Plan Your Trip
Information to help you plan a vacation in The Maine Beaches.
Driving Times and Distances
Portsmouth, NH—37 min—30 mi
Portland, ME—32 min—27 mi
Manchester, NH—1.25 hr—72 mi
Boston, MA—1.5 hr—84 mi
Providence, RI—2.5 hrs—140 mi
Hartford, CT—3 hrs—177 mi
Burlington, VT—3.75 hrs—234 mi
Albany, NY—4 hrs—245 mi
New York, NY—5 hrs—293 mi
Montreal, QC—5.5 hrs—327 mi
Fredericton, NB—5.25 hrs—347 mi
Fort Kent, ME—5.75 hrs—340 mi
Philadelphia, PA—6.75 hrs—387 mi
Ottawa, ON—7.5—hrs—447 mi
Baltimore, MD—8 hrs—478 mi
Based on travel to and from Kittery, ME.
Portland International Jetport (PWM) Portland ME
Biddeford Municipal Airport (B19) Biddeford,ME
Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport (SFM) Sanford, ME
Logan International Airport (BOS) Boston, MA
Manchester Airport (MHT)
The Amtrak Downeaster
Stations in Wells, Saco, OOB (seasonal)
Spring: Avg. High: 51˚ Avg. Low: 33˚
Avg. Precip: 4.6″ Avg. Snowfall: 3.6″
Summer: Avg. High: 74˚ Avg. Low: 50˚
Avg. Precip: 4.3″ Avg. Snowfall: 0″
Fall: Avg. High: 58˚ Avg. Low: 38˚
Avg. Precip: 4.6″ Avg. Snowfall: 0″
Winter: Avg. High: 35˚ Avg. Low: 15˚
Avg. Precip: 3.8″ Avg. Snowfall: 11.6″
Maine State Police: (800) 452-4664
in Maine | 911 cellular, for emergencies
Maine Seatbelt Law: All drivers and passengers must wear a seatbelt.
Maine Speed Limits: Follow all posted speed limits. Fines are a $50 minimum by law. Exceeding the speed limit by 30 mph or more is a criminal offense.
Maine Hands-Free Driving Law:
The law prohibits talking, texting, or using a hand-held device while driving, stopped at a light or in traffic.
E-ZPASS/Tolls: The Maine Turnpike is part of the E-ZPass system with exits in Kittery, York, Wells, Kennebunk, Biddeford, and Old Orchard Beach.
Maine Recreational Marijuana Law:
Adults over 21 years of age can possess up to 2.5 oz. of legally obtained cannabis for recreational use on private property. Retail sale is legal, cannabis cannot be carried across state lines.