The Southern coast of Maine is famous for its beautiful beaches, including Moody Beach, Wells Beach, Footbridge Beach, Crescent Beach, Ogunquit Beach and Drakes Island Beach with Roseway in the center of it all.
The nearby Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge provides great views and is home to many local and migratory birds including herons, egrets and other marsh birds. Bird watching or kayaking the salt marsh in the wildlife refuge is a popular activity and a great way to spend a day. At Wells Harbor or Ogunquit’s Perkins Cove you can climb aboard a sea going vessel to do some deep-sea fishing or to take a scenic cruise out on the ocean.
Summer playhouses include the famous Ogunquit Playhouse as well as playhouses in Arundel and Berwick, Maine. There are many local events including a weekly Saturday evening summer concert series at Wells Harbor Community Park each summer and Summer Solstice Craft Shows around the 4th of July and Labor day. There is also the League of Maine Craft Show at the beginning of November, all in Wells, Maine.
In addition to the splendid beaches, the area boasts some of the finest restaurants in Maine featuring sumptuous seafood dining with world famous Maine Lobster throughout the year. There are also many steakhouses, ethnic restaurants and many smaller restaurants both quaint and renowned. Whatever time of the year you visit Roseway, there is sure to quality dining close by.
If you visit during the winter months you will find a lot going on during the seasonal celebrations in the towns of Ogunquit, Wells and Kennebunkport. Festive holiday parades, tree lightings and events occur throughout the holiday season making your winter visit to Roseway full of holiday surprises. Shop in Kennebunkport or Ogunquit village, head down to the outlet stores in Kittery, or take a scenic ride through Portland to visit Freeport and the world famous L.L. Bean store.
Whatever time of the year you visit Roseway, you are very likely to find a variety of events and things to do. That is what makes Roseway a year ’round destination for your vacation or getaway to the Southern Maine Coast.
Roseway – Return home to the sea.
Below are photos from various events and activities in Wells, Ogunquit, Kennebunk and Kennebunkport at various times of the year (click on the thumbnails to view enlargements).