Maine

Footbridge beach at sunrise, showing the footbridge, scrub over the dunes, and the beach. People walking along the shore in the distance. This is one of the many things to do in Ogunquit, Maine, during shoulder season

9 Wonderful Things to Do in Ogunquit, Maine, during Shoulder Season

Experience one of the most beautiful and charming beach towns in the US with fewer crowds and lower prices by visiting Ogunquit, Maine, during shoulder season! I took a midweek vacation to Ogunquit during shoulder season and loved it. In this post, I share the highlights of my trip and provide tips for how to make the most of your shoulder-season stay. Includes a detailed map and tips for where to eat if you don't eat shellfish.
Portland Head Light is the most beautiful of the lighthouses of Portland, Maine. Image shows the lighthouse and hout buildings, jutting out on a rocky ledge with the sea below

Take a Day Trip to the Lighthouses of Portland, Maine

In addition to incredible dining and a charming Old Port, Portland, Maine, also boasts gorgeous lighthouses. Take yourself on (or book) a tour of these lonely landmarks on the coast and transport yourself to yesteryear. Steeped in history and lore, this is a day trip you'll remember. With map.