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) Cruise along the rugged Maine coastline with a personalized, guided bike tour through Summer Feet


3) Take a paddleboarding trip down the Kennebunk River with a rental from Kennebunkport Marina or book a guided kayaking tour with Coastal Maine Kayak.

Historic House In Kennebunkport, Maine

5) Walk tree lined streets showcasing 18th and 19th century architecture built by merchants and sea captains.

Schooner Eleanor

6) 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.

Woman kayaking

7) Explore Kennebunkport by water on a kayaking adventure

Goat Island Lighthouse Kennebunkport, Maine

8) Maine is known for its Lighthouses; ask the cottagekeeper for a lighthouse driving tour map — and don’t forget to bring your camera!

Kennebunkport Golf

9) 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.

Tennis in Kennebunkport, Maine

10) Play a match at one of a dozen tennis courts within ten minutes of Cabot Cove.

Bush Family Compound at Walker Point, Kennebunkport, Maine

11) Drive by stately summer homes. We’ll point you to Walker Point – the summer digs of George and Barbara Bush.

Tides Beach Club Lobster Roll

12) Eat award-winning seafood. Try the Goose Rocks Beach Hot Lobster Roll at The Tides Beach Club.

Charter Fishing Kennebunkport, Maine

13) Cast a line off the breakwater or hop aboard a fishing charter for an exhilarating day of sport fishing.

Goose Rocks Beach Kennebunkport, Maine

14) Build sand castles, swim or comb the beach. Read about Kennebunkport’s fabulous beach options here.

Cape Porpoise Sunset

15) Visit Cape Porpoise, the quintessential Maine working harbor, home port to lobstermen and fishermen.

Maine Art Hill Art Gallery

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.

Kennebunkport Seashore Trolley Museum

17) Explore antique trolleys from around the world at the Seashore Trolley Museum.

Wedding Cake House Kennebunkport, Maine

18) Take an architectural walking tour, including a National Register Historical District Village Walk.

Kennebunkport Nott House

19) Visit the Brick Store Museum and The Nott House for historical exhibits with original furnishings.

Cabot Cove Kennebunkport

20) Stay put and enjoy the Cove.