Old Orchard Beach lies just 20 minutes south of Portland along Maine’s scenic southwestern coast. With seven miles of wide sandy beach, sparkling blue ocean, a 500-foot pier and boardwalk and a seaside amusement park, it’s easy to see why Old Orchard Beach is a major attraction for visitors. In fact, Old Orchard Beach has remained high on the list of the most popular resorts for over 100 years. Catering to the needs of families and visitors, Old Orchard Beach has countless recreational activities, arcades, amusement rides, nightly entertainment, free concerts, and Thursday night fireworks in the summertime. You will find fine seafood restaurants and fast food, boutiques, art galleries and souvenir shops, and plenty of lodging choices such as family style hotels and motels, bed & breakfasts and campgrounds. Nearby are the historic waterfront towns of Biddeford, Saco, Scarborough and Kennebunkport and the Kittery factory outlets. A short drive to the north is the rocky coast and destinations such as Boothbay Harbor, Camden and Acadia National Park. Old Orchard Beach is a small, yet exciting seaside town that will remind you of your childhood days spent at the beach. Come see why many make a visit to Old Orchard Beach an annual family tradition.
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Old Orchard Beach is most popular as a family beach vacation resort. It has the bragging rights to 7 miles of sandy beach lined with vacation rentals of every type and description; from beach houses and cottages for rent to hotel and motel rooms with heated swimming pools as well as condominiums.
Many feel this beach is the best in the world. Families from everywhere come to this unique Maine beach for their summer vacations to enjoy swimming in the refreshing Atlantic Ocean and oceanfront lodging. Join them by making your reservations early. Then look forward to dining in many fine restaurants in the evening or just strolling along the sandy beach. We think your family will vacation in Old Orchard Beach Maine year after year.
Old Orchard sports giant amusement parks and rides popular with kids of every age. In recent years a family favorite has been the regular free fireworks every Thursday evening and free concerts in the summer.
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Patra's Grand Beach Motel is conveniently located only steps from Old Orchard Beach. Friendly hosts tend to your comforts, with a personalized and endearing style with the amenities you need for a relaxing vacation at an affordable price READ MORE