Nearby Attractions

The York Maine area boasts an abundant and diverse array of sites, recreation and activities. With such a wide range of things to do and see, we have developed an Activities Guide which we place in each guest room to help you make the most of your stay.

Listed below is a partial list of some things to do and see in the area:

Touring/Sightseeing | History/Heritage | Summer Theater | Shopping | Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School | Golf | Fishing/Charters | Whale Watching | Boat Cruises | Car Rental | Kayak & Bike Tours | Nature Walks | Area Information

Touring and Site Seeing
Dockside Guest QuartersGrab your binoculars and experience the best scenery the southern Maine coast has to offer. The Nubble Light – located right here in York -- is one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world, and of course, our fall foliage is comparable to that found on Vermont or New Hampshire. Follow the links below to begin planning your New England sightseeing schedule.

History/Heritage
Stories of daring seafaring captains and hearty New England settlers of all stripes make up 300 years of history on the southern Maine coast. Visit these local museums to learn more about Maine’s role in revolutionary-era New England.Dockside Guest Quarters

Summer Theater
Enjoy seasonal plays and concerts staged by local Maine companies and visiting performers alike. From the best of Broadway classics, to opera and symphony performances, to art films and jazz, these venues provide access to cultural pursuits during your New England getaway.Dockside Guest Quarters

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Shopping
World-class outlet stores and unique boutiques dot both the streets of York and nearby Freeport, Kittery, and Portland. LL Bean’s headquarters are just 30 minutes away, and historic York village features clothing, books, antiques, homewares, and much more.Dockside Guest Quarters

Stonewall Kitchen Cooking schoolStonewall Kitchen Cooking school
Take a cooking class from the reknowned Stonewall Kitchen – makers of jellies, sauces and other fine foods – headquartered here on the Southern Maine Coast. From learning about essential prep skills, to sophisticated wine tasting events, Stonewall Kitchen is the place to immerse yourself in the fine art of cooking.

Golf
Nothing beats teeing off on a beautiful green near the rugged Maine coastline. Enjoy leafy woodlands, streams, manicured greens and water views. A number of lovely courses surround the inn both to the north and to the south. Check out the links below to plan your day on the links.Dockside Guest Quarters

Fishing/Charters
Imagine the perfect day at sea -- reeling in competition-size pollacks, mackerel, bluefish and stripers. Try your luck at the “big catch” with local fisherman who know the waters. Check out the resources below to find the fishing.Dockside Guest Quarters

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Dockside Guest QuartersWhale Watching
Spy a gentle giant as whales migrate through Maine’s waters from April to October. Large populations of migratory whales traverse the cold waters of the Gulf of Maine, which stretches from Nova Scotia to Cape Cod.

Dockside Guest QuartersBoat Cruises
Take a slow sightseeing cruise along the unrivaled beauty of the southern Maine coastline.

Dockside Guest QuartersCar Rental
Rent a car and enjoy day trips up and down the Maine coast. Cruise up to Kennebunkport or down to Portsmouth, NH.

Dockside Guest QuartersKayak & Bike Tours
Enjoy the gentle rolling hills and views of the Maine coast on a bike, or discover the wildlife of Maine's bays and estuaries in a kayak. Or, do both!

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Nature Walks
Stroll out our front door and discover spectacular views and diverse habitats. Coastal Maine boasts miles of hiking and cross-country skiing trails providing access to woodlands, fields, wetlands, beach, and dunes.Dockside Guest Quarters

Area Information
Learn more about York and the southern Maine Coast through the organizations and associations listed below.Dockside Guest Quarters

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