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Best things to do in Wells

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.

Donut Shop
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“Don't forget to go get Congdon's! Best fluffiest donuts. In Wells. They have a food truck park at night Thursday-Monday, with rotating local food trucks. ”
20 locals recommend
Diner
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“Go old-school at this diner in nearby Wells that's been featured on 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.'”
15 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“This refuge was established to protect valuable salt marshes and estuaries for migratory birds. Bring your binoculars for the 1-mile loop that meanders along the water’s edge. Entrance is free, donations appreciated. There is limited parking, picnic tables and restrooms.”
16 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Our family-favorite restaurant! Sorry, no reservations, but worth the wait. Small, fenced in outdoor area for kids to get their energy out while waiting.”
11 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“They offer to go only, but a nice local place to pick up your sea food to eat at home.”
5 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Overlooking the Rachel Carlson, this iconic chowder joint is a household name for those that have been to Wells. Open through early December and offering the finest seafood around”
4 locals recommend
Beach
“WARNING! This beach is AWESOME! Also, plan ahead. You'll need to grab some parking tokens prior to heading to the beach to park.”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great food, and relatively inexpensive. Diverse menu featuring seafood, burgers, salads, and more. Some outdoor seating. ”
5 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Relax in brand new power reclining seats. Visit flagshipcinemas.com/wellshome.html for show listings and online ticket sales.”
5 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Wonderful bakery walking distance from kottage. Little outdoor patio, quiet and out of the way. Delightful walk for morning coffee.”
15 locals recommend
Department Store
“Forget something? You can find almost anything at Reny's--from useful, to cutesy, to downright bizarro”
4 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Every ice cream lover will find their new favorite here. Cash only, but ATM on site.”
7 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“One of the best sandy beaches in Maine. Only a 15 minute walk away. Ogunquit Beach is right next to Moody Beach. ”
3 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
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“Chinese food restaurant/take out. Only a 3 minute drive away. The House Honey Walnut Shrimp and House Fried Rice are the best I've ever had. Highly recommended. ”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Seafood, pub grub & a variety of draft beers served up in a casual atmosphere with sports on TV. Only a 3 minute drive away. ”
1 local recommends
Brewery
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“Tasty beers and great place to have a drink. Very reasonable prices. Only a 5 minute drive away. ”
2 locals recommend