While Ogunquit is known as a family destination, there are so many different ways to have fun here. Adults-only getaways are common, and nightlife seekers have been known to make their way round the restaurants downtown. The following Maine attractions are all within close driving distance to Ogunquit and can be construed for any kind of visitor.
Sail to the Sights
A trip to Perkins Cove is a requisite of all Ogunquit bound seekers of Maine attractions. Not only are the buildings around the water totally picturesque, but the Cove is also home to Finestkind Scenic Cruises. These boat excursions leave from the dock at Barnacle Billy’s (all the more reason to book one –– you can grab a lobster roll and a tropical punch before the Captain calls all aboard!) and take riders out into the Atlantic Ocean and along the rocky coast. Get up and close with a lobster, or just sit back and enjoy the ride.
Slip and Slide
For those who are seeking thrills, Funtown Splashtown will electrify your vacation with all of the high-octane Maine attractions it offers. Waterslides, majorly souped-up pools, and good old comfort foods make Funtown a classic destination for high energy good times. If you decide to go, leave the skimpy swimsuit in your suitcase –– for this Maine attraction, you’ll need something that won’t fly off on the slide. If you’re a guest of The Dunes, check in with the front desk staff for discounted tickets!
Get out on the Green
Cape Neddick Country Club is open to the public, and if you play golf, you’ll be very pleased come T time. Known as the finest course in Southern Maine, this club with their pub and grill allows you to make a day of putting near to the coast. Plus, guests of The Dunes can get discounts if they book through the front desk.
See a Show
Ogunquit Playhouse stuns crowds from near and far every summer with their impressive lineup of theater shows. The shows are different every season, but their quality and potential for a rockin-good-time is always the same. And, if you don’t mind random seating, The Dunes can score you 10% off tickets!
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Take to the Water
For many many travelers to Ogunquit, the pure and salty Maine waters are the real main attraction. We recommend swimming and wading both at Ogunquit Beach and in the Ogunquit Tidal River. If you’d like to spend longer in the stuff, however, we can point you in the right direction to rent a kayak, SUP, or tube. SUP’ers especially are fond of The Dunes dock for our easy access to the Tidal River and the wider ocean.