We see a lot from our vantage point at the historic Thompson Farm House (1750) in Ogunquit.
We watch as the tide of tourists arrive in late spring and finally recede after the last colorful leaves fall in autumn.
The lay of the land has been changing for the area where Kennebunk meets Kennebunkport over the past few months as the old Mathew J. Lanigan Bridge (originally built in 1933) has been removed – and a new version of the bridge is now being constructed in its place.
Spring may not be far off for Ogunquit, Maine – but winter isn’t letting go just yet.
On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017, Winter Storm Stella brought white-out blizzard conditions to Ogunquit, knocking out most of the power in town for a couple of days as part of the process.
On December 29th, as Ogunquit, Maine prepared for our 2016 New Year’s Weekend, a light snow began to fall.
Nothing makes our ‘beautiful place by the sea’ more beautiful in the winter than a light dusting of fresh snow – especially against the backdrop of our local businesses and the holiday decorations with which our spirited merchants have adorned their Ogunquit shops, inns, hotels, and restaurants.
It’s no wonder at all why Ogunquit, Maine: Beautiful Place by the Sea is consistently ranked as one of the top Holiday Destinations in the country!
Here’s some festive video from the 2016 Christmas by the Sea Parade this afternoon – which was followed by a bonfire on the beach. Fireworks are scheduled for this evening…and the Ogunquit Christmas Cheer goes on and on!
On Saturday, August 20, the Ogunquit Museum of American Art (OMAA) held their premier fundraising event and cultural highlight of the season – the ‘Art by the Sea’ Gala.
There was just the slightest hint of changing foliage color on the tree directly out front of the OMAA, as cars by the dozens pulled onto the manicured lawn for this widely attended late summer event.
The 5th Annual ‘Woodies in the Cove‘ Car Show and Parade was Saturday, August 20 this year at 8:30 a.m. at 974 Post Road (on Route 1 in Wells) – and ended with a parade at 2:00 p.m. through Wells and Ogunquit, Maine, finishing up at Perkins Cove!
There’s nothing like a summertime evening of art and fun near the Perkins Cove area of Ogunquit, Maine.
Let me share a little Ogunquit secret with you…if you’re the type of traveler who enjoys supporting local artists by purchasing a piece of art to bring home with you (to remind you of your visit to our ‘Beautiful Place by the Sea’) — then next year you’ll want to arrange your summer getaway during the Ogunquit Art Association’s Annual Art Auction held at the Barn Gallery on Shore Road.