What Is the Meaning of the Word "Ogunquit"?

What Is the Meaning of the Word "Ogunquit"?

"Ogunquit" is an Abenaki or Natick word translated as "beautiful place by the sea." It is the name of a coastal town located in southern Maine.

Ogunquit is a tranquil vacation town on the Maine coast, featuring popular recreation areas such as a beach, which is 3 1/2 miles long and sandy, as opposed to Maine's typically rocky coastline. It ends at a rocky cliff, which has the Marginal Way, a hiking trail that is about a mile long that runs along the cliff. The town is full of inns, art galleries, restaurants and lounges that make it a quaint resort town.