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There's More to Old Orchard Beach!

While there are many things to do and see in Old Orchard Beach, the neighboring cities of Scarborough, Saco, Biddeford and Portland should not be overlooked. These nearby communities offer visitors an authentic taste of Maine charm and reveal themselves in both large and small ways. From historic shopping districts to working and scenic waterfronts to fine Maine dining venues, night clubs and lively pubs to world-class museums and one-of-a-kind learning centers, we highly recommend exploring these classic Maine communities during your visit here.

 
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Biddeford Maine

Biddeford is Maine’s sixth-largest city, with over 21,000 residents. The city is located along the I-95 corridor and is a very unique former mill town community that’s just 5 miles southwest of Old Orchard Beach and only 90 minutes north of Boston. The city is in the midst of a cultural renaissance with a rapidly-changing population and has recently seen an influx of new residents under 30 years of age. The city boasts a vibrant historic downtown, including redeveloping and restored historic mills, monthly ArtWalks and City Theater performances, along with international restaurants, as well as a scenic riverwalk. Matador Network, a travel website, has named Biddeford among the 25 coolest cities in the United States. For visitors, Biddeford has something appealing for everyone.

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Saco Maine

Saco lies at the mouth of the Saco River in southern Maine, along the Atlantic Ocean and Saco Bay. The city sits between 7 miles of sandy beaches to the East and the beautiful Saco River to the West. Saco is just 4 miles south of Old Orchard Beach and less than a 90 minute drive north of Boston. The city is a former mill town with a growing population of 19,000+ residents and boasts a revitalized and picturesque downtown, a restored mill district, a thriving business community, a world-class educational system, and many recreational activities such as fishing, cycling, hiking, biking and kayaking. Downtown Saco is filled with art galleries, novelty shops, neat restaurants, gathering spaces and public parks. There’s also easy access to the Saco River from the downtown area. Like Biddeford, this community offers something appealing for every visitor.

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Scarborough Maine

Scarborough is located in Cumberland County on the southern coast of Maine. The city is less than a 2-hour drive from Boston and is just 8 miles north of Old Orchard Beach. Scarborough is part of the Portland–South Portland–Biddeford metropolitan statistical area snd has a population of 19,000+ people. Scarborough is notable for its long sandy beaches and dunes, like many coastal cities in southeast Maine, but there is much more to do in the area. Scarborough has stunning natural beauty and is home to the state’s largest salt marsh. For outdoor enthusiasts, Scarborough offers many trails for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and horseback riding. Close enough to easily access all there is to do in Old Orchard Beach, you may find that everything you need for the perfect vacation stay is right here.

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Portland Maine

Portland is Mane’s largest city with over 68,000 residents. Portland lies on Maine’s southern coastline along Casco Bay with easy access to several nearby islands including Peak’s, Great Diamond, and Long Island. The city is well known for being the hub of tourism and economic growth in Maine. The city has a rich heritage in agriculture, fishing, industry, and tourism. Indeed, Portland’s summer population rises to nearly 2 million people, with part-time residents and seasonal visitors. Portland is one of few remaining working waterfronts in America. It serves as New England’s second-largest fishing port and largest tonnage seaport. Portland handles more than 200,000 passengers each year, which includes 41,000 passengers on cruise ships. Portland offers a wide range of high-quality galleries, top chefs, and the finest shopping experiences. We recommend putting Portland on your “Things to Do” list while you visit OOB.

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