-6257, 18 Hole Course

 Sanford Country Club  - Sanford 207-324-5462, 18 Hole Course.

 The Links at Outlook - Berwick 207-384-4653

 Val Halla Golf Course -- Cumberland Center  207-829-2226 18 Hole Course.

 Webhannet Golf Club -  Kennebunk 207-967-3951, 18 Hole Course.

 Westerly Winds Golf Course and Sports Park -Championship 9-hole and separate 9-hole par 3 course Driving range. Plus mini-golf, swimming pool, batting cages, tennis, basketball, and shuffleboard.   Westbrook. 207--854-9463

 Willowdale Golf Club- 18 Holes, 5,980 yd., Par 70 Scarborough. 207-883-9351.

  SHOPPING

Board Silly Puzzles and Games - Magnetic Games For The Beach , Rainy Day Activities, Travel games, Trivia Games,  Board Games, Card Games For All Ages, Over 2,000 Jig Saw Puzzles in Stock. Old Orchard Beach   207-934-4020

 Dickinson’s Candies - Homemade Salt Water Taffy, Chocolates, Ice Cream and Caarmel Corn 40 Old Orchard Street, Old Orchard Beach

 Freeport Factory Outlets - Freeport is a beautiful coastal Maine village with over 170 upscale outlets, designer shops, eclectic boutiques, B&B’s, hotels, fantastic restaurants & casual cafes. Freeport 207-865-1212

 Kittery Factory Outlets - Kittery Outlets with over one mile of famous brand outlet stores filled with great savings every time you shop. Kittery 207-439-4367.

 Nott House - Greek Revival  House – Open Mid June to Mid-October, Dock Square, Kennebunkport, 967-2513 or 967-2751

 Len Libby Candy - See Lenny the 1700 pound Chocolate Moose US Route 1, Scarborough 207-883-4897

 Lighthouse Depot - World's largest lighthouse gift shop and Museum of Lighthouse History. Wells 207-646-0608

 LL Bean - A trusted source for quality apparel, reliable outdoor equipment and expert advice for more than 90 years.. Freeport 800-441-5713

 Maine Mall - Enjoy a relaxing dinner at one of the mall’s many restaurants or spend the day shopping at all your favorite stores. South Portland 207 774-0303.

 North Factory Conway Outlets  -There are over sixty name brand, first quality factory outlet stores.North Conway, NH   888-667-9636

 Portland’s Old Port - The Old Port’s cobblestone streets are lined with impressive Victorian buildings that house numerous boutiques, restaurants, bars and galleries Portland 207-772-6828

 Portland Public Market  - Come taste Maine's Best Foods, fresh from the Producers, with special live entertainment throughout  the year. Visit our Festivals & Events  page to learn about other special events

 MOVIE THEATRES

Cinemagic Movie Theatres-Saco - ATwelve-screen, stadium seating, digital stereo theater and arcade. Route 1, Saco, 207-282-6234.

 Cinemagic Movie Theatres-Westbrook - A Sixteen Screen, stadium seating, digital stereo theater and arcade. Route 22, Westbrook

 Clarks Pond Cinema - Maine Mall Area, S. Portland. 207-897-1511

 Falmouth Cinemas - Falmouth  207-781-5616

 Nickelodedeon Cinemas - Six Theatres Portland, 207-772-9751

 Smitty’s Cinemas - Route 111 Biddeford. 207-282-5995. 

 The Temple in Ocean Park -A truly unique experience in this octangular building built in 1881
Ocean Park 934-5034

SPORTING VENUES Maine sporting Events in Southern and Portland Maine

Beech Ridge Motor Speedway - Beech Ridge Motor Speedway is New England's premier short track speedway. Auto racing every Saturday night. Holmes Road, Scarborough. 207- 883-5227.

Portland Pirates Hockey - AHL affiliate of NHL Anaheim Mighty Ducks 1994 Calder Cup Champions.. Regular Season: October to early April. Play in Cumberland County Civic Center
Portland 207-838-4665.

 Portland Sea Dogs Baseball - AA Farm Team for the Boston Red Sox. Home games held at Hadlock Field, Portland, from April through September. 207-874-9300.

 Scarborough Downs Harness Racetrack - Scarborough Downs Harness Racetrack is in its 55th year of business.  Nestled in the tall pines in the heart of Southern Maine Seasonal harness racing, Rt. 1,Scarborough.207-883-4331.

 MICRO BREWERIES

D.L Geary Brewing Co Inc. - Evergreen Drive, Portland, 207-878-2337

 Gritty McDuff’s Brew Pub  - Fore Street Portland 207.772.BREW

 Kennebunkport Brewery Tours - Shipyard Ale, Federal Jacks Brew Pub - Kennebunk, 207-967-4322

 Shipyard Brewing Co - 86 Newbury St, Portland, 207-761-0807

 Sebago Brewing Co. - Philbrook Ave Maine Mall Portland 207.879.ALES 

 Stone Coast Brewing Co. - 74 York St, Gorham Corner, Portland, 207-733-BEER

 Whale Tail Brewing Co. - 213 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach, 207-934-7370

 WINERIES

BlackSmiths Winery - South Casco 207-655-3292

 Cellardoor Winery - Lincolnville 207-763-4478

 The Sow’s Ear - Brooksville, ME  207-326-4649

 Parsons Family Winery - York, ME   207-363-3332

 Winterport Winery- Winterport 207-223-4500

 DINING IN THE AREA

FINE DINING

Anjon's Italian Restaurant - Full service and seafood restaurant.
Scarborough: 207-883-9562Maine Coastal Dining in Old Orchard Beach Maine, portland Maine, SOuthern Maine

Dimillos Restaurant - Full service and seafood restaurant
Old Port 207-772-2216

Fore Street - Full service and seafood restaurant
Old Port 207-775-2717

Joseph's By The Sea  - Joseph's offers creative American/French cuisine , with a focus on locally caught seafood.   For breakfast or dinner dine in the ocean view dining rooms or on the garden terrace.
Old Orchard Beach 207- 934-5044

The Landmark - Nestled a stone throw away from the famous Old Orchard Beach Pier, the Landmark Restaurant features exceptional food and a relaxed atmosphere in a beautifully restored 1910 Victorian house.  Old Orchard Beach 207-934-0156

 Yellowfin’s Restaurant -Features exceptional food and a relaxed atmosphere
 Ocean Park 207-934-1100

RESTAURANTS

 Bayley’s Seafood Restaurant - Seafood take-out or eat in, casual atmosphere. Traditional Maine fried clams and fish are a must on a trip to this area.
Pine Point 207-885-9754

Bell Buoy - Full service and seafood restaurant  Old Orchard Beach 207-934-2745

Captains Galley - Full service and seafood restaurant
Old Orchard Beach 207-934-1336

Clambake Seafood Restaurant - The Clambake sits on Maine's largest salt water marsh right beside the famous Old Orchard Beach.  Old Orchard Beach 207-883-4871

DennyMikes Smokehouse- DennyMike's Smokehouse, BBQ & Deli got its start in 1998 when DennyMike opened his original restaurant at Misquamicut Beach, Rhode Island. Old Orchard Beach 207-934-2207

Chia Sen - Full service Chinese Restaurant Scarborough 207- 883-7665

China House Restaurant - Full service Chinese Restaurant Saco 207-282-2293

Dunstan School Restaurant-Dunstan School is an old schoolhouse restored and redecorated with an effort to retain as much of the old school's atmosphere and nostalgia as possible   Scarborough 207.883.9562 

Gilberts Chowder House- The chowder at Gilberts comes in several varieties: clam, fish, corn, seafood and seafood chili. If you like watery, thin chowder, you won't find it at Gilbert's. Portland Waterfront 207-871- l5636

Girardio’ Restaurant - Full service seafood restaurant Old Orchard Beach 207-934-2277

Huot's Seafood Restaurant - Full service seafood restaurant Saco 207- 282-1642

Ken’s Place - Eat in or take out, fresh seafood entrees and raw bar. Scarborough 207-883-6661

Lily Moon Café & Bakery - Full service restaurant. Saco 207-284-2233

Lobster Claw - Casual atmosphere, full service restaurant with many seafood specials available and live lobsters in the tanks from which to choose. Seasonal
Saco 207-282-0040

Milliken House Deserts - Homemade Ice Cream and Deserts. Seasonal Saco  207 283-9691

Ocean Pizza - Italian dishes and specialty pizza. Old Orchard Beach 207-934-2900

Oceanside Grill - Full service restaurant Old Orchard Beach 207-934-4873

Pine Point Seafood - Choice Maine Lobster shipped nationwide Pine Point 1-800-863-4701

Rising Tide - Full service seafood restaurant Pine Point (207) 883-1792

Romano's Macaroni Grill - Serving Italian specialties and favorites
Maine Mall 207-780-6620

Surt6 Oceanfront Bar & Grill - Full service and seafood restaurant Old Orchard Beach 207-934-2058

Salty Bay - Fried seafood take-out. Since the 1980’s Salty Bay has been a household name in Pine Point and no trip to this area would be complete without a stop there. Seasonal  Scarborough

Steak and Rib- Casual dining, full service restaurant, emphasis on ribs. Seafood available.
 Saco 207- 284-7441

Village Café - Full service restaurant
Old Orchard Beach 207-934-7370

VinnyT's of Boston - Serving Italian specialties and favorites
Maine Mall Road 207-879-.0005

The Cascade Inn - A full service restaurant that specializes in twin lobster dinners.
Saco 207 286-3354

Wormwoods By The Breakwater  - Full service seafood restaurant Saco 207- 282-9679    

 AREA CHURCHES

United Methodist - Washington & Fountain Aves., Old Orchard Beach. 207-934-5553. 

Salvation Army Citadel - Church St., Old Orchard Beach. 207-934-4381. 

Blue Point Congregational Church - Pine Point Rd, Scarborough. 207-883-6540. 

Congregation Beth Israel - East Grand Ave., Old Orchard Beach. 207-934-2973. 

St. Jude Catholic Chapel - Pine Point Road, Scarborough. 207-883-0334. 

St. Luke’s Catholic Chapel - Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. 207-934-2322. 

St. Margaret’s Catholic Chapel - Saco Ave, Old Orchard Beach 207-934-2322. 

The Temple - Temple Ave. Ocean Park. 207-934-5034. 

  HOSPITALS

Southern Maine Medical Center - Route 5 to I-95 South to Exit 32. Go thru toll plaza and take left at light. Hospital is ¼ mile on right.

 Maine Medical Center - Get on Portland Ave., which turns into Cascade Ave. Go right on Route 1 North to I-295N. Take Exit 5 (Congress St./East Ramp). At third traffic light, take right onto Bramhall Street. Bear right at fork. Hospital is on right.

 Mercy Hospital -  Get on Portland Ave., which turns into Cascade Ave. Go right on Route 1 North to I-295N. Take Exit 4 (Port/Waterfront). Bear left onto Danforth Street. Take left on Winter Street. Hospital is on right.

 FITNESS CENTERS

Curves For Women – 2 Cascade Rd., Old Orchard Beach, 207-934-0777
Cuts For Men -152 US Route 1 Scarborough, 207- 510-7644
Saco Sport & Fitness- 329 North Street, Saco, 207-284-5953
Gold's Gym - 420 Alfred Rd, Biddeford 207-284-9924
Body Works Health and Fitness Center- 644 Main St, Saco,207-284-9924
Biddeford YMCA -- Alfred Road Route 111, Biddeford, 207-283-0100
Maine Rock Climbing Gym Indoor - 127 Marginal Way, Portland, 207- 780-6370

 TRANSPORTATION  \ AIRPORTS | BUSES

 Concord Trailway Bus- Visiting Boston for the day has never been easier! With non-stop trips from Portland, ME to Boston South Station, forget about traffic, getting lost, or finding a parking place. You’ll have time do what you’d like to do in Boston and arrive the same day with our convenient schedule. Portland 1-800-639-3317

 Portland Jetport PWM - Maine’s largest airport and key link to the global economy for the city of Portland, the Southern Maine region and the state, Portland  207-774-7301

Maine Department of Transportation - Discover how easy it is to travel throughout New England's largest state using alternative means of transportation.

The Cat Ferry  (Bay Ferries Ltd) The CAT is the most amazing car ferry in North America! Carrying up to 900 passengers and 240 cars across the Gulf of Maine at highway speeds from mid May to mid October Portland 888.249.SAIL (7245).

 The Downeaster - The Downeaster operates four round-trips daily between Portland,  Old Orchard Beach, Saco, Wells and Boston North Station (BON), serving 8 communities in between 1-800-USA-RAIL.

The Atlantic Birches Inn Bed and Breakfast
20 Portland Avenue
Old Orchard Beach, Maine 04064
Phone (207) 934-5295 or (888) 934-5295
fax (207) 934-3781
info@atlanticbirches.com