The Maine coastline is hard to beat – especially for families. Maine’s beautiful sandy beaches and amazing seascapes, are also ideal for families with the soft sand and gentle waves. So grab your swimsuit & towel, pack your coolers if you choose, and check out some of our favorite Maine beaches.
Higgins Beach is a small beach located in the town of Scarborough. Enjoy the pleasures at Higgins Beach by simply sunbathing, kayaking, hunting for sand dollars and shells, sunrise or sunset strolls. Great family fun…
Website: Higgins Beach, Scarborough
The Kennebunks are bordered by some of the most beautiful and accessible beaches on the
Atlantic Seaboard. The beaches are great for walking, sunbathing or playing in the sun.
Website: Kennebunk Beach, Kennebunk
For some 3 1/5 miles, Ogunquit Beach’s dunes and gleaming white sand separate the Ogunquit River and the Atlantic Ocean. This beloved seashore commonly ends up ranking high in tallies of America’s finest beaches, and one visit to its serene shores and you’ll see why. Enjoy sunbathing, swimming or simply combing the beach for treasures.
Website: Ogunquit Beach, Ogunquit
Old Orchard Beach is apopular summer beach destination. The downtown contains many tourist-oriented businesses, including clam shacks and T-shirt shops. A wooden pier on the beach contains many other tourist businesses, including a variety of souvenir shops. The seven mile long beach stretching away from the downtown is lined with many beach residential properties, condominiums, motels and bed and breakfasts.
Website: Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Website: Sand Beach, Acadia National Park
Located halfway between the villages of York Harbor and York Beach, Long Sands Beach offers a mile of white sandy beach. A busy tourist attraction from mid June to Labor Day the beach will have as many as three to five thousand visitors daily. Popular activities include swimming, sun bathing, surfing, and volleyball.
Website: Short Sands Beach, York Beach
Park is a public recreation area occupying 62 acres on Penobscot Bay in the town of Owls Head, Knox County, Maine. The state park features a sandy, crescent-shaped "pocket beach" with scenic views
Crescent Beach State Park opened in 1966 and is one of Maine's finest beaches with seagulls circling over the grassy dunes. It is state-operated and a public recreation area located picturesque Cape Elizabeth, Maine. The state park features a mile-long, crescent-shaped beach for swimming and sunbathing, fishing, sea kayaking, and trails for hiking and cross-country skiing.
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