Maine Coast Explorers guided tours and sports.Tours (sightseeing, photography, cultural, wildlife, walking, hiking, biking, paddle boarding, multisport) led by Maine Guide, historian and naturalist, Jeff Brogan. Depending upon size of group, tour departures can be arranged from our front door. Full and half day packages are offered with equipment available.For more information, please call Jeff at 207-251-5226 or visit MaineCoastExplorers.com.
Bicycle Rentals and Tours. Right in the center of York Village is Berger's Bike Shop, 207-363-4070. They rent bicycles year round, weather permitting. They will deliver bikes to the Inn.
Fishing Trips with Bill Coite depart daily, please call 207-363-5324 for rates and reservations.
Golf: Southern Maine is becoming reknown for the exceptional golf courses here! These include:
A favorite of many of our guests is The Ledges Golf Club, One Ledges Drive, York, Maine, 207-351-9999. Rugged, New England terrain frames a setting where your concentration will be broken by spectacular scenery, outstanding course conditions and various woodland inhabitants. 18 holes.
Fairly new to Wells is the Old Marsh Country Club, situated five minutes from the open ocean, designed by Brian Silva (Red Tail) and built by the folks who brought you Sunday River, 207-251-4653. In the short time this course has been open, it has received rave reviews.
Another fine course is The Links at Outlook, South Berwick, Maine, 207-384-GOLF (4653). Built in the Scottish tradition and designed by Golf World's Architect of the Year, 1999, this public course offers 140 acres of undulating bent grass fairways and greens. Par 71, 18 hole.
Cape Neddick Country Club (which also offers a driving range and putting green), 361-2011; Pease, 603-433-1331; Portsmouth, 603-436-9719; and Wentworth-By-The-Sea, 603-433-5010.
Two Par-3 courses are also available: Merriland Farm in Wells, 207-646-0508; and Pine Hollow in Sanford, 207-324-5271. Wells also offers a practice range, Tee Shots, 207-646-2727.
Horseback Riding is available at Bush Brook Stables, Inc., 463 West Street, Biddeford (40 minutes North), 207-284-7721. The York Recreation Department also offers horse back riding on nearby Mt. Agamenticus (July through Labor Day). 207-361-2840.
Jogging Routes and Cross-Country Ski Trails (weather permitting) have been established. Please obtain a map at the Front Desk.
Kayaking and Mountain Bike Tours may be arranged through Harbor Adventures, 363-8466, or through Excursions which also offers mountain climbing tours, 363-0181.
The Marginal Way originates in Perkins Cove, Ogunquit (11 miles North of Stage Neck Inn) and follows the coast to Ogunquit Beach.
Sailing, Scenic Cruises, and Walking Tours are scheduled regularly by:
Finestkind Scenic Cruises, Lobstering Trips, and Sailing, Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, 646-5227. Other firms may be departing from Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, on a walk-up basis, in season.
Isles of Shoals Steamship Company, Viking Dock, Market Street, Portsmouth, NH. 603-431-5500.
Portsmouth Harbor Cruises, Ceres Street, Portsmouth, NH, 603-436-8084.
Lobstering Trips (see 'em hauled).
Finestkind Scenic Cruises, Lobstering Trips, and Sailing, Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, 646-5227.
Snow Shoe Rentals are available from Eastern Mountain Sports in Portsmouth. Arriving from southern New England? Perhaps check them out and their warm-weather rentals before arriving to Stage Neck Inn. 603-334-4161.
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