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Come Experience a Coastal Maine Camping Trip

5 minutes read Jun 19,2018
Come Experience a Coastal Maine Camping Trip

If you've never experienced the joys of a coastal Maine camping trip, now's the time to start. This incredible region is filled with beaches, water parks, museums, and more. Even better, it's home to Sun Retreats Wild Acres!

With bragging rights as the closest campground to Old Orchard Beach, Wild Acres also features lush woods with winding hiking trails. And plenty of amenities will ensure you're comfortable after a long day of adventuring in coastal Maine. Come recreate in the fresh air of what locals fondly call the North Country!

Things to Do When Camping in Coastal Maine

Aquaboggan Waterpark

Aquaboggan Waterpark

Oh, the fun that can be had at Aquaboggan Waterpark on a summer day! This Saco water park has tons of attractions. Whether you relish the thrill of a high-speed water slide, or prefer a relaxing float on a tube, you'll find an array of options here.

In addition to the pool, Aquaboggan has bumper cars, paddleboats, go-carts and miniature golf. When it's time for a meal break, you can get tasty burgers and hot dogs from the snack bar.

Old Orchard Beach Pier

Easily the town's most distinctive sight, the Old Orchard Beach Pier is a local landmark. This wooden pier is 500 feet long and features restaurants, shops, and comedy clubs. In addition to the attractions, it also proves a great place to fish, so bring your pole and start angling!

Saco Museum

Saco Museum

The Saco Museum is small, but it offers an interesting blend of collections and exhibits. Some highlights include a Panorama of Pilgrim's Progress and portraits by the renowned artist John Brewster Jr. Temporary exhibitions change throughout the year, so check online before you go.

Wild Acres RV Resort and Campground

wild acres aerial adventure park

Sun Outdoors Wild Acres is more than a campground, it's a retreat from the stresses of daily life. With over 90 acres of land, Wild Acres provides room to roam on the hiking trails. Moreover, it provides incredible attractions for the entire family.

Find thrills at the aerial adventure park. This challenging trek features ropes courses, platform climbs, and seven different zip line stations. At the end of it all, you'll be rewarded with a stunning view as you soar over the pond and meadows on the final zip line!

Here are some other attractions awaiting you:

  • Three swimming pools
  • Four hot tubs
  • BMX track
  • Camp store
  • 18-hole miniature golf course
  • Game room
  • Fishing
  • Shuttle to Old Orchard Beach

Stay the way you like at Wild Acres. Camp under the stars at a primitive tent site, or try out one of our excellent RV sites. Many sites are equipped with full hookups and situated under shady trees, they provide a great retreat. For the utmost in convenience, stay in one of our comfortable rental cottages!

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