Samantha & Elise

July 29, 2017 | Private Home on Kittery Point

48 Hours in York + Kittery

Summer is the perfect time for a trip to southern Maine to explore York’s beaches and trails and Kittery’s flourishing culinary scene and boutiques.

Mocktails Around Maine

In the past, if you wanted to skip the alcohol while out, dinnertime options were limited to juice and soda. Now many restaurants serve creative, non-alcoholic concoctions that can compete with their boozier counterparts.

York + Kittery

Visitors to York will find themselves awash in unique hiking trails, beaches, historic educational activities, and art galleries, while Kittery has developed a reputation for its downtown’s innovative eateries, cocktail spots, and shops.

Anju Noodle Bar, maine food, ramen

Anju Noodle Bar

You know you’re in for a good time when there’s Talking Heads on the speakers and a little boy at the bar is slurping noodles, bobbing his head to the beat. He and his brother are not fighting or looking

When Pigs Fly Pizzeria

Although well known for its outlet stores, Kittery is more than a shopping destination. There is terrific food to be found from Wallingford Square to up Route 1, where When Pigs Fly Pizzeria is located. The company’s freshly baked bread

York + Kittery

Friday 4:30 p.m. on I-95  I cut out of my office in Portland a little early to swing back to Kennebunk to pick up my 12-year-old daughter Sabrina, who is ready for our first 48HRS adventure in the beach towns of York

The Black Birch

Teamwork, dedication to the profession, and sensational food Tiny Wallingford Square in Kittery, where you can practically shout across the Piscataqua River to New Hampshire, has become a hot destination in the past few years. Independent shops, cafes, and restaurants

Lil’s Cafe

Michael Landgarten has a sweet tooth. The owner of Lil’s Café in Kittery readily admits this to me, as we talk over chai lattes and the café’s signature cruller. I feel like I’ve found a kindred spirit as we chat