Waterfront Lodging in New England

New England is world-famous for its gorgeous waterfronts and beaches, whether they are on the ocean or at beautiful inland lakes like Lake Champlain in Vermont or Lake Winnipeusakee in New Hampshire. A stay or getaway at a waterfront or beachfront lodging -- be it a resort, hotel, motel, or inn -- offers a delightful and restful vacation in beautiful surroundings. Come and jump in at Narragansett or Newport, Rhode Island; the rocky coast of Maine; Cape Cod in Massachusetts; or along Long Island Sound in Connecticut. The water’s fine!

Plan Your Waterfront Vacation in New England

Everyone searches for the perfect waterfront lodging, and we have just what you’re looking for from resorts nestled in the peaceful harbors of Coastal Maine or B&Bs right on the sand in Connecticut. Beachfront lodgings and resorts can be perfect options for couples, families, and friend groups planning a yearly trip. If you're looking for an affordable option, Old Orchard Beach, ME provides seaside retreats and is known as a “must-see, no-cost destination” and one of the “40 Great Travel Bargains.” If you want something easy, go for one of our all-inclusive options throughout the coast, offering generous homemade meals and exciting activities. Choose one of our resort options on Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket to enjoy panoramic ocean views.

Waterfront Lodging in New England
Harbor View - Grand Harbor Inn - Camden ME
Grand Harbor Inn

14 Bay View Landing Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-230-7177 Toll-Free: 877-553-6997

Scenic harbor on Maine’s coast site of luxurious, comfortable 4-Diamond inn

One of Maine’s most scenic harbors is the site of the area’s only luxury 4-Diamond waterfront property. At the exclusive Grand Harbor Inn, guests will enjoy well-appointed rooms and suites, designed with Tuscan villas in mind, with private balconies featuring harbor or bay views, gas fireplaces and whirlpool tubs in spa-inspired bathrooms. Enjoy a generous continental breakfast with homemade hot and cold options, and day passes to the nearby YMCA with an indoor pool, state-of-the-art fitness center, rock-climbing wall and running track. Arrange for a day sail aboard a schooner, go kayaking or hike up Mt. Battie in Camden Hills State Park for views of the bay. Camden is a jewel, too, for those seeking to explore shops, galleries and restaurants in a perfect waterfront setting.

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Ocean View New - Cliff House Maine - Cape Neddick, ME
Cliff House

591 Shore Road Cape Neddick, ME, 03902 Phone: 207-361-1000 Toll-Free: 855-210-6901

Inviting accommodations by the water also feature exceptional dining, serene spa

One of the most inviting waterfront destinations of its kind following a landmark transformation, the Cliff House is not to be missed for those seeking the ultimate in elegance, relaxation and coastal serenity. All 226 luxury accommodations have private terraces and incomparable oceanfront views. Relax in your sumptuous bedding, or by a fireplace, or in a deep soaking tub. Accommodations are custom-designed in graceful coastal style. World-class amenities include a luxury spa and 24-hour, state-of-the-art fitness center; inside and outside pools and hot tubs; a fully curated art exhibit; live entertainment in the Oceanview Terrace Salon; and a selection of first-class dining options, from the signature Tiller restaurant to the quintessential New England Nubb’s Lobster Shack. There are daily children’s activities, garden tours and art classes.
Waterfront Side View - Naswa Resort - Laconia, NH
Naswa Resort

1086 Weirs Boulevard Laconia, NH, 03246 Phone: 603-366-4341 Toll-Free: 888-556-2792

Resort’s location right on the lake has drawn happy visitors for decades

What’s the point of going on a lake vacation if you’re not right on the water? That’s not a problem at the NASWA Resort, where guests have been enjoying, for decades, its location right on lovely Lake Winnipesaukee. That means days spent watching the kids frolic in the lake while you sip a beverage from the NazBar. Or launching a resort kayak or paddle board, or bringing your own boat right up to the resort’s dock. Many rooms, suites and cottages have lake views from private balconies or porches. You can also enjoy those views from your table at the Blue Bistro, where you’ll find everything from fresh seafood to fine steaks. Area attractions include trails, arts venues, golf, shopping, arcades – and Storyland!
Patio & Dock View - Inn at Harbor Hill Marina - Niantic, CT
Inn at Harbor Hill Marina B&B

60 Grand Street Niantic, CT, 06357 Phone: 860-739-0331

Rekindle your love for vacationing by the sea at this classic boutique inn by the harbor

You’ll remember right away why you love vacationing by the water when you stay at the charming Inn at Harbor Hill Marina, perched along Long Island Sound. The boutique inn’s 16 soothing rooms and suites are uniquely decorated and newly remodeled, with views of the marina, the sound, Niantic Bay and the Niantic River. Luxurious amenities include large soaking tubs, private balconies and fireplaces. It’s a short walk into the quaint seaside village, and you have your choice of several lovely beaches. Stroll down the Niantic Bay Boardwalk to watch the sun set. The inn also offers pontoon boat rides. And breakfast is complimentary – a bountiful buffet with homemade waffles and eggs cooked to order. Weekend and all-season boat slips are also available.
View from the Lake 500x250 - Center Harbor Inn - Center Harbor, NH
Center Harbor Inn

294 Whittier Highway Center Harbor, NH, 03226 Phone: 603-253-4347 Toll-Free: 877-567-2117

Lakeside inn with private beach offers water activities, breathtaking views, nearby attractions

Experience the excitement of a lakeside adventure in an inn with boutique amenities when you stay at the Center Harbor Inn. Located along nearly 200 feet of private sandy beach on Lake Winnipesaukee’s northwest shores, the inn’s luxurious lodgings feature lake and mountain views from private decks and balconies, and design details like floor-to-ceiling hickory headboards. There’s a four-season outdoor hot tub with harbor views, a large toasty sauna and a fitness center, kayaks and paddle boards to rent as well as 16 dock slips and eight moorings for your private vessel. It’s a short walk to the shops and restaurants of a relaxed lake town, and nearby attractions include everything from hiking (and skiing) trails to golf, scenic railroads and Santa’s Village.

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Summer Background New - Riverwalk Resort at Loon - Lincoln, NH
RiverWalk Resort at Loon

22 South Mountain Drive Lincoln, NH, 03251 Phone: 603-745-7500

Rivers, water falls, swimming holes and pools: The water is wonderful at this resort

The Loon Mountain area shines in the winter, but it’s pretty sweet in the summer, too — as you’ll discover when you book one of the spacious suites at the RiverWalk Resort at Loon Mountain. And warm weather means needing to take the occasional refreshing dip in the region’s cool, clean water. Luckily, the area boasts plenty of swimming holes and other water attractions, including waterfalls. Check out the natural water slides at Franconia Falls, for instance. Or enjoy the swimming holes along the 65-mile Pemigewasset River, perfect for kayaking and canoeing. Of course, back at your grand resort, you can swim in the pools (and relax in the hot tubs) all year round, relaxing by poolside fire pits in the evening to watch the stars come out. Launch Video
Lake Canoe - Interlaken Inn - Lakeville CT
Interlaken Inn

74 Interlaken Road (Route 112) Lakeville, CT, 06039 Phone: 860-435-9878 Toll-Free: 800-222-2909

Spacious lodging, lots of activities combine for that perfect lakeside vacation

Relax and enjoy your lakeside vacation at the Interlaken Inn, nestled on 30 scenic and garden-filled acres between two mountain lakes in the foothills of the Berkshires. Rooms and suites come with a variety of amenities, from private patios to rooftop hot tubs. Morgan’s, the inn’s casual-dining restaurant, features fresh, farm-to-table food. On the property, you can grab a complimentary canoe or kayak and head out to the pristine lake, also great for swimming. There’s an outdoor heated pool, on-site spa services, tennis court, pickle ball courts, fitness room and a game room with a pool table and air hockey. Nearby activities include horseback riding, zip lining, hiking, skiing and snowboarding – and an eclectic assortment of arts venues and museums.
Waterfront Deck - Lake Morey Resort - Fairlee, VT
Lake Morey Resort

82 Clubhouse Road Fairlee, VT, 05045 Phone: 802-333-4311 Toll-Free: 800-423-1211

Lake provides breathtaking views and a variety of activities for resort guests

The water is a beautiful backdrop as well as a place to play at the Lake Morey Resort. Stay in a stylish room or suite with stunning views of the 600-acre lake including from furnished terraces. For more privacy, book a lakeside cottage for two to 14 people. Enjoy a variety of water sports, from swimming off a private beach to renting a speedboat with a resort driver to take you waterskiing, wakeboarding or tubing. The resort boathouse has kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddle boards, and guests can arrange guided pontoon tours of the lake. And several organized children’s activities in the summer are lake-oriented. In the winter, ice skate a 4.3-mile loop along the shore or play pond hockey!
Deck and Beach New - Norseman Resort - Ogunquit, ME
Norseman Resorts

135 Beach Street Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-7024 Toll-Free: 800-822-7024

Rooms with water views, a restaurant literally at the ocean’s edge: the perfect seaside resort

You can’t get much closer to the water than the Norseman Resort, the only beachfront hotel on scenic Ogunquit Beach, one of Maine’s most beautiful sandy stretches. Guests in the resort’s comfortable 90 units, many with views of the ocean, dunes and tidal basin, walk out the door and, voila, there’s the beach! Plunk down your umbrella and take in the sun and surf or, off-season, stroll the dramatic shoreline. Enjoy a casual cafe menu and beverages at the water’s edge at the resort’s Splash Beachfront Restaurant, which offers the best sea view in town. Resort guests have access to the seasonal heated outdoor pool, tennis courts, sauna, exercise room and laundry facilities at the Aspinquid, just 250 yards from the Norseman.

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Relaxing on the Dock - Huttopia White Mountains - Albany, NH - Photo Credit Corey McMullen for Huttopia
Huttopia - White Mountains

57 Pine Knoll Road Albany, NH, 03818 Phone: 603-447-3131 Toll-Free: 844-488-8674

Swimming, fishing, canoeing and more are part of the adventures at this ready-to-camp site

Wake up in your comfortable bed in your spacious tent or chalet and head down to the lake: That’s how you’ll start your days at Huttopia White Mountains, where 102 ready-to-camp accommodations dot 50 acres of woodlands with direct access to a private beach on Iona Lake. Watch the kids swim, go fishing for bass or perch, or rent a canoe or paddleboard at the base camp (or bring your own!). That’s also where you’ll find the heated saltwater pool, bistro serving fresh meals, and a recreation tent with kids’ activities, foosball, ping pong, a TV and board games. Join in yoga-on-the-beach sessions, hike to a swimming hole in the White Mountains National Forest or take a short drive to go tubing on the Saco River.
Penthouse Suite - Brenton Hotel - Newport, RI
Brenton Hotel

31 America's Cup Avenue Newport, RI, 02840 Phone: 401-849-3100

Nestled by the harbor, this boutique hotel provides an exceptional getaway experience

Wake to the sun glinting off the harbor when you stay at the Brenton Hotel, Newport’s newest luxury boutique inn at the corner of America’s Cup Avenue and Long Wharf. Whether it’s from a spacious room’s floor-to-ceiling windows or from the private balcony of the penthouse suite, you’ll marvel at the water and city views, which you can also enjoy when you dine on exceptional cuisine in the Living Room or on The Rooftop. Spacious lodgings let you relax and plan your time in this historic, welcoming city with its great beaches, fabulous mansions and cliff walks, unique shops and museums. Go on a staff-led walking or bike tour or hop on a trolley tour (it leaves from right outside the hotel door). Named to the Travel & Leisure Top 500 Hotels in the World in both 2022 and 2023.
Sweet Sunset - Lakes Region Association - New Hampshire
Lakes Region Tourism Association

61 Laconia Road Tilton, NH, 03276 Phone: 603-286-8008 Toll-Free: 800-605-2537

Waterfront lodging in the Lakes Region? Of course, and plenty of it, too, from cabins to resorts

This is not rocket science: Waterfront lodging in the Lakes Region is everywhere! Stay in a charming inn and relax on a sun deck at water’s edge or in a hot tub overlooking the lake. Book a cottage with a screened porch practically on the lake, or rent a boat and cast off from your cottage’s private dock. Stay in an apartment with a full-service marina and sandy beach or a fully equipped condo with lake views. Book a suite in a resort with a sandy beach or a private lake for pedal-boating and fishing. Grab a drink at a beach bar or on-site restaurant with spectacular water views. Watch the stars come out at night over the water from your private balcony.
Firepit 500x250 - Boothbay Harbor Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Boothbay Harbor Inn

31 Atlantic Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-6302

From its perch right on the waterfront, this inn offers guests classic Maine getaway

If you are searching for the perfect coastal Maine getaway, look no further than the Boothbay Harbor Inn, with its unbeatable combination of a perfect location close to shops, galleries, restaurants and seaside activities, and comfortable, modern guest rooms, most with balconies or patios from which to admire picturesque views of the harbor. The inn, directly on the waterfront, also features a seasonal lounge, so you can enjoy a glass of wine or your favorite cocktail in an indoor bar or by the outdoor fire pit as you watch the spectacular sunset. The front desk has ideas for itineraries in and around active Boothbay Harbor, from local trails to hike and bike to scenic cruises and great places to shop.

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Ocean View Room - Black Point Inn - Scarborough, ME
Black Point Inn

510 Black Point Road Scarborough, ME, 04074 Phone: 207-819-4064

Classic Maine beachfront hotel tradition continues with this inviting inn

When it was built in 1878, the original Black Point Inn, surrounded by water and beaches on three sides, set the standard for Maine beachfront hotels. That tradition continues today as the inn welcomes travelers seeking a relaxing vacation by the sea. The pace is unhurried – afternoon tea is served in the lobby, and a sun porch is stocked with games and books – and the landscaped property and two beaches beckon guests to plunk down an umbrella or blanket and soak in the sun – or sunset. Take one of the inn’s kayaks or bikes to explore this lovely area. There’s also a heated outdoor pool, fitness room, and on-site restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Most of the inn’s 25 spacious, individually furnished rooms and suites have water views.

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Beach View from Deck - Lafayette's Oceanfront Resort - Wells Beach, ME
Lafayette's Oceanfront Resort

393 Mile Road Wells Beach, ME, 04090 Phone: 207-646-2831

All the units at this year-round resort are on or just steps from lovely Wells Beach

At Lafayette’s Oceanfront Resort, the word “oceanfront” doesn’t mean “ocean in the distance.” All the year-round resort’s rooms are either on or steps from expansive, sandy Wells Beach. Direct beach access means you can swim, paddle or just doze in the sun while the kids play in the tide pools. Off-season, the beach is a dramatic and serene place for gathering shells and sea glass. The resort has an indoor pool, oversized hot tub with a waterfall and a workout room. Some units have kitchenettes; almost all have decks or patios with beach and ocean views. And there are larger homes to book, also close to the water. Nearby, you can arrange for a sailing cruise, go sea kayaking and deep-sea fishing, hike or golf.

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Beachfront Umbrellas - Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club - Brewster, MA
Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club

2907 Main Street (Route 6A) Brewster, MA, 02631 Phone: 508-896-9000 Toll-Free: 800-343-6074

Find beauty on the beautiful beach, and discover true relaxation, at inviting resort

Discover beauty on the beach at the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club, where water is at the center of everything, from elegant rooms and villas with bay and pond views to al fresco dining with the dunes as a backdrop. Wake to the salty air from a Presidential Bay Collection Villa from your private balcony, then stroll to private Bay Pines Beach where towels, chairs, food and beverage service is available. Slide a kayak or stand-up paddle board into the bay or pond, or rent a bike and pedal past marshes and beaches on the lovely Cape Cod Rail Trail. The resort has five pools, nine tennis courts, a variety of delightful dining options, a full-service spa and fitness facilities.
Waterfront Lodging - Maine Windjammers - Camden, ME - Photo Credit Fred LeBlanc
Maine Windjammer Association

Sailing from Ports in Rockland and Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: Toll-Free: 800-807-9463

You can’t get any closer to the waterfront than a cabin on a Maine Windjammer!

Wake up to the quiet solitude of Maine’s coast, find renewal in the wind and sun, and surprise yourself as you help steer the ship. Aboard a Maine Windjammer, with itineraries tossed to the wind, guests find both a spark of adventure and time to reflect. Each day brings a new adventure, whether it’s helping to raise the sails, steering the ship, watching porpoises and seals frolic, exploring a charming fishing village, or going for a swim off a secluded beach. These swift, snug tall ships offer both single and double cabins. Each individually owned and operated vessel has a professional cook on board to craft three homemade meals a day plus hors d’oeuvres and desserts. Evenings are times for storytelling, star-gazing, music and card games around the wood stove. Check the website for special cruises like yoga, kayaking, wine-tasting, or grandparents-grandkid cruises.
Aerial View - Spruce Point Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Spruce Point Inn

88 Grandview Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-4152 Toll-Free: 800-553-0289

Get away from it all, and close to the natural beauty of Maine, at this historic resort

All the joys of staying at a resort on the Maine coast are yours at the welcoming Spruce Point Inn. On its 57-acre oceanfront property, you can launch your kayak, go paddleboarding, swim, fish, take a harbor or lighthouse cruise, or just watch the sailboats from your private porch or balcony. Stay in a suite in the historic Main Inn (ask about the Crow’s Nest with not-to-be-missed panoramic ocean views), in the spacious lodges with room to spread out, in a charming private cottage with a woodstove or in a contemporary townhouse with vaulted ceilings and private decks. Dine on the freshest local ingredients while you watch the sun set over the ocean.
Camden Harbor Suite 500x250 - 16 Bay View - Camden, ME
16 Bay View

16 Bay View Street Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 844-213-7990

Boutique hotel celebrates its scenic location close to the harbor with stunning views

Just steps from scenic Camden Harbor, 16 Bay View, a boutique hotel in the heart of a thriving shopping and restaurant district, happily celebrates its location by the sea. Stay in an ocean-view suite or harbor-view loft and look out, past the ornamental iron balcony, to ships sailing through Camden Harbor and Penobscot Bay. For truly spectacular vistas, head up to The View, the hotel’s iconic rooftop bar and terrace, and enjoy the stunning scenery along with handcrafted cocktails and small-plate offerings. The hotel’s 21 finely appointed rooms and suites also feature gas fireplaces and free-standing soaking tubs. A generous buffet continental breakfast is served each morning, and guests have day passes to the local YMCA with an indoor pool, fitness center and rock-climbing wall, among other amenities.

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View of the Lake - Point Sebago Golf Resort - Casco, ME
Point Sebago Golf Resort

261 Point Sebago Road Casco, ME, 04015 Phone: 207-558-8000 Toll-Free: 800-655-1232

Pristine lake and sandy beach are at the center of the fun at this full-service resort

Sebago Lake, 55 square miles of pristine water, is the centerpiece of the Point Sebago Resort, with a one-mile stretch of sandy beach perfect for swimming, paddling or just relaxing with a Tiki Bar beverage while the kids build sand castles. The resort’s cabins and cottages are at or near the water, as are several glamping options. The seven-bedroom island lodge offers views of the lake from its wraparound deck. Activities at the resort include an 18-hole championship golf course, an inflatable waterpark obstacle course, tennis, bocce, pickle ball and volleyball. There are kids’ organized activities, arts and crafts programs, a restaurant, two lounges with live entertainment and themed weekends (one for beach-lovers; another for pirates!). Check the website for special rates for first-time visitors and Maine residents.
Winter Ocean View - Terrace by the Sea - Ogunquit, ME
Terrace by the Sea

23 Wharf Lane Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-3232

Wake to the sound of the ocean at this seaside motel in the heart of a charming coastal village

Wake to the sound of the ocean at Terrace by the Sea, a special place in the heart of one of Maine’s most picturesque coastal villages. Some rooms and suites at the motel are waterfront; and many more have water views. Some have kitchenettes or lofts with TVs and sofa beds; all have decks or sitting areas. And guests enjoy an expanded continental breakfast each morning, served on the wraparound porch, indoor breakfast room or inviting ocean-view parlor. Walk across the street to Ogunquit River Beach, or stroll into the village for shopping, dining, gallery hopping or to arrange a sailing, fishing, or lobstering excursion. There’s also a seasonal outdoor pool and a beautifully landscaped lawn, perfect for watching ocean sunsets
Exterior View from the Water - Steamboat Inn - Mystic, CT
Steamboat Inn

73 Steamboat Wharf Mystic, CT, 06355 Phone: 860-536-8300

At water’s edge in seafaring town, a luxury inn

You cannot get closer to the water in historic downtown Mystic than the Steamboat Inn – unless you are actually on the water. And if you are, you can bring your boat right up to the inn, where dockside is literally right outside the door. Windows in the inn’s 11 luxurious rooms, some of them panoramic, overlook the beautiful Mystic River. One room even has dock entrance directly wharfside – it’s like staying on a yacht. Guests can book a sail aboard the schooner Argia, which sails from Steamboat Wharf daily. They can also walk right outside the door into the heart of a seafaring village with a picturesque drawbridge, great restaurants and shops. Nearby are historic Mystic Seaport and the Mystic Aquarium.
Harbor View Suite - 250 Main Hotel - Rockland, ME
250 Main Hotel

250 Main Street Rockland, ME, 04841 Phone: 207-594-5994

Hotel by the harbor is your headquarters to explore Maine’s vibrant coast

At the 250 Main Hotel, they say their commitment to guests runs as deep as the harbor they call home. The 26-room hotel on Rockland Harbor offers guests a comfortable oasis while they explore coastal Maine. Let the front desk staff help you with dinner reservations (so many places to eat) or attend to any other of your needs while you vacation by the water. Ask about a room with a harbor view through floor-to-ceiling or wraparound windows. Then plan some seaside adventures, from sailing and lobster boat cruises to kayaking and paddle boarding. You came for the lobster? Ask about the hotel’s Lobster Crush special, with a gift card for a lobster dinner for two, a bottle of white wine and a plush lobster.

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Deck View of the Beach 500x250 - Ocean House Resort - Watch Hill, RI
Ocean House Resort

1 Bluff Avenue Watch Hill, RI, 02891 Phone: Toll-Free: 877-346-9442

Exceptional water views just one of the many charms of this renowned New England inn

When visitors came to the original Ocean House resort on the shores of Rhode Island, they marveled at the breathtaking views of the ocean and bay from their rooms. When the luxury inn was newly constructed in 2004, all of its 247 windows remained in their original positions. Water views from spacious rooms and suites are one of the inn’s many charms, which also include an award-winning spa, a variety of waterfront dining options, classes at an active Center for Wine & Culinary Arts and world-class amenities. Enjoy cabana service at the private white-sand beach, swim in the heated indoor saltwater lap pool, take a yoga or pilates class. There are children’s programs, a putting green, a sweeping croquet lawn, fire pits and yacht and fishing cruises. Recently named to Forbes Magazine's "Most Luxurious Hotels & Spas", and one of the top 100 hotels in the world among Travel + Leisure readers.

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Adirondack Chairs 500x250 - Dunes on the Waterfront - Ogunquit, ME
Dunes on the Waterfront

518 Main Street Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-2612

Soft sands and resort amenities on the Maine coast

One of Ogunquit’s best kept secrets lies just across a tidal river from Ogunquit Beach with miles of soft white sand and hiking trails. This peaceful and secluded cottage resort offers stunning coastal scenery and hotel amenities ideal for families and couples. Classic whitewashed seaside cottages offer double-occupancy guest rooms to waterfront cottages that can sleep six and feature hardwood floors, screened porches, full baths, full kitchens, and have their own outdoor sitting area, Keurig coffee makers and full housekeeping service. There is a heated outdoor pool, games, and a dock for fishing and boating. Ogunquit has it all - shops, restaurants, museums and galleries and the famed Ogunquit Playhouse. And a trolley to take you to all of it.
Lakeside Beach Chairs - Margate Resort on Winnipesaukee - Laconia, NH
Margate Resort on Winnipesaukee

76 Lake Streeet Laconia, NH, 03246 Phone: 603-524-5210 Toll-Free: 800-627-4283

Stay at this lakeside resort and walk out of your room right to the beach

You are literally just steps from the water when you stay at scenic Margate on Winnipesaukee. Book accommodations with a lake view or with quick access to the resort’s private, 400-foot sandy beach. Rooms have mini fridges and luxurious bedding. You can rent a kayak or stand-up paddle board or just plunk your chair down and relax in the sun. Dining is casual at the Gazebo Beach Bar, and the resort also has indoor and outdoor pools, an arcade game room, a whirlpool and sauna, and well-equipped fitness room. Check the calendar for fireworks and bonfire schedules. Area activities include boat cruises, a scenic railroad, spectacular hiking and biking, skiing and other winter sports, antiquing, golf and tax-free shopping.
Guest Room  - Tugboat Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Tugboat Inn

80 Commercial Street Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-4434

Harborfront inn a great spot to launch your vacation on Maine’s bustling coast

Launch your Maine vacation from the Tugboat Inn, on the waterfront in Boothbay Harbor, where the atmosphere is welcoming, the activities plentiful and the views are simply beautiful. The Inn’s 64 rooms and suites in five buildings face the water (some actually extend over the water), and most have a deck or balcony overlooking the harbor. The spacious Crow’s Nest Suite has a jetted tub, full kitchen and large private deck with stunning harbor views. There’s a full-service restaurant, lounge & patio deck with impressive menus and water vistas, roof top deck, sheltered marina with slips and moorings, and a hot tub on the marina deck overlooking the inner harbor. Activities in the area range from a scenic railroad, a botanical garden, and live-music venues, to kayaking, canoeing, windjammer sails and lobster-boat excursions.
Dockside View - Boston Harbor Hotel - Boston, MA
Boston Harbor Hotel

70 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA, 02119 Phone: 617-439-7000 Toll-Free: 800-752-7077

Come, Capture the Light at Boston Harbor.

Boston Harbor Hotel is open! Please visit our health & safety page for up-to-date information about our reservation and ongoing health procedures.

A social hub of activity, where paths converge for locals and guests from afar, Boston Harbor Hotel’s 60-foot archway welcomes travelers to a hospitality experience unlike any other. Nestled on beautiful harbor waters, the Forbes Five-Star & AAA Five Diamond urban resort pairs timeless beauty and modern elegance with a hint of magic. Comfort and elegance reimagined, the rooms are crafted for the modern traveler who appreciates thoughtfulness and intentionality in design. Discover iconic with sweeping views, world-class dining, 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space, and 34-slip marina. Come, capture the light at Boston Harbor.
Adirondack Chairs 500x250 - Basin Harbor Resort - Vergernnes, VT
Basin Harbor

4800 Basin Harbor Road Vergennes, VT, 05491 Phone: 802-475-2311 Toll-Free: 800-622-4000

700-acres along the shores of Lake Champlain

If you love the lake life and New England, Basin Harbor Resort is the perfect place for you! Set on 700 serene acres along the lake, the resort offers has 74 unique cottages and cozy guestrooms. Activities include: paddle boarding and kayaking to swimming, water trampolines, fishing lessons and wake surfing, water skiing and tubing. Rent a boat to enjoy more of the lake or just engage in “active tranquility” when you sit back in an iconic Adirondack chair. There’s a golf course, heated outdoor pool, fitness center, yoga studio and a full slate of activities for kids and adults.
Sunrise Ocean View 500x250 - Watch Hill Inn - Westerly, RI
Watch Hill Inn

38-44 Bay Street Watch Hill, RI, 02891 Phone: 877-394-8903

Adventures by the sea, as well as breathtaking views, await at this elegant, welcoming inn

If you bring your continental breakfast up to your spacious suite-style accommodations at the Watch Hill Inn, you can start your day gazing out over Little Narragansett Bay from your private terrace. Then head over to the inn’s sister property, the Weekapaug Inn, and enjoy cabana and beverage service at a private beach, where a variety of boats are also available as well as walks guided by a resident naturalist. At another sister property, the Ocean House, marvel at the water views from the Seaside Terrace for lunch or The Verandah for dinner or book a private fishing charter. Mystic Seaport, miles of Rhode Island and Connecticut beaches, are only a short drive away. The inn can help you create a customized curated itinerary for your seaside stay.

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Cozy Room - Higgins Beach Inn - Scarborough, ME
Higgins Beach Inn

34 Ocean Avenue Scarborough, ME, 04074 Phone: 207-883-6684

Fun in the sun begins with your reservation at this charming seaside inn

Sunbathing, surf-casting, paddle boarding, seeking out shells and sand dollars: If that sounds like a perfect seaside vacation, then book a room or suite today at Higgins Beach Inn. Just a stone’s throw from sandy, unspoiled Higgins Beach, the inn’s rooms are modern but with a tranquil beach feel. The inn’s restaurant, Shade, specializes in fresh beach fare and cool breezes on its three-season porch. It’s a great place to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner – or a cocktail at sunset. In addition to beach activities, nearby attractions include kayaking, canoeing and bird-watching at the Scarborough Marsh Nature Center, golfing, sailing and exploring the eateries, shops, museums and cultural venues in the towns and villages that dot Maine’s scenic coast.

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Outdoor View 500x250 - Bluenose Inn - Bar Harbor, ME
Bluenose Inn

90 Eden Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-2665

Water, water really is everywhere in Bar Harbor, home to this delightful inn with stunning views

Everything about Bar Harbor celebrates its idyllic position on Maine’s scenic coast. That’s true for the Bluenose Inn, where beautifully appointed rooms and luxurious suites feature views of Frenchman Bay, many from private balconies. Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the Looking Glass Restaurant, with breathtaking bay views from its deck or indoor dining area. Enjoy the indoor and outdoor pool, hot tub or fitness room, then head to Acadia National Park (passes are available at the front desk) for hiking and biking by the ocean. The Bar Harbor area is also awash in canoeing, kayaking, whale-watching and sailing opportunities. Or just stroll through the seaside town, with its eclectic mix of restaurants, shops and galleries. Back at the inn, enjoy a cocktail in the piano lounge.
Waterfront View - Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake - South Casco, ME
Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake

30 Migis Lodge Road South Casco, ME, 04077 Phone: 207-655-4524

Once you arrive at lakeside resort, you leave your everyday worries behind

At Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake, you drive up, park your car – and prepare to have fun, whether that means trying out water skiing and paddle boarding or sitting in a rocking chair on your cottage’s wraparound porch with a glass of wine, watching the sun set over the lake. The resort offers eight comfortable lodge rooms and 35 uniquely appointed cottages, from studios to lovely homes for up to 14 people, all with fireplaces and lake views. And all come with three meals a day, including traditional cookouts and lobster bakes. In addition to lake activities, there’s tennis, disc golf, a recreation room, two playgrounds, a sandy beach, woodland walks and a host of organized, supervised activities for children.

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Aerial View - Winnetu Oceanside Resort - Edgartown, MA
Winnetu Oceanside Resort

At South Beach on Martha's Vineyard -- 31 Dunes Road Edgartown, MA, 02539 Phone: 508-310-1733 Toll-Free: 866-335-1133

Easy stroll down to popular South Beach from this resort just one of its many attractions

Walk to Martha’s Vineyard’s most spectacular beach when you stay at the Winnetu Oceanside Resort. Soak up the rays, watch the kids frolic in the waves or stroll down to South Beach at sunset: That’s what a perfect seaside vacation is all about. The resort offers studios and suites with decks or patios, and, for extra privacy, townhouses duplexes and private homes, some with water views. Whichever comfortable lodging choice you make, you’ll enjoy Winnetu’s amenities, including outdoor heated pools, hot tub, fitness center, tennis and pickle ball courts, yoga classes and supervised children’s programs. There’s a classic clambake every Wednesday night with live music, and casual dining at the Dunes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Area activities include golfing, kayaking, fishing and water skiing, hiking and biking.
View from Hilltop Building - Inn at Ocean's Edge - Lincolnville, ME
Inn at Ocean's Edge

24 Stonecoast Road Lincolnville, ME, 04849 Phone: 207-236-0945

Relax by the bay at this boutique inn, with spacious accommodations, infinity pool

From its perfect perch on the shores of Penobscot Bay, the Inn at Ocean’s Edge is a relaxing retreat for those seeking to escape with a seaside vacation. Most of the spacious, modern-designed rooms have gas fireplaces and ocean views; some have private balconies. And when you take a dip in the infinity pool, overlooking the ocean, you’ll feel like you are part of the sea. Relax poolside with a glass of wine or warm up in the wood-burning cedar sauna or outdoor jetted tub. Rent a kayak or bike to explore the area or visit its quaint coastal towns and fishing villages. There’s an on-site spa, and a gourmet breakfast is served each morning in the dining room overlooking the bay.

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Aerial View - Sea Cliff House - Old Orchard Beach, ME
Sea Cliff House

2 Sea Cliff Avenue Old Orchard Beach, ME, 04064 Phone: 207-934-4874 Toll-Free: 800-326-4589

With the beach practically right outside your door, this hotel is perfect for your seaside vacation

Walk directly from your room at the Sea Cliff House to a serene section of sandy beach that stretches for miles, the perfect place to feel you are truly on vacation. Stay in a kitchenette, oceanview or whirlpool hot tub room, many with water views, or in a luxurious suite with fireplace and private balconies. Enjoy the hotel’s heated outdoor pool and hot tub, with views of the dunes and ocean beyond. Stroll down to the heart of Old Orchard Beach, with its amusement-filled Pier, or take a short drive to Camp Ellis to arrange for a deep sea-fishing, whale-watching or river cruise. Dine on the freshest seafood in Pine Point or take a canoe trip on the Scarborough River.
Dining Room - Fireside Inn Ocean's Edge - Belfast ME
Fireside Inn Ocean's Edge

159 Searsport Avenue Belfast, ME, 04915 Phone: 207-338-2090

Every room has a view of Penobscot Bay in this comfortable inn by the sea

Set alongside a rocky beach, with a view of stunning Penobscot Bay from every room and suite, the Fireside Inn & Suites is the perfect location for Maine vacations by the sea. Some of the comfortable accommodations include fireplaces, massage chairs, walk-out balconies with bay views – even a four-person hot tub! Some rooms that exit directly onto the expansive lawn are pet-friendly. Stroll through Belfast, one of Frommer’s Travel’s “10 Coolest Small Towns,” for funky boutiques, flea markets, antiques shops and museums as well as great dining options. Go sailing, kayaking, hiking, biking or, in the winter, skiing and snowshoeing. Come back to the inn’s heated indoor mineral pool, whirlpool and sauna and plan your next exciting day in coastal Maine.
Ocean View from Deck - Sea View Inn - Old Orchard Beach, ME
Sea View Inn

65 West Grand Avenue Old Orchard Beach, ME, 04064 Phone: 207-934-4180 Toll-Free: 800-541-8439

Simple pleasures at an affordable seaside retreat

The simple pleasures of a shore side vacation include genuine New England hospitality plus spectacular ocean views. Newly remodeled suites, oceanfront and ocean side rooms include kitchen facilities, air conditioning, cable TV and wireless internet service throughout the property. You’re on Old Orchard Beach, called by USA Today a “must-see, no-cost destination” and one of the “40 Great Travel Bargains” by Reader’s Digest. Your daily companions are sun, sand and surf and you can always cool off in the pool, find a lounge chair or fire up a gas grill on the poolside patio. Every guest is guaranteed one beach parking spot per room and use of the facilities at the Waves Oceanfront Resort. You’re never more than a short walk away from great food, shopping, the pier and local amusements.

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Waterfront View - Weekapaug Inn - Westerly, RI
Weekapaug Inn

25 Spray Rock Road Westerly, RI, 02891 Phone: 877-394-8902

A tradition of elegance, comfort and engaging activities continues at waterfront inn

Effortlessly combining casual comfort with luxurious accommodations and inspired amenities, the Weekapaug Inn, on the Rhode Island shoreline, has been offering guests the perfect waterfront getaway for over a century. The inn, with its $20 million renovation in 2012, offers the same stellar service and pond side location as the original 1899 inn, adding in amenities like a saline lap pool, fitness center, delectable dining at its farm-to-table restaurant and rooms and suites with feathertop beds, soaking tubs and fabulous views. Activities on the pond and private beach include kayaking, paddle-boarding, sailing, beach-walking with a naturalist and swimming. Play bocce, take a surfing lesson or enjoy a wine-tasting. In the evening, make s’mores by the fire pit as the stars emerge over the water.

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Family Paddling Purity Spring Resort Madison New Hampshire
Purity Spring Resort

1251 Eaton Road (Route 153) East Madison, NH, 03849 Phone: 603-367-8896 Toll-Free: 800-373-3754

For more than a century, this lakeside resort has provided fun and relaxation by the water

It won’t take you long to see why Purity Spring Resort has provided fun vacations for over 110 years. For starters, it’s about location, location, location. Perched between New Hampshire's White Mountains and Lakes Region, the lakeside resort is a haven for swimming, kayaking, fishing, paddle boarding and other water activities. And in the winter, there’s great skiing, snowboarding, skating and tubing at King Pine Ski Area. Book a cottage with beach access or a deck overlooking the lake or a condo with a screened porch. The resort has an indoor pool and hot tub, tennis and pickle ball courts and playgrounds, and is close to a nature center with hiking trails. Dine at Traditions Restaurant, at a resort cookout or, in winter, at the Pine Cone Cafe.
Water View from Deck - Waves Oceanfront Resort - Old Orchard Beach, ME
Waves Oceanfront Resort

87 West Grand Avenue Old Orchard Beach, ME, 04064 Phone: 207-934-4949

Lodging that brings you as close as you can get to Maine's best beach

Waves Oceanfront Resort is located on Old Orchard Beach, Maine, with wonderful ocean views. Our resort boasts 139 air-conditioned rooms each with private deck, telephones, color cable TV, kitchenettes with refrigerator, stove and sink. Many of our Oceanfront and Ocean view rooms have been completely renovated. All of our rooms are within 150 yards of the beach, making it a quick trip for your children to play in the sand on your next family vacation. Our four cottages are perfect for larger families or reunions, and we are only a short walk to the Pier, attractions, restaurants and shopping.

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Waterfront Cabins - Huttopia Southern Maine - Sanford, ME - Photo Credit Huttopia
Huttopia - Southern Maine

149 Sand Point Road Sanford, ME, 04073 Phone: 207-324-1752

Ready-to-camp tents, tiny houses your gateway to no-hassle vacations by the pond and pines

A hassle-free vacation by a deep freshwater pond perfect for swimming, kayaking and canoeing: That’s what Huttopia Southern Maine offers vacationers who want to experience the outdoors but don’t want to sacrifice all the modern amenities. Choose a ready-to-camp canvas or wood-frame tent with real beds and kitchen areas, or a tiny house with two bedrooms and a screened-in porch – and get ready to relax. Snugly situated in a pine forest, but near Maine’s stroll-able coastal towns, Huttopia vacationers can swim and fish in Sand Pond (or rent a kayak or canoe), take a dip in the heated pool, grab a pizza from the bistro or join in group activities for kids and adults.
View from the Harbor - Inn at Scituate Harbor - Scituate Harbor, MA
Inn at Scituate Harbor

7 Beaver Dam Road Scituate Harbor, MA, 02066 Phone: 781-545-5550 Toll-Free: 877-477-5550

Begin your day at this picturesque inn with breathtaking views of the harbor and beyond

There are no “distant view of the water” rooms at the Inn at Scituate Harbor. From its picturesque perch right in the heart of the harbor, this charming seaside respite features glorious water views from all 29 rooms, as well as a complimentary continental breakfast and a heated indoor pool. Watercolor sunrises and sunsets can be enjoyed from the deck as you watch fishing and leisure boats glide in and out of the harbor, a lighthouse in the background. Scituate boasts a vibrant collection of shops as well as walking trails, a public golf course, tennis courts, places to launch kayaks and canoes and five lovely beaches. You’ll find a variety of restaurants, from casual to fine dining, many with water views.
Night View from the Harbor - Seaport Hotel Boston - Boston, MA
Seaport Hotel Boston

One Seaport Lane Boston, MA, 02210 Phone: 617-385-4000

From its perch along the harbor, hotel is close to Boston’s attractions, walks, shops, restaurants

Sitting pretty on Boston, MA’s scenic harbor, the AAA 4-Diamond award-winning Seaport Hotel is the ideal headquarters for your family vacation, romantic weekend or mid-week getaway. Rooms and suites have harbor or city views, as does the hotel’s TAMO Bistro + Bar, where Boston’s neighborhoods are celebrated with an inviting, locally sourced menu. From the hotel, you can stroll the Boston Harborwalk, 43 miles of parks, beaches, museums, restaurants and shops along the shore; walk to the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Children’s Museum or Tea Party Ship & Museum; or begin your journey on the Freedom Trail. Visit the nearby New England Aquarium, take a ferry to the harbor islands or go on a boating excursion or sunset sail. The hotel has a fitness center, kids’ activity programs and pet-friendly rooms.
Marina Summer View - Saybrook Point Inn & Spa - Old Saybrook, CT
Saybrook Point Resort & Marina

Two Bridge Street Old Saybrook, CT, 06475 Phone: 860-395-2000 Toll-Free: 800-243-0212

Stunning water views are everywhere at this luxury resort on the Conn. coast

From its sweet spot on the shore, where Long Island Sound merges with the Connecticut River, the Saybrook Point Resort & Marina offers guests luxury water-view rooms and suites with private balconies with stunning water vistas. Or choose something truly spectacular: the romantic Lighthouse Suite, with 360-degree water views. Dine on local seafood and other delights at Fresh Salt, or ask for a picnic lunch and take it to nearby Harveys Beach. The resort also includes an on-site spa for head-to-toe pampering, a health club with classes, fitness equipment and access to indoor and outdoor pools, and an award-winning marina. Nearby activities include hiking, fishing, theater and musical performances, kayaking, covered bridges, casinos and winter recreation including cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.
Named "One of the 15 most beautiful resorts in the US" by TripsToDiscover.com!
Birch Island Aerial View 500x250 - Attean Lake Lodge - Jackman, ME
Attean Lake Lodge

On Birch Island in Attean Lake Jackman, ME, 04945 Phone: 207-668-3792

Celebrate the beauty of island nature from this all-inclusive lakefront resort

From its secluded spot on a 24-acre island on the most beautiful lake in Maine, the Attean Lake Lodge urges visitors to unplug, relax and enjoy being out in nature. Borrow a canoe, kayak or paddle board to paddle out into the pristine lake or request a few hours of tubing or waterskiing for the kids while you watch the show from your beach chair. You can also request a seaplane tour or rent a motor boat to explore remote beaches. (Lunches are packed in coolers for perfect beach and hiking picnics.) Enjoy a generous homemade breakfast and dinner in the lodge. The resort’s 14 one- to three-bedroom cabins are lit by gas lights and kerosene lanterns, all with wood-burning fireplaces and lake-view porches.
Penthouse Suite Deck Harbor View - Harbour Towne Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Harbour Towne Inn on the Waterfront

71 Townsend Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-4300

Dramatic views, nearby waterfront activities waiting for you at this charming B&B inn

Up the drama factor in your next vacation by waking up to a harbor view every morning from the balcony of your room at the Harbour Towne Inn on the Waterfront in the heart of Boothbay Harbor. The enchanting inn is set amid beautiful gardens and grounds and is a short walk to a bustling downtown’s shops, galleries and harbor. Go for a harbor cruise, lobster-boat excursion or sail out to one of Maine’s many islands. Whether you are drawn to lighthouses, whale-watching or just watching the sun set from the deck of a schooner, there is a waterfront adventure waiting for you. Ask about the inn’s fabulous Penthouse Suite with a private balcony and amazing views, sea-glass tile in the renovated bathroom, kitchen, living room and two bedrooms.
Water View Room - Fisherman's Wharf Inn - Boothbay Harbor ME
Fisherman's Wharf Inn

22 Commercial Street Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-5090

See why visitors return every years to this comfortable inn perched on a working fishing pier

You’ll fall in love with Boothbay Harbor when you stay at the Fisherman’s Wharf Inn, with its oceanfront location and exceptional accommodations. Perched on a working fishing pier, guaranteeing world-class views from most of its comfortable rooms and suites, the inn has been hosting vacationers and other travelers for over 75 years. They love the lodging options, with water views from balconies and decks, and the award-winning restaurant, where dining on lobster while watching the boats sail past is an experience not to be missed. And they love the clear waters of this Maine fishing village, where you can arrange for boating and sailing excursions, kayaking tours, hiking and biking trips, live theater performances, golf and shopping. The inn also offers a small selection of pet-friendly waterview rooms.

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