: Portland - Old Port
Old Orchard Beach has been welcoming tourists and families to its beautiful 7-mile stretch of perfect sand beach for over 170 years. Families love all of the family-friendly activities and amusement parks including the veritable beach front Palace Playland Park. There is nightly entertainment including dancing at the end of the Pier, plus weekly fireworks and concerts, world-class golf, fabulous fishing, whale watch tours, bird-watching and so much more. Old Orchard’s Pier is the center of the recreational offerings. Extending nearly 500 feet over the Atlantic Ocean, the Pier features shops, eateries, games of skill, and nightlife. For additional information about the area’s lodging, dining, attractions, and shopping, below are links to help you locate what and where you would like to go and venture during your stay at The Grand Victorian Oceanfront Retreat. You'll also find that Old Orchard Beach is ideally situated if your interests go beyond the lazy beach days and that perfect tan.