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Ogunquit Activities for the “Not-so Beachy”

While Ogunquit, Maine, is renowned for its pristine beaches and coastal charm, there’s no shortage of exciting activities to enjoy for those who prefer to keep their toes out of the sand. With the Ogunquit Collection as your home base, embark on a summer adventure filled with exploration, relaxation, and unforgettable experiences. Join us as we discover the top activities to enjoy in Ogunquit for those who aren’t beach enthusiasts. 


Trade sandy shores for scenic trails and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Ogunquit’s coastal landscape. Lace up your hiking boots and set out to explore the Marginal Way, a picturesque cliffside path that offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and rugged shoreline. For a more immersive hiking experience, venture further afield to nearby Mount Agamenticus or Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, where miles of trails await to be explored amidst tranquil forests and marshlands. 

The Arts

Delve into Ogunquit’s vibrant arts scene and discover the town’s rich cultural heritage. Explore the quaint galleries and art studios that line the streets of Ogunquit, where you’ll find works by local and visiting artists showcasing a variety of mediums and styles. Visit the Ogunquit Museum of American Art to admire its impressive collection of paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts, or attend a live performance at the historic Ogunquit Playhouse, one of the country’s oldest summer theaters. 

Eat & Drink

Indulge your taste buds with a culinary journey through Ogunquit’s diverse dining scene. From fresh seafood and farm-to-table cuisine to international fare and gourmet delicacies, the town’s restaurants offer something to suit every palate. Sample locally sourced ingredients at cozy cafes, sip craft cocktails at trendy bars, or enjoy a leisurely meal with ocean views at one of Ogunquit’s waterfront eateries. With a variety of dining options available, you’re sure to find a culinary experience to remember. 

Enjoy the Outdoors

Embrace the spirit of adventure and explore the great outdoors with a variety of outdoor activities available in Ogunquit. Rent a kayak or paddleboard and explore the calm waters of Perkins Cove, or embark on a fishing excursion to reel in the day’s catch. Tee off at one of the area’s scenic golf courses, or take a leisurely bike ride along the picturesque coastal roads. With so many outdoor adventures to choose from, there’s never a dull moment in Ogunquit. 

At the Ogunquit Collection, we’re dedicated to helping guests create unforgettable summer memories in Ogunquit, whether they’re beach enthusiasts or prefer to explore beyond the shoreline. Book your stay with us today and embark on an unforgettable summer adventure in Ogunquit, Maine.