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Top 10 Maine Family Resorts
Whether you are in search of a family getaway filled with relaxation or outdoor adventure, you’ll find exactly what you are looking for at these top Maine family resorts. Located within the Northeast’s beautiful landscape, an escape to Maine is filled with Atlantic shorelines, glittering lakefronts, mountain peaks, and rollings hills. And, no matter which resort you choose, you’ll experience quality amenities and comforts that are sure to please. Pack your bags and head east for a vacation of family fun!

Linekin Bay Resort

Boothbay Harbor, Maine

View Website +1 (866) 903 - 1071

Linekin Bay Resort is your family sailing resort in Boothbay Harbor. With a variety of accommodation choices, there is the perfect stay for the whole family, no matter how big or small, at Linekin Bay Resort. One to two bedroom cabins feature private baths and front decks overlooking either the bay or secluded in a wooded setting. Lodge rooms offer spacious living and waterfront views. Located in Boothbay Harbor, Linekin Bay Resort has a long list of family fun only steps from the door. As a sailing resort, a favorite activity for everyone in the family is to head out into the bay and flash your sails. Of course, there’s plenty of other water excitement! From kayaking and canoeing to fishing and swimming, there’s something for everyone. Take a day trip to the cliffs of Monhegan Island or check out the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.


92 Wall Point Road, Boothbay Harbor, Maine 04538

Fun facts

Originally bought in 1909, today's Main Lodge contains the original stairs and fireplace from the two story cottage built by the owners.

Related Onsite Offerings

Come by land or sea to the Waterfront Bar where you can enjoy a delicious meal while enjoying beautiful views of the bay.


Sebasco Harbor Resort

Phippsburg, Maine

View Website +1 (866) 452 - 8458

Experience an unforgettable family vacation at the beautiful Sebasco Harbor Resort. This beautiful Maine destination offers a little of everything you're looking for in a fun and relaxing trip with your loved ones. Stay in one of their luxurious suites or enjoy the extra space of a well-equipped cottage just steps away from the waterfront! Either option provides you with stunning views and access to all of the resort's onsite amenities and activities. Spend quality time with your family as you explore the great outdoors on a canoe or paddle-boat. Or, hit the hiking trails right onsite their 550 acre property and visit sites such as Merritt Mountain and Robinson's Rock. Enjoy an afternoon of family golf at their three-hole course, play a round of volleyball, or head over to the Rec Center for some bowling on their vintage candlepin lanes. Don't forget to join in on their family campfire sing-a-longs and scavenger hunts! No matter what you choose to do, the laid-back atmosphere and endless activities make Sebasco Harbor the ideal spot for reconnecting with your family.


29 Kenyon Rd - PO Box 75, Sebasco Estates, Maine, 04565, United States


Family fun is all around when you stay at Sebasco Harbor Resort. Enjoy games of volleyball or take out a complimentary canoe for a relaxing afternoon on the water. They also offer guided kayaking trips and fishing opportunities from the onsite dock!

Related Onsite Offerings

After a long day, retreat to the onsite Pilot House for a delicious family dinner! You'll love the breathtaking oceanfront views!


The Nonantum Resort

Kennebunkport, Maine

View Website +1 (866) 635 - 6261

Most families are looking for a wide assortment of activities to enjoy while on vacation, and The Nonantum Resort is happy to be of service. This Kennebunkport resort offers something for all ages and can suit groups large and small, making it the ideal destination for your Maine family getaway!

Whether your family's pleasure is enjoying a day on the water with a kayak adventure and a stand-up paddle board excursion, or taking a dip in the outdoor heated swimming pool, there is something for everyone at The Nonantum Resort. The anglers in your family can charter a deep sea fishing trip on the Libreti Rose, or the whole family can hop on a sailing cruise aboard the Pineapple Ketch! Kids' Corner Crafts offers the little tykes a chance to exercise their creativity while on vacation, and the Family Campfire Sing-A-Long and Marshmallow Roast is a timeless favorite. Plus,the onsite restaurant, 95 Ocean at The Nonantum Resort, offers a kid's menu that will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. Don't waste another minute! Start planning your dream family vacation in Maine today!


95 Ocean Avenue Kennebunkport, ME 04046


The Nonantum delivers one of the finest Maine resort experiences. This seasonal resort is open from mid-April to mid-December. The collective history of the resort and its guests is a remarkable tale of hospitality and enjoyment. The friendly staff looks forward to having you as their guest. Traditions begin here.


Your children will love the resort's Kids' Corner Crafts, Follow Me Kayaking Excursions, Family Move Nights Under the Stars, Kids' Ice Cream Parties, Princess & Pirate Parties, Family Campfire Sing-A-Long's with Marshmallow Roast, and so much more!


Alouette Beach Resort

Old Orchard Beach, Maine

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This southern Maine destination is tranquility, hospitality, and fun all rolled into one can't-miss package!

Step out onto your private ocean view balcony, sip your morning coffee, and enjoy the spectacular view- you're at Alouette Beach Resort! With over 70 different accommodations and styles - from multi-roomed cottages, Jacuzzi suites, beachfront and ocean view balcony hotel rooms, kitchenette units, and economical ocean view rooms- all types of gathering and getaway can be accommodated. Whether you're a family of four or 40, you'll find the perfect lodging! After you get settled in, head out and experience the gorgeous beach! The sparkling Atlantic makes for a tranquil-yet-majestic neighbor, and can be enjoyed in any number of ways. While the kids go for a swim, why no catch a few z's? It's your vacation, after all!


91 E Grand Ave, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064

Related activities

The hotel is a 14-minute walk from Palace Playland amusement park and the pier at Old Orchard Beach.

Related Onsite Offerings

Amenities include a beach cafe offering breakfast and a limited lunch menu.


Northern Outdoors

The Forks, Maine

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Experience the thrills of a Maine family adventure at Northern Outdoors. Northern Outdoors has lodging options ranging from campsites and guestrooms to condos and cottages. Their cottages are a great choice for a visiting family with three locations: the convenient Forks Resort, the secluded and tranquil Maine Lakeside Cabins, and the wilderness surrounded Penobscot Outdoor Center. You’ll find modern amenities and comforts to fit your whole family at each stay. Northern Lights is the place for ultimate outdoor family excitement! The Kennebec and Penobscot Rivers are home to the heart-pumping rush of white-water rafting that the whole family will love. When snow covers the ground, the snowmobile trails take you through breathtaking terrain. Everywhere you look is a playground with hiking, golfing, boating, and floating. Make memories that will last a lifetime with Northern Outdoors.


1771 US Route 201, PO Box 100, The Forks, Maine 04985


If hunting is what you are looking for, make your next hunting trip plans with Northern Outdoors where you'll experience trophy whitetails.

Related Onsite Offerings

Located at The Forks Resort Center, enjoy the unique tastes of the on-site Maine brewery Kennebec River Brewery.


The Meadowmere Resort

Ogunquit, Maine

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Located in the heart of Maine’s Southern coast and tucked into the historic town of Ogunquit, the Meadowmere Resort is one of those rare accommodations that entertains and delights the entire family year-round. The nearby Beaches of York are the center of every summer vacation, while Kennebunkport and Wells antique shops are well within driving distance. Closer to home, Ogunquit’s shops and museums are worthy of a visit – rain or shine. And the Maine Water Park and adventure theme parks are sure to put a smile on everyone’s face. . The Meadowmere Resort has several different lodging options to fit the needs of any size family. Family Suites, located in the South Meadow building, provide space and privacy for a the traveling family. Each family suite features two bedrooms, a private balcony and bath, two televisions, and a number of other modern amenities creating comfort. In addition to a spacious stay, the whole family will enjoy the pools, hot tubs, fitness center, spa, and more!


74 Main Street, Ogunquit, Maine 03907

Fun facts

The Meadowmere is a AAA Three-Diamond Resort.

Related Onsite Offerings

Convenient amenities at The Meadowmere Resort include wireless Internet, heated pool, Jacuzzi, fitness center, spa treatments, smoke-free rooms and cable TV.


The Birches Resort

Rockwood, Maine

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Experience an outdoor family adventure in the Great North Woods on the shores of Moosehead Lake at The Birches. No matter what time of year you prefer to enjoy, The Birches provides the ideal outdoor experience. Winter brings snow filled excursions of exploring the countryside by snowshoes, skis, or snowmobile. The summer sun is a great time to enjoy the lake with canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and swimming. Of course, hiking and biking are always great ways to see the sights and share some laughs. Whether you are planning an intimate family escape or a family reunion, The Birches has accommodations to ensure absolute comfort. Their rustic lakeside cabins range from one to three bedrooms, providing a cozy and quaint atmosphere. Larger and private, their homes and cottages easily accommodate larger groups, and the lodge rooms feature balcony lake views and that “at home” feel.


P.O. Box 41 Rockwood, ME 04478

Fun facts

Originally built in the 1930's, The Birches began as a hunting and fishing lodge in the Great North Woods.

Related Onsite Offerings

Comfortable and casual, The Birches Lounge offers three hearty and delicious meals where the stone fireplace is always roaring and every table has a lake view.


New England Outdoor Center

Millinocket, Maine

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Adventure for all ages awaits at the New England Outdoor Center! Whitewater rafting on the Penobscot River is an unparalleled family experience, complete with rushing rapids and breathtaking Maine scenery. For more laid-back family fun, enjoy fantastic fishing on some of the best lakes, ponds, and rivers in the Northeast for bass, brook trout, and landlocked salmon. Stay dry with nature hikes, moose and wildlife tours, and Baxter State Park explorations. Come winter, families can go snowmobiling, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice fishing. Onsite, you'll find a variety of guest homes and cabins to fit families of all sizes. Premium cabins sleep up to 14 and lodgings future exceptional amenities like patios, flat-screen televisions, picnic tables, and gas grills. Soak in stunning views of Mt. Katahdin, Maine's highest mountain. After a day of adventure, sample the diverse and family-friendly flavors at River Drivers Restaurant, which overlooks Millinocket Lake. Your outdoor family oasis awaits!


Fire Road 20D, Millinocket, Maine 04462


During the winter, northern Maine gets about 100 inches of snow, giving guests at The New England Outdoor Center direct access to some of Maine’s best snowmobiling trails.

Related activities

Family float trips allow for a less intense rafting experience. Guests of all ages will enjoy low-key rapids on the West Branch of the river.

View Website +1 (866) 980 - 7539

Creating lasting memories at Point Lookout Resort where the mountainside and Penobscot Bay set a beautiful scene for a vacation filled with family fun. Point Lookout Resort is the ultimate family fun zone with endless activities for everyone to enjoy together. From racquet sports and a bowling center to a gym, soccer field, game room, and playground, the smiles and excitement never end. Cruise across Knights Pond or search for treasure on the private beach for some much needed quality time. Amongst its nearly four miles of hiking trails and scenic landscapes, Point Lookout Resort provides an exciting as well as comfortable stay for the whole family. Their cabins and vacation rentals feature Maine pine interiors and are furnished with quality modern amenities. Enjoy spacious living quarters, fully equipped kitchens, and all the comforts of home with Point Lookout Resort.


67 Atlantic Hwy, PO Box 119, Lincolnville, ME 04849


Point Lookout Resort features a state-of-the-art fitness center, a ten pin bowling alley with arcade, nearly four miles of hiking trails, professional turf soccer fields, and breathtaking views.

Related Onsite Offerings

Point Lookout Resort is home to the Copper Pine Cafe where you'll enjoy hot breakfasts and delicious meals filled with produce grown from Point Lookout's organic farm!

View Website +1 (207) 613 - 7706

Take advantage of the sea and beauty of Maine during your stay at The Dunes on the Waterfront where you and your family will enjoy picturesque scenes and a memorable stay. The Dunes on the Waterfront features one to two bedroom guestrooms as well as multiple room cottages with all the comforts of home and more. Expect outdoor lounging, cozy fireplaces, and a crisp New England style. A stay at The Dunes on the Waterfront puts you near a number of family-friendly attractions that are sure to create lasting memories. York’s Wild Animal Kingdom is a family-oriented zoo and amusement park that is a favorite at any age. For a bit of adventure, head to Monkey Trucks for an afternoon of ziplining, or get some hands on learning at the Children’s Museum. Of course, Ogunquit Beach, right outside the Waterfront, is always the perfect spot for treasured family time.


P.O. Box 917, 518 Main Street, Ogunquit, Maine 03907

Getting there

From Portland International Jetport and Points North: Start out going North on Westbrook Street toward Jetport Boulevard. Turn left onto Jetport Boulevard. Jetport Boulevard becomes Jetport Road. Merge onto I-95 S / Maine Turnpike via the ramp on the left toward Kittery / Boston (portions toll). Take exit 19 toward Wells / Sanford. Turn left onto ME-109. Turn right onto US-1. The Dunes on the Waterfront is located at 518 Main Street. From Points South: Take exit 7 (York - Ogunquit) from I-95. Turn left on US Route 1. Proceed north 7 miles to Ogunquit Village Center. Proceed through the center on Route 1 for 1/2 mile. The Dunes on the Waterfront is on the right at 518 Main Street

Related Onsite Offerings

While staying at The Dunes on the Waterfront enjoy a number of added pleasures including wireless internet, a heated outdoor pool overlooking the ocean, direct access to Ogunquit Beach, beautifully landscaped grounds, miles of hiking trails, and dock fishing.