The quiet beauty of seaside Cape Elizabeth Maine has always attracted those looking to escape the hustle of the city. Home to two historic lighthouses and three state parks, Cape Elizabeth Maine is a hub for nature and relaxation in the Greater Portland Maine area.
Cape Elizabeth ME is a delightful balance of grand oceanfront property and rural charm. This thriving community is not only a popular destination in the summer months, but also home to many business people working in the Greater Portland Maine's bigger cities.
Cape Elizabeth residents enjoy the best of both worlds: a slow-paced life, surrounded by natural beauty as well as all the conveniences of city life just ten minutes away. The town center of Cape Elizabeth is compact with Cape Elizabeth High School, Middle School and Pond Cove Elementary as well as a small shopping center allowing for residents and visitors to walk their destinations. Cape Elizabeth High School is consistently ranked in US News and World Report's list of "America's Best High Schools" and Newsweek Magazine's annual list of "America's Top High Schools." Among all of its quality establishments and abundant resources, Cape Elizabeth Maine might be best known for its nautical attractions.
Cape Elizabeth Maine is Home of Portland Head Light
Cape Elizabeth is the home of the Portland Head Light. Situated along the spectacular shores of Fort Williams Park, the popular landmark is owned and managed by the Town of Cape Elizabeth. The park maintains acres of fields used for both leisure and sport. The award wining Museum at Portland Head Light was once the lighthouse Keepers' Quarters and contains number of lighthouse lenses and interpretative historical displays. Fort Williams is a great spot for family exploration or a scenic family picnic. Fort William is also home the Beach to Beacon 10k road race every year.
Two Lights State Park of Cape Elizabeth
Two Lights State Park is a popular point of destination for Maine residents and the many visitors who enjoy the state's legendary rocky coast. With over 41 acres of rocky coastland, the park has cascading views of Casco Bay and the open Atlantic. The park opened in 1961, and the name aptly describes the twin lighthouses located nearby at the end of Two Lights Road. In 1828, both east and west lighthouses were in operation, but now only the eastern light is used.
Crescent Beach State Park: Cape Elizabeth Most Beloved Feature
With its signature mile long crescent shaped shoreline, Crescent beach is one of Cape Elizabeth's most beloved features. The park officially opened in 1966 and has been a popular destination for visitors and locals ever since. The sandy oceanfront beaches, saltwater coves, rock ledges for climbing, wooded picnic areas, and campgrounds offer seashore recreation for everyone. In the summer, beach goers and families can enjoy playing in the surf and bathing in the sun.
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