If you're looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city this summer, there's no need to spend the family savings on an exotic trip to another country, when you have everything you need for a great vacation right on your doorstep! Head for York Beach in Maine to soak up all the fun and sun of the seaside in a traditional, relaxing setting that's sure to leave you feeling refreshed, revitalized and ready to return to work.
New England Charm
York Beach is part of the Yorks of Maine, and here you'll find a traditional New England seacoast welcome, as well as a penny arcade, bowling alley, zoo, an amusement park and several lighthouses which make stunning backdrops for family portraits. There's plenty to amuse children of all ages, and York Beach hotels are cozy and welcoming, so you'll feel at home from the second you arrive.
Things to Do
You'll never be bored with a stay in York Beach; hotels here cater for families, couples and even groups of friends looking for a break from the city. In the summer months, you can enjoy outdoor activities such as kayaking, boating and deep sea fishing, or head off on a biking adventure at Mount Agamenticus Conservation. There are plenty of exciting attractions for culture lovers too, with the Museums of Old York showcasing the history and artefacts of old Maine, and Seacoast Repertory Theatre showing a range of productions from family-friendly shows to burlesque spectaculars.
One thing you'll never tire of in York Beach is the wonderful array of dining choices to tempt your tastebuds. Forget dining at your York Beach hotel suite and head into town - the local seafood is freshly caught and absolutely delicious; you'll be glad you did! You'll find the freshest Maine lobsters jostling for space with seafood and tasty fish specialties - why not try Bob's Clam Hut? This relaxed, seaside eatery serves simple home cooking using only the very freshest local ingredients, so you can enjoy traditional fish baskets with French fries, butterfly shrimp or a whole clam served with French fries and fresh coleslaw - there's even a menu for the kids! For a more sophisticated meal out, head for Lobster Cove Restaurant, just along the coast at Long Sands Beach. This ocean-front restaurant offers spectacular sea views, and is the perfect spot to impress someone special, with its menu featuring lobster dinners, prime rib, burgers and seafood.
If you're booking a break to Maine this summer, look no further than York hotels to ensure you have a great stay - you'll be assured of a warm welcome, great sea views and everything you could need to have a memorable vacation right on your doorstep. Hotels book up quickly in peak season, with the area's population quadrupling during the summer months, so now is a great time to organize your vacation! Just don't forget to bring back some gifts for friends and family who are stuck at work whilst you're enjoying yourself by the coast!