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Culture and Family Activities Near Portland

Inn by the Sea and the surrounding area is rich in scenic and recreational opportunity. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy our close proximity to fishing, boating, nature walks and sports of many kinds. Culture vultures will find music, theater, and museums just minutes away in downtown Portland. And for those whose vacations are not complete without some power shopping, Portland abounds with owner-operated shops, galleries, and boutiques filled with fashion, supplies, and objects d’art you simply won’t find elsewhere.

There is so much here you may run out of time before you run out of things to do. But make sure you save time for plenty of serene relaxation right here on Crescent Beach.

Winter Activities by the Sea

Daily Winter Activities for Overnight Guests Include:

  • Last minute Gift Wrapping Station (12/1-12/24/18)
  • Festive S'mores Bar at the Fire Pit
  • Snow Shoeing by the Sea (weather dependent)
Nov 22 2018

Thursday
11/22/2018
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Thanksgiving Dinner Gather family and friends for Chef Chadwick's annual family-style Thanksgiving Dinner.

Enjoy traditional holiday favorites such as New England Clam Chowder, Hand Carved Turkey with Chicken Sausage and Apple Stuffing along with an assortment of mini holiday desserts.

$70 per adult | $25 per child

Credit Card Reservations Required | 207.799.3134
Dec 01 2018

Saturday
12/1/2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Yoga Refresh the body and mind with a mixed level class yoga class. Yoga mats provided.

Available for Guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 01 2018

Saturday
12/1/2018
10 AM and 12:00 PM -

Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Brunch Buffet with Santa The perfect kick-off to the holiday season! Santa makes a special visit to Inn by the Sea for our annual Brunch Buffet with Santa.

Any child who brings in an unwrapped, new toy for Toys for Tots can enjoy brunch complimentarily!

Two seatings will be available, at 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM | Credit Card Reservations Required: 207.799.3134

$30 per adult | $15 ages 4-12 | under three eat for free
Dec 08 2018

Saturday
12/8/2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Yoga Refresh the body and mind with a mixed level class yoga class. Yoga mats provided.

Available for Guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 15 2018

Saturday
12/15/2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Yoga Refresh the body and mind with a mixed level class yoga class. Yoga mats provided.

Available for Guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 21 2018

Friday
12/21/2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Nature Walk Join the Inn's head gardener, Derrick Daly, for a winter nature walk.

Open to guests of Inn by the Sea and to the public.
Dec 21 2018

Friday
12/21/2018
2:00 PM -

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Holiday Cookie & Tree Decorating Join us for an afternoon of cookie decorating and tree trimming!

Available for guests of Inn by the Sea
Dec 21 2018

Friday
12/21/2018
7:00 PM -

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Family Movie Night Join us for Family Movie Night!

Available for guests of Inn by the Sea
Dec 22 2018

Saturday
12/22/2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Yoga Refresh the body and mind with a mixed level class yoga class. Yoga mats provided.

Available for Guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 22 2018

Saturday
12/22/2018
5:00 PM -

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Story Time Join us for family storytime!

Available for guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 23 2018

Sunday
12/23/2018
11:00 AM -

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Mystery Holiday Crafts Holiday Crafts for Kids!

Available for guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 23 2018

Sunday
12/23/2018
5:00 PM -

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Story Time Join us for family storytime!

Available for guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 24 2018

Monday
12/24/2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Yoga Refresh the body and mind with a mixed level class yoga class. Yoga mats provided.

Available for Guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 24 2018

Monday
12/24/2018
5:00 PM -

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Story Time Join us for family storytime!

Available for guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 24 2018

Monday
12/24/2018
11:00 AM -

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Mystery Holiday Crafts Holiday Crafts for Kids!

Available for guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 26 2018

Wednesday
12/26/2018
2:00 PM -

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Salt & Sugar Scrub Blending Taking a bit of the SPA home with you. Join our SPA team and mix up your own salt and sugar exfoliating scrub.

Available for guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 26 2018

Wednesday
12/26/2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Yoga Refresh the body and mind with a mixed level class yoga class. Yoga mats provided.

Available for Guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 27 2018

Thursday
12/27/2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Nature Walk Join the Inn's head gardener, Derrick Daly, for a winter nature walk.

Open to guests of Inn by the Sea and to the public.
Dec 28 2018

Friday
12/28/2018
11:00 AM -

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Mystery Holiday Crafts Holiday Crafts for Kids!

Available for guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 28 2018

Friday
12/28/2018
2:00 PM -

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Salt & Sugar Scrub Blending Taking a bit of the SPA home with you. Join our SPA team and mix up your own salt and sugar exfoliating scrub.

Available for guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 29 2018

Saturday
12/29/2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Yoga Refresh the body and mind with a mixed level class yoga class. Yoga mats provided.

Available for Guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 29 2018

Saturday
12/29/2018
5:00 PM -

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Story Time Join us for family storytime!

Available for guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 30 2018

Sunday
12/30/2018
7:00 PM -

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Family Movie Night Join us for Family Movie Night!

Available for guests of Inn by the Sea
Dec 31 2018

Monday
12/31/2018
5:00 PM -

Sea Glass Lounge at Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Mixology Class Join us for an afternoon of Mixology!

Available for guests of Inn by the Sea.
Dec 31 2018

Monday
12/31/2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Yoga Refresh the body and mind with a mixed level class yoga class. Yoga mats provided.

Available for Guests of Inn by the Sea.
Jan 01 2019

Tuesday
1/1/2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Inn by the Sea
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Yoga Refresh the body and mind with a mixed level class yoga class. Yoga mats provided.

Available for Guests of Inn by the Sea.

Seasonal Activities

MAINE FOODIE TOURS

Join Maine Foodie Tours as they uncover the storied past and current culinary scene of vibrant Portland, ME with their highly entertaining guides. On all of their tours, you’ll enjoy tasty samplings of local fare created by talented artisans who continue to create and inspire!

Local Sports Teams

Join the Maine Red Claws (schedule), a professional minor league basketball team based in Portland, Maine. The Red Claws compete in the NBA G League and are affiliated with the Boston Celtics.

AUTUMN by the Sea

Connect to the Maine experience at the Inn with activities designed for the whole family.  Daily yoga on the seaside lawn offers a moment of quiet, stretching and reflection before a busy day on the coast. Bug’s Life garden tours for young children is a fun educational activity where children create bug costumes and learn about ecosystems from a bug’s vantage point. Adults enjoy garden tours with Derrick Daly, the Inn’s head gardener, who shares his passion for planting and teaches how to plant ever-blooming gardens that also create habitat and food for wildlife. Or stroll along the beach with a local naturalist and learn about the Inn’s natural environment and beach ecology. Cape Elizabeth offers walking trails on the ocean’s edge, through the woods or around Great Pond. Nearby, Portland offers water activities, ferries to islands in Casco Bay, an interactive children’s museum, a science center, or cruise on an authentic Lobster Boat on Casco Bay and haul traps aboard the Lucky Catch. Just south of the Inn the Audubon Preserve offers guided watchable wildlife tours in canoes or kayaks. Guest services will be happy to connect you to many of the wonderful tours that connect you to the Maine experience.

 

 

 

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