Kennebunkport, Maine, has been a popular summer destination since 1870s. Beaches and water activities dominate the things to do list, from sailing and whale watching to swimming and hiking along the coast. History and food also play an important role in this beautifu seaside town in Maine. Here are the best things to do in Kennebunkport. CDC information for travelers. Hours/availability may have changed.


1.Gooch's Beach

Gooch's Beach
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Maine has over 5,000 miles of pristine coastline along the Atlantic Ocean, so it’s saying something when Kennebunk beaches are counted among the state’s best. Family-friendly Gooch’s beach is a wide, soft-sand beach that provides a perfect daylong getaway with the kids.

Visitors can stroll down the long shoreline hunting for sand dollars and building sand castles; splash, play, and skim board the surf or hit the gentle waters to swim or kayak. The beach is lifeguard protected and has porta potty facilities and paid parking. During summer, dogs are only allowed on the beach before 9:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m.

Beach Avenue, Kennebunk, ME, Phone: 207-967-0857

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2.Seashore Trolley Museum

Seashore Trolley Museum
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Seashore Trolley Museum encompasses a 330-acre living history park with numerous transportation exhibits and a Visitor Center containing a History in Motion exhibition and a museum store. Visitors may take unlimited rides on meticulously restored streetcars along a 1.5-mile interpretive railway.

A restored Atlantic Shore Line locomotive, the only remaining piece at the museum from the original railway, sits on a demonstration track for visitors to see. Other museum highlights include the restoration shop where the streetcars are authentically restored, car barns where they cars are stored, a bus exhibit, and a modern urban mass transit rapid rail vehicle exhibit.

195 Log Cabin Road, Kennebunkport, ME, Phone: 207-967-2712

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3.First Families Kennebunkport Museum

First Families Kennebunkport Museum
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The First Families Kennebunkport Museum is operated by The Kennebunkport Historical Society and is located in an 1853 Greek Revival home on Main Street in the village. The museum exhibitions reflect 200 years of the town’s history from wealthy shipbuilders of the past to George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States.

Museum docents lead guided tours ruminating over maritime collectibles, local historical treasures, and memorabilia from the former First Family. Hourly tours run mid-morning through mid-afternoon. The museum is open seasonally from Memorial Day to Columbus Day, and it is also open for Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude in December.

8 Main Street, Kennebunkport, ME, Phone: 207-967-2751

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4.Intown Trolley

Intown Trolley
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Visitors who’ve never been to the Kennebunks will want to start here. Intown Trolley has been offering narrated sightseeing tours for more than 30 years. This is a great way to get an overview of Kennebunkport before diving into specific activities.

Trolley docents deliver 300 years of history in 45 minutes, from Native Americans to settlements and shipbuilding to tourism. Highlights on the tour include a view of the Maine coastline, a Franciscan Monastery, the natural water shows of Spouting Rock and Blowing Cave, and President Bush’s estate, among others. Hourly tours run Memorial Day through Columbus Day and again during Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude in December.

21 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, ME, Phone: 207-967-3686

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5.Maine Foodie Tours Kennebunkport

Maine Foodie Tours Kennebunkport
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Visitors can taste their way through Kennebunkport, Maine, on a 2.5 to 3-hour walking tour beginning at Dock Square and crossing the bridge into the lower village. This leisurely tour allows guests to visit six different venues within a half-mile while learning the culinary history and current foodie scene from their knowledgeable guide.

Visitors can speak with talented food artisans and creative shopkeepers as they indulge in delectable, locally sourced fare. Maine fish and clam chowder, crabmeat sandwiches, fresh off the boat lobster, whoopie pie, and craft brews are just a few of the samplings featured along the way.

Phone: 207-233-7485

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6.The Pineapple Ketch

The Pineapple Ketch
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A favorite way for people to explore Kennebunkport is from the sea, and sailing along the rugged, rocky coastline of Southern Maine on the Pineapple Ketch is an unforgettable experience. The classic 1970s Downeaster 38 has been restored to its original high quality beauty, and sails morning, midday, and evening.

Those who prefer smooth sailing with lots of photo ops of the shoreline should sail mornings. Visitors who prefer an exciting ocean sail with plenty of action will want to book an afternoon sail. Guests who crave the romance of a sunset sail may want to bring their favorite sundowner beverages on the last sail of the day.

95 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, ME, Phone: 207-468-7262

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7.First Chance Whale Watch

First Chance Whale Watch
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Visitors to the coast of Maine cannot get enough of whale watching; after all, being in the presence of a breaching whale is a majestic experience. Although these sightings can’t be guaranteed, the captain and crew of First Chance are experienced seafarers who know just where to take visitors to see humpback, finback, and minke whales, as well as chance sightings of the endangered right whale and the rare blue whale.

The best time for whale watching is summer. Expect weekend trips to be available in May and June, while daily trips are available from July to early September. The modern boat has a galley and plenty of elbow room on the rails.

4 Western Avenue, Kennebunk, ME, Phone: 207-967-5507

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8.Things to Do in Kennebunkport: Kennebunk Beach

Things to Do in Kennebunkport: Kennebunk Beach
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Kennebunk Beach is actually a combination of three beaches stretching 1.5 miles along Beach Avenue. On one end is Gooch’s Beach, then Middle Beach, and finally Mothers Beach ending at Lords Point. All three beaches are great for swimming and kayaking.

Mothers Beach has the calmest surf and a playground, so it is a popular beach for families with small children. The three beaches are also connected by sidewalks and are excellent for taking a scenic walk along the beach. If fitness is the goal for walking the beach, know that from one end to the other and back is a three-mile trek.

Beach Avenue, Kennebunk, ME, Phone: 207-967-0857

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9.Kennebunkport Bicycle Company

Kennebunkport Bicycle Company
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Kennebunkport Bicycle Company rents bikes to vacationers who want to explore the Kennebunks by bike. Visitors can choose from mountain or road bikes; kids’ bikes (plus helmets) and child trail-a-bikes are available too. Even better are the guided tours offered to vacationers.

For those trying to make the most of their biking experience, the Bicycle Company offers guided Coastal Explorer Tours and Mountain Bike Adventure Tours. They also provide guided walks through the woods, adventure hikes, and trail runs. Their outdoor experts tailor your experience to your preferences, which can range from relaxing to adventurous, novice to expert, and small to large groups.

34 Arundel Road, Kennebunkport, ME, Phone: 207-385-4382

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10.Parsons Way Trail

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The Parsons Way Trail is a leisurely two-mile walking path along the coastline of Cape Arundel that passes by Spouting Rock and Blowing Cave and provides extraordinary views of the ocean. Most visitors can tackle this easy trail in an hour or less while enjoying the natural beauty gifted by the trail’s namesake, Henry Parsons.

There are a few secret benches hidden along the way, perfect for relaxing while listening to the surf and basking in the sun’s glow. Visitors will also pass by St. Ann’s Church, a beautiful site even though it’s gated, before finally ending at President Bush’s family summer home.

1 Parsons Beach Road, Kennebunkport, ME

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11.Patten's Berry Farm

Patten's Berry Farm
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Patten’s Farm has been around for more than 60 years, providing local produce and seedlings to two cities – Gorham and Kennebunkport – while offering seasonal farming activities for visitors year-round. During spring, guests can help plant flower and vegetable seedlings and make hanging baskets and planters.

Summer brings planting and picking strawberries, corn, and peas, while the fall delights guests with pumpkin patches, Maine apples, hot cider, cornstalks, and beautiful Mums. In winter, visitors can pick out their Christmas trees, decorate wreaths and garlands, and create kissing balls. Every season at Patten’s Berry Farm introduces fun new activities for the whole family.

76 North Street Kennebunkport, ME, Phone: 207-967-2418

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12.Rugosa Lobster Tours

Rugosa Lobster Tours
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Visitors can hop aboard a vintage New England wooden lobster boat and take a 1.5-hour tour of the Kennebunk River with Rugosa Lobster Tours. As guests relax while cruising the picturesque coastline, they see first-hand the labors of an expert crew hauling in their lobster traps.

Adventurous guests who want to get in on the action are more than welcome to join the crew and take their turn at hauling in a trap or two. Rugosa Lobster Tours gives visitors a behind-the-scenes look at Maine’s lobstering business with their experienced staff, while also providing unique photo opportunities and gorgeous scenery.

95 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME, Phone: 207-468-4095

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13.Things to Do in Kennebunkport: Saint Ann's Church

Things to Do in Kennebunkport: Saint Ann's Church
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St. Ann’s Church is a beautiful seaside chapel that was built in 1887. It is a historic landmark in the town of Kennebunkport offering a tranquil place of worship for people of all faiths. The church was constructed to serve residents of the Kennebunkport, Cape Porpoise, and Kennebunk communities, but it welcomes visitors from all over.

The structure offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and Kennebunk River from the lush gardens and the stone and outdoor chapels. St. Ann’s is open to the public from summer to early fall to enjoy the changing light over the water. Guests are welcome to join Sunday services or to privately pray or meditate in the park-like outdoor area.

167 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, ME, Phone: 207-967-8043

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14.Schooner Eleanor Sailing Tours

Schooner Eleanor Sailing Tours
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Captain Rich Woodman has been offering two-hour sailing trips aboard his classic schooner Eleanor for 25 years. Trips originate on the historic Kennebunk River and proceed along coastal Maine.

The Eleanor sails the coastline from Cape Arundel to Cape Porpoise, and guests are encouraged to assist with the sails if that excites them or to simply sit back, relax, and take in the picturesque views. Tours depart from Arundel Wharf, heading out to the ocean by motor, while the crew readies the boat for the sail. On the tour, guests will learn about area maritime history and have their questions answered about any sights along the way.

43 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, ME, Phone: 207-967-8809

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15.W. Robert Paine Gallery

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Robert Paine, better known as “Bob,” is a Saratoga Springs native from New York, where he earned his fine arts degree at the New York Phoenix School of Design. He went on to become a skilled illustrator, producer of television shows and films, and an art director.

He also owned the Village School of Art for quite a few years teaching students in fine art before he ultimately established his lifelong goal of opening W. Robert Paine Gallery. His paintings capture the people, places, and lifestyle of New England using oil, watercolor, and egg tempera, and they are featured in his gallery in “The Port” year-round.

42 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, ME, Phone: 207-967-2104

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16.Wedding Cake House

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George W. Bourne, who was inspired by the Gothic beauty of cathedrals he saw in Europe, built the Wedding Cake House in 1825. This historic house is known as “the most photographed house” in Maine and was aptly named due to its exterior, which resembles a wedding cake.

Bourne spent his entire adult life adding details to its exterior using hand tools. It was passed through his lineage, with the last of his descendants purchasing and restoring it in 1983-1984. The home hasn’t been open to the public since 2005, but it still remains a huge draw for locals and visitors alike.

105 Summer Rd., Kennebunk, ME

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Where to Stay: White Barn Inn

Located in Kennebunk Beach, Maine, The White Barn Inn & Spa is a beautiful historic hotel with a AAA Five Diamond, Forbes 5 Star fine dining restaurant. The property is a perfect weekend getaway for couples looking to relax and rejuvenate in a luxury setting.

The White Barn Inn has a large selection of accommodations to choose from, ranging from the charming Junior Cottages to the spacious Loft Suite. The Main House contains the Junior Suites, the Queen Suites, and the luxury Loft Suite. The Junior Suites feature modern décor including a gas-burning fireplace, granite and marble bathroom fixtures, a whirlpool tub, and a walk-in rain shower.

Each room has a king-sized bed and 420 square feet of room. The three Queen Rooms, the Deluxe, the Superior and the Bedded contain a down-topped queen-sized bed and private bathrooms with walk-in rain showers. The Queen Deluxe is perfect for a honeymoon as it has a whirlpool tub for two and a double-sided gas fireplace.

Through the garden, guests can access Garden rooms, each featuring a large window view of the surrounding forest. With 250 square feet of space, walk-in rain showers, and gas-burning fireplaces, each room is a cozy escape in itself. May's Cottage is also located across from the Main House, conveniently close to the pool. With a king-sized bed, separate parlor area, fireplace, and whirlpool for two, this is also an ideal selection for a couples’ getaway, either for honeymooners or to celebrate an anniversary.

The former carriage house, which is now called May's Annex, contains six Junior suites. These measure 420 square feet in size and feature granite and marble bathrooms with a whirlpool, king-sized beds, fireplace, and separate walk-in rain showers. Each room has a unique color palette. Guests can choose from blue, aubergine, red, green lilac or chestnut.

The White Barn Inn Restaurant is an award-winning eatery comprised of two restored barns for a truly unique dining experience. The restaurant has been awarded the AAA Five Diamond rating and named as one of the Forbes 5 Star restaurants. The inn has a rustic ambience, and guests can enjoy the spectacular natural surroundings through the large windows.

The white linen décor is the perfect way to dine in style, with regional selections on the menu capturing the flavors of the state. The White Barn Inn Restaurant offers a four-course fixed price meal at $109 per person.

Picnic baskets are available for guests to take along with them, for an outing on the beach in the summer, or a stroll through the gardens. Select meal items are packed in a charming wicker basket that guests can keep.

Also available are private cooking classes, special holiday meals, and the location is now part of the Truffle Trail, which allows guests to enjoy Truffle-based delectables from the Mayflower Grace to the Vanderbilt Grace, another uniquely magical experience.

For a more relaxed atmosphere, The Bistro offers a casual dress code, a simpler yet flavorful menu, and is open seven days a week. The Bistro dinner series is an event which is hosted by the inn. Local breweries and wineries are invited to present a selection of crafted beverages which the in-house staff pairs with a complimenting dinner entree.

With a choice of body wraps, facials, massage treatments, and the popular couples massage, guests can revitalize or relax as they choose. A Spa Director is present to guide guests through the spa experience. Guests are given a Personal Care Guide to help discover which option would best fit their needs.

In addition to the spa, the property offers a variety of fitness options. Private personal training sessions are available every Saturday. Guests even have the option to choose between scheduling the session at the fitness studio or on the beach during the warmer season.

The White Barn Inn features a cozy private location which is perfect for a Kennebunk Port destination wedding. Between the months of January and May, the private dining room can seat up to 35 guests. The Wine Room is available year-round and can seat up to 15 guests for an intimate gathering. Special menus can be prepared with the help of the event planning teams available at White Barn Inn.

For corporate events, there is an on-site event planner, furnished meeting spaces with equipment, block rates for rooms, and an a la carte option. Wi-Fi and parking are included with the stay and the entire property can be reserved for special events with advance notice.

Guests get the chance to learn how to cook their favorite dishes as the in-house chef demonstrates how to prepare them. This two-hour cooking class allows guests to take part in the preparation of the evening meal. Those who take part can choose which area they are most interested in learning, and everyone gets a free apron to take home afterward.

Summertime is a perfect time for guests to take in a glorious sunrise. The White Barn Inn prepares guests for just such an outing with a reserved picnic basket with coffee and breakfast items. Guests can schedule in advance and the hotel will notify them of sunrise times for convenience in preparation.

The area around the inn offers an abundance of activities for those eager to get out of doors. Along with the nearby beach, guests can go for a walk, a bicycle ride, or a trip in the canoe. The property consists of 66 picturesque acres, including gardens and outdoor chapels.

In early summer, guests can enjoy fine wine and dining during the Annual Food, Wine & Art Festival. Local seafood and vegetables, roasted meats, dancing, and cocktails are all available. The chef prepares the meals and recommends the perfect wine pairing to go along with the dining experience.

The Maine Maritime Museum allows guests to experience a glimpse into the state's past. The location has school programs, boat cruises, and special guest lectures. There is a large selection of art galleries in the area, including Scott Bundy Galleries, Chris Becker Gallery, Mast Cove Gallery, and the Gallery on Chase Hill. Guests can make a night of gallery hopping and take in the offerings of some of the region's premiere up and coming artists.

One of the most popular outings is whale watching. Guests can reserve a spot on the 4 ½ hour Whale Watch adventure aboard Nick's Chance to observe a variety of whale species which frequent this area. A 1.5 hour trip aboard Kylie's Chance is also available for a Lobster Tour along the Kennebunk River and coastline.

37 Beach Ave, Kennebunk Beach, ME 04043, Phone: 207-967-2321

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Where to Stay: Captain Fairfield Inn in Kennebunkport

The Captain Fairfield Inn is a luxurious boutique bed and breakfast in the heart of Kennebunkport, Maine, that offers a beautiful blend of contemporary décor and style, creative cuisine and gracious, professional hospitality. Situated in a quiet neighborhood overlooking the River Green and just one block away from the Kennebunkport harbor and the bustling Dock Square, the Captain Fairfield Inn is surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds cooled by sea breezes. The charming hotel features nine inviting guest rooms designed to reflect the ambiance of the 1813 Federal mansion in which the hotel is based on a seamless blend of old world period décor and furnishings and new age modern amenities for the discerning travelers.

The Kennebunkport Inn features nine beautifully appointed guest rooms with bold contemporary décor, period furnishings, luxurious beds with pillow-top mattresses and luxury designer bed linens, and en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers, plush towels, waffle kimono robes, and designer products. Some rooms feature extra amenities such as writing decks, gas fireplaces, rainfall showers, soaking tubs, and private porches with lovely garden views. Modern amenities in every room include flat screen TV/DVDs with Apple TV, iPads, iPod docking stations, air-conditioning, and complimentary wireless Internet. Additional room amenities include wine glasses, corkscrews, hairdryers, and irons and ironing boards.

The Lark Suite is the largest guest room and features a king-size bed with pillow-top mattresses and luxury designer bed linens, and an en-suite bathroom with single vanity, oversized soaking tub inside the shower enclosure, plush towels, waffle kimono robes, and designer products. The Lark Suite boasts beautiful views of the historic River Green and modern amenities include HDTV, iPod docking station, air-conditioning, gas fireplace, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

The James Suite is located on the second floor and features a distressed wood two-poster king-size bed with pillow-top mattresses and luxury designer bed linens, and an en-suite bathroom with single vanity, oversized soaking tub and shower, plush towels, waffle kimono robes, and designer bath products. Modern amenities include HDTV, iPod docking station, air-conditioning, gas fireplace, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

The luxurious Vineyards Suite is located on the first floor and features a king-size bed with pillow-top mattresses and luxury designer bed linens, and an en-suite bathroom with single vanity, a double-head shower, plush towels, waffle kimono robes, and designer bath products. A small sitting room has two comfy chairs and sailing-inspired art, along with HDTV, iPod docking station, air-conditioning, gas fireplace, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

The Sweet Liberty Room is a sunny and spacious corner room on the second floor with a grand upholstered queen-size bed with pillow-top mattresses and luxury designer bed linens, and an en-suite bathroom with single vanity, a luxurious tiled rainfall shower, plush towels, waffle kimono robes, and designer bath products. The Sweet Liberty Room boasts views of the neighborhood’s historic sea captain’s homes and the River Green.

The Captain Fairfield Room is a large second-floor corner room overlooking Kennebunkport’s Village Green park with a king-size bed with pillow-top mattresses and luxury designer bed linens, and an en-suite bathroom with single vanity, a walk-in shower, and soaking tub, plush towels, waffle kimono robes, and designer bath products. A sitting area has a large comfortable couch, and wide plank pine floors covered with a bold modern rug and modern amenities include HDTV, iPod docking station, air-conditioning, gas fireplace, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

The Walker Room is located on the second-floor corner and features a plush king-size bed with pillow-top mattresses and luxury designer bed linens, and an en-suite bathroom with single vanity, a walk-in shower and soaking tub, plush towels, waffle kimono robes, and designer bath products. Decorated in soothing tones of red, blue and tan, this room has a comfortable sitting area with an overstuffed couch, writing desk, modern corner fireplace, and dressing room and modern amenities include HDTV, iPod docking station, air-conditioning, gas fireplace, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

The Rachel Room is located at the back of the house on the second floor and features a plush king-size bed with pillow-top mattresses and luxury designer bed linens, and an en-suite bathroom with single vanity, a walk-in shower and soaking tub, plush towels, waffle kimono robes, and designer bath products. This room has a comfortable sitting area with an overstuffed couch, writing desk, modern corner fireplace, and dressing room and modern amenities include HDTV, iPod docking station, air-conditioning, gas fireplace, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Inspired by colors of coastal sand and the jewel green of Maine waters, the Breakwater Room is located on the second floor and boasts a king-size bed with pillow-top mattresses and luxury designer bed linens, and an en-suite bathroom with single vanity, a walk-in shower and soaking tub, plush towels, waffle kimono robes, and designer bath products. A sitting area has a gas fireplace and plush suede chaise, and modern amenities include HDTV, iPod docking station, air-conditioning, gas fireplace, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

The Parsons Room is located at the back of the house on the second floor and features a plush king-size bed with pillow-top mattresses and luxury designer bed linens, and an en-suite bathroom with single vanity, a walk-in shower and soaking tub, plush towels, waffle kimono robes, and designer bath products. This room has a comfortable sitting area with an overstuffed couch, writing desk, modern corner fireplace, and dressing room and modern amenities include HDTV, iPod docking station, air-conditioning, gas fireplace, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Guests are treated to a signature gourmet breakfast of curated small plates in the mornings and homemade cookies in the afternoon. This unique tapas-style breakfast features fresh fruit and juices, organic teas, and roasted coffee, along with plates such as oatmeal with coconut and currants, baked Portobello mushrooms, Mexican hot chocolate scones, and lemon-ginger scones.

The Captain Fairfield Inn offers an array of amenities, including a signature gourmet breakfast of curated small plates in the mornings and homemade cookies in the afternoon, a 24-hour guest pantry offering beverages and snacks, and freshly baked chocolate chip cookies in the evening. Additional services include free wireless Internet throughout the Inn and grounds, daily newspapers and current magazines, a comfortable lounge with a wood burning fireplace and an outdoor lounge with fire-tables and private seating areas, and beautifully landscaped grounds and gardens. A DVD library and various board games and puzzles offer entertainment, and there are umbrellas for guests to use.

8 Pleasant Street, Kennebunkport, ME 04046, Phone: 207-967-4454

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Where to Stay: Yachtsman Lodge

Water Views at the Yachtsman Lodge is a casual riverfront hotel based at the Yachtsman Lodge & Marina in the heart ofKennebunkport in Maine. Set on the shores of the Kennebunk River on the quieter side of town and within easy walking distance of the Kennebunkport Marina and Dock Square, the boutique lodge offers a warm and welcoming ambiance in which to enjoy a relaxing seaside getaway.

The Lodge features spacious guest rooms with modern furnishings, comfortable beds and en-suite bathrooms with shower/bath combinations, separate living rooms with pullout sofas, and private patios overlooking the river and marina. Deluxe amenities at the lodge include complimentary continental breakfast and afternoon tea served on the waterfront patio every day, barbecue grills for outdoor dining, loaner bikes for exploring the town and spa and fitness facilities at the lodge’s sister hotel nearby. Complimentary wireless is available on the property, which is a short walk from the beautiful beaches of Kennebunkport.

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Water Views at the Yachtsman Lodge features beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites with panoramic water views over the marina. Designed by award-winning designer Peter Niemitz to reflect the interior of an elegant yacht, all accommodations feature nautically-inspired décor and modern furnishings, vaulted cathedral ceilings, rich mahogany and walnut timber finishes, classic fabrics, and soothing, nautical color palettes. Rooms and suites have comfortable king beds with deluxe linens and down duvets, and en-suite bathrooms with shower and bath combinations, granite vanities, fresh towels and bathrobes, and designer Gilchrist and Soames bath products.

Spacious living areas with writing desks and comfortable chairs open through glass sliding doors onto private patios with tables and chairs and boast beautiful views of the marina and waterfront. Modern amenities include mini-refrigerators, flat screen televisions with cable channels, air conditioning, irons and ironing boards, and complimentary wireless Internet. Accommodations are available in Standard and Deluxe Riverview King Rooms, with the option of having an extra pullout sleeper sofa bed for additional guests.

Dining

Guests staying at Water Views at the Yachtsman Lodge are treated to a complimentary breakfast served on the waterfront patio every morning, which includes a variety of fresh fruit and juices, cereals and yogurts, freshly baked bread and muffins, and hot entrées along with coffee and tea.

Dinner can be enjoyed at Stripers Waterside Restaurant, a local favorite which is located directly at the lodge’s sister property and boasts beautiful waterside views. The restaurant offers a comprehensive menu of local cuisine, including fresh seafood and fish, hearty entrées and meat dishes, fresh salads and vegetables, and decadent desserts, accompanied by an excellent list of wines from around the world.

Amenities and Recreation

Water Views at the Yachtsman Lodge offers an array of deluxe amenities for guests to enjoy during their stay, ranging from complimentary bicycles for exploring Kennebunkport to massage and fitness services at the exclusive Breakwater Spa. A delicious complimentary breakfast is served every morning against a backdrop of beautiful water views, and casual New England coastal cuisine is served at the nearby Striper Restaurant for dinner. Guest can savor a traditional afternoon tea with imported teas and coffees and freshly baked treats every afternoon, and there are canoes available for sunrise or sunset paddles on the river.

Local Attractions

Kennebunkport is ideal for a relaxing vacation or a quiet weekend break and offers an array of activities and attractions to enjoy. The delightful seaside village is ideally located on the banks of the banks of the Kennebunk River and is within easy walking distance of the beach for swimming, sunbathing, beachcombing and other water sports such as sailing and kayaking. The Kennebunkport Village and Dock Square is home to a variety of restaurants, shops, cafés and antique stores for browsing and dining, and the Breakwater Spa offers pampering body treatments and massages.

59 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046, Phone: 207-967-2511

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