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Orrs-Island is a resort community located in Casco Bay in southwest Maine, approximately twelve miles from the town of Brunswick. It is generally considered part of the village of Harpswell, which is located on a ten-mile peninsula that juts into the Bay of Brunswick. The three major islands, Sebascodegan (or Great Island,) Bailey and Orrs Island are all connected by bridges, and are surrounded by some 47 other smaller islands. Some of these islands are uninhabited, known simply for their natural beauty, while others feature historic sites and protected beaches and seabird colonies. Orrs Island is for those who love to go fishing, boating, sailing, sea kayaking, hiking, or for anyone looking for a special place to relax to the sounds of the ocean and seabirds overhead. There are many fine seafood restaurants in the Orrs Island area, some featuring fresh lobster and clams straight from the waters of the Bay. Visitors will find historic inns and bed and breakfasts on Orrs Island; some in beautifully restored homes. A short drive takes you to the shopping, museums, and historic sites of the nearby towns of Bath, Brunswick, Freeport and Portland, which is Maine's largest city.

Surrounding areas: Bailey Island, Maine (2.5 mi), Cundys Harbor, Maine (4.8 mi), West Point, Maine (5.7 mi), Sebasco Estates, Maine (5.8 mi), Harpswell, Maine (6.4 mi), Phippsburg, Maine (9.1 mi), Freeport, Maine (9.2 mi)

Orrs Island Vacation Rentals




Orrs Island Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Sebasco Harbor ResortRt 217Sebasco Estates, ME5.8 mi.(207) 389-1161
Harraseeket Inn162 Main StFreeport, ME7.8 mi.(207) 865-9377
Hilton Garden Inn Freeport Downtown5 Park StFreeport, ME9.0 mi.(207) 865-1433
Hampton Inn194 Lower Main StFreeport, ME9.1 mi.(207) 865-1400
Casco Bay Inn107 Us Rt 1Freeport, ME9.2 mi.(207) 865-4925
Coastline Inn209 Rt 1 SFreeport, ME9.2 mi.(207) 865-3777
Comfort Suites500 US Rt 1 SFreeport, ME9.2 mi.(207) 865-9300
Freeport Inn335 US Rt 1Freeport, ME9.2 mi.(207) 865-3106
Holidayinn Express Hotel & Suites450 Usroute 1Freeport, ME9.2 mi.(207) 865-9020
Parkwood Inn71 Gurnet RdBrunswick, ME10.2 mi.(207) 725-5251
Bo-Ed Inc Dba Brunswick Travelodge21 Gurnet RdBrunswick, ME10.4 mi.(207) 729-5555
Comfort Inn199 Pleasant StBrunswick, ME10.5 mi.(207) 729-1129
Fairfield Inn & Suites36 Old Portland RdBrunswick, ME10.5 mi.(207) 721-0300
Interstate Oasis Econo Lodge215 Pleasant StBrunswick, ME10.5 mi.(207) 729-9991
Super 8 Motel-Brunswick224 Bath RdBrunswick, ME10.7 mi.(207) 725-8883
Captain Daniel Stone Inn10 Water StBrunswick, ME10.9 mi.(207) 725-9898
Viking Motor Inn287 Bath RdBrunswick, ME11.0 mi.(800) 429-6661
Holiday Inn139 Richardson StBath, ME12.7 mi.(207) 443-9741
Hilton Gadren Inn Portland Airport145 Jetport BlvdPortland, ME15.5 mi.(207) 828-1117
Portland Regency Inn20 Milk StPortland, ME15.6 mi.(207) 774-4200
Holiday Inn By The Bay88 Spring StPortland, ME16.0 mi.(207) 775-2311
Newagen Seaside InnRt 27Newagen, ME16.1 mi.(207) 633-5242
Eastland Park Hotel157 High StPortland, ME16.1 mi.(207) 746-5411
MS/Scotia Prince468 Commercial StPortland, ME16.1 mi.(207) 415-5678
Hilton Garden Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront Me65 Commercial StPortland, ME16.4 mi.(207) 780-0780
Fairfield Inn340 Park AvePortland, ME16.9 mi.(207) 871-0611
Doubletree Hotel Portland1230 Congress StPortland, ME17.2 mi.(207) 774-5611
Peter A Mckernan Hospitality CTR TheFort RdSouth Portand, ME17.3 mi.(207) 767-9672
Embassy Suites Hotel1050 Westbrook StPortland, ME18.3 mi.(207) 775-2200
Tugboat Inn80 Commercial StBoothbay Harbor, ME18.4 mi.(207) 633-4434
Days Inn1150 Brighton AvePortland, ME18.4 mi.(207) 775-3711
Fishermans Wharf Inn22 Commercial St Pier 6Boothbay Harbor, ME18.5 mi.(207) 633-5090
Holiday Inn Portland West81 Riverside StPortland, ME18.5 mi.(207) 774-5601
Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel155 Riverside StPortland, ME18.5 mi.(207) 774-5861
Travelodge Of Portland1200 Brighton AvePortland, ME18.5 mi.(207) 774-6101
Boothbay Harbor Inn31 Atlantic AveBoothbay Harbor, ME18.7 mi.(207) 633-6302
Flagship Inn200 Townsend AveBoothbay Harbor, ME18.8 mi.(800) 660-5094
Best Western Merry Manor Inn700 Main StSouth Portland, ME19.1 mi.(207) 774-6151
Howard Johnson-s Portland675 Main StSouth Portland, ME19.1 mi.(207) 775-5343
Comfort Inn90 Maine Mall RdSouth Portland, ME19.6 mi.(207) 775-0409
 
Bed & Breakfast
Brunswick Bed & Breakfast165 Park RowBrunswick, ME10.7 mi.(207) 729-4914
Ware Street Inn B&B52 Ware StLewiston, ME26.6 mi.(207) 783-8171

Orrs Island Weather & Climate

The Southwest Coast of Maine near Casco Bay has four seasons with mild summer temperatures in the 70s and low 80s. Interior areas experience a greater range of temperatures in the summer than low-lying coastal areas. Expect cool sea breezes, especially at night. Widely scattered thunderstorms, along with higher humidity levels, can occur along with patchy fog along the coast. Maine's coastal climate is ranked second to the Pacific Northwest in annual precipitation, and this moisture occurs in every from - from rain to ice and snow. Winters in Maine are quite cold with temperatures ranging from 11 to 31 degrees F. Average annual snowfall is 61 inches although snow melts more quickly along the coast than further inland.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 31°F 10°F 4.06 in. 34°F
February 34°F 13°F 3.57 in. 33°F
March 42°F 23°F 4.55 in. 37°F
April 54°F 33°F 4.47 in. 40°F
May 65°F 42°F 4.11 in. 49°F
June 74°F 51°F 3.57 in. 55°F
July 80°F 57°F 3.31 in. 61°F
August 79°F 56°F 3.15 in. 62°F
September 70°F 47°F 3.71 in. 59°F
October 59°F 36°F 4.19 in. 52°F
November 47°F 28°F 4.87 in. 47°F
December 36°F 17°F 4.47 in. 39°F

Orrs Island Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Portland International Jetport airport (PWM) located about 18 miles west of Orrs Island in Portland, Maine, the Sanford Regional airport (SFM) located approximately 44 miles southwest of Orrs Island in Sanford, Maine, the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located roughly 55 miles northeast of Orrs Island in Waterville, Maine, and finally the Pease International Tradeport airport (PSM) located around 63 miles southwest of Orrs Island in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Orrs Island Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME26.2 mi.
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME29.4 mi.
York's Wild KingdomYork BeachME51.6 mi.
Story LandGlenNH64.7 mi.
Pirate's Fun ParkSalisburyMA77.1 mi.
Santa's VillageJeffersonNH87.2 mi.
Six Gun CityJeffersonNH87.2 mi.
 
Water Parks
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME29.4 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH61.8 mi.
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME92.5 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Great Chebeague Golf ClubChebeague IslandME6.5 mi.
Freeport Country ClubFreeportME8.7 mi.
Brunswick Golf ClubBrunswickME10.4 mi.
Val Halla Golf & Recreation CenterCumberland CenterME13.8 mi.
Bath Country ClubBathME13.9 mi.
Riverside Municipal Golf ClubPortlandME16.0 mi.
Spring Meadows Golf Course at Cole FarmsGrayME19.4 mi.
Boothbay Country ClubBoothbayME19.7 mi.
Sable Oaks Golf ClubSouth PortlandME20.1 mi.
Twin Falls Golf ClubWestbrookME20.2 mi.
Pleasant Hill Country ClubScarboroughME20.3 mi.
Westerly Winds Golf CourseWestbrookME20.5 mi.
Rivermeadow Golf ClubWestbrookME20.6 mi.
Apple Valley Golf CourseLewistonME20.8 mi.
Nonesuch River Golf ClubScarboroughME21.3 mi.
Willowdale Golf ClubScarboroughME21.3 mi.
Gorham Country ClubGorhamME22.8 mi.
Prospect Hill Golf CourseAuburnME24.2 mi.
Wawenock Country ClubWalpoleME24.2 mi.
Fox Ridge Golf ClubAuburnME26.0 mi.
Frye Island Golf CourseFrye IslandME27.6 mi.
Meadows Golf ClubLitchfieldME27.9 mi.
Summit Golf CoursePolandME29.2 mi.
Biddeford Saco Country ClubSacoME29.4 mi.
Fairlawn Golf ClubPolandME29.9 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME41.9 mi.
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME54.9 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME57.0 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME60.1 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME61.8 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH65.5 mi.
GunstockGilfordNH73.0 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH77.0 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME83.3 mi.
Highlands MountainNorthfieldNH84.0 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH85.3 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH86.6 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME89.6 mi.
Cannon MountainFranconiaNH93.8 mi.
Ragged MountainDanburyNH95.7 mi.
Pats PeakHennikerNH100.9 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH101.0 mi.
Mount SunapeeMount SunapeeNH108.8 mi.
Nashoba ValleyWestfordMA110.0 mi.
Temple MountainPeterboroughNH116.8 mi.
 
State Parks
Wolfes Neck Woods State ParkME6.6 mi. 
Popham Beach State ParkME10.4 mi. 
Reid State ParkME13.0 mi. 
Bradbury Mountain State ParkME14.0 mi. 
Two Lights State ParkME17.8 mi. 
Crescent Beach State ParkME18.4 mi. 
Scarborough Beach State ParkME22.2 mi. 
Fort Edgecomb State ParkME22.7 mi. 
Ferry Beach State ParkME23.0 mi. 
Range Ponds State ParkME27.5 mi. 
Peacock Beach State ParkME27.6 mi. 
Tacoma Lakes State ParkME31.1 mi. 
Sebago Lake State ParkME32.0 mi. 
Damariscotta Lake State ParkME39.6 mi. 
 
Museums
Maine Memory NetworkPortlandME15.5 mi.(History)
Portland Museum of ArtPortlandME15.5 mi.(Art)
Center For Maine History Museum Gallery at the Maine Historical SocietyPortlandME15.5 mi.(History)
Portland Harbor MuseumSouth PortlandME15.6 mi.(History)
Seashore Trolley MuseumKennebunkportME37.3 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Farnsworth Art MuseumRocklandME49.2 mi.(Art)
Counting House MuseumSouth BerwickME55.4 mi.(History)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
New England AquariumBostonMA111.3 mi.
Franklin Park ZooBostonMA111.3 mi.


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