Situated just 15 minutes north of Portland along the picturesque Casco Bay, Yarmouth is most well-known for its historical draws and beautiful waterfalls. What was once a bustling hub of maritime activity is now an endearing New England destination for outdoor activities and coastal exploration.
The entertainment activities are limitless, with easy water access via nearby beaches and rivers. Visitors can easily explore the area by foot or bike along trails and beaches, or by boat in the bay and along coastal marshes. Fishing, kayaking, and boating are among Yarmouths most popular activities.
Fresh seafood and shellfish are another popular draw for the area. In particular, Yarmouth is famous for the areas flavorful clams. The town hosts an annual festival to celebrate clams, which takes place in the summer and draws well over 100,000 visitors. Visitors can easily test their own clam recipes by visiting a local seafood shop or enjoy a tried and true version at one of the many local seafood joints.
As with other New England destinations, Yarmouth is most trafficked during the summer months, where the temperatures can approach to 80 degrees during the day. Spring and fall are also popular, as the area enjoys beautiful blooms and a spectacular foliage transition. Cooler winters offer the ability to engage in activities one may not find at home. With ice skating, skiing and snowmobiling among some of the more popular attractions.
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- 8 Guests
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2.5 Bathrooms