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Beach Vacations in Old Orchard Beach: Seven Miles of Paradise

Does anything provide a more quintessential New England vacation than spending time on the waterfront in a coastal town? With seven miles of beach, an old pier, and plenty of nearby activities, Old Orchard Beach, Maine provides everything you could want while vacationing on the Atlantic, including lodging choices along the beach.

Where to Stay in Old Orchard Beach

When looking to stay in Old Orchard Beach, you’ll see vacation rentals, hotels and resorts lining the beach and Grand Avenue, which runs right behind the beachfront area. This strip is where the vast majority of the town’s accommodations are located, although there are campsites and RV parks further from the ocean. Booking a beachfront property puts you close to the swimming and sunbathing opportunities of the waterfront, in addition to the fishing, boating, and sightseeing tours available.

If you’d prefer something different from a beachfront resort, beach house rentals are also possible in the town. Unlike in a hotel or resort, you’ll be on your own in your beach house, but you’ll have the freedom to make yourself at home while remaining close to the pier and the beach. Refine your search on trivago to find the perfect house to meet your needs.

Maximize Your Beach Days in the Summer

Staying at the nearest beach also allows you to spend as much time as possible enjoying the outstanding Old Orchard Beach weather in the summer months. Outdoor summer events include the Seaside Pavilion 4th of July Patriotic Concert, Evening Entertainment in the Square, the Old Orchard Beach Olympics, and the annual OOB Car Show, all of which take place at or near the waterfront.

Old Orchard Beach Attractions

Much of the town’s activity takes place near Old Orchard Beach Pier, which marks the midway point between the east and west parts of town. On the pier, you’ll find a restaurant and a pub, while a number of other eating and drinking establishments are nearby. In addition, weekly firework displays take place during the summer. There is a historic amusement park called Palace Playland near the pier, providing entertainment if you’re traveling with children. Because there is so much activity here, Old Orchard Beach hotels in the area are in high demand.

If you’d prefer to spend some time away from your beachfront property, Dunegrass Golf Club is open to the public and Deep Brook Golf Course is just outside of town. Old Orchard Beach also has Funtown Splashtown US, an amusement park and water park combination with water slides and other attractions. Veteran’s Memorial Park, which, along with the The Ballpark, hosts the Concerts in the Park series, where different performances are held each week.

Spending Your Beach Vacations at Old Orchard Beach

When first researching Old Orchard Beach, the first thing you’ll notice is that almost everything in the town is around the beach. The beach runs the entire length of the town and many beach houses and hotels are located up and down the waterfront area, with very little being inland. This area provides an outstanding place to not only get out there and enjoy the warm weather, but to spend your time sitting on the beach or enjoying the local activities in this spirited small town.

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