Originally a small fishing community and artists’ colony, Perkins Cove is a charming area that consists of local shops, restaurants, and scenic outlooks. Situated by the Atlantic Ocean on one side and a small harbor on the other side, guests can picnic on the rocks while enjoying the crashing surf, stroll across the footbridge and check out the boats, enjoy picturesque dining with southern Maine’s most beautiful views, or book a fishing or sailing trip to enjoy views from the ocean. To handle the increase in summer tourists, many hotels and inns have been built all around the cove.
Perkins Cove is located at the southern end of the Marginal Way which is a famous cliff walk that runs for a little more than a mile along the ocean. The northern terminus is in the heart of downtown Ogunquit.
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- Address: Perkins Cove Rd
- Town: Ogunquit
- State: Maine
- GPS: Lat 43.23770 Lng -70.59157
- Parking notes: There are about 85 parking spaces at Perkins Cove. 30 of these spots are free to park at for two hours and are located aside the footbridge, in front of shops, and in the boatyard.
- Parking directions: HERE
- Location directions: HERE