- The list below includes 171 free or cheap things to do in or near Scarborough, Maine, including 87 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Food Shops, Nature & Wildlife Areas and Bowling.
- From Higgins Beach to Scarborough Beach State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Scarborough and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Portland, South Portland, Kennebunkport and Saco.
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418 Black Point Road, Scarborough, ME 4074 MoreLess Info
Scarborough Beach State Park is open from the beginning of April through the end of October. Water-related beach recreation like swimming, boogie boarding, and even general sunbathing are popular on the extensive sandy beach.
Located within a residential neighborhood dating back to the 1800's, Higgins Public Beach is a white sandy beach with public access available. Visitors to the beach commonly enjoy surfing, fishing, or relaxing in the sun.
Featuring a pond with two fountains, Memorial Park provides soccer fields, a skateboard park and a paved walking trail. The park also includes a gazebo, picnic tables, benches and a large open field for recreational activities.
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Route 9 / Pine Point Rd, Scarborough, ME MoreLess Info
Information about the state's largest salt marsh can be found at the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center. In here are exhibited some wildlife specimens from the area, and it also has a canoe renting facility.
Scarborough Marsh Nature Center features the state's largest salt marsh. The center provides a variety of guided and self-guided walks and canoe tours, as well as exhibits, a nature trail, canoe rentals and a Maine Audubon Nature Store.
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Pine Point Road, Scarborough, ME 4070 MoreLess Info
Native wildlife habitats and sites of local historical significance are preserved within the Scarborough River Wildlife Sanctuary. A number of trails are available within the sanctuary, but all are easy enough for even inexperienced hikers to enjoy.
Not only a traditional European-style cheese shop which serves more than 200 domestic and international cheese specialties, The Cheese Iron also offers its clients all sorts of fresh groceries, such as meats and homemade pasta.