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Kennebunkport holidays - Restful, endearing and historical
A charming seaside town with a peaceful ambience and picturesque views. Once a hub for sea captains to build their mansions, these beautiful inns have now been preserved and are open to the public, as well as the pristine beaches and gorgeous lighthouses. Kennebunkport is a popular stop-off on our New England tours.
Enjoy a more slow-paced way of life
Brimming with a charm typical to Maine, holidays in Kennebunkport are like stepping back in time to a much simpler way of life. The clean air, warm summers and slower pace all help make Kennebunkport a fantastic destination for any tour or multi-centre stay.
Change comes slowly to historical Kennebunkport, a town first settled in the 1600's and made popular by rich sea captains who built their cookie-cutter mansions in the area. Today they are preserved as inns and museums and many are open to the public.
Further reading: Find out where Kennebunkport is ranked in our top 10 coastal towns in New England.
Things to do in Kennebunkport
Kennebunkport’s Dock Square is the main shopping area in the town, located on the river by Western Avenue and Dock Square road. It is a popular area during the day with tourists and also for evening Goose Rocks Beach is a secluded beach with around three miles of pristine coastline.
When to go to Kennebunkport
Kennebunkport enjoys a mild summer with average high temperatures in July of 24.4°C. Winters can be surprisingly cold with lows average around -11.6°C in January.
• Goosefare Bay
• Whale watching
• Cape Arundel golf course
• Lobster boat experience
• Goat Island
• Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
• Nearby town of Kennebunk’s Lower Village
• Cape Porpoise
• Goose Rocks Beach