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This 138 mile ride begins at the Dunkin' Donuts on Route 1 (369 Lafayette Rd), Hampton, NH 03842 (map).

 

Map 1: Hampton To Bath Ride

 

The route travels north on NH Route 1 along the ocean. Since it will be early on a weekday, we should have the scenic curves to ourselves.


NH Route 1

 

Continue northeast on NH 1B to New Castle Island and then island hop to Portsmouth. Cross the Piscataqua River to Maine.

Follow ME Route 103 north through Kittery Point to York Harbor. Turn right on Route 1A and follow it north along the ocean to Nubble Light.


Nubble Light

 

Leave Nubble and ride north on curvy, fun Shore Road to Ogunquit. Turn right on Israel Head Rd and ride along Marginal Way to the Light.


Ogunquit - Marginal Way

 

Return to Shore Road via Stearns Road and ride north to Route 1 in Ogunquit. Follow Route 1 north to Wells and then turn right on Bourne Ave and follow it to the ocean. Turn left on Ocean Ave and follow it along the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve and the ocean to Well's Point. Return to Route 1 and ride north. Turn right on Route 9 and ride to Four Corners. Turn right on Sea Rd and proceed to Kennebunk Beach. Turn left on Beach Ave and ride along the ocean to Kennebunkport.


Kennebunkport

 

Follow Ocean Ave to Walker Point and the Bush Compound. Be sure to check out nearby Blowing Cave Park and the Dolphin Tree Carving.

Walker Point

 

 

Return to Route 9 and continue on log Cabin Rd to Route 1 and lunch at Bentley's in Arundel.

 

After lunch, follow Route 1 and I-95 around Old Orchard Beach to Scarborough. Follow Route 207 east to Route 77. Turn left on Route 77 and ride to Pond Cove. Turn right on Shore Rd and follow it to Fort Williams Park and the Portland Head Light.


Portland Head Light

 

Continue north to Portland and stop at Fort Allen Park.

Fort Allen

 

Leave Portland and follow Route 1 and Route 88 north to Yarmouth. Ride S. Freeport Rd to Porter Landing and then turn right on Pleasant Hill Rd. Ride north to Brunswick and finish up with Route 1 East to Bath.