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Off-Site Excursions


Maine offers a myriad of engaging seasonally-driven experiences that Cliff House Maine strives to optimize to provide all of our guests the opportunity to own a moment in time, unique to the destination. Whether this activity be a maritime adventure or a leisurely experience, you will find everything you're looking for in Southern Maine. We are happy to connect you with trusted vendors and the very best local adventure centers -- getting there is a cinch if you have your own transportation. Should you decide to stay in Maine without securing your own transportation, we advise you to contact our concierge team directly at 207-361-6245 to assist in arranging for transportation, as traditional means of transport such as taxi, Uber, and Lyft are not readily available in Maine. Our concierge team can also assist you in securing on of our house Volvo's!

Water Sports & Fishing

Our concierge team would be happy to arrange any of these offsite excursions with our partners, please call our Concierge team (207) 361-6245


Enjoy a self-guided kayaking excursion along the Ogunquit River or a guided tour through York Harbor. Rent Kayaks or Stand-Up Paddle Boards from Liquid Dreams Surf Shop located in both York and Ogunquit. (Rental availability varies between locations). 

Scenic Lobstering Cruise

This trip will include all that lobstering has to offer with some additional time to take in the sights. Southern Maine has some of the most spectacular coastline on the East Coast, as well as some famous landmarks all within a short distance from our harbor. After pulling the traps, we will take a cruise to take in some of these landmarks, which include Bald Head Cliff, Nubble Lighthouse, Walker’s Point, and Boon Island.
Departure times vary · Duration 2 Hours

Fishing & Lobstering Trip

This trip will do it all! You will haul lobster traps, learn about Maine lobster fishing, see the sights of the coast, and get some quality fishing in. You will be aboard one of Southern Maine’s premier inshore charter boats with Captain Phil Breton as you hunt for mackerel, striped bass, and bluefish.
Departure times vary • Duration 1.5 - 2 Hours

Inshore Fishing Trip

Spend half of your day hunting for striped bass, bluefish, and mackerel. This trip follows the coastline from Kennebunkport to York, stopping along the way to fish. Our local fishing charter partner uses several methods of fishing, including live lining, casting, trolling, drifting, and even fly fishing. This trip is suited for every level of angler, and is family-friendly as well.
Departure times vary • Duration 4 Hours


Bike Rentals

Bike rentals are available in Wells at Wheels 'N Waves

Walking and Hiking

In our neighboring towns of Ogunquit and York, there are many trails to walk, explore, jog, and sight-see. Get out in the fresh air and immerse yourselves in the Maine wilderness!

Marginal Way
Public parking throughout downtown Ogunquit. Trail begins off of shore road. Easy walking, sitting benches.

Mt. Agamenticus
Daylight hours only, parking at trail head, Carry-In/Carry-Out

Wiggly Bridge/Steedman Woods
Street parking on York St, between York Village and the Harbor. Trail begins off of route 103. Easy walking, no bicycles allowed.

Fort McClary
Parking inside gate. Historic military fort. 10am-sunset Memorial to Columbus Day. Maine State Park day use fee charged, Carry-In/Carry-Out policy.

Cliff Walk
Parking along York St, walk down to Harbor Beach to access the trail. Walk across harbor beach parking lot to connect to the fisherman’s walk and wiggly bridge. No bicycles.


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