Old Orchard Beach & Saco Bay
the young and young at heart, a wide variety of activities and places of
interest are available within a brief walk or short drive. The Pier and Town
Square are just steps from your beachfront unit with a wide variety of
shops, eateries and various entertainment. Palace Playland amusement park,
Pirates’ Cove Miniature Golf, as well as fun nightclubs with dancing and
entertainment are all here. You’ll enjoy fireworks on the beach every
Thursday night from the veranda or the private beach area.
Also nearby, at either end of the beach, are Pine Point and Camp Ellis,
which feature quaint, working waterfronts and lobster pounds with excellent
seafood restaurants. Deep-sea fishing and whale watching charters are also
The best golfing in Maine is available right here in Old Orchard Beach at
the Dunegrass Golf & Country Club. Funtown/Splashtown, the area’s biggest
amusement park featuring the new super giant roller coaster, and the
Aquaboggan Water Theme Park with grand prix racecars, a mountain of gushing
water and every imaginable way to cool off in the summer heat is a short
ten-minute drive away.
In neighboring Scarborough,
you will find live harness
racing and fine dining at the Scarborough Downs racetrack. Nearby,
oceanfront state parks offer scenic picnic areas, nature walks, bicycle
paths and beach facilities. Always fun, scooter and kite rentals are now
available a short distance away.
Discover the local flora and fauna at the nearby Scarborough Marsh Nature
Center where you can rent a canoe and leisurely paddle your way through a
maze of waterways in
Maine’s largest saltwater marsh.
largest city 15-20 minutes north has the historic Old Port District with
many quaint shops, galleries and restaurants. Enjoy an island boat excursion
to view Casco Bay sights, historic forts and lighthouses. Shopping at great
outlets and the ever-popular LL Bean Retail Store (open 24/7 - 365 days a
year) in Freeport is an easy drive just 15 more minutes north of Portland.
Maps, brochures and phone numbers for these and other points of interest,
along with a complete restaurant guide containing menus for most area
restaurants, are conveniently provided for you at the Sea Star.
Click here to see a list of just some of the area’s more popular
attractions, destinations and points of interest.