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Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground

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21 Homestead Road, Southport, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04576
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

stayed two nights tenting. very quiet, clean . interesting sites with rock formations. very enjoyable time. beach was more rocky than sandy but a beautiful view. wished there were more supplies/souveneers in office. did have ice and lobsters available. had an extra person and tent charge was same as site.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was sincerely worried after reading some of the reviews. We planned this vacation for several months and we were all looking forward to it! I worried for nothing. We had a great time. Gray's Homestead is very close to Boothbay area, and we spent a lot of time there going whale watching, eating delicious food and just sight seeing.... More

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Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Thanks, very much, Meghan, for the really nice review. We are pleased that you enjoyed site #10 & our little beach with the children. Also, glad you enjoyed the experience of fresh Maine lobster at your site, as well. Also, thanks for letting people know how close we are to Boothbay Harbor & how convenient it is to go &... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My 7 day stay at Gray's Homestead was fantastic! It was the perfect place to relax and enjoy the outdoors experience. The ocean views and access to the beach were amazing. I particularly enjoyed learning how to kayak, chilling on the floating pier, and hking. The campground was clean, quiet, and dog friendly. The owners, staff and fellow campers were... More

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Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Thank You for the wonderful review of our business! We really appreciate it. We are very happy that you enjoy the different aspects of the Campground as well as being out on the ocean in the kayaks. We enjoy that, as well. We, at Gray's Homestead, thank you for mentioning how kind & helpful our staff are. We hear that... More

North Haverhill, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We just returned home from another great vacation in Maine at Gray Homestead! I can't say enough good things about his campground. It is our absolute favorite! We've had the opportunity to stay in the wooded sites, as well as ocean front. You can't beat the view when your campsite is literally on the water! The owners and the folks... More

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Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the wonderful review, Hilary. It's great that you love the campground & Boothbay area being so close to the campground. Steve & I really appreciate the work done by our staff. Thank you for pointing out that they are helpful & friendly. We think they are all the best, & it's people like you that keep... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I selected Gray's for a week-long family vacation spot. My boyfriend and I were in a popup at site 5. Other family members were at site 7 in a large pull-behind camper, site 10 in a smaller pull-behind, and Hillside cabin. Site 10 was the very best of the three campsites - very private with a small meadow and a... More

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Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Thank You, Stephanie, for the lovely review of our place & Southport Island. We are so happy that you really liked sites 10 & 5 & Hillside cottage. We really enjoy getting the sites ready each year. Our co-workers help to keep the sites groomed all season. They take pride in the their work, & also really enjoy the beauty... More

Portland, Maine
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had a wonderful time at Gray's. It is a such a lovely spot, very charming. The owners were pleasant and helpful and we will be back. We went with two 9 year olds and we would recommend to anyone. The mosquitos are plentiful but hey summertime in Maine and mosquitos are a given. Be sure to rent a kayak... More

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Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Thanks, so much for the lovely review. We are so pleased that you found the campground & surrounding area to be beautiful! It's great that your nine year olds really enjoyed the ocean, camping & kayaking. We look forward to seeing you back here on Southport Island, once again. Have a happy & safe summer! More

Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This headline is my perception of the owner's attitude. After reading several reviews that single out the owner as a sourpuss, we gave him the benefit of the doubt. We shouldn't have. His multiple visits and harassment of my kids to ensure they weren't having fun on our weeklong trip was too much. At issue was the speed at which... More

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Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

We feel very badly that you & your son were upset by our slow bike riding policy. Sometimes we do have to ask some children several times before they understand to slow down. Frankly, it is done for safety. Over the many years here we have seen too many children go speeding down the campground hill & fall & get... More

Tavares, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Since my wife is originally from Maine, we are making plans to stay a week at four diffrent parks in August. It's our intention to see which one we like the most and then book it for each August in the following years. We were highly disappointed when I received a phone call telling me that my reservation at Gray's... More

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Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Once again, we apologize for not catching the error prior to your booking with us. We have been the owners of this campground for 27 years & other family members for 20 years prior to us. We would not stay in business if we were not honest about a mistake that has been made. We are happy to... More

Colchester, VT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I brought my husband to Gray's, as a surprise for our 47th Anniversary. First night was a beautiful site, surrounded by nature's pallete of shades of green...woodsy, moss covered, tiers of rock formations...forest scents. Lovely stone fire pit, picnic table, water and power. Next day, I took my husband to see a rustic cottage, with ocean views. Once inside, every... More

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Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Thank you, so much, for your wonderful review of the campground, Hillside cottage, & our staff. We are so glad that you, & our staff, were able to keep the surprise for your husband. We are also really pleased that you loved your campsite & that the cottage felt just right. I love the feel of the campground & it's... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Just returned home from a long weekend camping at Gray's. Calling in to make reservations - friendly and accomodating. We were looking for a pull thru spot as we have a 34' toy hauler and wanted to make sure we could get our motorcycles out of the trailer easily as previous reviews mentioned the tight quarters. First question back from... More

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Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks, very much, for the lovely review. We do love that you think it's a pretty spot & a well kept campground. Also, thank you for mentioning that the people are friendly. We do appreciate that, & your honest appraisal of our grounds. You did say that you were here in September and in September the crowd can be... More

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Address: 21 Homestead Road, Southport, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04576
Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Boothbay Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
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Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground Boothbay Harbor, Maine

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Beautiful little campground on the ocean with a variety of sites, some with spectacular views! Nice rv & tent sites available. We have kayaks to rent & lobsters to eat! Gray's has a nice clean bathhouse & a lovely natural setting campground. The people in the office are friendly & helpful & can direct you to hiking trails, or the Botanical Gardens, or into Boothbay Harbor. In the Harbor you will find boat trips, restaurants, ice cream, mini-golf, galleries & shops, just to name a few. This is a gem of a spot where ships sail by everyday, & where you can bring your coffee & watch the sunrise on the point every morning...A genuine Maine experience! ... more   less 
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