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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Brewery
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“Free tours! Nice beer garden. Sign up or put your name on the waiting list when you arrive. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
Baseball Field
“Great place for a day trip. Take the ferry over and walk around and enjoy the day.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“On a bluff overlooking the ocean with great seafood, picnic tables, sunshine and fresh ocean breezes. What an experience.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Park
“Great place to to take your loved ones for a picnic and a walk around on the many trails. Rocky coastline.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Lodging
“Check out their website for complete ski information as well as summer activities at the mountain.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Similar to the Freeport Outlets. Retail outlet stores offering deep discounts - Crate & Barrel, etc. - Located approx. 35-40 minutes South of Portland.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“A beautiful view of the area on top of the mountain. A nice moderate hike too. Climb up the stairs to a lookout in the old fort tower. I love Battie. I recommend with your family to take the hike up the mountain through the woods. It is really a fun hike.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Supermarket
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“"Conventional" grocery store with large selection of natural and organic products. Good produce selection. Lobsters. Not the same as buying them on the waterfront but it's easy.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“If you are looking to travel beyond Plum Island & Newburyport, a trip to the Kittery Outlets in nearby Kittery Maine may be in store. A large selection of brand names shops.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Museum
“Cool historic place with amazing views from the top. Climb up stone curved steps to each floor on the way to the top. ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Brewery
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“You can find everything from Donuts to Steak - great brew pub with full bar.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Eclectic restaurant serving small plates & cocktails in a rustic, brick-walled setting. One of my top 5 favorites. If you stay with us, do ask for a little seating tip that almost guarantees a table.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Family-owned bakery offering a diverse array of daily breads & sweets, plus breakfast pastries. 14 min walk”
  • 64 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Excellent Thai food, must make reservations if dining in, or order for take-out.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Hiking on Mount Agamenticus - 21 Mount A Rd, Cape Neddick, Maine The Mount Agamenticus Conservation Region consists of more than 10,000 acres and is located within an additional 30,000 acre expanse of conservation land in southern Maine.  This land is comprised of a rich and unique coastal forest that supports the highest diversity of animal and plant species in all of Maine.  The mountain and the surrounding area provide residents with an ideal location for hiking, biking and sightseeing. While most of Southern Maine is heavily developed, this stretch of conservation land is a natural treasure that will be preserved for the enjoyment of generations to come. Mount A’s trails are for hikers, bikers, and other seasonal activities such as snowshoeing. Select trails are open to equestrians and ATV riders. As you travel the trails, we hope you will discover why this place is special. To ensure long-term trail quality and to protect against erosion, trails are designated for specific uses. Trail signs, color blazes and the trail map tell which uses are permitted on each trail. Trails At The Summit The BIG A (universal access design) 
Easy. 1 mile. 20 minutes. Circles the summit area, through the shrublands and around the field. Fisher Trail (hiking and biking) Moderate. 0.2 mile. 10 minutes down/15 minutes up. Many switchbacks; but no rocks. Dense hemlock forest shades this trail behind the horse stable. Very few other plants grow under the dense shade of the hemlocks. Blueberry Bluff (hiking) Difficult. 0.3 mile. 10 minutes down/15 minutes up. Steep, exposed bedrock; rocky sections. Beautiful views to the south, including Pawtuckaway Mountain and the ocean. Scrub oak and blueberry hold on to this warm, exposed slope of thin soil. Witch Hazel (hiking and biking) Moderate. 0.1 mile. 5 minutes down/5 minutes up. Some rocks. Look for the beautiful old hemlock and uncommon chestnut oak along the trail. At the top of the trail, witch hazel is a common tree with wavy-edged leaves and straggly autumn blossoms. Sweet Fern (hiking and biking) Difficult. 0.2 mile. 5 minutes down/10 minutes up. Steep, exposed bedrock; slippery when wet (not recommended in rain). This former ski run is being reclaimed by young, hardy plants including gray birch and the aromatic sweet fern. Vulture’s View (hiking) Difficult. 0.5 mile. 20 minutes down/30 minutes up. Steep, exposed bedrock; slippery when wet (not recommended in rain). Beautiful views to the northwest; sometimes you can see as far as Mount Washington, 90 miles away. Exposed granite is evidence of ancient geology and modern erosion. Trails Near the Base Ring Trail (hiking and biking) Moderate-Difficult. 1.5 mile. 40 minutes. Western portion is a gradual ascent; a few rocky areas. Eastern portion is steep and rocky. Follow the Ring Trail to climb half-way up the mountain. The Ring Trail crosses old ski runs of the Big A. You will walk through a variety of forest types including hemlock, white pine, beech and several oak species. Goosefoot (hiking and biking) Moderate-Difficult. 0.5 mile. 20 minutes. Some steep, exposed bedrock; some rocky areas. A long, secluded walk to the base of the mountain. Goosefoot is a small tree, common along the trail’s edge, with leaves shaped like a goose’s foot. It is also known as striped maple because of the white stripes on the thin trunk. Wintergreen Trail (hiking) Moderate. 0.4 mile. 15 minutes down/20 minutes up. Moderate slope with slight erosion. Hemlocks dominate the cooler, northwest facing slope that leads to Mountain Road. Wintergreen is a small, dark-leaved plant that is common on the forest floor. Look for its white flowers in the summer and red berries. Hours of Operation-Open Year Round Dawn to Dusk NOTICE: Weather conditions may cause temporary road closure Learning Lodge: Open Weekends 11am – 3pm from Memorial Day Weekend through Columbus Day”
  • 29 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Venture down to Kittery and order a variety of dishes — you will regret nothing. I’ve never had a bad bite of food here. MY FAVORITE. ”
  • 31 locals recommend