Weekend in Ogunquit
May 19-22, 2016
I drove by Ogunquit before I moved to Vermont few years ago and just fell in love with that place. The energy you feel while walking along the Marginal Way is indescribable. That is one place one have to visit in their life-time. I stayed at Blue Shutters Inn, in the heart of Ogunquit and few steps from Marginal Way. It’s a nice little B&B at a fair rate considering the location and amenities. I got a studio, and even brought my cat with me (you need to call in advance to arrange a pet friendly room). I stayed for 4 days – Thu – Sun. On my second day I went on a 1 1/2 hour cruise to see the Nubble Lighthouse (I love lighthouses!). It’s a relaxing ride and you learn a lot about the region and lobster. Although you don’t need to go on a cruise to see the lighthouse, you can drive there and park really close to it. Food: I can still smell the lobster and the delicious sea food you will find in any of the many great restaurants they have around. The ones I tried: Oarweed at Perkins Cove, nice family atmosphere, great service and the food was so yummy! I had Haddock stuffed with lobster, baked/stuffed potato, steamed veggies. Jackie’s Too is another good one, also at Perkins Cove. I had mussels (the garlic sauce was so good), lobster & shrimp and blueberry beer :). Lobster roll from the Fox Lobster House was also good. Have you noticed I had lobster enough for 6 months at least (ha). Finally and unfortunately, my last morning in paradise having breakfast at Amore. Once again I was blessed with great weather and had the chance to take beautiful pictures of the sunrise from the Marginal Way. Enjoy it and start planing your trip to Ogunquit!