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Perkins Cove

Address: Ogunquit, ME
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Ranked #3 of 11 Attractions in Ogunquit
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Neighborhoods, Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks, Other
Owner description: Originally a small fishing community, the Cove is a quaint area that consists of shops, restaurants...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks, Other
Owner description: Originally a small fishing community, the Cove is a quaint area that consists of shops, restaurants and scenic outlooks.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A beautiful cove. Went on a charter boat tour along the coast to the Nubble Lighthouse and saw many beautiful oceanfront homes, sea otters, met some lobster fishermen and received an interesting history of the area. Lots of nice little shops and restaurants. I went to the Lobster Shack and had a yummy lobster Roll and the best clam chowder.... More 

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Avon, North Carolina, United States
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13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This cove rings true for everything New England. The working boats, the restaurants, the fish vendors and the shops belong here. It is a tourist attraction so the prices might reflect that but no more so than other similar places I've visited. The walk along the Marginal Way to get to Perkins Cove is breathtaking and the trip is worth... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Perkins Cove even in the winter is a great place to go and look out at the water. In the summer is is hopping, so make sure to visit it at that time.

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Greenville
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Perkins Cove is a great place for pictures but the shops are expensive and the owners not as warm as those in Ogunquit.

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Wakefield, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

A very nice little area -- but not much open or going on in the winter. Very quaint fishing village !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Such a cute local fishing town with breathing views, unique shops and a must do in Ogunquit. Definitely, loved scrolling along the town seeing the fishing boats and houses along the coast. M C Perkins Cove is a great place for lunch. We went back the second day and a the famous lobster roll from one of the street vendors.... More 

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Perkins Cove not only has beautiful views.It also has many quaint shops.Although many are not opened this time of year and some open only weekends.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Cute cove with unique shops and great ocean views. Great restaurants with delicious lobster rolls. A must stop when visiting Ogunquit.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

quaint bay cove with local fishing boats, houses along hills, nice shops and several good restaurants, simple and fancier

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The ocean views and great shops and restaurant MC Perkins Cove even in December is wonderful. In the summer Barnacle Billy's has a great lobster dinner and great dinners.

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