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Things to Do in Wells Maine


From sandy beaches to rocky coastline walks, the Southern Coast of Maine has a lot to offer. Wells Beach, Moody Beach, Footbridge Beach, Ogunquit Beach, Drakes Island Beach, and Crescent Beach, are within 2 miles of the Elmere. Quaint Ogunquit Village is 2 miles to the south and accessible via the seacoast trolley, Shoreline Explorer. The trolley is a fun way to experience the area. Ask at the front desk for information about the Shoreline Explorer.

In Perkins Cove, you'll find a large selection of great restaurants, quaint shops and boutiques selling many wonderful gifts and authentic Maine souvenirs. The many attractions of the Wells-Ogunquit area are sure to please. Please visit some of the links below to help you plan out your vacation with us. We are sure that you'll find plenty to do, great dining and fun times.

The area is famous for its many beautiful sandy beaches including Wells Beach, Crescent Beach, Drakes Island Beach, Footbridge Beach and Ogunquit Beach. Each of the links below will open up a Google Map and List of Restaurants in either a separate browser tab or window for each of the towns listed below. When you have finished viewing any particular list of restaurants simply close out the tab or window to return back here.

Clay Hill Farm

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Fisherman's Catch Restaurant

The Fisherman's Catch Restaurant has been serving delicious and fresh Maine seafood for more than 35 years. They sincerely appreciate the locals and visitors making their little rustic spot in Wells Harbor their destination to dine.

Silver Lining Sailing

Silver Lining Sailing allows you to slide gracefully along the beautiful Ogunquit Beach and experience the sensations of sailing at sea. You’ll also get a chance to cruise the coast and transition into the rugged rockbound beauty of the Marginal Way.

Varano's Italian Restaurant

Varano's Italian Restaurant is considered one of the best Italian restaurants north of Boston. Kick back and relax in their dining room or outside on our patio, both featuring stunning views of the Maine coast and the Rachel Carson Wildlife Reserve.

Hobbs Harborside Restaurant

Located in the striking Wells Harbor in Wells, Maine, Hobbs Harborside offers something for everyone. From classically fried clams to a complete Maine lobster dinner, you and your guests will discover a classic New England dish you'll enjoy.

Marginal Way

Marginal Way is one of New England's most beloved beautiful coastal walks. It has gorgeous ocean views, long benches, and nearby downtown Ogunquit.

Billy's Chowder House

Established in 1979, Billy's Chowder House is one of the oldest waterfront restaurants in Wells, Maine. Be sure to stop by and enjoy views of the Rachel Carson Wildlife Preserve and enjoy some delicious New England cuisine.

Hidden Cove Brewing Company

Hidden Cove is a small local brewery with a tasting room that features beers brewed in-house. The brewhouse has video games, shuffleboard, and pinball. They also provide complimentary popcorn with their beer.

Finest Kind Scenic Cruises

Boat trips alone Maine's Scenic Coastline

Joshua's

Opened in 2004, Joshua’s Restaurant and Bar offers a variety of high quality, farm-fresh of dishes from Filet Mignon to Grilled Pork Tenderloin. If quality food is what you're looking for, Joshua's is the place for you.

Scoop Deck

Ice Cream in Wells, Maine. Closed till May 28, 2021

Boardwalk Arcade

The Boardwalk Arcade has a little bit of everything for everybody. They have classic and modern arcade games along with a bunch of games to win tickets! Win tickets and trade them in for fabulous arcade prizes!
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