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Biddeford-Pool is a beautiful coastal town in southern Maine, along the banks of the Saco River near the Atlantic Ocean. It is part of the Biddeford-Saco area, which includes several small, distinct villages, including Biddeford Pool. Settled in the 1600s, the Biddeford Pool area has a long, rich history and today remains a thriving city at the center of southern Maine's coastal attractions. The town of Biddeford is ideally situated along the I-95 corridor, just 15 miles south of Portland. Here, you will find miles of unspoiled beaches, rolling hills, pastures and tranquil horse farms. Old Orchard Beach has seven miles of wide, sandy beach for swimming and other beach activities and is also home to Palace Playland, an amusement park with 22 rides, a waterslide and a 24,000 square foot video arcade. Biddeford Pool and the coastal Maine area has unique shopping from outlet stores to specialty shops and art galleries. Visitors delight in the outstanding lobster and seafood restaurants in Biddeford Pool. You can choose to dine indoors or out, or order take out and picnic along the scenic rocky coastline. Either way is a delightful culinary experience! This diverse town has several city parks and other recreational facilities, affordable lodging and easy access to other southern Maine attractions, making Biddeford Pool a good choice to base your family vacation.

Surrounding areas: Ocean Park, Maine (4.4 mi), Old Orchard Beach, Maine (5.2 mi), Saco, Maine (6.1 mi), Biddeford, Maine (6.2 mi), Kennebunkport, Maine (8.1 mi), Higgins Beach, Maine (8.9 mi), Kennebunk, Maine (10.2 mi)

Biddeford Pool Vacation Rentals




Biddeford Pool Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
The Nautilus Guest HouseOcean Park, ME4.4 mi.(207) 934-2021
Inn At Goose Rocks71 Dyke RdKennebunkport, ME4.5 mi.(207) 967-5425
Waves Oceanfront Resort87 West Grand AveOld Orchard Beach, ME4.8 mi.(207) 934-4949
Old Colonial Motel61 W Grand AveOld Orchard BCH, ME4.9 mi.(207) 934-9862
Kebek Motel 353 W Grand AveOld Orchard BCH, ME5.0 mi.(207) 934-5253
Copley & Lareine MotelsHarrisburg StOld Orchard BCH, ME5.3 mi.(207) 934-2011
Crest Motel35 E Grand AveOld Orchard BCH, ME5.3 mi.(207) 934-4060
Norman's Motel205 Saco AveOld Orchard BCH, ME5.3 mi.(207) 934-2201
Tiffany's Senior Village7 SMT StOld Orchard BCH, ME5.3 mi.(207) 934-7600
Biaritz Motel78 E Grand AveOld Orchard BCH, ME5.5 mi.(207) 934-2983
Friendship Motor Inn167 E Grand AveOld Orchard BCH, ME5.8 mi.(207) 934-4644
Rodeway Inn- Saco/Old Orchard Beach21 Ocean Park RdSaco, ME6.0 mi.(207) 282-5569
Hampton Inn48 Industrial Park RdSaco, ME7.2 mi.(207) 282-7222
Comfort Suites - Biddeford45 Barra RdBiddeford, ME7.4 mi.(207) 294-6464
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites352 North StSaco, ME7.6 mi.(207) 286-9600
The Captain Lord MansionKennebunkport, ME8.4 mi.(207) 967-3141
Nonantum Resort95 Ocean AveKennebunkport, ME8.7 mi.(800) 552-5651
Schooner Inn127 Ocean AveKennebunkport, ME8.9 mi.(207) 967-5333
The Colony Hotel144 Ocean Ave Box 511Kennebunkport, ME8.9 mi.(207) 967-4374
Higgins Beach Inn34 Ocean AveScarborough, ME9.0 mi.(207) 883-6684
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Portland Scarboro66 SPG StScarborough, ME9.5 mi.(207) 883-0300
Millbrook Motel321 US Rt 1Scarborough, ME9.5 mi.(207) 883-6004
The Seasons Inn Of The Kennebunks55 York StKennebunk, ME10.7 mi.(207) 985-6100
Extended Stay America2 Ashley DrScarborough, ME12.1 mi.(207) 883-0554
Residence Inn By Marriott Scarborough/Portland800 Roundwood DrPortland Scarborough, ME12.3 mi.(207) 883-0400
Towne Place Suites By Marriott700 Roundwood DrScarborough, ME12.3 mi.(207) 883-6800
Best Western Merry Manor Inn700 Main StSouth Portland, ME12.4 mi.(207) 774-6151
Howard Johnson-s Portland675 Main StSouth Portland, ME12.4 mi.(207) 775-5343
Hampton Inn171 Philbrook AveSouth Portland, ME12.9 mi.(207) 773-4400
Days Inn461 Maine Mall RdSouth Portland, ME13.0 mi.(207) 772-3450
Econo Lodge South Portland80 John Roberts RdSouth Portland, ME13.0 mi.(207) 772-3838
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Portland/Maine Mall2 Cummings RdScarborough, ME13.1 mi.(207) 883-0300
Sheraton South Portland363 Maine Mall RdSouth Portland, ME13.2 mi.(207) 775-6161
Peter A Mckernan Hospitality CTR TheFort RdSouth Portand, ME13.6 mi.(207) 767-9672
Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites303 Sable Oaks DrSouth Portland, ME13.6 mi.(207) 775-3900
Marriott Hotel200 Sable Oaks DrSouth Portland, ME13.6 mi.(207) 871-8000
Comfort Inn90 Maine Mall RdSouth Portland, ME13.8 mi.(207) 775-0409
Congdon's Resort1072 PO RdWells, ME14.2 mi.(207) 646-6171
Lafayette's Oceanfront ResortWells, ME14.2 mi.(207) 646-2831
Usa Inn1017 PO RdWells, ME14.2 mi.(207) 646-9313

Biddeford Pool Weather & Climate

The southwestern coast of Maine, near "The Kennebunks" and the New Hampshire border, has a four season climate that is highly changeable, that is, it can go from sunny to stormy rather quickly. Generally, summers are a few degrees warmer than further up the coast, near Acadia National Park, however summer temperatures still seldom go above 80 degrees F. Thunderstorms are possible and fog is common along the coast in June, July and August. . The average annual rainfall is 48 inches and average annual snowfall is 61 inches. In September, clear, sunny days and cool nights bring on the spectacular colors of fall. Temperatures continue to cool down through October and November, with wintry weather arriving around Thanksgiving time. Winters are cold in Maine, but not unbearable, and the generally snow melts quickly in areas right along the coast.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 31°F 11°F 3.94 in. 34°F
February 34°F 13°F 3.41 in. 33°F
March 41°F 23°F 4.26 in. 37°F
April 51°F 32°F 4.33 in. 40°F
May 61°F 41°F 4.32 in. 49°F
June 70°F 51°F 3.38 in. 56°F
July 76°F 57°F 3.01 in. 60°F
August 75°F 55°F 3.02 in. 62°F
September 68°F 47°F 3.65 in. 59°F
October 58°F 35°F 4.77 in. 52°F
November 48°F 29°F 4.63 in. 47°F
December 37°F 18°F 4.35 in. 39°F

Biddeford Pool Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Portland International Jetport airport (PWM) located about 14 miles north of Biddeford Pool in Portland, Maine, the Sanford Regional airport (SFM) located approximately 18 miles west of Biddeford Pool in Sanford, Maine, the Pease International Tradeport airport (PSM) located roughly 34 miles southwest of Biddeford Pool in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the Concord Municipal airport (CON) located around 60 miles west of Biddeford Pool in Concord, New Hampshire, and finally the Manchester airport (MHT) located about 64 miles southwest of Biddeford Pool in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Biddeford Pool Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME5.3 mi.
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME6.1 mi.
York's Wild KingdomYork BeachME22.8 mi.
Pirate's Fun ParkSalisburyMA48.4 mi.
Story LandGlenNH62.0 mi.
Canobie Lake ParkSalemNH62.3 mi.
JeepersMethuenMA65.2 mi.
Funworld Game CenterNashuaNH73.2 mi.
Santa's VillageJeffersonNH87.6 mi.
Six Gun CityJeffersonNH87.6 mi.
 
Water Parks
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME6.1 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH32.9 mi.
Water WizWarehamMA117.6 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Biddeford Saco Country ClubSacoME5.9 mi.
Dutch Elm Golf ClubArundelME7.3 mi.
Cape Arundel Golf ClubKennebunkportME8.1 mi.
Webhannet Golf ClubKennebunkME9.9 mi.
Nonesuch River Golf ClubScarboroughME10.4 mi.
Pleasant Hill Country ClubScarboroughME10.4 mi.
Willowdale Golf ClubScarboroughME10.4 mi.
Sable Oaks Golf ClubSouth PortlandME13.7 mi.
Gorham Country ClubGorhamME15.0 mi.
Twin Falls Golf ClubWestbrookME15.2 mi.
Rivermeadow Golf ClubWestbrookME15.7 mi.
Riverside Municipal Golf ClubPortlandME15.9 mi.
Westerly Winds Golf CourseWestbrookME18.5 mi.
Cape Neddick Country ClubOgunquitME19.3 mi.
Sanford Golf ClubSanfordME21.0 mi.
Great Chebeague Golf ClubChebeague IslandME24.5 mi.
Val Halla Golf & Recreation CenterCumberland CenterME24.5 mi.
Links at OutlookSouth BerwickME27.3 mi.
Frye Island Golf CourseFrye IslandME28.2 mi.
Sunningdale Golf ClubSomersworthNH28.5 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME46.0 mi.
GunstockGilfordNH53.4 mi.
Highlands MountainNorthfieldNH62.3 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH63.7 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH67.2 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME68.4 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME69.9 mi.
Ragged MountainDanburyNH75.9 mi.
Pats PeakHennikerNH76.2 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME77.4 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH77.9 mi.
Nashoba ValleyWestfordMA81.1 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH82.4 mi.
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME83.2 mi.
Mount SunapeeMount SunapeeNH86.6 mi.
Cannon MountainFranconiaNH88.2 mi.
Temple MountainPeterboroughNH89.8 mi.
Wachusett MountainPrincetonMA103.3 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME105.2 mi.
Ascutney Mountain ResortBrownsvilleVT106.3 mi.
 
State Parks
Ferry Beach State ParkME6.9 mi. 
Scarborough Beach State ParkME7.2 mi. 
Crescent Beach State ParkME10.5 mi. 
Two Lights State ParkME11.1 mi. 
Vaughan Woods State ParkME28.5 mi. 
Wolfes Neck Woods State ParkME28.6 mi. 
Fort McClary State ParkME30.6 mi. 
Bradbury Mountain State ParkME32.8 mi. 
Odiorne Point State ParkNH34.0 mi. 
Sebago Lake State ParkME34.9 mi. 
Wallis Sands State ParkNH34.9 mi. 
Popham Beach State ParkME35.6 mi. 
Rye Harbor State ParkNH36.6 mi. 
Jenness Beach State ParkNH38.0 mi. 
Reid State ParkME39.7 mi. 
 
Museums
Seashore Trolley MuseumKennebunkportME8.4 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Portland Harbor MuseumSouth PortlandME14.8 mi.(History)
Maine Memory NetworkPortlandME15.9 mi.(History)
Portland Museum of ArtPortlandME15.9 mi.(Art)
Center For Maine History Museum Gallery at the Maine Historical SocietyPortlandME15.9 mi.(History)
Counting House MuseumSouth BerwickME27.1 mi.(History)
Wright MuseumWolfeboroNH44.0 mi.(Miscellaneous)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
New England AquariumBostonMA83.1 mi.
Franklin Park ZooBostonMA83.1 mi.


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