Ogunquit’s Marginal WayPhoto Credit : Kindra Clineff
Henry David Thoreau once wrote, “An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” These New England ocean walks will fill your senses with the sights and sounds and exuberance of being by the sea. From the famous ocean walks of tourist hubs Newport and Ogunquit to lesser-known paths though wilder landscapes, we share our 12 favorite places to stroll by the seashore.
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