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Things to do in Falmouth

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Brewery
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“Go for a beer (or four!!)and a tour of this rustic brewery. Get yourself a 3 oz beer for $2 each! I also personally love how they have a food truck to supplement the drinks. ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Island
“Hike around this island. Views of Casco Bay. Be sure to explore the fairy houses, too!”
  • 62 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Located in a marina less than 30 minutes north of Portland. They do accept online reservations and that perfect place to take a break from Portland.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Park
“This is a wonderful place for a walk, wild turkey sighting and has a nice gift shop. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Food
“This area should be called "brewery way" hit up this brewery and the others in the same complex. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This gem is right up the road in Yarmouth. The food is great, there’s plenty of parking and it’s a great place for a date night or a family dinner. And the best thing, no tv at the bar. You will likely end up talking to a new friend! Sunday brunch is fabulous and there is always live music. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Convenience Store
“Egg/Bagel sandwiches to take to the Town Landing beach or pier to eat in the morning (local bagels from Rose Foods; go early to get them before they sell out!); fresh Standard Bakery bread and pastries; subs; easy stop for basic supplies like eggs and milk.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Food
“Recently moved to Fox Street next to Rising Tide. This is their old address.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Not walkable but really close. A great place to grab a sandwhich if you're in a hurry. Call ahead and they'll have it ready for you. Highly recommend the golden shrimp po boy and make sure to add the hot sauce.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Cemetery
“A great place to get your steps in between spring and fall. In the winter you can cross country ski and snowshoe. The trees are beautiful in the fall. The air is filled with the scent of lilacs and honeysuckle. Beautiful headstones too.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Great place for happy hour! Winter: Upstairs bar and dining with great views. Summer: Downstairs, casual, waterfront dining.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“It's in the same building as Foundation and you can throw a stone to Allagash from here. Can't afford not to stop in and say hello. Definitely call an Uber for your trip out to Industrial Way. Recommended Beer: Flume”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Great place for kids of all ages on rainy and other days. Can be crowded in the summer.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Take a ferry out to Great Diamond Island for sunsets and dinner in the summer”
  • 10 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
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“It's a perfect little bakery with coffee, baked goods, cheese, meats, fish, organic produce, groceries and wine.”
  • 9 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Located in a marina less than 30 minutes north of Portland. They do accept online reservations and that perfect place to take a break from Portland.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This gem is right up the road in Yarmouth. The food is great, there’s plenty of parking and it’s a great place for a date night or a family dinner. And the best thing, no tv at the bar. You will likely end up talking to a new friend! Sunday brunch is fabulous and there is always live music. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Not walkable but really close. A great place to grab a sandwhich if you're in a hurry. Call ahead and they'll have it ready for you. Highly recommend the golden shrimp po boy and make sure to add the hot sauce.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Great place for happy hour! Winter: Upstairs bar and dining with great views. Summer: Downstairs, casual, waterfront dining.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Laid-back spot for BBQ sandwiches & smoked meat by the pound, plus local beers at a rustic bar. Our absolute favorite bbq place!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Take a ferry out to Great Diamond Island for sunsets and dinner in the summer”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Right across the street from Veranda Thai, this is a noodle house. Also delicious!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cafe
“A little bit out of the way, but it is worth the stroll. Breakfast and lunch sandwiches are off the charts. They offer some of the best gluten free bread options around. ”
  • 7 locals recommend

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