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Attractions and Local Info


Aquaboggan - Waterslides, bumper boats, gigantic wave pool, mini golf and more! Saco

Children's Museum of Maine - One of the highest rated in the country, not to be missed. Portland

Downeast Duck Adventures - Maine's only amphibious tour. Portland

Eastern Trail - Take a walk, ride your bike or jog the Eastern Trail along the Scarborough Marsh.

Funtown/Splashtown USA - The home of Excalibur, Maine's only wooden roller coaster ranked one of the top ten in the world. Family amusement and water park was voted one of the cleanest parks in America and offers many rides, slides, pools, giftshops, games, arcades and eating facilities. Open weekends May and Sept. Daily starting early June. FREE PARKING. Ride pass, slide pass or combination pass, group rates. Route 1, Saco

Monkey Trunks - Zipline tour and adventure course. Saco

Old Orchard Beach Surge Baseball- The Ball Park is now the home of the Old Orchard Beach Surge of the independent Empire Professional Baseball League. Old Orchard Beach

Palace Playland - Maine's premier beachfront amusement park. Giant arcade, Kiddieland. Maine's largest waterslide.Gondola Ferris Wheel and Galaxy Coaster. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day. Fireworks every Thursday night by the Pier, Old Orchard Beach.

Pirate's Cove Minigolf - Putt your way through caves, over footbridges, and under cascading waterfalls. Old Orchard Beach

Portland Museum of Art - Wonderful gem in downtown Portland. Extensive Winslow Homer collection.

Vacationland Bowling - New England candle pin bowling with neon lights and rails for the kids, or great adult fun too.

Wildlife Park - Great for kids! Interactive exhibits, live animals, low admission fee.


Rippin Lips Charters- Old Orchard Beach Maine fishing charters forstriped bass and bluefish. Leaves from Camp Ellis

Trina Lyn Fishing Charters- Offering family fishing charters for the novice to the most experienced angler. Leaves from Camp Ellis


Scarborough Beaches

Old Orchard Beach - This is a very popular beach town with 7 miles of great beach and a Coney Island feel. It is 5 miles from the motel and has lots of public parking.

Southern Maine Beach Guide - Closest beaches are Pine Point and Old Orchard, both within 5 minutes.

Two Lights State Park - Beautiful picnic spot with breathtaking views of the rocky coastline. (no beach). Cape Elizabeth

Scarborough Land Conservation Trust - Trail Maps


Scarborough/Old Orchard Beach Area

​Portland Area Restaurant Guide

Maine Restaurant Association


Cabela's- The world's foremost outfitter has arrived! A must see for the outdoor sportsman. Many other shops too!

LL Bean - This is THE place for outdoor enthusiasts. It is always open and staffed by experts in all areas of activities. Located about a 30 minute drive to the north.

Freeport Outlets - Over 170 upscale outlet shops. About a half hour north.

Maine Mall - Largest mall in northern New England. Located about 10 minutes from the motel.

Kittery Outlets - Home to the Kittery Trading Post and many others. About a half hour south.


Maine Golf Directory - Closest are Willowdale in Scarborough and Dunegrass in Old Orchard Beach.

Nonesuch River- (207) 883-0007

Sable Oaks- (207) 775-6257

Willowdale - 207-883-9351

Dunegrass - 207-934-4513

Gorham Country Club - 207-839-3490


Scarborough Downs- Live harness racing, simulcast wagering, and nice clubhouse dining at trackside.

Beech Ridge Speedway - NASCAR stock car racing on a 1/3 mile oval. Also hosts Busch North Series and Featherlite Modifieds.

Maine Indoor Karting - Maine’s safest, fastest and thrilling indoor facility, 23 Washington Ave., Scarborough, 207-885-0058


Shuttlebus Zoom- Local Bus from Portland to Biddeford through Scarborough

Old Orchard Beach Trolley

Amtrak Downeaster - There is train service to the area by Amtrak out of Boston's North Station and many other stops in between.

Portland Jetport - This is the regional airport in the area served by many airlines with direct flights from most eastern US hubs.

Casco Bay Ferry - A great way to see the coast of Maine or visit one of the hundreds of Casco Bay islands.

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