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Marginal Way

Address: Ogunquit, ME
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Ranked #1 of 22 things to do in Ogunquit
Type: Historic walking areas, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Hiking, Walking
Owner description: A scenic 1.5 mile oceanside cliffwalk.
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Type: Historic walking areas, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Hiking, Walking
Owner description: A scenic 1.5 mile oceanside cliffwalk.

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Crescent Springs, Kentucky
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59 reviews 59 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Paying for parking is the only negative thing I have to add. Other than that there is a beautiful walk along the coast with lots of benches to rest on and take in the magnificent view. There are very nice shops including art galleries and some very good restaraunts . I love sitting and watching the boats go in and... More 

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Clarence Center
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Walking along the marginal way is one of the most beautiful ways to ee the coast of southern Maine. You can enter or exit at various spots,or sit on the many benches along the sea coast trail. Artist painting, sea life, the crash of the waves,surfers...it all along the walk way. No matter where you begin. The site is amazing.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Marginal way is one of my favorite places to visit while in Ogunquit. A great walk any time of day. There are hidden beaches along that walk. Complete with lifeguards. Get there early . It's about a mile and a half of beautiful tranquility

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Malden, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautiful ocean views. The stroll can be brisk or leisurely depending on your mood. Arriving in Perkins Cove after such a good walk makes dining in one of the many great eateries seem like a necessity. The shops are charming. A walk back into town along the cove is lovely, but fun trolleys with names like Holly,Lolly and Polly can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Best ocean walk in Maine. Thoroughly enjoy it everytime I'm in Ogunquit, no matter the season. Walking is difficult in winter due to the fact that it's not shoveled but it's worth it no matter the season. You haven't really been to Ogunquit if you haven't walked the Marginal Way.

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Boston
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75 reviews 75 reviews
25 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My friend and I visited the marginal way --- my friends first ever visit. She was amazed! The water had a "crispness" to the surf which was beautiful to witness. It was a great walk. The number of benches along the way were great to sit and just contemplate the gorgeous view. The marginal way is a great walk ---... More 

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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Walking Marginal Way you have a spectacular view of the sunrise over the blue Atlantic. Have taken some great pictures. The views from the walk are just great. On a clear day one can see the shoreline north to Wells and Kennebunkport.

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Manchester
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

If you like to take a long walk on a well tended path along a beautiful ocean coastline with natural plantation and beautiful homes and hotels, Marginal Way is for you. Besides the tranquil beauty, it is functional too because it connects you between Perkins' Cove and close to the center of Ogunquit and is a much nicer walk than... More 

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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Love...love...love Marginal Way, especially in the spring after the winter thaw in getting out to the beach. You can make it as long or as short as you like...sitting on a rock by the water or a bench just off the walkway...walking thru town to the farther beach and then walking back. Simply gorgeous views...

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Athens, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This hike of about a mile up and a mile back along the rocky Maine coast is one of the best ways to experience the beauty of the rugged Maine coast. It is easily accessible compared to other places.

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