York

Situated along a scenic stretch of southern Maine, York is known for its four public beaches, three 18-hole golf courses, and small-town attractions for families. Its not hard to see why this tiny town attracts quite the crowd during the summer, as visitors fall in love with York year after year.

Theres truly something for everyone in York, which offers plenty of fun for families and couples alike. Kids will love the adventure that awaits at Yorks Wild Kingdom, a local zoo and amusement park, or exploring the views from the Nubble Lighthouse. Similarly, adults and adventurers will enjoy exploring Mount Agamenticus, a nearby mountain area with tons of hiking and biking opportunities or enjoying a tasty adult beverage at one of Yorks many seaside restaurants. And, York is just a hop and a skip from Portsmouth, which offers plenty of attractions and restaurants to keep you happily entertained.

The weather in York is most pleasant during the summer months, with highs approaching 80 degrees during the day and lows in the high 50s during the evenings. The fall and spring sport mild temps and a bit more rainfall, while winters are brisk. But dont discount the off-season months at the beach; theres something magical about watching the waves while cozying up to the sounds of the coastline.