Blue Crab Beachfront Cottage - Camp Ellis near Old Orchard Beach


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Cynthia Kerr
206 East Grand Ave
Old Orchard Beach, Maine 04064
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Old Orchard and Saco Bay Area
Old Orchard Beach
Old Orchard Beach - Beachfront CottageFor the young and young at heart, a wide variety of activities and places of interest are available within a brief walk or a short drive. Downtown Old Orchard Beach, just minutes away has its famous pier and various entertainment facilities such as Palace Playland, Pirates’ Cove Miniature Golf, many restaurants, as well as fun night clubs with dancing and entertainment. You’ll enjoy the downtown fireworks display on the beach every Thursday night near the Old Orchard Pier.

Also nearby, at either end of the beach, are Pine Point and Camp Ellis, which feature quaint, working waterfronts and lobster pounds with excellent seafood restaurants close by. Deep-sea fishing and whale watching charters are available. The shore fishing opportunity is tremendous at the Blue Crab Cottage and is an activity not to be missed by fisherman of all ages.

The best golfing in Maine is available close by in Old Orchard Beach at the Dunegrass Golf and Country Club or at Biddeford & Saco Country Club. Funtown/Splashtown, the area’s biggest amusement park featuring the new super giant roller coaster, and the Aquaboggan Water Theme Park with grand prix racecars, a mountain of gushing water and every imaginable way to cool off in the summer heat, is a short ten-minute drive away. In neighboring Scarborough, you will find live harness racing and fine dining at The Scarborough Downs Racetrack. Nearby oceanfront state parks offer scenic picnic areas, nature walks, bicycle paths, and beach facilities. Discover the local fauna at the Scarborough Marsh Nature Center where you can rent a canoe and leisurely paddle your way through a maze of waterways in Maine’s largest saltwater marsh. Shopping at great outlets and the ever-popular L.L. Bean retail store in Freeport is an easy half hour drive just north of Portland.

Maps, brochures and phone numbers for these and other points of interest are conveniently provided for you at the Blue Crab Cottage.