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Perkins Cove, Ogunquit

4.5
#2 of 315 in Parks in Maine
Must see · Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
One of coastal Maine's many charming waterfront areas, Perkins Cove evolved thanks to the efforts of local fishermen who wanted to protect their boats. The cove is a conglomeration of what were once a separate river and inlet; after fishermen constructed a canal, erosion created the body of water in place today. You can explore the seaside and its host of dunes and beaches, as well as the town of Ogunquit, a former artists' colony home to shops, studios, and eateries. Be sure to try some fresh lobster, a regional specialty, from the restaurants around the cove. Discover how to plan a Ogunquit trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • Cute little area with lots of restaurants and shops and access to the Marginal Way walk. Expect to pay to park.  more »
  • A must see when traveling to Ogunquit! Great restaurants and shops! Parking is pricy so plan to spend at least a half day!  more »
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