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Perkins Cove, Ogunquit
(4.5/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web)
One of coastal Maine's many charming waterfront areas, Perkins Cove evolved thanks to the efforts of local fishermen who wanted to protect their boats. The cove is a conglomeration of what were once a separate river and inlet; after fishermen constructed a canal, erosion created the body of water in place today. You can explore the seaside and its host of dunes and beaches, as well as the town of Ogunquit, a former artists' colony home to shops, studios, and eateries. Be sure to try some fresh lobster, a regional specialty, from the restaurants around the cove. Using our international travel planner, Ogunquit attractions like Perkins Cove can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Spent a couple days with friends in Ogunquit, one of the highlights is a visit to Perkins Cove, lots of interesting shops and just plain beautiful scenery, ocean all around and plenty of places to eat...  more »
  • Such a quaint spot with many shops and restaurants to stop at. Old fisherman port - can even take a fishing expedition or go on a lighthouse cruise. 
  • Want to fill this page with terrible reviews to keep the crowds away from this special place. Visited today with my husband,Newfoundland and Bernier after walking The Marginal Way. Reflected upon the ...  more »