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Your happy place

The perfect
coastal retreat

The York area is made up of four unique areas York Village, York Harbor, York Beach, and Cape Neddick. And like we’ve been saying, there’s something for everyone, all within minutes from The Anchorage. From beaches and boating to Maine’s largest zoo and amusement park, it’s all waiting outside your door.

Coastal Attractions

Experience york


The Anchorage Inn is located in York Beach, Maine on Long Sands Beach. Known for its family friendly atmosphere, Long Sands was voted one of the top family friendly beaches in the United States by USA Today. Short Sands Beach, York's other beach, offers amusements for kids and couples alike. In York Harbor, whale watching, fishing, and scenic cruises are all easily accessible. The Cliff Walk borders York Harbor and with its spectacular view of the ocean is an easy hike for the active visitor.

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Beach adventures

The Anchorage Inn is located on the largest beach, Long Sands Beach, on Route 1A. Short Sands Beach offers a bowling alley, arcade, playground, numerous shops as well as the York Wild Kingdom zoo. Short sands is .75 miles north of the Anchorage, a 15 minute walk on the side walk or a short trolley ride up the beach.

Cultural York

Cultural gem


York is also known for its history, as the first chartered English city in North America in 1641. And historic Old York offers a trip back in time with the historic tavern, schoolhouse and jail. All members of the family will enjoy our Southern Maine coastal retreat.

Local events

Check out the local events happening in York and the surrounding area.

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