There is so much to see and do in the Kennebunks, that’s why Presidents and dignitaries from around the world choose to vacation at this seaside village. Kennebunk and Kennebunkport are most noted for their oceanfront location which affords visitors everything from beach walks to fishing charters and sailing excursions.
The Kennebunks are home to several beautiful Maine beaches, from long sandy beaches at Goose Rocks and Gooch’s Beach to Mother’s Beach with its own seaside playground for families.
Vacationers will also find the Kennebunks are easy to explore, you can walk through the shopping village of Dock Square, ride bikes around the fishing harbor of Cape Porpoise, or take a trolley around town to visit boutiques and restaurants. Driving the coast is a great way to visit antique shops, lighthouses, golf courses, and amusement parks. History buffs will enjoy sightseeing of sea captain’s home, museums like White Columns, and salt water farms.
The Kennebunks have grown to become an acclaimed art destination, home to over 30 galleries featuring local and internationally famed art. The 2nd Friday of every month in season the Kennebunks host a Village Art Walk where you can visit 20+ galleries in a fun open-house evening format, some galleries even live music and libation.
Centering the Kennebunkport area art scene is Maine Art Hill with its 9 unique galleries of its own. Featuring over 40 artists you will find enchanting works of art… including paintings, wind sculptures, unique photography, jewelry, 3D, mobile art and much more.
Kennbunkport Museums include White Columns– an 1800’s mansion with a fascinating history display plus tribute to President Bush. The Seashore Trolley Museum is the largest collection of trolleys and trains in the country. Motorland hosts a great car museum with millions of dollar in classic and antique cars on display. Brick Store Museum has tremendous archives of the history of Kennebunkport and Kennebunk, plus exhibits and narrated village tours of Summer Street and local “haunted” graveyards.
Whatever your pleasure, the Kennebunks offer classic Maine coastline, beaches for sunbathing to surfing, boating for sea lovers,shopping from outlets to art galleries, and waterfront restaurants serving fresh seafood in all seasons.
Shopping l On the Ocean l Southern Maine Golf l Summer Theater l Art Entertainment and Museums l Art Galleries l Area Sight Seeing l Lighthouses l Amusement Parks l Sporting Events l Fitness Centers l Winter Recreation l Churches
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