- TripBuzz found 172 things to do with kids in or near Scarborough, Maine, including 153 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Portland, South Portland, Saco and Freeport.
- From Higgins Beach to Big 20 Bowling Center, the Scarborough area offers 95 different types of family activities, including: Beaches, Food Shops, Nature & Wildlife Areas and Bowling.
- Located in Maine's Cumberland County is the resort town of Scarborough. Located seven miles south of Portland, the coastal city offers many attractions and amenities to those visiting the area. Higgins Beach is the most popular draw with its scenic coves and surrounding beach cottages, as well as the local wildlife sanctuary, motor speedway and museums.
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.
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.
Rachel Carson Salt Pond Preserve has a beautiful ocean view and a stone beach. There is a hiking trail across the road from the ocean.Kids will love the starfishes and other sea creatures they will be stumbling upon here.