Summer is certainly flying by! Have you and your family made your annual pilgrimage to OOB yet? Old Orchard Beach has a population of about 9000 that swells to over 75,000 during the summer. And if you didn't get your OOB arcade-beach-bars-shopping-eating-pier fries-pizza-swimming-sunbathing-bumper car-palace-playland vibe on last summer because of the pandemic, then let's go in 2021!
If you grew up in Maine, there is a pretty good chance you have been to Old Orchard Beach in the summertime. And if you are a visitor to the great state of Maine, the Maine coast is a must.
Summer is here and I found this great old 8mm film with music added of what Old Orchard Beach looked like around 1960 on a typical summer day...
According to WalletHub, Maine is the 11th most fun state in the U.S.! When it comes to fun on a scale of 1= most fun and 25= average, here's where we ranked per capita.
1st- Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
2nd- Restaurants per capita
4th- Performing Arts Theater
5th- Golf Courses
7th- Amusement Parks
8th- Movie Theaters
16th- Access to National Parks
21st- Fitness Centers
These are some of
USA Today is asking their readers to vote. They have a series called USA Today 10 Best with several different categories that you can vote in. One of them, is Best Boardwalk, and Old Orchard Beach, Maine is one of the 20 finalists that you can vote for.
2014 is coming to a close and it's time to start thinking what to do for New Year's Eve. Why not make it a family celebration? I found a couple of different, family fun, events happening in Maine to ring in 2015.