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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.

“Best to visit the state park at low tide. The Fort can be visited at all tides. Good stripper fishing at the Fort”
  • 36 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Beloved beach with great views to sea, decent surf and swimming with lifeguards in some areas. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
“Nice short hike into a quiet section of beach, get there early for parking!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Right on Popham beach, you can watch the people and dogs and boats. Big menu, one of the last places to close at the end of summer. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Historic stone fort at the mouth of the Kennebec River. Beautifully built with stone and brick archways.”
  • 4 locals recommend
“We like to eat here at the Ledges Pub. Closest restaurant to the farm. Outdoor dining, cocktails. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
“Nice waterside restaurant off the main road to Popham Beach. Typical seafood, inside seating as well as picnic tables outside.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Historic Site
“This is a popular local spot. Check out the fort then take a walk on the beach!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
“Forgotten gourmet "essentials" , good baked goods, gelato, wine, beer, etc.”
  • 5 locals recommend
“Wonderful hike over a "mountain" with spectacular views from the top and a very quiet beach at the end. About 5 miles round trip hike. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Spectacular! HIke the woods and isolated beach---get there early because the lot is closed at 50 cars.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Gift Shop
  • 2 locals recommend
“This charming café used to be a general store, and still may carry a few items - but go here for the excellent baked goods and a smashing BLT on your way down to Popham Beach. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
“Classic seafood restaurant, right down the road from our driveway, great place for lobsters.”
  • 2 locals recommend
  • 1 local recommends