Ogunquit is a town in York County, Maine, United States. The summer resort’s name means „beautiful place by the sea“.
Ogunquit is part of the Portland–South Portland–Biddeford, Maine Metropolitan Statistical Area.
In Ogunquit, you’ll find 3.5 miles of sandy beaches and coastline, where you can enjoy deep-sea fishing, whale watching, sailing, sea kayaking, hiking or golfing. Your lodging choices range from B&Bs to fine hotels, resorts and spas. You can shop an assortment of boutiques, gift shops and antique shops and dine at a number of fine restaurants.
Artists discovered Ogunquit’s inspirational scenery more than a century ago. In Ogunquit, you can go gallery hopping, visit the Ogunquit Museum of American Art, or catch a show at the Ogunquit Playhouse, a grand old summer-stock theater.
Ogunquit is a small bustling resort town located along the southeastern seaboard of York County, Maine. With ninety percent of its shoreline open for the public to enjoy, leisure and recreation activities abound on the beautiful white sand beach. Each year thousands of visitors walk the Marginal Way trail that meanders along the rocky coastline for a mile and a quarter from town to the fishing community of Perkins Cove.
Both the Town and Perkins Cove retain the charm of a bygone era when artists and fishermen made their living here. Specialty shops, boutiques and both indoor and outdoor dining are just steps away from inns and resorts that welcome visitors.