12 hotels near Scarborough, Maine
Stay with Choice Hotels in Scarborough, ME to explore Scarborough Downs, Prouts Neck and the city’s natural beauty
There is no denying the natural beauty that surrounds you in Scarborough. Hotels in this beautiful and historic Maine city are a great way to strap on your outdoor boots and explore a variety of wildlife. You can even go from the marsh, to the beach and then to the horse track for a truly one-of-a-kind trip. When you book with Choice Hotels in Scarborough, ME, you can relax in the great outdoors or in a room all to yourself before explore more of what this beautiful state has to offer.
At the Scarborough Marsh Nature Center, you can explore the 3,000 acres that make up Maine’s largest tidal marsh filled with Maine’s wildlife. Take a guided tour or paddle your way through the marsh in a canoe. At the southern end of the city on an edge of the marsh is Prout’s Neck. This popular peninsula is studded with homes designed by architect John Calvin Stevens. It is also home to the Prouts Neck Bird Sanctuary where you can walk along the path that passes art studios and see the nesting area of endangered birds. Miles of sandy beaches also makes Prouts Neck an appealing attraction for long afternoon walks and scenic vistas. If you’re craving the seaside after some time at the march, head to Scarborough Beach State Park. Find a spot to lay down a blanket and enjoy a picnic on a mile-stretch of white sand. Add some thrill to your Maine adventure by visiting Scarborough Downs Harness Race Track, home to New England’s fastest half-mile track. You can watch live harness racing to enjoy what Scarborough natives love or learn about the city at their local museum.
The Scarborough Historical Society and Museum has an extensive collection of farming equipment, photography exhibits that document that lives of settlers and objects from early school days.
To see the museum, live as the locals do and just relax, book with Choice Hotels in Scarborough, ME and make the most of your trip. Book online now!
Scarborough hotels information
- Number of hotels in Scarborough12
- Highest Price$133
- Lowest Price$55
- Number of reviews10127
- Avg. rating3.8