If you’re considering a Maine vacation, you are probably also considering how much it will cost and how to keep your family entertained. As we work with hundreds of families planning a Maine vacation each year we have the opportunity to answer tons of questions about the cost of vacations and family fun activities. In this article, we’re going to tackle some of the most popular Maine family vacation questions we receive on a daily basis. Let’s jump right in!
Why should I spend my Maine vacation in Ogunquit?
First of all, Maine is well known for being the vacation state full of natural wonder and quaint towns. Ogunquit Maine is set in the southern region of Maine known to many as the beach region which will allow you to take full advantage of your Maine vacation, experiencing both the Maine Woods and Maine Beaches without traveling vary far from home. Many families find the combination of spending a day at the beach and the next hiking along Mount Agamenticus a wonderful experience, and it’s easy to do as both features are such a short distance from our hotel in Ogunquit. Our central location allows peace of mind when traveling with the whole family, even little ones will enjoy exploring the tide pools along Ogunquit Beach or the learning lodge atop Mount Agamenticus.
How many nights should I plan to visit Ogunquit?
It depends on the type of Maine experience your family is looking for, but we currently have families joining us for an average of three nights. At a minimum, our family rooms require a two night stay on weekends and three nights during peak season periods. Please note that, most folks end up staying 3 nights, and some even join us up to 10 nights the best thing to do would be to give us a call to see if there are any restrictions on the date you are looking to visit Ogunquit.
What are my family room options and what are the pros and cons of each?
The predominant family room at our hotel in Ogunquit is the Two Bedroom Family Suite in our South Meadow building, but other room options are also available to accommodate a family vacation in Ogunquit. Let’s take a closer look at each.
Two Bedroom Family Suites – South Meadow Location.
By far the most popular choice of family rooms at our hotel in Ogunquit the Two Bedroom Family Rooms feature a private balcony or patio with indoor access to all resort amenities. Choose from a King Bed or Two Double Beds for the adults with an adjoining room featuring Two Twin Beds for the Kiddo’s. Each bedroom offers a flat screen cable tv, basic Wifi, simmons beautyrest mattresses and custom designed furnishings just steps from the Tv room and Roman Spa (Indoor Salt Water Hot Tub for the whole family to enjoy).
Apartment Suite – Country Squire Location.
The seasonal Apartment Suite is available May through October and features a full kitchen, living room with a pullout sofa and flat screen tv, as well as Two Bedrooms each with one double bed. Located on the first floor of our Motel Style building this room offers a shared patio area and easy access to the South Meadow and all resort amenities.
Two Queens – West Meadow or South Meadow Location.
With a private balcony overlooking our custom outdoor pool these large rooms feature ample space for a pack’n’play and all the toys! The larger beds ensure everyone enjoys a good night’s sleep and indoor access to the resort amenities is a plus rain or shine!
Two Doubles with Sofa – Country Squire Location.
The seasonal Country Squire is available May through October the rooms with Two Double Beds and a Sofa provide extra space for your family vacation in Maine and the sofa pulls out for added sleeping arrangements when needed.
Resort Doubles – Are located in the Main Building, East Meadow and Country Squire Locations.
These standard sized rooms feature simmons beautyrest mattresses, private bath, basic wifi and are budget friendly. With the exception of the country squire location (which have a shared balcony) the Standard Doubles feature private balcony or patio with resort views and are less costly than the other family rooms mentioned.
How much do Maine Family Vacations cost?
At the time of this writing, family accommodations in Ogunquit can range in price depending upon the time of year. In the winter months the cost for family accommodations start at $99.00, Spring & Fall begin at just $20.00 more and the starting price for summer family vacations in Ogunquit will start with a range from $150.00 to $310.00 depending upon the dates and availability.
What activities should I plan for my family in Maine?
Regardless of the time of year you plan your Maine family vacation, our hotel in Ogunquit has plenty to offer for the whole family. From Indoor and Outdoor Pools and Hot Tubs to our Game Room and TV room you can plan on spending at least some of your time taking advantage of our award winning amenities.
With the state of Maine known for the outdoors there are countless hiking trails, birding spots and water ways to fish or kayak. Not to mention the miles of white sand along Ogunquit Beach and the tides pools for the little ones to explore!