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Best things to do in Ogunquit

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

“Visit the iconic and historic playhouse for world-class performances. 2019 shows include Jersey Boys, Cabaret, children’s productions of Frozen Jr. and many more. ”
44 locals recommend
“A picturesque coastal walking path that connects Perkins Cove and downtown Ogunquit. ”
35 locals recommend
Surf Spot
“Beautiful beach within a 15-minute walk from the condo, also with plenty of on-site parking available.”
15 locals recommend
Piano Bar
“Weekends here are fun! Piano bar and an absolutely fabulous crowd to sing along with!”
20 locals recommend
Art Museum
“I personally haven't been but it's been on my list for-ev-er. Please check it out and tell me what I'm missing!”
19 locals recommend
“Delicious baked goods and coffee, vegetarian and gluten free options, quaint patio.”
9 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Picturesque Maine cove. Little shops, great restaurants with ocean views and access to Marginal Way.”
15 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“Great for a few quick grocery needs or sundries, and a nice little cafe to sit at after ordering grill or deli items. ”
10 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“The best pizza around. Located in the heart of Ogunquit Center. Try the lobster pizza.”
8 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“With the capability to run both DCP digital and 35mm film, this theatre plays everything from silent film to classics and new releases, and many free movies! The 525-seat theatre hosts live music and entertainment from spring to fall and the lounge boasts good food and drinks. Visit for a schedule. ”
7 locals recommend
“Steamed clams and lobster. Nice views of the Cove. Upstairs outside seating. Casual dining.”
8 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Ogunquit Beach is consistently listed among the best beaches in the world. A beautiful 3 mile soft sand beach with no devolopement, just natural beauty.”
7 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Nice place to have a bite, walk on the Marginal Way Trail, and do some shopping. Very scenic. Only a 7 minute drive away. ”
8 locals recommend
Board Shop
“Rental of surfboards, wet suits, body board, paddle board plus surf camps and lessons.”
7 locals recommend
General Contractor
“Located right outside our doors at the Abalonia Inn, the trolley can take you to Marginal Way/Perkins Cove, the beaches, shopping and the Ogunquit Playhouse.”
5 locals recommend
“Beautiful paved walk along the rocky coast. It ends in Perkins Cove which is a cute shopping spot.”
7 locals recommend