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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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Rainbow over Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Portsmouth, New Hampshire is Worth a Visit: 3 Reasons Why

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Waving American Flag

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 … Read More