Activities at Higgins Beach and Old Orchard Beach are only limited to your own imagination!
The most popular activities, of course, are sunbathing with your
favorite novel, enjoying the surf, and strolling the length of the
beach with your companions.
Surfing is an especially
popular activity. During the summer months, surfers may enjoy
the surf until 11:00 a.m. During the fall, winter and spring seasons,
surfers enjoy unlimited hours.
Higgins is renowned for its attraction to the
fishing enthusiast. Stripers are often "the catch of the day"!
Old Orchard has it's famous Pier and Amusement Attractions.
Kayaking, sailing, rafting,
and other forms of boating are enjoyed. Skimming the edge
of the shoreline on your boogie board takes skill and balance!
Area attractions within
a short distance of Higgins Beach include proximity to Prouts Neck,
Scarborough Beach, Crescent Beach and Two Lights Park.
Shopping excursions to
the Maine Mall or Portland's charming "Old Port", as well
as Freeport and Kittery"Outlets" offer even the most discerning
shopper exceptional bargains!
For those ready to go
venture further, within two hours of Higgins Beach you'll find yourself
in Boston (South), the White Mountains of New Hampshire (Northwest),
or Bar Harbor, Maine (North).