Old Orchard Beach, Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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Old Orchard Beach, located in the town of the same name, has been a popular tourist destination for over a hundred years. The seven mile beach is lined with restaurants, bed and breakfasts, hotels, and residential properties; a wooden pier located on the beach offers a number of different tourist-oriented establishments, including souvenir shops and clam shacks. People look to camp by the beach will find inexpensive sites, ranging from simple campgrounds to full service hookups for recreational vehicles, within walking distance.
Jessica DiRamio has been here
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- Visited: 2012-08-01
- Submitted: 2013-05-01 15:39:23.0
- Traveled with:
Big Kids (6-8), Tweens (9-12) and Teens (13+)
The PERFECT family destination!Flag review
Our family visited OOB in August of 2012 and had a wonderful time! The Beach is amazing; with tons of soft sand, even during high tide. We spent the day playing in the waves, while our oldest daughter (age 14) went to Palace Playland, a beach-front amusement park. I loved being able to allow her to go their without us since I could see her on many of the rides! After a great beach day, we showered and had dinner at Pier Pizza. A great pizza place overlooking the water on the infamous OOB Pier. Walking around the boardwalk reminded me of the Altantic City boardwalk but on a smaller scale. We got ice cream and bought t-shirts; a perfect touristy activity! Day 2 of our visit consisted of a day at Funtown/Splashtown which is just 5 minutes away from the ocean. Funtown/Splashtown was super fun. It is small, but had just the right combination of amusement park rides and water rides for our kids. OOB will absolutely be summer destination for our family for years to come!
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