The picturesque Kennebunks are filled with historic charm, fishing wharfs, unique boutiques, and some of the best restaurants in southern Maine, nestled together along the coastline
Beauty and the beach blend in what locals call 'The Bunks'
These waterfront communities come alive in the summer months with bustling downtowns, white-sand beaches, and patio dining, but offseason visits also offer plenty of culinary and community appeal.
Beaches are numerous along our coast, but deciding which one to go to isn’t always easy. This list is your cheat sheet to the best beaches in Maine.
For a getaway in the Kennebunks, we’re camping—this time in a big bed with luxury linens and soft pillows. Our home base is one of the new, safari-style glamping tents at Sandy Pines Campground.
In the late 1890s Burleigh S. Thompson built a Federal-style home on the Kennebunk River. One can easily imagine the pride this coffee and tea merchant felt in his grand home that boasted four open fireplaces, a library, and elegant, … Continue reading
Despite Monday evening being cool and damp, the atmosphere at On the Marsh Bistro was warm and welcoming for the kickoff of the Kennebunkport Festival. Named Gratitude, this cocktail party is a thank you to festival sponsors, hosts, and volunteers. … Continue reading
The solitude of quiet summer waves, the crunch of volcanic rocks underfoot, or the music of a busy boardwalk—whatever you crave as the days grow warm and long, Maine’s beaches provide perfect weekend escapes. GOOSE ROCKS BEACH | KENNEBUNKPORT Three … Continue reading
Nautical chic and stylish food on Kennebunkport's waterfront
Catching waves and breaking down barriers in Kennebunk