Kittery, York Village, York Harbor, York Beach, Cape Neddick, Eliot, South Berwick
Officially called the Cape Neddick Light Station, York’s world-famous Nubble Light is one of Maine’s most photographed lighthouses.
Head to the top of Mount Agamenticus for the best views of all of York. Look east across the beaches to the Boon Island Light or northwest to Mount Washington in the distance. Finally, take time out from the sun and sand to explore the many factory outlet stores along Kittery’s US Route 1.
History comes to life at our many historic properties and museums.
The Museums of Old York collection includes salty taverns, stately residences, and the fascinating Old York Gaol (jail). Stop by the Old Counting House or the Sarah Orne Jewett House in South Berwick.
Discover Kittery’s Fort McClary only a short distance from where John Paul Jones’ sloop USS Ranger was built and launched. Explore maritime history at the Kittery Historical Naval Museum and learn about the 200-year-old shipyard role in the development of the region.
Paddle the Salmon Falls River at the 250-acre Vaughan Woods State Park and tour the Hamilton House.
Rent a beachside cottage or camp out under the stars. Stay in a warm and welcoming B&B. Kick back at a motel or hotel steps from the beach. Visitors looking to dine on Maine’s famous lobster can select from a wide array of restaurants.
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For more information or to plan your next York area getaway, contact the York Region Chamber of Commerce at (207) 363-4422 or visit us at GatewaytoMaine.org.