Maine Art Hill

This complex of galleries and studios, noticeable thanks to its outside rotating wind sculptures, attracts crowds of art lovers and those who just want a quiet respite from the masses. Dozens of local artists are showcased here, and there are regular special events.

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1. First Families Kennebunkport Museum

0.27 MILES

This place goes by various names (including 'White Columns,' the name of the stately 1850s home at this address), but most people know it as the 'Bush…

2. Gooch's Beach

0.89 MILES

Besides boasting an excellent name, Gooch Beach tends to have relatively lighter crowds in summer (relatively) and boasts wide, sandy areas that are…

3. Colony Beach

0.96 MILES

Kennebunkport proper has only one stretch of sand, the small Colony Beach on Ocean Ave, which is dominated by the Colony Hotel.

4. Kennebunk Beach

1.55 MILES

Beach Ave and Sea Rd (west of Kennebunk River and then south of the Lower Village) lead to three good public beaches: Middle Beach, Mother's Beach and our…

5. Walker's Point

1.55 MILES

Most visitors to Kennebunkport want to check out Walker's Point, the summer compound of the Bush family. To view the estate, which sits on a small…

6. Madelyn Marx Preserve


This 24-acre nature preserve protects a gorgeous sweep of local salt marsh ecosystem, cut through with flat forest trails that are perfect for a leisurely…

7. Seashore Trolley Museum

3.41 MILES

If you're, like, really into specific genres of urban mass transit, you're in for a treat here: on the outskirts of town, this family friendly museum has…

8. Brick Store Museum

3.46 MILES

In the heart of the Kennebunk Historic District, this museum is a campus of buildings dating from 1810 to 1860. Themed exhibitions explore local history…