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Southern Maine Surf Lessons at Wheels & Waves
Post Road , Wells, ME
207.646.5774
Southern Maine Surf Lessons will show you a safe and responsible way to enjoy a lifetime of passion for the ocean. They are fully committed to promoting the sport, lifestyle, and philosophies of surfing in a way that will enable students, as well as the established "locals" where those students chose to go, to enjoy a healthy interaction with Mother Nature. They start with background information regarding how, why, and where waves happen, then emphasize water safety and etiquette. The remainder of the lesson they spend the time and energy to ensure that each individual gets as much as they can out of it!
Sightseeing
Beach

Beach

Three miles of beautiful white sandy beach, rated as one of the best beaches in America. It's the reason Ogunquit exists.
Boat Cruises

Boat Cruises

Several boat cruises run out of Perkins Cove, from a Nubble Light House cruise, to whale watching, to lobstering, to deep sea fishing.
Frequently Asked, FAQ

Frequently Asked, FAQ

Often misspelled and mispronounced, Ogunquit (Algonquit, Ogonquit) is the friendly little beach and artist colony that hovers on the southern coast of Maine. Ogunquit features one of the top rated beaches in the USA, and a picturesque walk called the Marginal Way. Ogunquit is only 4 square miles. There are two main sections, the village and Perkins Cove. Most gay nightlife, B & B's and Inns are located in the village. The main beach, Marginal Way are also in the village.
Healthy Living in Ogunquit

Healthy Living in Ogunquit

Eight ways to keep up with fitness while on vacation in Ogunquit.
History of Maine

History of Maine

Lots of history and fun facts about Maine, including the fact that more wooden toothpicks are produced in Maine than any other state! From Maine senator Olympia Snowe's web site.
Laudholm Farm Reserve, a National Park

Laudholm Farm Reserve, a National Park

Located on Laudholm Farm Rd. (marked off of Route 1) in Wells. This 2200 acre nature area includes meadows, woods and 2 barrier beaches located at the mouth of the Little River. Seven miles of trails lead through fields and woods to the beaches.
Marginal Way

Marginal Way

A 1.25 mile walk along the cliffs with dramatic views of the ocean. The path starts in the village on Shore Road after the Sparhawk Hotel and meanders the coastline to Perkins Cove. Called the Marginal Way because its on the "margin" of the ocean, this is one attraction that is a must.
Ogunquit Heritage Museum

Ogunquit Heritage Museum

The Ogunquit Heritage Museum is housed in the Captain James Winn House, which was built circa 1780. It is located at the Dorothea Grant Common, which is accessible from Shore Road to Obeds Lane. The museum is home to exhibits in three different categories of Ogunquit's history: maritime history, the art colony, and the architecture of the historical Winn House
Ogunquit Memorial Library

Ogunquit Memorial Library

While visiting Ogunquit Maine, a must see is the beautiful Ogunquit Memorial Library, on the National Register of Historic Places. Open everday in Summer except Sunday. Closed for lunch 12-2
Perkins Cove

Perkins Cove

A quaint New England cove with boats, shopping and great restaurants! Perkins Cove was the original artist colony where the post-impressionist artist painted. See the wooden draw bridge, and the house where Betty Davis once lived.
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge

This public park offers the Carson Trail, a one-mile walk along an upland edge which offers vistas and close-up view of one of southern Maine's most rare and valuable ecosystems: the salt marsh.
Take a Walk

Take a Walk

Ogunquit is a small town, and has been called one of America's most walkable. You'll be amazed at what you can see in just a 15 minute walk!
Trolley Rides

Trolley Rides

A fun way to tour the town, and it only costs $1.50


Adventures

2 Days of Antique Hunting with Randy

Ogunquit and the surrounding area offers some of the best antique hunting anywhere. Randy Coulton, of Fancy That and the Village Food Market takes you on a two day journey of antique shops in the area. Oh the treasures you'll find!

Day Trip to Kennebunkport

Some call it Bush Country, but the hats are fabulous. Dock Square is as cute a town square as one will find in New England. There is an excellent selection of restaurants, and it's only 20 minutes away.

Mount Agamenticus

Mount A is over 7000 acres with trails for hikers, bikers, and ATV riders. You'll see spectacular scenery at every turn, and, if you're lucky, a moose or two!

Nubble Light House

A well known, frequently photographed lighthouse, it's located in Cape Neddick, a 15 minute drive along Route 1A (also called Shore Road in Ogunquit). The drive along 1A hugs the coast - you get many breathtaking views of the ocean.

Ogunquit Museum of American Art

Ogunquit Museum of American Art. Now showing: The lost generation. After World War I. Henty Strater ( founder of OMAA, was a friend and fishing buddy of Ernest Hemingway) It's been called "the most beautiful little museum in the world." Upon entering the Museum, visitors look directly through the glass wall of its main gallery to the dramatic coast, the ocean and the far horizon. The Museum building is surrounded by three acres of landscaped grounds, with a reflecting pool and sculpture gardens. The museum is on Shore Road 1.4 miles south of Ogunquit Square and is on the left.

Ogunquit Playhouse Announces 2017 Season

The Ogunquit Playhouse presents its 85th season of high quality theatrical entertainment The season begins with ABBA filled Mamma Mia!! Following close behind are Sally Struthers and Vincent Pastore in Woody Allen's Bullets Over Broadway. Next up is the Tony Award winning Ragtime. Autumn brings a World Premier of Heartbreak Hotel. The 2017 season closed out with a new work by Tim Rice, From Here To Eternity. Visit OgunquitPlayhouse.org for dates and ticket info

Outlet Shopping

The Kittery Outlets are just 15 minutes away, with 120 different stores, including Banana Republic, Calvin Klein, DKNY and The Gap. If you like LL Bean, the Freeport Outlets are about an hour North.

Running in Ogunquit

Ogunquit is known as a "Mecca" for runners and walkers alike. Don't forget to pack your running gear, and get moving, or just run barefoot on the beach!



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