Top 20 Attractions in Kennebunkport, ME
1) Walk to Kennebunkport village and explore the many fine shops, galleries and restaurants; wander to the harbor for yachts and lobster boats.
2) Drive by stately summer homes. We’ll point you to Walker Point – the summer digs of George and Barbara Bush.
3) Walk tree lined streets showcasing 18th and 19th century architecture built by merchants and sea captains.
4) Build sand castles, swim or comb the beach. Read about Kennebunkport’s fabulous beach options here.
5) Take a bike ride along scenic coastal routes. We’ll be happy to give you suggestions on where to pedal!
6) Visit Cape Porpoise, the quintessential Maine working harbor, home port to lobstermen and fishermen.
7) Take a boat excursion – whale watching, schooner sail, scenic cruise or lobsterboat. We recommend First Chance Whale Watch for whale watching and the Schooner Eleanor or Pineapple Ketch for sailing.
8) Maine is known for its Lighthouses; ask the cottagekeeper for a lighthouse driving tour map — and don’t forget to bring your camera!
9) Take an architectural walking tour, including a National Register Historical District Village Walk.
10) Tee off at one of the two golf courses within five minutes of Cabot Cove. Options are: Cape Arundel Golf Club or Webhannet Golf Club.
11) Visit fine antique shops, auction houses and old bookstores.
13) Cast a line off the breakwater or hop aboard a fishing charter for an exhilarating day of sport fishing.
14) Take a nature walk through Laudholm Farm, a unique saltwater farm, or the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge.
15) Let us get you tickets to our local entertainment venue, Vinegar Hill Music Theatre or to the Ogunquit Playhouse, rich in history and one of the country’s premier summer playhouses.
16) Artists flock to the natural beauty of the Maine coast. Spend the day popping in and out of the galleries that line the streets of Kennebunkport and Kennebunk’s Lower Village.
18) Play a match at one of a dozen tennis courts within ten minutes of Cabot Cove.
19) Visit the Brick Store Museum and The Nott House for historical exhibits with original furnishings.