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"Most Shops Closed in May"

Nice little places. Most of the stores were still closed. Not much parking. The shops that were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Orange, California
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Loved it here

When I entered Perkins Cove I felt like I was stepping into a movie set. From the manual... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Walnut Creek, California
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Originally a small fishing community, the Cove is a quaint area that consists of shops, restaurants and scenic outlooks.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“marginal way” (559 reviews)
“lobster boats” (58 reviews)
“cute shops” (46 reviews)
Ogunquit, ME
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice little places. Most of the stores were still closed. Not much parking. The shops that were opened were a little pricey. You could walk through it within ten minutes. It's touristy.

Thank shubie710
Reviewed 2 days ago

When I entered Perkins Cove I felt like I was stepping into a movie set. From the manual drawbridge to the quaint town, we loved it!

Thank Laurie396
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful place to visit. Highly recommended with beautiful views and nice restaurants. Bring your jacket most evenings because of the winds off the ocean. Enjoy a lobster at BarnacleBills.

Thank MrPudly
Reviewed 4 days ago

Parking is tight in the little village of Ogunquit - so I understand if everywhere you go they charge for it. However it seemed a little steep to pay >$6 for an hour just to see what there is to see in this little area....More

Thank A Z
Reviewed 5 days ago

Perkins Cove is at one end of the Marginal Way trail. So if you start out in Ogunquit beach you walk the ~1 mi to Perkins Cove on the Marginal Way trail and get lunch or dinner in Perkins cove. There are some nice restaurants...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 5 days ago

You can have access from Shore Road by car, on foot from the Marginal Way or by boat. It's worth the trip! You can watch the lobster boats take off from Barnacle Billy's Restaurant or from the drawbridge or many of the little boutiques in...More

Thank Patbranciforte
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Several of the top rated eating places are here. Cruise tours leave from this area and I needed sunscreen and it was easily accessible here. Overall, a good area for an hour or two.

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a bunch of little shops around the cove.there is also a footbridge that is a really neat spot for some photos

Thank KingofMorgantown
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views are nice, and there are plentiful shops and restaurants to empty your wallet. Also this is one end of the Marginal Way.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Views are beautiful... restaraunts and shops close by... definatley worth seeing.. Marginal Way is a coastal path with beautiful views of the Maine Coast

Nearby Restaurants
Lobster Shack
746 reviews
.05 km away
That Place
554 reviews
.41 km away
Roost Cafe and Bistro
603 reviews
.68 km away
Cove Cafe
281 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Attractions
Marginal Way
3,851 reviews
.68 km away
Ogunquit Playhouse
772 reviews
.86 km away
Knight's Quilt Shop
9 reviews
1.31 km away
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We are visiting Perkins Cove this July. Are there any festivals, events and what are the things to do around the neighboring areas ?
26 May 2017|
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Response from Pierrehebert | Reviewed this property |
Perkins Cove is a small fishing village a few restaurants and souvenir boutiques but not much more a nice place to see but not much to do.
We are scheduled to be there May 6-11 what is the weather like then and is this a good time to visit??
13 January 2017|
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Response from faither130 | Reviewed this property |
Should be nice. Maybe a bit cool still maybe a bit of rain but spring rain is better then winter rain. Enjoy your trip
Do you have to pay to park?
29 July 2016|
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Response from Jennifer S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It's expensive. Best bet is park at your hotel and walk or take trolley. Lot us small and fills up fast, but there's another lot just outside of cove.