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5 Can’t-Miss Summer Spots on the Seacoast

It’s not too late to start enjoying summer on the Seacoast! Although it’s important to continue to follow social distancing measures, you can still have plenty of fun in the sun all across New Hampshire and Maine as temperatures heat up.

Get Outside with These Seacoast Summer Spots

Whether you love to hike, boat, fish, camp, or just take in the beauty of nature, you’ll fall in love with everything the Seacoast has to offer. We hope you enjoy these summer spots just as much as we do!

Prescott Park – Portsmouth, NH

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As one of the most popular spots in all of Portsmouth, Prescott Park is a delightful spot for locals and visitors alike. Here, you’ll uncover over 10 acres of pure waterfront beauty, as well as a variety of amenities.

As you take in the views of the Piscataqua River, be sure to explore the park’s flower gardens, stroll along the public docks, and stay for a socially-distanced drive-in movie.

Fort McClary State Historic Site – Kittery, MN

Fort McClary Boathouse
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Want to learn a little more about the Seacoat’s vibrant history? The Fort McClary State Historic Site was used from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War. Today, it serves as a living museum and a serene place to enjoy Kittery’s awe-inspiring coastal scenery.

Although the fort itself is currently closed for tours, you can still stroll around the grounds and get some exercise on the walking trail. Many parts of the fort are also viewable from the outside, too!

Odiorne Point State Park – Rye, NH

Boat wheel

Located just an 11 minute drive away from Portsmouth, Rye is a small community home to plenty of outdoor destinations. However, Odiorne Point State Park might be the coolest place in town.

This popular park features quite a few attractions, including the Seacoast Science Center (which is open!) and Fort Dearborn. You can also check out multiple battery platforms from World War II or launch your boat at the public ramp.

Links at Outlook Golf Course – Berwick, ME

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Ready to hit the links and work on your swing? Novices and masters love the Links at Outlook, a public, par-71 course that brings a touch of Scotland to the Seacoast. Bent grass fairways and rolling dunes provide an authentic yet challenging experience that’s sure to delight golfers of every skill level.

When you’re finished with your game, don’t forget to stop by the Pro Shop or grab a bite to eat at the recently reopened Outlook Tavern.

Pawtuckaway State Park – Nottingham, NH

Rock climbing at summer spots

Named for the nearby lake and mountain ranges, Pawtuckaway State Park showcases 5,000 acres undisturbed natural beauty. No matter what you love to do, you’ll surely find excitement at this one-of-a-kind Seacoast oasis.

Over 32 miles of hiking trails, 900-foot mountain summits, boulder fields, and a massive lake provide endless hours of recreation at Pawtuckaway State Park. It’s also a popular destination for orienteers, boaters, and geocachers. And if you want to plan a Seacoast staycation, the park has rentable cabins and campsites!

Ready to Explore More Summer Spots on the Seacoast?

The New Hampshire and Maine Seacoast is home to countless fantastic attractions…and stunning homes. If you want to make a move to one of these communities, we’d love to help! Just contact Jim and Ann today to jumpstart your real estate journey.

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