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Shopping, local lobster boats and tour boats, wonderful restaurants and the beginning/end of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MoriahMel
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Moriah, NY
Great Scenic Vacation Spot

I've been here several times and always return back. Have seen President Bush I enjoying a meal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CherylHy
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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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Originally a small fishing community, the Cove is a quaint area that consists of shops, restaurants and scenic outlooks.
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“marginal way” (656 reviews)
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Ogunquit, ME
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Shopping, local lobster boats and tour boats, wonderful restaurants and the beginning/end of Marginal Way ocean walkway. Parking is available but limited and pricey, try to walk here if you can. Great place for those perfect Maine photos!! There's even a drawbridge to watch sailboats,...More

Thank MoriahMel
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here several times and always return back. Have seen President Bush I enjoying a meal here with secret service in tow. Fine place to go shopping, enjoy the view or go for a long walk on the Marginal Way. Best time to go...More

Thank CherylHy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perkins Cove sits right on the ocean. There are lobster boats parked right there. Also the marginal Way starts there.

Thank billb55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a little area of a bunch of shops, restaurants, and boats. Most boat tours and sailing trips leave from Perkins Cove in Ogunquit. The Marginal Way ends up here. Parking here is limited and during busy season, you would probably have to pay...More

Thank angeleyes27
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved this spot, but visited on a chilly day so didn't hang out for too long. There are shops and restaurants and the beach is beautiful.

Thank sunnysuzy5
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Lovely small harbour town near Ogunquit maine. Lovely sea views, nice small craft shops and the lovely Marginal Way walk leaving from the Perkins Cove car park. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank J0Gil
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We love Perkins Cove with its artisan shops, restaurants, and harbor. There are several shops selling typical tourist merchandise, tee shirts, and sweat shirts. There are also artist and craft shops that will pique your imagination. Marginal Way is a coastal walkway that runs from...More

1  Thank BG01923
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Perkins Cove was named after an early resident, Daniel Perkins, whose house overlooked the picturesque harbor. In 1898 when the Ogunquit Art Colony was established, Artists & Fishermen lived side by side in this small Village. The Ogunquit Museum of Fine Art is nearby. Interesting...More

1  Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed 11 November 2017

The boats, the draw bridge, the wonderful shops, and the awesome choice of fun restaurants! How can you skip Perkins Cove? The best way to get there is to walk the Marginal Way from Ogunquit. You can always rest on one of the many benches...More

Thank 2013getawaynow
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Lots of food options and many quant little shops. Also great area to walk around. Then follow marginal way to town. Great way to spend an afternoon.

Thank Paul D
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andisutherland56
10 July 2017|
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Response from charm3 | Reviewed this property |
No pay exact cash onboard. No change provided
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Plourde1340
28 June 2017|
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Response from Patbranciforte | Reviewed this property |
I don't know as I don't go in-season. The trolley doesn't run during the week when we're there.
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Plourde1340
28 June 2017|
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Response from Barbara M | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry we had our car but walked most everywhere so I don't know.
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