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Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538, USA
We call them DART (Disappearing America Road Trip) and the whole point is to find the things that are disappearing before you can no longer find them at all. Here an eight lane alley with the counter service for burgers and grilled cheese still...
150 Spurwink Rd, Scarborough, ME 04074, USA
Spurwink Country Kitchen is a favorite for our visits to Maine and qulaifies for DART status as far as I am concerned. Friendly service, home made pies and great comfort food. Put the address in GPS and head on over.
Kennebunkport, ME, USA
Most people who come to the very scenic & famous Kennebunkport, Maine forget to actually take part in the richness of the area. Sailing up the Kennebunk River is an awesome thing to do & a great way to see the town from another perspective via the...
Ogunquit, ME, USA
Moody Beach is a private beach in the town of Wells, Maine. Located next to the quant downtown of Ogunquit, Maine there is plenty to do including various options of casual dining to five star restaurants. The Ogunquit playhouse is also atop...
South Portland, ME, USA
After having just visited the Portland Head Lighthouse, I was on a mission to find a good lobster roll. I think I must have sifted through pages of reviews on yelp, but I finally settled on a small truck in the Fort Williams Park. What can I say,...
40 Bowery Beach Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107, USA
From the pastry chef’s freshly-baked chocolate chip cookies for the turn down service, to the signature blue and white weather card I received indicating that the next morning was going to be “38 degrees, with a slight chance of showers,” I knew...
2 Elm St, Damariscotta, ME 04543, USA
Whether you enjoy your Pemaquid oysters practically at the very source of the oyster itself, at King Eider's at the oyster bar upstairs (a great pub and restaurant in small but vibrant Damariscotta, Maine) or one of the other fine eating...
195 Log Cabin Rd, Kennebunkport, ME 04046, USA
On the outskirts of the heart of Kennebunkport is an unlikely museum that might be worth your time to check out. The Seashore Trolley Museum is quite the place for an outing to experience things of the past. It is America's first & oldest transit...
77 Pier Rd, (located inside Pier 77), Kennebunkport, ME 04046, USA
The Ramp Bar & Grill is an excellent place to enjoy any day in Cape Porpoise. It's a great place to chill out over a pint with a friend and to eat off the scrumptious menu. You can order from the upstairs dinning room, Pier 77's menus as well....
Sohier Park Rd, York, ME 03909, USA
Nubble Light is one of Maine’s oldest lighthouses & one of the last eight lights in Maine to still have its Fresnel lens. It's a great spot to check out all year long. Truly a charm. Spend some time wandering along the rocks to take in the beauty...
Perkins Cove Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907, USA
Nestled off of US Route 1 & Shore Road in beautiful Oqunguit, Maine is Perkins Cove. Loved for its picturist charm that offers people from all ages to take it in to enjoy the beauty. The cove is aligned with lobster boats in the harbor to shops,...
12 By-Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538, USA
If you're anywhere near Boothbay Harbor, Maine, you MUST eat here. During our week in Maine this summer (2013) we had our best dinner here - possibly one of our best meals ever! The ambiance was casual and relaxing - we were on the third floor...
Cape Elizabeth, ME, USA
During your next visit to Portland, try this lighthouse driving tour and see up to six lights in a little under two hours! 1. From State Street in Portland, take the Casco Bay Bridge & follow Route 77 South toward Cape Elizabeth. 2. Approximately...
Perkins Cove Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907, USA
It was our second attempt trying to see Ogunquit but again it was wall to wall people and cars. Looked like a nice little town but.... However, our luck changed as we took a wrong turn and ended up in the little town of Perkins Cove. What a find!...
3 L.B. Orcutt Blvd, Biddeford Pool, ME 04006, USA
Goldthwaite's is a hidden gem in Biddeford Pool to experience exceptional Maine fare during the summer season. Nested in the remote seaside community is a fabulous lobster pound, general store & cafe. The cafe is serving up some of the best...
2 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043, USA
Summer in the Kennebunks wouldn't be complete without a trip to the Clam Shack. Visitors from all over flock here to experience what some consider some of the best fried seafood in all of Maine with one of the Best Lobsterrolls. It's a tad on the...
134 Harbor Rd, Wells, ME 04090, USA
"Fisherman's Catch is a little, kitschy spot on the marsh, off the beaten track on the way to Wells Harbor, Maine," says Clark Frasier, Chef of Arrows Restaurant in Ogunquit, Maine, and of M.C. Spiedo in Boston. "Lobsters are pulled out of the...
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