Southern Most Coastal Town
has something for everyone, a famous lighthouse, fabulous sand beaches, boating, historical museums, and Maine’s largest zoo. York consists of several villages: York Village, York Harbor, Cape Neddick, and York Beach. Long Sands is best known for its 2 mile stretch of white sand and good surfing action, while Short Sands Beach is popular for its amusement park atmosphere. In York Harbor, you will find seaside inns and resorts, plus York Harbor Beach with gentle surf and views of the Atlantic along with the comings and goings of the boats out of the harbor. York has numerous golf courses for avid golfers, and York’s Wild Kingdom to keep the kids entertained with Maine’s largest zoo and an amusement park full of rides, games, and mini-golf. Foodies will enjoy great seafood restaurants in York, and shops offering Maine made gourmet foods – like Stonewall Kitchen whose flagship store and cooking school are based in York. Nature lovers will enjoy Mount Agamenticus, the tallest mountain on the Southern Maine Coast at 692’ above sea level. This was once a ski area called “Big A.” Now Mount Agamenticus is enjoyed by hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, and picnickers making the short hike to the summit for views as far as Boston, Cape Elizabeth, and Mount Washington. York is a year round community, with festivals and family events in every season including the “Lighting of the Nubble” at Christmas time to York’s Harvestfest in the fall and York Days in the summer. York also offers many great schools. 45min-Portland, 20min-Portsmouth NH, 90min-Boston.