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Wells is a seacoast town in Maine with about 10,500 permanent residents. Founded in 1643, it is the third-oldest town in Maine. Wells Beach is a popular summer destination.

Get in[edit]

The Amtrak Downeaster train and Greyhound buses stop at the Wells Transportation Center at 696 Sanford Rd.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Wells Reserve at Laudholm (Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve), 342 Laudholm Farm Rd (off Rt. 1), +1 207 646-1555, +1 207 646-4521. Visitors Center, interpretive exhibits, and seven miles of spectacular marsh walkways and trails along marshes, fields, wetlands, and one of the last undeveloped sandy beaches in southern Maine. Visitor Center and Maine Coastal Ecology Center Hours: mid Jan - mid Dec: M-F 10AM-4PM; Memorial Day weekend to Columbus Day: M-F, 10AM-4PM; Sa 10AM-4PM; Su noon-4PM. Mid Dec-mid Jan: closed except by appointment. Trails: year-round 7AM-dusk. Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve (Q7981689) on Wikidata Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve on Wikipedia


Miniature golf[edit]

  • Wonder Mountain Golf Course, 270 Post Rd, +1 207 646-9655. It features two courses with different difficulty levels, Nautical Nightmare and Mountain Mania, as well as a large indoor arcade. Every day, the woman and man with the best, lowest, scores win a prize.
  • Wells Beach Mini-Golf, +1 207 646-7570.
  • Sea Vu Mini-Golf, +1 207 646-7732.






Go next[edit]

Routes through Wells
PortlandSaco  N Amtrak Downeaster icon.png S  DoverBoston
PortlandKennebunk  N I-95.svg S  YorkBoston
PortlandKennebunk  N US 1.svg S  OgunquitPortsmouth
ConcordDover ← becomes NH Route 9.svg  W MA Route 9.svg E  KennebunkPortland
MoultonboroSanford  N MA Route 109.svg S  END

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