Area Attractions

Located just a stones' throw from Higgins Beach in Scarborough, Maine, Higgins Beach Inn is perfectly situated between several of southern Maine’s premier beaches and state parks, and the bustling city of Portland, with its rapidly growing shopping, dining, and culture scene. Whether you’re looking to escape from your ordinary routine and relax in the sunshine, or discover something new in Maine’s biggest city and cultural hub, there’s something for everyone at Higgins Beach Inn.

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Beaches and State Parks in Southern Maine

In addition to Higgins Beach, located just feet from the Inn, there are countless beautiful beaches and state parks to discover across Southern Maine! Learn more about Beaches & State Parks near Higgins Beach Inn

Arts & Entertainment in Portland

From bustling nightlife in the Old Port of Portland, to live music at Thompson's Point, to cultural treasures at the Portland Museum of Art, there are many popular destinations to visit while staying at the Inn. Learn more about arts, entertainment, and nightlife near Higgins Beach Inn

Shopping in the Old Port and Freeport Outlets

The Old Port district in nearby Portland is well known for it's wide variety of boutique stores selling local souvenirs, cigars, fine wines and spirits, and much more. Located about 40 minutes north of the Inn, in the town of Freeport you'll find many outlets, such as the famous LL Bean outlet, open 24 hours a day, is Maine's most popular attraction and arguably our favorite store. Learn more about shopping near Higgins Beach Inn

Microbreweries & Distilleries near the Inn

Maine is quickly becoming a craft beer and microdistillery mecca, in fact, Portland has the highest ratio of breweries to people in the United States! Learn more about microbreweries and distilleries near the Inn.

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