Scarborough is one of the fastest growing communities in Maine and is home to many families and businesses. The coastal town is in Cumberland County about seven miles southwest of Portland.
Things to Do in Scarborough
As a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, you’ll find plenty of recreational opportunities to enjoy. Scarborough has many trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. Jennie and Isaac E. Willey Recreation Area, Memorial Park, Springbrook Park, and many other green spaces feature plenty of trails.
The sandy beaches offer stunning ocean views, fishing, and surfing. Scarborough Beach State Park is a popular place to swim during the summer months. Other popular beaches include Higgins Beach, Pine Point Beach, and Ferry Beach.
There’s also plenty of nature watching at Scarborough Marsh, Maine’s largest salt marsh. You’ll see people exploring this area by walking, canoeing, and kayaking. Residents and visitors alike enjoy a variety of annual events in Scarborough including Concerts in the Park, SummerFest, and WinterFest.
Not surprisingly, the seaside community boasts some of the best seafood restaurants. You’ll also find a variety of other great dining options in the area.