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Get Inspired by the Beautiful Fall Colors in Maine

Maine is beautiful year-round, but if you’re reading this, you probably already know that. From the coast to the mountains, the fall colors in Maine will brighten your view. Whether you’re hiking Acadia National Park, exploring Portland, or fishing near York, you’ll find yourself surrounded by some of the most beautiful fall scenery in the … Read More

6 Reasons to Visit the Old York Historical Society

The Old York Historical Society offers a brilliant glimpse at what life was like three centuries ago in one of the first English settlements in the New World. With several recreated sites around York, the Old York Historical Society has gone to great lengths to preserve and educate visitors on life in the early days … Read More

How to Plan the Best Maine Day Trips for Kids

When you’re on a vacation with kids, it’s always a good idea to plan a day trip to keep things interesting. Here in southern Maine, that may mean making a trip north or into New Hampshire. No matter what you choose, the best Maine day trips for kids are at your fingertips with our suggestions! … Read More

What Will You See at the Old York Gaol?

Coastal Maine is rich with interesting history that will fill your trip with intrigue. One of the most historical buildings in York is the Old York Gaol. Originally built in 1719, the jail is a National Historic Landmark, and the first royal colonial prison on this side of the Atlantic. Today, you can visit the … Read More

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Explore the Historic Past at the Strawbery Banke Museum

The Strawbery Banke Museum isn’t your average museum. Whereas most museums feature static displays and indoor collections, the Strawbery Banke Museum is a living, outdoors museum, allowing guests to explore and interact with a bygone era. If you want a unique, exciting look at centuries worth of New Hampshire history, then head to Portsmouth and … Read More

What You Need to Know About Historic Whaleback Lighthouse

New England is famous for iconic lighthouses making picturesque backdrops and beautiful photo opportunities. One of those iconic lighthouses is Maine’s Whaleback Lighthouse. The historic lighthouse is one of the most important lighthouses in the history of New England commerce and trade and played an imperative role in bringing ships into Boston and Portsmouth. Here’s … Read More

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Have a Great Time at The Sensational Seacoast Repertory Theatre

Side-splitting comedic acts, gripping performances, and theatre education for the community – it’s the Seacoast Repertory Theatre! Located just minutes from York in Portsmouth, NH, the Seacoast Repertory Theatre has been providing Portsmouth and the surrounding area with quality theatre performances since 1988. When you stay at Dockside Guest Quarters & Restaurant, we highly recommend … Read More

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12 of the Best Kittery, Maine, Attractions

While traveling make sure you take advantage of all the Kittery, Maine, attractions! From shopping to outdoor adventures the possibilities are endless! Check-out our list of the best things to do in Kittery, Maine below! Top 12 Kittery, Maine, Attractions Kittery Trading Post No matter what you are searching for, Kittery Trading Post is likely … Read More

2024 Season Starts Friday, May 3rd

View of a sunset over water in the fall

Dockside Guest Quarters & Restaurant is officially opening for the 2024 season on Friday, May 3rd. We can’t wait to welcome everyone back this year!

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