Cape Elizabeth is an upscale community about 5 miles southeast of Portland, Maine on the Southern Maine coast. Its centerpiece is the 90 acre Fort Williams bought by the town in 1964. It used to guard Portland Harbor and now features the tourist attractions of Portland Head Light and the stone Goddard Mansion as well as the usual park activities and events.
- Crescent Beach State Park, 66 Two Lights Rd (Rt. 77), ☎ . On 243 acres, mile long sand beach, walking trails, picnic areas with tables and grills, playground, snack bar, bathhouse with cold water showers, pay phones.
- Portland Head Light and Museum, 1000 Shore Rd, ☎ . Museum open 10AM-4PM daily June-Oct; weekends in shoulder seasons. Grounds open daily year round and free. One of the most scenic lighthouses in the country. Adjacent to Fort Williams, a WWII artillery emplacement. $2/1.
- Two Lights State Park, 7 Tower Dr (off Rt. 77), ☎ . Picnic tables and shoreline trails. Great views of the two lighthouses and passing ships.
- Kettle Cove. You can swim picnic tables and a trail around the cove. one end is private.
- Broad Cove Beach. Rocky beach with beautiful views
- The Lobster Shack, 225 Two Lights Rd, ☎ . Inside or outside and oceanfront. From hotdogs to fried clams to lobster. $1.50-20.
- Basics Natural Foods Store, 537 Shore Rd, ☎ .
- Inn By The Sea, 40 Bowery Beach Rd, ☎ , toll-free: .
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