Hotels in Wells, MEMaine
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Hampton Inn & Suites Wells-Ogunquit1.55 miles
Hampton Inn Kennebunk Kennebunkport5.88 miles
Hampton Inn & Suites Kittery16.69 miles
Hampton Inn Dover16.99 miles
Homewood Suites by Hilton Dover17.80 miles
Hilton Garden Inn Portsmouth Downtown19.10 miles
Hampton Inn & Suites Portsmouth Downtown19.17 miles
Homewood Suites by Hilton Portsmouth19.23 miles
Hampton Inn Portsmouth Central19.51 miles
Homewood Suites by Hilton Portland24.26 miles
Hampton Inn Portland-Airport24.61 miles
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland, ME24.79 miles
Tru by Hilton Portland Airport Area24.79 miles
Stay at Top Wells Hotels to Discover the Coastline of Southern Maine
Plan a beachside getaway to Wells, a resort town in York County, and the third-oldest town in Maine. Founded in 1643, Wells was once a big farming community and later became a hub for fisheries and shipbuilding. Now, this seaside city has blossomed into a quintessential summer destination for visitors near and far. Known for its breathtaking white-sand beaches, access to incredible nature parks, and wildlife refuges, this is the perfect place to spend a sunny week from top Wells hotels in southern Maine. Called the “Friendliest Town in Maine,” you’ll feel right at home the second you step outside to explore everything the area has to offer.
Enjoy the Shores of Drakes Island Beach Nearby Hotels in Wells
Head out for a perfect day of sand, salt, and sun from the stunning Drakes Island Beach not far from hotels in Wells. During the peak summer months, locals and tourists alike populate the sugar-fine sand, so get down to the beach earlier than later to snag plenty of space to sprawl out under a nice umbrella all afternoon long. This expansive beach offers seasonal lifeguards, picnicking, low-tide exploring, and the best sunset views you could ask for while exploring this southern coast of Maine.
Explore the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge from the Best Wells Hotels
Looking for a nature fix other than the beach? Head to the striking Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge that stretches along 50 miles of Maine's southern coast to explore this 9,125-acre National Wildlife Refuge comprised of several parcels of land. The refuge is dedicated to environmentalist Rachel Carson who raised public awareness of the effects of DDT on migratory songbirds and other critical environmental issues in her famous book, “Silent Spring.” The refuge currently protects 1,167 acres of estuary salt marsh and uplands that drain into the Webhannet River, as well as other kinds of habitat, including a barrier beach, dunes, tidal estuary, salt marsh, and rocky coastline. While exploring this beautiful refuge from the best Wells hotels, you might even spot the piping plover, an endangered species that nests on the land.
Stay at Wells Hotels to Explore the Ogunquit Museum of American Art
For a great day of observing art, make your way out to the coast in Ogunquit, Maine to tour the Ogunquit Museum of American Art, not far from Wells hotels. This smaller-sized art museum exhibits modern and contemporary American art and boasts over 3,000 pieces in its permanent collection. Here, you could spend an hour or two strolling past the many paintings, sculptures, graphic arts, photography, and new media displayed at Ogunquit. Also worth checking out, is the museum’s striking on-site sculpture garden that overlooks Narrow Cove.
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