My last trip to the Maine seaside was in the late 90s. I only live two states away, so a few weekends ago we decided it was high time to re-visit Vacationland. Our idea was to have a multi-generational trip that would give kids lots of chaperones, parents some date-night time, and grandparents some colorful traveling companions. I think that's basically how it worked out... Here are some photos!
Scarborough Lobster, a wonderful "shack" in Scarborough, Maine.
This store just down the street in Scarborough specializes in local and natural foods. Nice logo.
GFB Scottish Pub. It's a huge place that probably gets pretty wild when a band is playing. Here's the bar-island, check out the row of taps over there in the middle right. Those are the other taps.
Joseph's by the Sea was a highlight of the trip--love my restaurants! This is my starter, a lobster potato pancake.
Palace Playland arcade (open through Columbus Day) and did ridiculous things like dancing on computerized squares, shooting balls at clowns, driving virtual racecars on mountain roads, trying to roll quarters into tiny dump-trucks, and posing in a photobooth.
For the record, we stayed at the Edgewater Motor Inn which seemed like the nicest place on the strip. Don't go to OOB for the museums, but do go if you like to relax and be a little lowbrow and touristy!