Walker’s Point – Bush Family Estate

Walkers Point Walkers’ Point is one of the most popular sites in Kennebunkport, the summer home to the Bush family. As you drive out Ocean Avenue past St Anne’s church where the Bush family goes to church, by Blowing Cave and Spouting Rock, you are led to the spectacular peninsula where President George H W Bush, and his wife Barbara, spent every summer with their family from mid May to mid October each year. The people of Kennebunkport love the Bush family, affectionately referencing the two Bush presidents as 41, and 43 – President George W. Bush who often visits […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / January 11, 2023

Walker’s Point – Bush Family Estate

41st Annual Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude 2022

41st Annual Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude – Dec 1-11, 2022. Christmas Prelude is among the Top Christmas celebrations in the country… Prelude lovers, have no fear, its never a Bah Humbug year, there’s always holiday cheer! Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude is a four-decade long holiday tradition. See the complete Christmas Prelude Schedule of Events. Here are a few favorite signature events at Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude. FIRE & ICE at Nonantum! A perennial favorite – outdoor bonfires, ice bars, bands and dancing, craft cocktails and Chef’s bits. Dec 9 & 10, choose between the Twilight event 3:30-6:30pm or the After Dark 7:30-10:30pm, for […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / October 20, 2022

Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude’s Best Events!

Christmas Prelude in Kennebunkport,  now in year 41 – Dec 1-11, 2022, is such a magical time of year in Maine. Prelude is also busy, encompassing 11 days of events – spanning the first two weekends of December. As the seaside towns of Kennebunkport, Kennebunk and Cape Porpoise transform to a winter postcard of Christmas spirit, its impossible to partake in all the holiday happenings! See the typical Christmas Prelude schedule and Christmas Prelude Photos from years past. For the official Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude Schedule click here. Here are our favorite Christmas Prelude Events: Christmas Reception at White Columns – […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / October 19, 2022

The best things to do in Fall in Kennebunkport

What’s the most beautiful time of year in Kennebunkport? Many would say summer…but fall is magical on the Maine coast and especially in the beautiful seaside town of K’port. In September and October you can still walk the beaches of Gooches, Mother’s Beach and Colony Beach in Kennebunkport…and it’s a much easier to find that parking spaces. Fall brings cool crisp evenings, while you still have warm sunny summer days. The temperatures in Maine in fall are splendid, 70-s by day and 50’s at night for perfect sleeping under a down duvet at a local Kennebunkport inn or cozy bnb. […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / October 9, 2022

The best things to do in Fall in Kennebunkport

Halloween in Kennebunkport!

  Halloween in Kennebunkport and Kennebunk is freakishly fun, for kids and for kids-that-never-grew-up. Just drive around town and see the crazy, scary, silly scarecrows  and pumpkins for a hint of how spirited the Kennebunks can be. You might even see some local “Sand Witches of The Kennebunks” wicked fun women dressed in witchy attire pub crawling about The Kennebunks. Don’t be afraid, these are Good Witches, who do Good Deeds locally all year round. Halloween they kick up they brooms and heels to celebrate! As for the best decorations, if you’ve never seen Kennebunk’s Summer Street decorated in the […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / October 1, 2022

How to pack for Kennebunkport vacation

There’s a reason Maine is called Vacationland… there is so much to sea and do …especially in Kennebunkport Maine. Hence the Maine motto: “the way life should be.” A vacation in K’port Maine should be on your bucket list. The only remaining question is: what to pack for a Kennebunkport Maine getaway? Here is our guide to packing for a Kennebunkport trip: Pack layers. Locals in Maine say, “if you don’t like the weather in Maine, wait a minute.” Summer in Kennebunkport, temps can vary from 50’s at night to high 80’s in the day – all in the span […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / August 13, 2022

Kennebunk Star Gazing -Solar Eclipse in Maine

What’s cool about the Kennebunks at night is not really the nightlife, lol. Its the stargazing that can be amazing. Clear skies along Maine’s coastline provide ideal celestial star spotting, uninterrupted views of planets and meteors too. The lack of light pollution, and pollution in general, by our ocean horizon, lend to great viewing of planets at night. Mariners used the stars to navigate their sail-powered boats at night, across the unchartered seas. That tells you that being near or out to sea is the place to be for star gazing. Even sitting on Kennebunk Beach at night, in the […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / August 11, 2022

Kennebunk Star Gazing -Solar Eclipse in Maine

Best Lobster in Kennebunkport

The 2nd question every visitors asks as they arrive in Kennebunkport, “where do I get the best lobster?” The 1st being, “how do we get to see President Bush’s place?” Folks eagerly want to see Walkers Point out Ocean Ave, to see the Bush Compound where two former presidents and their family have spent every summer. So we locals give directions out Ocean Ave, past St Ann’s Church where the Bush’s go for Sunday service, to The Blowing Cave and Anchor to Windward perched on the sparkling granite shores, this scenic vantage offers a fantastic view of Vesuvius Point, the so-named […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / July 20, 2022

Best Lobster in Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport’s Road Less Traveled

So many top spots in Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, the “must be seen” from Dock Square to Walker’s Point, the beautiful beaches and out to sea. But this is a guide to the hidden gems, off the beaten path, the road less traveled in the Kport, the Bunks, Cape P and Arundel. Add these cool outings to your Kennebunkport Bucket List… for a fun diversion and excursion… Pull a Lobster Boat Trap Do not miss a ride aboard on The Rugosa with Captain Bob. This 1.5 hour tour will take you past Walkers Point, pull a few lobster traps and maybe […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / July 2, 2022