Holidaymakers looking for an exciting vacation in the northeast corner of the United States should stay in York. Located in the state of Maine, Ogunquit offers many interesting things for holidaymakers to do and see. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, cottages, B&Bs and chalets.
York is a lovely coastal resort with easy access to sandy beaches for holidaymakers to relax on and enjoy the sunshine. There are plenty of watersports to be tried here such as swimming, diving, snorkelling, fishing, wind surfing, sailing, and surfing. The wonderful coastal views and inland trails can be explored by hiking and cycling. Golf and tennis fans will find some excellent facilities in the area including the 18-hole course and courts at the York Golf and Tennis Club. Other popular activities here include bird watching and antique hunting. There is a good selection of bars and restaurants serving delicious local dishes in and around York. In addition to this, self catering holidaymakers can purchase provisions from stores in the area.
Holidaymakers staying in York will find lots of interesting places to visit in and around the town. In York visitors will find the Museum of Old York, Cape Neddick Lighthouse and the John Sedgley Homestead, which is the oldest of its kind in the state. Just 15 minutes away is the town of Ogunquit where there are many art galleries including Barn gallery, Cuckle-Button Farm Gallery and Sea Bell Gallery. There are also some fine museums here such as Ogunquit Fire Company Fire Museum and Ogunquit Heritage Museum. The historic Captain James Winn House dates back to the late 18th century and is also well worth a visit.
The warmest month of the year is July with an average temperature of 69 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average temperature of 21 degrees Fahrenheit. The annual average precipitation in this area is 45 inches. This is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year with the peaks in November and December at approximately 4.7 inches per month. July is the driest month with an average of 3.1 inches of rainfall.
Portland International Jetport is approximately 45 minute’s drive from York. Passengers can fly here from other U.S cities including Atlanta, Chicago-O’Hare, New York (JFK) and Washington-Dulles as well as Toronto-Pearson in Canada. Visitors from countries outside the U.S can fly to New York and catch a connecting flight to Portland. Flights arrive at New York from airports such as Beijing-Capital (PEK), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Milan-Malpensa (MXP), Moscow-Sheremetyevo (SVO), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Tokyo-Narita (NRT) amongst others. Alamo, Avis/Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National are car rental firms located just outside the terminal building at Portland’s airport.