A member of the nationwide Select Registry of boutique properties, the elegant, whimsically decorated Hartwell House Inn welcomes guests aged 21 and up in its 16 rooms, suites, and studios. Fresh-baked goods every morning and in-room Keurig coffee are included. 312 Shore Road. 207-646-7210; hartwellhouseinn.com.
Bringing the kids? The Admiral’s Inn offers well-priced family lodging. The inn is a 10-minute walk from the village center. 95 Main Street. 207-646-7093; theadmiralsinn.com.
Drop anchor at The Anchorage by the Sea, and you may never want to leave. Set beside the ocean, this modern resort’s direct access to the Marginal Way makes for a short walk to either Perkins Cove or Ogunquit Beach. A variety of rooms, cottages, and condos includes some with fireplaces. 125 Shore Road. 207-646-9384; anchoragebythesea.com.
After a day of wintry explorations, you’ll be ready to warm up in the indoor Jacuzzi, whirlpool, and heated pool at Meadowmere. Two-bedroom suites enhance the hotel’s appeal for families as well as friends traveling together. For a romantic getaway, choose a honeymoon suite with a fireplace and/or private Jacuzzi. 74 Main Street. 207-646-9661; meadowmere.com.
Mimi Bigelow Steadman has been returning to Ogunquit for decades. Bench No. 12 on the Marginal Way is her favorite spot to enjoy a lobster roll.