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Plan Your Trip

Information to help you plan a vacation in The Maine Beaches.

Getting Here

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.

Transportation

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)
Manchester, NH

The Amtrak Downeaster
Stations in Wells, Saco, OOB (seasonal)

Weather

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″

Traveler Info

Maine State Police: (800) 452-4664
in Maine | 911 cellular, for emergencies

Road Conditions and Traffic Info:
Link to maps for updates or call 511.

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.

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