- TripBuzz found 178 things to do with kids in or near Cape Elizabeth, Maine, including 170 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Portland, South Portland, Saco and Scarborough.
- From Crescent Beach State Park to Fort Williams State Park, the Cape Elizabeth area offers 91 different types of family activities, including: Lighthouses, National & State Parks, Beaches and Historic Sites.
- An outlining community of Portland, Maine, Cape Elizabeth is home to both Crescent Beach and the Two Lights State Park. Consequently, residents and tourists to the community can enjoy a number of outdoor activities such as swimming, fishing, hiking and kayaking, along with skiing in the winter months. The city also hosts an annual 10K race.
Whale enthusiasts flock to Granite State Whale Watch, Inc., a touring company heaquartered in Rye, New Hampshire. Tourists regularly encounter humpback whales, pilot whales, right whales and many other fascinating marine species.
Run by volunteers at the Rye Historical Society, Square House Museum features artifacts from the settlers of the 17th century until present day. The exhibit displays Native American artifacts, Revolutionary War letters, agricultural tools, and more.
Atlantic Queen II Deep Sea Fishing offers activities on their 80' long ship like fishing and whale watching, as well as charters. Fishing trips last a half or full day, and children under 12 fish free with an adult.
Island Cruises has several cruise offerings for exploring the New Hampshire seacoast, from their informative lobster trips to their 2 to 3 hour tours of nearby islands. Lunch and dinner are also available on their Star Island Walkabout.