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.
The 3*+ Nonantum Hotel and Resort in Kennebunkport is a beautiful hotel consisting of two side-by-side buildings, The Carriage House Inn and The Portside Lodge, sitting right on the river by the marina. Guests can enjoy scenic boat tours throughout the summer.
Touring in Kennebunkport
American Sky offers a number of excellent tours in the north east of the US. The seven-night Colours of New England tour includes a day in Kennebunkport night in Portland and takes in the coast before moving inland. Self-Drive New England Explorer is a seven night tour that begins and ends in Boston, going as far north as Mid Coast Maine.
Planning a holiday to Kennebunkport in 2017/2018?
Planning a holiday to Kennebunkport and the surrounding areas of Maine in 2017 or 2018? American Sky has the experience to help you plan your perfect holiday. Call our Maine specialists today and make the most of your next holiday.
• 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