South Coast Maine
The Greater Portland and Casco Bay Region of South Coast Maine runs from Freeport down to Old Orchard Beach. From the big city life of Portland, lobster boats, cobblestone charm, historic forts and lighthouses, to the “Calendar Islands” of Casco Bay, there is so much to explore in this culturally and historically rich region. The islands of Casco Bay often known as “The Calendar Islands” offer a unique island to explore for each day of your stay. Scarborough to Old Orchard Beach offer miles of fine sandy beaches and the town of Portland is vibrant and abuzz with a mix of village charm and big city activities. From town to town, island to island, this is a region worth exploring with destinations to charm every adult and every child.
Scarborough is a coastal resort town located on the rocky coastline of Maine just South of Portland. Despite the rocky coastline, Scarborough is home to long sandy beaches. Scarborough Beach Park offers a long stretch of sandy beach and great swimming conditions. Higgins Beach is popular for surfing. The Scarborough Audubon Center is a great way to escape the crowds. Canoe the glassy water to enjoy the abundant birdlife or walk one of the nature trails. The kids will love the Nature Center. Pine Point is a quiet vacation spot within Scarborough that forms one end of Old Orchard Beach.
Explore the nearby towns of Portland and Old Orchard Beach.