Lobsters & Lighthouses in York, Maine

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The coast of Maine is deliciously cozy place to retreat in all seasons. Even when temperatures do not invite swimming or sunbathing, the beautiful beaches are a glorious place to walk for couples, families, photographers, and people who love the outdoors.Get out in the evening for sunset or to see the stars.

Meal times are a joy in lobster country. Dive into lobster in a creamy bisque or in a classic lobster dinner, flanked by steamed clams, corn on the cob and roasted red potatoes. Maine’s shellfish is served at elegant waterfront restaurants or at cheery, casual places where kids are more than welcome.

York is home to the Cape Neddick (Nubble ) Lighthouse on an island close to shore. People enjoy it from neighboring Sohier Park; the annual Christmas lighting and community party is a favorite. York Wild Kingdom is great fun exploration of animals from around the world. History buffs will enjoy the Museums of Old York and Jefferds Tavern, where you can learn local history while you socialize, year-round.

Lodgings are prepared to work with the needs and budgets of all visitors. Popular lodgings are beach and ocean resorts, where the ocean rumbles just outside your door. This is the ultimate place for romantic getaways. Or take a break from private fun to shop at the iconic Kittery Trading Post or enjoy dinner and live music at the delightful Jonathan’s Restaurant.

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