Ogunquit has been referred to as the most walk-able community in Maine, so a car is not a necessity. Aside from the long, flat beaches that are great for strolling along, visitors can also trek along the famous Marginal Way. The Marginal Way is a 1.25 coastal walking path that connects the center of Ogunquit to Perkins Cove. This easy walk with gentle slope wraps along the scenic coastline, providing beautiful views of the beaches, ocean and harbor. There are many benches along the path, perfect for stopping to enjoy the cool sea air, reading a book, taking pictures or even painting the scenery
Ogunquit is home to Perkins Cove, a small turn of the century fishing village that draws great crowds every summer. Perkins Cove is full of boutique shopping, jewelry and art galleries, and delicious restaurants that serve up locally caught fresh seafood. If you are looking to explore the sea, Perkins Cove is an ideal locale to do so. Many of the boats in the harbor are active fishing and lobstering boats that also offer tours for a one of a kind, hands-on experience. Charter cruises offer deep-sea fishing trips. Scenic lighthouse and lobster cruises that provide unforgettable memories and incredible views for the whole family to enjoy. Perkins Cove is home to a hand-operated footbridge and visitors may have the chance to draw it up if a tall ship is passing by.