Ocean Park in Maine is often forgotten but really deserves the spotlight. This beautiful town is next-door neighbors to Old Orchard and shares the same beach, but Ocean Park is entirely different. The town is quiet and family-friendly with a long history of camp goers and proud residents. OP, which the town is affectionately called, has a lot more to offer than may meet the eye at first. Let’s take a closer look to see why this wonderful place deserves the spotlight, as well as all of the fun things to do in Ocean Park, Maine:

Come to Ocean Park and see why it really is an amazing place. It truly feels like you are in another world when you step into the town. It will transport you back in time with its history and you will spend plenty of time relaxing on the beach, as you can see in this sweet video from YouTube user Kevin Dill:

Have you ever heard of Ocean Park? Well, if you haven’t, make sure to soak up the sun and take in this charming town.

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What's another charming town in Maine for a weekend getaway?

Whether you're looking for a charming town in Maine for a weekend getaway or day trip adventure, it's hard to resist the opportunity to visit the following adorable locales:

  • Presque Isle. Looking for a winter getaway in Maine? Northern Maine also has some of the best snowmobiling around so if you want to make the most of the snow you can take out the sled and ride for hours.
  • Bingham. Outdoorsy? This is a great town to get away from it all and enjoy some peace and quiet. While you are there make sure to bring your hiking boots because there are a few trails you will want to go on while you are there. Huston Brook Falls is an epic waterfall and April is the perfect time to see it. When the snow starts to melt this waterfall turns into a mighty raging flow and makes it an, even more, impressive scene to witness.
  •  Boothbay Harbor is one of those quintessential small harbor towns that everyone in Maine loves. The unique little shops and restaurants make this town just amazing.
  • Camden. Looking for a summer vacation spot in, well, Vacationland? Camden is a great little harbor town to visit during the summer. Downtown is busy with open art galleries, one-of-a-kind shopping, and delicious seafood restaurants, spend some time in the charming downtown area. Then when you have had your fill of shopping head behind the buildings and watch the boats coming and going on the water. Hang out on the small sand beach, or have a picnic in the park, there are so many options in this harbor town. Go on a hike and climb up Mount Battie for one of the best views of the harbor. As the day starts to come to a close book a sunset cruise and watch the sunset from the water.
  • Bar Harbor. Nothing compares to autumn in Bar Harbor, and during this season, this town sees some of the highest volumes of visitors out of most of the small towns in our state, but by braving the crowds you will be rewarded with one of the best places for a fall getaway in Maine! Seafood is fresh and amazing in Bar Harbor so eat your fill of lobster and then head into Acadia. Our national park is unlike any other national park in the country and is well worth exploring. Depending on when you go in September, chances are you will see some lovely colors. Take a pleasant stroll around Jordan Pond or watch the sunset on top of Caddilac, the options are endless in Acadia.