Beaches and Waterfront Activities

Photo of York Beach

York Beach

Maine has hundreds of beaches, of all sizes and shapes and composition. Sandy beaches, rocky beaches, ledgy beaches, grassy beaches. There are beaches along the ocean and beaches along many of Maine’s inland lakes.

Below is a short list of some of our favorites. It is by no means exhaustive. Go exploring and see what you find. Maybe you will discover your own favorite!

Oceanfront Beaches:

Photo of two girls looking into tide pools at Pemaquid Point.

Looking at tide pools.


Inland Lake Beaches:

Photo of beach at Mt. Blue State Park

The beach at Mt. Blue State Park