Sun, sand, surf, and oysters. Those are the only things you’ll need to worry about when you head to the Maine Beaches region. This region is the gateway to Maine, known for its vast stretches of pristine soft sand beaches, lively coastal towns, and plentiful seafood options, from casual lobster shacks to elegant waterfront dining. After soaking up the sun and playing in the waves, head to a raw bar downtown to enjoy Maine oysters al fresco. We promise, some of the best oysters you’ve ever tasted await.
This southern coastal region starts only an hour north of Boston in Kittery and stretches to Old Orchard Beach, making it the perfect place to kick off a trip along the Maine coast. Amidst the many sights and activities in this region, you’ll find a small but mighty selection of raw bars and oyster businesses on the Trail. Most oyster farming occurs in regions further up the coast, so be sure to explore neighboring regions, like Greater Portland & Casco Bay, for more oyster experiences. Your Maine Oyster Trail adventure has only begun!