The Sea Mist Resort in Wells is an ideal destination, with so much to offer, so close. From Sea Mist you are walking distance to the beach, restaurants, shopping, a movie theater and a supermarket. Just a short drive, or a trolley ride in season, takes you to several beautiful sand beaches, or Wells Harbor, even the nearby towns of Kennebunkport and Ogunquit.
Wells is well known for shopping – especially antiquing and Maine craft shops. There are amusements aplenty from mini-golf to the movies, and of course water sports and boating excursions from our harbors. You can catch a boat ride for a lobster tour, go fishing, or on a whale watch. Wells Harbor is also popular for its calmer waters making it ideal for paddle boarding, kayaking and canoeing.
Art lovers will enjoy the galleries and boutiques featuring Maine artists that have been inspired by the beautiful coastline and scenery for centuries. Nature lovers will find tranquility and serene scenery at Wells National Estuary and Laudholm Farm which offers miles of walking paths along the marsh and coast plus a series of festivals and nature classes.
Wells is an historic town, established in 1653, and known as Maine’s “friendliest town.” Wells celebrates its proud heritage with events and festivals throughout the year, from free summer concerts at the Wells Harbor Gazebo, to chili fests and craft fairs to a Christmas parade.
From Sea Mist, you can easily visit Maine’s other big attractions, like Freeport’s world famous L.L. Bean, The Old Port and Portland Headlight in Portland, Kittery Outlets, and York’s Wild Kingdom, all within an hour. Of course, Maine’s best attraction is our beautiful beaches, and we have several for you to explore right there in Wells near Sea Mist.