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Old 07-17-2012, 06:45 AM
 
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Hello,

I am staying in Biddeford for a few days and have a few hours (about 5-6) each day to spend roaming around. I have a car, I like the outdoors, and I am in my early 20's.

What places do you recommend?? I am hoping to drive up to Portland so any recommendations there would be great as well.

Thanks in advance!
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Old 07-17-2012, 07:55 AM
 
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I like the Scarborough Marsh.....there is a trail out thru the marsh and I believe you can rent canoes and kyacks there. Its peaceful and serene.....an alternative to t he beach scene.

Old Orchard Beach is an old-fashion honky-tonk boardwalk type of resort....lots of young people....beach volley ball....beach bars....food stalls etc. Great sandy beach.

Two Lights up near Cape Elizabeth outside Portland is a beautiful state park on the Rock Bound Coast of Maine....reallly spectacular views and trails.
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Old 07-18-2012, 08:45 AM
 
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thanks elston.... I ended up going to Old Orchard Beach since it was so close.

Had a great time on some of the rides and just walking around.
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Old 07-18-2012, 09:53 AM
 
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I am glad.....I figured being young and in your 20's OOB would be fun.....lots going on and the ocean is lovely there too.
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Old 07-18-2012, 06:48 PM
 
Location: Cape Elizabeh, ME
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OOB was a good one. Next You'll probably want to hit up Portland next. Just go down to commercial street and or in that vicinity of the old port and find a place to park. Note parking on the street is FREE after 6pm. If you can find a spot. Then just walk around. You might try a beer and a lobster roll at Portland lobster company. Not that they are the best but the atmosphere is a good one.
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Old 07-19-2012, 08:43 AM
 
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I like the Scarborough Marsh.....there is a trail out thru the marsh and I believe you can rent canoes and kyacks there. Its peaceful and serene.....an alternative to t he beach scene.

Old Orchard Beach is an old-fashion honky-tonk boardwalk type of resort....lots of young people....beach volley ball....beach bars....food stalls etc. Great sandy beach.

Two Lights up near Cape Elizabeth outside Portland is a beautiful state park on the Rock Bound Coast of Maine....reallly spectacular views and trails.
great suggestions, elston Everyone should visit OOB at least once in a lifetime. If you haven't visited Portland Head Light Welcome to Portland Head Light

might want to take a drive down to Cape Neddick and York Beach. Welcome to York Beach, Maine Visit the beach, amusement park, lighthouse and park, have some lunch at Fox's Lobster House Fox's Lobster House : 8 Sohier Park Road, York Beach, ME 03910 Welcome to Nubble Light also known as Cape Neddick Light Station!

If you like shopping, might want to visit Freeport. FreeportUSA - The Official Website of Freeport Merchants Association

Take a boat trip. http://www.odysseywhalewatch.com/

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