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Waterboro is a small historic town on the southwest coast that was first settled by Captain John Smith in 1768. Today the town has about 7,000 residents and covers about 53 square miles. Attractions in town include Lake Sherburne the Little Ossipee Lake and Ossipee Mountain, on top of which is a fire tower that is listed on the National Historic Lookout Register. The town of Waterboro is only a half-hour's drive to Old Orchard Beach, Maine's most well known seaside amusement park and home to the state's largest waterslide and only wooden roller coaster. Other activities in the Waterboro area include swimming, boating, fishing, sea kayaking, sightseeing cruises, hiking, biking and golf. Outlet shopping in the town of Freeport is about an hour from Waterboro, and the "Twin Cities" of Saco and Biddeford are approximately 15 miles away. Downeast Magazine called Saco a "hidden gem" and gave the city rave reviews for its' revitalized downtown area and small town character. Ferry Beach State Park is located in Saco and features miles of white sand beach, nature trails, guided nature tours and beautiful picnic areas. Other nearby points of interest include the Biddeford Pool & Wood Island Lighthouse, Fortunes Rocks Beach and the Kennebunkport Dock Square.

Surrounding areas: Shapleigh, Maine (4.3 mi), Acton, Maine (8.7 mi), Limerick, Maine (8.8 mi), Lebanon, Maine (13.0 mi), Parsonsfield, Maine (14.5 mi), Biddeford, Maine (15.4 mi), Saco, Maine (15.7 mi)

Waterboro Vacation Rentals

Waterboro Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Comfort Suites - Biddeford45 Barra RdBiddeford, ME14.0 mi.(207) 294-6464
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites352 North StSaco, ME14.6 mi.(207) 286-9600
Hampton Inn48 Industrial Park RdSaco, ME15.0 mi.(207) 282-7222
The Seasons Inn Of The Kennebunks55 York StKennebunk, ME16.1 mi.(207) 985-6100
Rodeway Inn- Saco/Old Orchard Beach21 Ocean Park RdSaco, ME16.2 mi.(207) 282-5569
Norman's Motel205 Saco AveOld Orchard BCH, ME17.3 mi.(207) 934-2201
Copley & Lareine MotelsHarrisburg StOld Orchard BCH, ME18.3 mi.(207) 934-2011
Tiffany's Senior Village7 SMT StOld Orchard BCH, ME18.3 mi.(207) 934-7600
The Nautilus Guest HouseOcean Park, ME18.4 mi.(207) 934-2021
Chebacco RanchEffingham, NH18.5 mi.( ) -
Effingham InnEffingham, NH18.5 mi.( ) -
Waves Oceanfront Resort87 West Grand AveOld Orchard Beach, ME18.6 mi.(207) 934-4949
Kebek Motel 353 W Grand AveOld Orchard BCH, ME18.7 mi.(207) 934-5253
Old Colonial Motel61 W Grand AveOld Orchard BCH, ME18.7 mi.(207) 934-9862
Congdon's Resort1072 PO RdWells, ME18.7 mi.(207) 646-6171
Lafayette's Oceanfront ResortWells, ME18.7 mi.(207) 646-2831
Usa Inn1017 PO RdWells, ME18.7 mi.(207) 646-9313
Biaritz Motel78 E Grand AveOld Orchard BCH, ME18.9 mi.(207) 934-2983
Crest Motel35 E Grand AveOld Orchard BCH, ME18.9 mi.(207) 934-4060
Friendship Motor Inn167 E Grand AveOld Orchard BCH, ME19.1 mi.(207) 934-4644
Village By The Sea Hotel And Conference Center1373 Post RdWells, ME19.1 mi.(207) 646-1100
Cress Motel119 Milton RdRochester, NH19.1 mi.(603) 324-5462
The Captain Lord MansionKennebunkport, ME19.4 mi.(207) 967-3141
Hampton Inn & Suites Wells/Ogunquit900 Post RdWells, ME19.4 mi.(207) 646-0555
Residence Inn By Marriott Scarborough/Portland800 Roundwood DrPortland Scarborough, ME19.8 mi.(207) 883-0400
Extended Stay America2 Ashley DrScarborough, ME19.8 mi.(207) 883-0554
Towne Place Suites By Marriott700 Roundwood DrScarborough, ME19.8 mi.(207) 883-6800
Inn At Goose Rocks71 Dyke RdKennebunkport, ME20.0 mi.(207) 967-5425
Nonantum Resort95 Ocean AveKennebunkport, ME20.0 mi.(800) 552-5651
Schooner Inn127 Ocean AveKennebunkport, ME20.3 mi.(207) 967-5333
The Colony Hotel144 Ocean Ave Box 511Kennebunkport, ME20.3 mi.(207) 967-4374
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Portland/Maine Mall2 Cummings RdScarborough, ME20.3 mi.(207) 883-0300
Ella River MotelRt 11Farmington, NH20.3 mi.(603) 755-3411
Strafford InnRR 1 Box 113CFarmington, NH20.3 mi.(603) 755-3411
Pine Cove MotelOssipee, NH20.4 mi.( ) -
Days Inn461 Maine Mall RdSouth Portland, ME20.6 mi.(207) 772-3450
Hampton Inn171 Philbrook AveSouth Portland, ME20.8 mi.(207) 773-4400
Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites303 Sable Oaks DrSouth Portland, ME20.8 mi.(207) 775-3900
Marriott Hotel200 Sable Oaks DrSouth Portland, ME20.8 mi.(207) 871-8000
Sheraton South Portland363 Maine Mall RdSouth Portland, ME20.8 mi.(207) 775-6161
Bed & Breakfast
Freedom House Bed & Breakfast13 Old Portland RdFreedom, NH22.2 mi.(603) 539-4815
Highland Farm Bed & Breakfast148 County Farm RdDover, NH25.8 mi.(603) 743-3399

Waterboro Weather & Climate

The western foothills mountain region of Maine, near the New Hampshire border has four very distinct seasons. Although influenced by the ocean, which is approximately one hour south, it does not have the heavy fogs of the seaside towns. Summers are comfortable and hot humid weather is rare. Winters are cold, with a mean temperature of 23 degrees for the three months of December, January and February. Single digit temperatures are common and readings of zero or lower are recorded on an average of 13 days per winter. Rainfall is distributed very evenly throughout the year, and snow accumulation is generally on the ground from December through March. Mid-May is the average occurrence of the last freeze in spring, and the average occurrence of the first freeze in fall is late September. Fall is often the sunniest and most pleasant of the seasons.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 32°F 11°F 4.16 in. 34°F
February 36°F 14°F 3.51 in. 33°F
March 45°F 23°F 4.51 in. 37°F
April 57°F 33°F 4.50 in. 40°F
May 69°F 43°F 3.92 in. 49°F
June 77°F 52°F 3.53 in. 56°F
July 82°F 58°F 3.91 in. 60°F
August 80°F 56°F 3.63 in. 62°F
September 72°F 48°F 3.75 in. 59°F
October 61°F 37°F 4.27 in. 52°F
November 47°F 29°F 4.82 in. 47°F
December 36°F 18°F 4.28 in. 39°F

Waterboro Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Sanford Regional airport (SFM) located about 12 miles south of Waterboro in Sanford, Maine, the Portland International Jetport airport (PWM) located approximately 22 miles east of Waterboro in Portland, Maine, the Pease International Tradeport airport (PSM) located roughly 33 miles south of Waterboro in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the Concord Municipal airport (CON) located around 45 miles southwest of Waterboro in Concord, New Hampshire, and finally the Manchester airport (MHT) located about 55 miles southwest of Waterboro in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Waterboro Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME15.7 mi.
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME18.6 mi.
York's Wild KingdomYork BeachME28.1 mi.
Story LandGlenNH43.5 mi.
Pirate's Fun ParkSalisburyMA49.8 mi.
Canobie Lake ParkSalemNH58.5 mi.
JeepersMethuenMA62.3 mi.
Funworld Game CenterNashuaNH66.3 mi.
Santa's VillageJeffersonNH69.3 mi.
Six Gun CityJeffersonNH69.3 mi.
Whalom ParkLunenburgMA84.9 mi.
Water Parks
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME15.7 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH34.2 mi.
Golf Courses
Sanford Golf ClubSanfordME9.5 mi.
Province Lake Golf CourseParsonsfieldME13.8 mi.
Biddeford Saco Country ClubSacoME15.9 mi.
Gorham Country ClubGorhamME17.8 mi.
Dutch Elm Golf ClubArundelME18.8 mi.
Webhannet Golf ClubKennebunkME19.1 mi.
Cape Arundel Golf ClubKennebunkportME19.9 mi.
Farmington Country ClubFarmingtonNH19.9 mi.
Rivermeadow Golf ClubWestbrookME20.0 mi.
Twin Falls Golf ClubWestbrookME20.4 mi.
Nonesuch River Golf ClubScarboroughME20.6 mi.
Willowdale Golf ClubScarboroughME20.6 mi.
Sable Oaks Golf ClubSouth PortlandME20.7 mi.
Westerly Winds Golf CourseWestbrookME20.7 mi.
Frye Island Golf CourseFrye IslandME21.4 mi.
Pleasant Hill Country ClubScarboroughME21.9 mi.
Sunningdale Golf ClubSomersworthNH21.9 mi.
Kingswood Golf ClubWolfeboroNH22.9 mi.
Links at OutlookSouth BerwickME23.5 mi.
Indian Mound Golf ClubCenter OssipeeNH24.0 mi.
Cape Neddick Country ClubOgunquitME24.4 mi.
Riverside Municipal Golf ClubPortlandME24.7 mi.
Allen Mountain Golf CourseDenmarkME28.1 mi.
Nippo Lake Golf ClubBarringtonNH28.7 mi.
Naples Golf & Country ClubNaplesME28.8 mi.
Val Halla Golf & Recreation CenterCumberland CenterME29.1 mi.
Spring Meadows Golf Course at Cole FarmsGrayME29.9 mi.
Ski Areas
GunstockGilfordNH33.3 mi.
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME33.8 mi.
Highlands MountainNorthfieldNH43.6 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH45.5 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH46.2 mi.
Ragged MountainDanburyNH56.1 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH56.9 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME57.7 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME58.0 mi.
Pats PeakHennikerNH60.5 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH62.9 mi.
Cannon MountainFranconiaNH67.8 mi.
Mount SunapeeMount SunapeeNH68.4 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME68.9 mi.
Nashoba ValleyWestfordMA76.7 mi.
Temple MountainPeterboroughNH77.6 mi.
Ascutney Mountain ResortBrownsvilleVT86.9 mi.
Suicide SixWoodstockVT89.0 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH94.4 mi.
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME94.7 mi.
State Parks
Wentworth State ParkNH20.1 mi. 
Ferry Beach State ParkME21.3 mi. 
Scarborough Beach State ParkME22.3 mi. 
Vaughan Woods State ParkME25.5 mi. 
Sebago Lake State ParkME25.8 mi. 
Crescent Beach State ParkME26.2 mi. 
Two Lights State ParkME27.2 mi. 
Mount Major State ParkNH27.2 mi. 
Ellacoya State ParkNH30.4 mi. 
White Lake State ParkNH30.4 mi. 
Fort McClary State ParkME33.7 mi. 
Bradbury Mountain State ParkME36.4 mi. 
Wolfes Neck Woods State ParkME36.7 mi. 
Odiorne Point State ParkNH37.1 mi. 
Range Ponds State ParkME37.7 mi. 
Wallis Sands State ParkNH37.7 mi. 
Rye Harbor State ParkNH39.1 mi. 
Seashore Trolley MuseumKennebunkportME19.4 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Counting House MuseumSouth BerwickME23.2 mi.(History)
Wright MuseumWolfeboroNH23.3 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Maine Memory NetworkPortlandME25.3 mi.(History)
Portland Museum of ArtPortlandME25.3 mi.(Art)
Center For Maine History Museum Gallery at the Maine Historical SocietyPortlandME25.3 mi.(History)
Portland Harbor MuseumSouth PortlandME25.6 mi.(History)
Currier Gallery of ArtManchesterNH53.3 mi.(Art)
Zoos and Aquariums
New England AquariumBostonMA85.0 mi.
Franklin Park ZooBostonMA85.0 mi.

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