Saco, Maine is a destination where you can combine cultural sightseeing with natural beauty thanks to its rich history and coastal location. The Saco River is both saltwater and freshwater, and its coast boasts miles of wonderful beaches to explore. Saco’s buzzing community is a downtown full of history and wonderful natural spots will charm visitors. Plus the town is well known for its friendly neighborhoods and welcoming residents with a warm atmosphere, great food and shopping.
Saco is a picturesque city with rich heritage which you can discover taking part on the Main Street walking tour. Absorb the past on this stroll down a half-mile section of Main Street, with architectural gems like the Colonial revival museum or the Romanesque church. There are many buildings from different periods like the Queen Anne style house, residences from the Greek Revival, Federal period, Victorian and much more.
When you exhaust the delights of downtown, you can choose from a variety of outdoor activities. Saco’s water front location is good news for all beach and water lovers. You can rent kayaks, canoes or sail boats and explore the river and bay. Equally diverse are the miles of natural foot trails for hiking, cross-country snow shoeing or skiing.
If you’ve got kids in tow then you can’t miss Saco’s famous amusement and water park Funtown/Splashtown U.S.A (the biggest in Northern New England by the way) and if you’re still looking for thrills after that then there’s Aquaboggin, the original water park in Maine.
Saco also has a drive-in movie theatre, so perfect for a charming night out at the flicks.
The natural beauty of Saco is wonderful in fall when the leaves fall, but summer is when things really get going. In June you can enjoy the fun of a four-day Franco American festival, La Kermesse with a parade, dances and fireworks forming part of the celebrations.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Saco. The warmest months in Saco are June and April, when temperatures reach 94 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -2 ˚F. The wettest month in Saco is January with 8.27 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.42 inches of rain.
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Browse vacation rentals from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and more at AllTheRooms.com. Saco has 228 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. A trip to Saco can be affordable - our cheapest price accommodation is available at $29 a night. The average price of an accommodation is around $227 per night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Saco can choose from 99 places to stay that include WiFi. We have 13 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Driving to Saco? Then choose one of the 97 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We track 10 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
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