Ocean Eleanor sailing from Kennebunkport
Why is Kennebunkport a popular vacation destination year-round? Well, I would say come see for yourself, but then that would make a very short blog. It’s no secret that many summer vacationers flock to Kennebunkport to indulge in lobster boat tours, kayaking, sailing cruises or enjoy a grand beach vacation.
Savvy vacationers will find inexpensive hotel deals for vacation or weekend getaway during the fall, spring or winter in Kennebunkport, youi can still walk the beach, enjoy a Maine lobster, and have the town more to your self.During Kennebunk’s off-season, many hotels will often reduce their rates by half making it an ideal place for a weekend getaway. This is the time where you can find cheap hotel rates and even special weekend getaway packages, and great happy hour and off season dining deals.
Of course there is much to entertain in the Kennebunkport area. Why do you think so many dignitaries including our 41st and 43rd Presidents, George Bush, lives here? As a unique seaside town, many people are drawn to the Kennebunk region to enjoy the famed Christmas Prelude (regarded as among the Top 10 Christmas Towns in America by HGTV), February is for Lovers, and Fall Festivals plus Halloween in Kennebunkport. As many of Kennebunk and Kennebunkport’s best restaurants are open throughout the year, spending a weekend getaway will enjoy being seated immediately in contrast to the busy summer nights.
Kennebunkport is only 30 minutes from Portland Maine, and an hour and a half from Boston making it an ideal place to drive up for the weekend or fly in for a vacation.
For lodging in The Kennebunks, see our Kennebunkport Lodging Guide and our Kennebunkport Events Page for all the goings on all year long in the Kennebunks.
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