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Weekend Getaways from Montreal

Looking for Weekend Getaways from Montreal? How About Maine?

Montreal is a beautiful city with a lot going for it. There is the amazing cityscape itself, great dining, fantastic arts and culture, and a population of friendly people. It is a wonderful place to live. However, everyone needs to step out of the ordinary every once in a while and see somewhere new. About […]

4th of July in Maine

Celebrate 4th of July in Maine!

There are so many wonderful things about summer in coastal Maine.  One of the facets of the season that makes it so great is the opportunity to celebrate national holidays in an idyllic and picturesque setting. Here at Dockside Guest Quarters, one of our favorite things about the summer is celebrating the 4th of July […]

Ogunquit Beach Maine

Ogunquit Beach, Maine: 5 Quick Tips

One of the things visitors to coastal Maine look forward to the most is visiting the beach. There’s a good reason for that, Maine beaches are some of the finest in the country! Here at Dockside Guest Quarters we’re partial to Long Sands Beach, Short Sands Beach, and Harbor Beach here in York. However, in […]

Shopping in Freeport

Our Favorite Shopping in Freeport

Freeport, Maine is a charming town that’s just under an hour from the Dockside Guest Quarters in York. Freeport has beautiful natural features including Wolfe’s Neck State Park and the Desert of Maine. However what the area is perhaps most well known for is shopping in Freeport. The variety of stores makes shopping in Freeport […]

Things to Do in Ogunquit Maine

5 Things to Do in Ogunquit, Maine

One of the great thing about Dockside Guest Quarters is that we’re conveniently located on the southern coast of Maine, and we’re not too far away from other seaside towns in the state.  Ogunquit is a one of the towns that our guests enjoy taking short day trips to. Quite like York, Ogunquit is a […]

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire is Worth a Visit

While there are many things to do here in York, Maine, if you’re staying at Dockside Guest Quarters for a while, then you might consider a day trip to Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  Portsmouth is just a fifteen minute car trip from York and has several attractions that are definitely worth visiting. The area is full […]

Whale Watching in Maine

Where to Find the Best Whale Watching in Maine

Maine is known for a lot of things from scenic beaches and seaside villages to iconic lighthouses and fresh lobster. Another thing that is evocative of the state is whale watching in Maine. The waters of Maine’s coast are home to Minke, Humpback, Finback, and Blue Whales. To see one of these majestic creatures in […]

Memorial Day Weekend Getaways

Memorial Day Weekend Getaways in Maine

It’s been a long winter, and if you’re anything like us here at Dockside Guest Quarters  & Restaurant, then you’re more than ready for warm weather and fun in the sun. Believe it or not, Memorial Day is just around the corner, and with it will come the unofficial start of summer. York, Maine is the […]

Lighthouses in Maine

The Most Spectacular Lighthouses In Maine

There are many iconic things about the state of Maine.  We’re famous for our rocky New England shoreline, our quaint fishing villages and, of course, our delicious lobster. Another big thing that comes to mind when people picture Maine is one of the many lighthouses that dot the state’s coast. Each of the lighthouses in […]

Where is York Maine

Where is York, Maine and Why Should I Visit This Year?

If you’re dreaming of a Maine vacation this summer, then you have your pick of fantastic destinations.  If you’re set on a coastal getaway, then York, Maine should be at the top of your list.  But where is York, Maine and why should you visit this summer? The answer to the first part of the […]

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