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Things to do in Phippsburg

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.
Beach
“Hands down the best beach in Maine, maybe all of New England! Plan to spend the day, miles of beach to walk, islands to view, even an old fort that you can explore.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Beloved beach with great views to sea, decent surf and swimming with lifeguards in some areas. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Trail
“Morse Mountain to Seawall beach is a great hike. I pull it up on my favorite hiking app: AllTrails”
  • 12 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Right on Popham beach, you can watch the people and dogs and boats. Big menu, one of the last places to close at the end of summer. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Historic stone fort at the mouth of the Kennebec River. Beautifully built with stone and brick archways.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Lodging
“We like to eat here at the Ledges Pub. Closest restaurant to the farm. Outdoor dining, cocktails. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice waterside restaurant off the main road to Popham Beach. Typical seafood, inside seating as well as picnic tables outside.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Historic Site
“This civil war era fortification has a rich mix of history and natural beauty. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice place for a simple breakfast with a wonderful deck with a view. Very close to The Big House and The Nest in Bath. (Take a left out of the driveway, then a left at the first major intersection. Winnegance store will be about 500 meters down the road on your right.)”
  • 5 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
“Forgotten gourmet "essentials" , good baked goods, gelato, wine, beer, etc.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“Wonderful hike over a "mountain" with spectacular views from the top and a very quiet beach at the end. About 5 miles round trip hike. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Spectacular! HIke the woods and isolated beach---get there early because the lot is closed at 50 cars.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Classic seafood restaurant, right down the road from our driveway, great place for lobsters.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Convenience Store
“Family owned for generations. Alternate beach access (for a small fee, handy when the state park is full. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Gift Shop
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Right on Popham beach, you can watch the people and dogs and boats. Big menu, one of the last places to close at the end of summer. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice waterside restaurant off the main road to Popham Beach. Typical seafood, inside seating as well as picnic tables outside.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice place for a simple breakfast with a wonderful deck with a view. Very close to The Big House and The Nest in Bath. (Take a left out of the driveway, then a left at the first major intersection. Winnegance store will be about 500 meters down the road on your right.)”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Classic seafood restaurant, right down the road from our driveway, great place for lobsters.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“This is our on farm cafe. Open Saturdays and Sundays for the remainder of the 2019 season. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Beautiful little gourmet store, place for lunch (eat in or on the patio or take out for a picnic) Shop also has fair trade goods from Guatemala and Viet Nam. Lovely garden area with heirloom roses.”
  • 1 local recommends

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