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Marginal Way

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Address: , Ogunquit, ME
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Activities: Hiking, Walking
Description: A scenic 1.5 mile oceanside cliffwalk.

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This is a great place to walk, enjoy the ocean views and the beautiful homes that dot this area. I stayed in the Perkins Cove area so I walked Marginal Way every day of my stay... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to walk, enjoy the ocean views and the beautiful homes that dot this area. I stayed in the Perkins Cove area so I walked Marginal Way every day of my stay. It can get annoying when people have a "window shopping" pace but if you speak up they will usually move for you. The association... More 

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Bergtheim
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I don't know how many photos we have taken on this year's journey to Ogunquit! The Marginal Way is such a nice walk on the cliffs between the great villas of the town and the ocean. From our place the entrance to the walk was nearly in the middle of the distance to the beach and Perkin's Cove and there... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Beautiful casual walk along the ocean from Perkins Cove. 1.17 miles one way. You can take the trolley back if you'd like. Walking in the evening is gorgeous as the moon is rising.

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Avon, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

On our first trip to Ogunquit, we had a perfect day to enjoy a walk on this paved path that begins close to the center of town and follows the coastline down to Perkins Cove. You shouldn't visit Ogunquit without enjoying this scenery. Along the way there are a few areas where gardens are being created to add to the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

If you are planning a trip to Ogunquit do not miss the Marginal Way. An easy walk from Ogunquit to Perkin's Cove along the cliff overlooking the ocean. Beautiful vistas and plaques to read about the history of the Way, the area, shipwrecks and the Perfect Storm. A few spots to climb down to lovely little beaches and benches to... More 

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Irvington, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The most pleasant way to get to/ from Ogunuit village center to Perkins Cove free of bumper-to-bumper traffic in summertime. Walk it during high and low tide to experience the change!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This mile-long path winds along the cliff's edge in Ogunquit, providing marvelous views of the craggy coastline as well as some spectacular ocean-front homes. It's a great place to get in a good walk or run down to Perkin's Cove in the morning.

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Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I absolutely love this place. It holds a special place in my heart because it's where my husband proposed to me back in 2003. Every time we are in the area we take a walk and it's always wonderful! Great views, nice walk along the coast.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful foot path along the water. It goes in front of several Inns. Easy path to walk as the elevation changes are almost nonexistent. Benches along the walk in case you need to rest. Can veer off path and go down to beach for a drip or walk on the rocks if you like.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

It looks longer than it is, but it's a great way to spend however long it takes you. The scenery and flowers are breathtaking, and it's a walk you won't regret. You don't have to walk back from the beach, because the trolley for two bucks will fix that. Easy day in the area should include this activity.

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