Top things to do

Top Choice Lighthouse in The Yorks

Nubble Light

Perched on Nubble Island, just off the tip of Cape Neddick, this white lighthouse and Victorian lighthouse-keeper's cottage provide one of Maine's best photo ops. A busy parking lot is guarded by a souvenir store an…
Zoo in The Yorks

York's Wild Kingdom

This zoo and amusement park makes for a diverting afternoon for families with children. You can pay a reduced rate (adult/child $14.75/9) to visit the zoo only.
Museum in The Yorks

Museums of Old York

York, called Agamenticus by its original Native American inhabitants, was settled by the British in 1624 and granted a charter by King Charles I in 1642. Nine of its best-preserved buildings are now cared for by the…
Seafood in The Yorks

Cape Neddick Lobster Pound

In a tranquil spot overlooking the Cape Neddick River, this sunny, open dining room is popular with locals and in-the-know summer regulars. Ignore the fancy-sounding appetizers and stick with the classics – fresh-st…
Cafe in The Yorks

Stonewall Kitchen Company Store & Cafe

Fill up on dozens of free samples (wild blueberry jam, tapenade, caramel sauce…yum!) at the flagship store of the Stonewall Kitchen specialty foods empire, just off US 1. Or tuck into a bowl of housemade granola or …
Ice Cream in The Yorks

Dunne's Ice Cream

Grabbing a cone on the way to see the Nubble Light is a beloved summer tradition here. Try some classic New England favorites like grape-nut, wild blueberry, whoopie pie or maple walnut.
Fast Food in The Yorks

Flo's Hot Dogs

Flo's is a local institution: a little red roadside shack doling out steamed hot dogs for a few hours a day around lunchtime. What brings the crowds is the star ingredient: the secret-recipe relish (so popular it's …