Tastes Like Summer
In Old Orchard Beach
, all the action is oceanfront: live music and cold margaritas on the 500-foot pier, classic carnival rides, and a variety of eateries. The one snack not to miss: vinegar-soaked Pier French Fries
on Old Orchard Street, the town's main drag. You don't even need a car to get there. In the summer, a train from Boston's North Station makes a stop near the beach. oldorchardbeachmaine.com; Pier French Fries, 12 Old Orchard Street, Old Orchard Beach, 207-934-2328.
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