Kittery Outlet Stores

Our Guide to the Fabulous Kittery Outlet Stores

York, Maine is a wonderful place full of exciting activities and beautiful sights. And just beyond York there are more things to do and see. Just ten minutes away from York is Kittery, and in Kittery you’ll find the Kittery Outlet Stores, which are the perfect place to go for a day of retail therapy. […]

Kayaking in Maine

Why Should I Go Kayaking in Maine?

There are many ways to explore the beautiful coast of Maine. Hiking and biking will give you a view of the landscape, as will exploring the area beaches. However, to get to know our region from the water, we suggest kayaking in Maine. Sea kayaking is an exhilarating way to get out on the water […]

York Attractions

The Cheat Sheet on York Attractions

There’s nothing quite like a summer getaway to coastal Maine. The balmy weather, the beaches, the seaside villages, the lighthouses, and the lovely scenery are all draws to Maine and the York area in particular. If you’re looking for some things to fill up your itinerary with, then the variety York attractions you can enjoy […]

Things to Do in Maine in July

5 Best Things to Do in Maine in July

July is one of our favorite months here at Dockside Guest Quarters. Summer is in full swing and all of our favorite things about the season are apparent. No matter what your summer vacation itinerary entails this year, you’ll find that our coastal Maine environment is the perfect place to enjoy some time away from […]

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 […]

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