What to do in a Kennebunkport weekend?

Kennebunkport is my home….I’m proud to say – the place of Presidents and cool people – an address so unique it’s the only place in the world so named. Friends from away ask me, “what I should do in a Kennebunkport weekend?” Here is my perfect weekend in Kennebunkport! First, stay on the water. You didn’t come all this way to be inland. Stay at Seaside Inn, right on Kennebunk Beach. Or Kennebunkports Captains Collection offers several super romantic B&Bs that are cozy and chic, just steps to Dock Square and the Kennebunk River. If you are coming with kids and […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / April 1, 2023

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 The 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 / February 15, 2023

Best Lobster in Kennebunkport

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 / February 13, 2023

Walker’s Point – Bush Family Estate

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 spends summers in Kennebunkport […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / January 11, 2023

Walker’s Point – Bush Family Estate

10 Best Places for a Cocktail – Kennebunkport and Kennebunk

Kennebunkport has a cocktail consumption reputation, labeled “a drinking village with a fishing problem,” where the well-healed are well-fueled, Kenne-drunk-port, Kenneboozeport, lol, I could go on. Suffice it to say the locals and folks from away like their cocktails out & about Dock Square, and liquorin’ up in Lower Village across the bridge. K’port may be Maine’s most socially lubed seaside village. What a distinctive drinking title?! Truly Kennebunkport and Kennebunk have so many lively happy hours, bars, pubs, and waterfront decks where you can drink in the view and a cocktail too. Here’s your guide to some of the […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / January 1, 2023

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

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

Kennebunkport’s Launch – Floating Success!

Launch – a Maritime Festival is a fun boating fest in Maine, a celebration along the Kennebunk River. Its a wave of fun – five days of fishing, a boat parade, lobster bakes, fun runs of pirates and mermaids on the beach, lobster bakes, nautical cocktail crawls, and much more. The nautical theme is the undercurrent to showcasing the Kennebunks’ rich maritime heritage in this lively seaside community. #LaunchFestME – originally launched in 2016. No Launch is scheduled for 2024… stay tuned for the future of this maritime fest…Launch is typically mid June … 10 Things WE love about Launch:1. Launch […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / June 1, 2022

Memorial Day Parades in Kennebunk Kennebunkport

What could be more American than a Memorial Day parade in a small Maine town with firetrucks, boys scouts, twirlers, high school bands, veterans and parade fans dressed in red white and blue? See Memorial Day Kennebunkport Photos Here in Kennebunkport Maine, that’s how we like to roll, along with our lobster rolls.  Picture local school kids and US military marching through Dock Square, a memorial wreath is tossed off the bridge into the Kennebunk River, and we remember those who served our beautiful nation, from this beautiful seaside setting. Kennebunkport’s 2023 Memorial Day parade is Monday May 29 9:30 […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / May 10, 2022