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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Premise
“Beautiful lighthouse. Great place to take pictures. Especially beautiful as sun sets on it.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“Classic New England lighthouse. Also right next to Long Sands Beach in York ME. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Zoo
“A family oriented zoo and amusement park conveniently located in York Beach, Maine. With a large number of beautifully landscaped animal exhibits; numerous rides for all ages plus food and ice cream stands, gift shops and so much more, families always enjoy a full day of fun here. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Following up on our popular article on York Beach, Maine, we decided to write a piece focusing specifically on the best Come enjoy this fun-filled, family-oriented summer resort town. While York Beach has myriad attractions that require an extended vacation or repeated day trips, we feel the following destinations will keep your summer soul and senses happy for years to come. Short Sands Beach Long Sands Beach York Wild Kingdom Zoo and Fun Park Nubble Lighthouse Dunne's Ice Cream Fosters Downeast Clambake The Goldenrod”
  • 11 locals recommend
Beach
“This is "the beach". There is metered parking which is meticulously monitored by York's finest. ;) There are restaurants and shops along the beach. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Candy Store
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“Go watch how they make Salt Water Taffy. Great fun to have the kids pick out their own candy!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Lodging
“Best Filet in York at the Union Grill. The food is amazing. The Pub is great fun and has amazing wings!! Tell them Tracy sent you!!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Decent food & drink menu, but this place is all about location. Their outdoor seating is as close to eating on the beach as it gets. (The map pin is off...it's on Rte 1A)”
  • 6 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Quaint, family friendly beach. Parking is with parking meters so be sure to bring quarters. It is about a 1 mile walk.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Arcade
“Skeeball! Claw machines! Video games! It’s.... FUN! right up on Short Sands.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great alfresco breakfast and lunch dining on the beach. And killer cocktails and apps in the eve. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
  • 4 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“It's lobster. It's rough. Hehe. Seafood and beer, live music, Monday karaoke, and all the York locals you could ever hope for. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Small, sandy beach at the mouth of Cape Neddick Harbor, adjacent to a fun & kind of kitschy campground. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Casual burger joint with great food and frontiersmen atmosphere with grass-fed beef, hand cut fries, and frappes. The wall murals help find your inner mountain man.”
  • 2 locals recommend