Attractions & What to Do in Kennebunkport, ME
1Walk to Kennebunkport village and explore the many fine shops, galleries and restaurants; wander to the harbor for yachts and lobster boats.
2Drive by stately summer homes. We’ll point you to Walker Point – the summer digs of George and Barbara Bush.
3Walk tree line streets showcasing 18th and 19th century architecture built by merchants and sea captains.
4Build sand castles, swim or comb the beach. Read about Kennebunkport’s fabulous beach options here.
5Take a bike ride along scenic coastal routes. We’ll be happy to point the way!
6Visit Cape Porpoise, the quintessential Maine working harbor, home port to lobstermen and fishermen.
7Take a boat excursion – whale watching, schooner sail, scenic cruise or lobsterboat. We recommend First Chance Whale Watch for whale watching and the Schooner Eleanor or Pineapple Ketch for sailing.
8Maine is known for its Lighthouses; ask the cottagekeeper for a lighthouse driving tour map – and don’t forget to bring your camera!
9Take an architectural walking tour, including a National Register Historical District Village Walk.
10Tee off at one of the two golf courses within five minutes of Cabot Cove. Options are: Cape Arundel Golf Club or Webhannet Golf Club.
11Visit fine antique shops, auction houses and old bookstores.
12Dine in style or rough it in a lobster shack. Check out our recommended restaurants.
13Fish off the breakwater or a charter.
14The area is a magnet for artists; visit their galleries.
15Take a nature walk through Laudholm Farm, a unique saltwater farm, or the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge.
16Let us get you tickets to our local playhouse, the Arundel Barn Playhouse or to the Ogunquit Playhouse, rich in history and one of the country’s premier summer playhouses
17Ride and explore antique trolleys from around the world at the Seashore Trolley Museum.
18Play a match at one of a dozen tennis courts within ten minutes of Cabot Cove.
19Visit the Brick Store Museum and The Nott House for historical exhibits with original furnishings.
20Stay put and enjoy the Cove.
Many area shots by Robert Dennis. Others supplied by attraction.