best family activities in ogunquit maineAhh, the school break vacation! Skip the cabin fever and plan the ultimate family trip to Ogunquit. Highlights will include actual time spent together and memories worth sharing on Instagram, Facebook or whatever your kids say they use today. Meadowmere is truly a family destination.

Best Kids Activities in Ogunquit for School Break:

Enjoy an afternoons with nearby local nonprofits for fun and great family memories that support wonderful local causes and places. Ogunquit is so close, there won’t even be time to ask ‘Are we there yet?’


Wild Creatures, the Center for Wildlife: The wild things are here in Ogunquit. Visit with porcupines, falcons, owls and critters to learn the important role each plays in the Maine wilderness.

Animal Adventures, the Animal Welfare Society: Fun time with activities like how to care for a small pet, interact with a new furry friend and help make crafts for pets still waiting for a forever home.

Walk on the Wild Side, at the Wells Reserve & Laudholm Farm: Year round adventures await. From learning animal tracking to birding 101 to yoga, it’s your reserve – come enjoy it!

Walk by the Sea, at the Marginal Way:  Sure the view in the summer is amazing, but the serenity of a winter walk or snow shoe along this seaside trail is magical. Enjoy the ocean views just minutes from the Meadowmere Resort.

Curl Up with Oh So Many Books, at the York Library: There’s every classic and so much more. From writing workshops to family take time, the York Public Library is wonderful gathering spot year round for you and your family to enjoy together.

Still not sure about things to do with the kids in Ogunquit?
Add a little extra fun with a hike at Mt. Agamenticus or a drive to the top to see the sights. Ogunquit from this view is absolutely charming. Be sure to bring your camera. There really is nothing as refreshing as the crisp Maine air, making it perfect for enjoying the outdoors or walking by the sea.

If you’re thinking of visiting our Ogunquit hotel for your family trip, to enjoy a cocktail in the pub by the fireplace or to head to Maine for family fun, check out our best family activities and great hotel rooms choices with a central location.

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