Beautiful and historic Wells continues to be one of the finest family vacation spots anywhere, offering seven miles of coastline, the nationally recognized Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge and the Wells Estuarine Research Reserve at Laudholm.
Recreational activities include kayaking, canoeing, fishing, sailing and surfing. Miles of paths are available for hiking, biking and strolling and numerous golf courses are located in the area. Local events and craft fairs are held at various times of the year and are open to the public.
Lodging choices abound from cozy B&B’s to fine hotels and resorts as well as campgrounds with options of simple tenting sites to full service for recreational vehicles. Dining selections include lobster and clam shacks, family-friendly restaurants and fine dining establishments.
The area offers historic sites, lighthouses, antique shops, collectible bookstores, outlet stores and general retail stores for every taste and budget.
The Wells Regional Transportation Center is home to the Downeaster Passenger Train operated by Amtrak which runs from Boston’s North Station to Brunswick Maine. The center is served by taxis and an in-season trolley service. Parking is FREE.
We sincerely welcome you to our community where you will find friendly folks and warm hospitality. We want to help make your visit in Wells both enjoyable and memorable.