Around The Area


Dock Square – Kennebunkport – shops, boutiques, art galleries and restaurants.
Antique Shops and Auctions – All along Rt 1 in Kennebunk, Wells, Ogunquit, York & Kittery.
L.L. Bean – World famous and open 24 hours, 365 days per year. 1 hour north in Freeport. Freeport also offers over 100 outlet stores. 865-1212.
The Maine Mall – Over 135 stores including restaurants, theaters and more. 364 Maine Mall Road, So. Portland. 774-0303.
The Old Port – Portland’s Historic District offers over 158 shops, 65 restaurants, 28 galleries, and numerous pubs. All located in  a charming five block area lined with cobblestone streets on Portland’s historic waterfront. 400 Congress St., Portland. 772-6828.
Kittery Outlets – Just 20 minutes south of Ogunquit. Over 120 outlets and the Kittery Trading Post with savings of 20-70% daily. This shopping mecca is often referred to as “America’s Maine Street for Outlet Shopping.”

Ocean Recreation, Lobster Boat Tours, Whale Watches, Deep Sea Fishing, & More…

The Porpus – Kennebunkport Coastal Boat Tours – Porpus offers daily River and Coastal Tours at 10:30am, 1pm, and 3:30pm. Goat Island Lighthouse Tours are offered, dependant on tide considerations. Daily Sunset Cruises for adults, departing 1 hour before sunset, bring your own wine and cheese for this romantic sunset cruise. Private charters are available for up to 6. This a 26-foot power cruiser offers comfortable leather seating and equipment designed for scenic cruising, replete with drink holders and table for wine and “hors d’oeuvres.” Porpus sails from The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, 21 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, in front of David’s Restaurants just off Dock Square. Reserve with Captain Kevin Kennedy at 207-831-3663
Rugosa Lobster Boat Tour – classic New England lobster boat tour of Kennebunk River and Walker’s Point, see seals, haul lobster traps, friendly Captain & crew. Departs daily from Nonantum Resort, 95 Ocean Ave. Kennebunkport. 207-967-5595
Pineapple Ketch Sailing Excursions – beautiful sailboat tour along Kennebunkport shore. Relax and enjoy the scenery or hoist sails and take the helm. Two-hour sails depart daily from Nonantum Resort, 95 Ocean Ave., Kennebunkport. 207-468-7262
The Eleanor Schooner – Two hour sail Kennebunkport, Arundel Wharf. 967-8809
First Chance Whale Watch – By the Kennebunkport Bridge, Kennebunk Lower Village, 967-5507KylesScenic Lobster Boat Cruise –   1 ½ hour scenic cruise, 967-5507
Kayak Excursions – Southern Maine Kayak Tours and Kayak Rentals. Full service Kayak Company based in Kennebunkport, Maine, and serving Southern Maine from York to Portland. Kayak rentals delivered to your choice launch location. And Guided Tours departing from your choice location. 1-888-925-7496
Kennebunkport Marina – Canoe and Kayak Rentals on the River – Kennebunkport 207-967-3411
Finestkind Scenic Cruises – Perkin’s Cove. Scenic lobster, lighthouse, sailing and cocktail cruises. May through October. 646-5227
Bunny Clark Deep Sea Fishing – Perkin’s Cove. Half & Full Day Trips 646-2214
Ugly Anne – Deep Sea Fishing – Perkin’s Cove. Half & Full Day Trips 646-7202
Deborah Ann Whale Watching – Perkins Cove Ogunquit, ME 361-9501
Perkins Cove Lobster Tours – Perkins Cove Ogunquit,  646 7413
Rip Tide III – Private Charters by Captain Dick O’Brien, 646-2011
Eldredge Brothers Fly Shop – Cape Neddick, 363-9269
Shearwater Charter Fishing – York, 363-5324
Tidewater Charters – Cape Neddick, 363-6524

Amusements Parks…

FUNTOWN/SPLASHTOWN USA – Theme and amusement park, RT 1 Saco, 284-5139
Palace Playland – rides, waterslides, and amusements, on the beach Old Orchard Beach 934-2001
York’s Wild Kingdom – Zoo and Theme Park, RT 1 York, 363-3883
Golf Courses…Cape Arundel Golf Course – Kennebunkport, 967-3494
Webhannet Golf Club – (Semi-Private) Kennebunk, 967-3951
Dutch Elm Golf Course – Brimstone Road, Arundel, 282-9850
Biddeford/Saco Country Club – Old Orchard Road, Saco, 282-5883
Dunegrass at Old Orchard Beach Country Club – 49 Ross Road, – Old Orchard Beach, 934-4513
Cape Neddick – Shore Road, Cape Neddick, 361-2011
The Ledges – Ledges Drive, York, 351-2727
The Links at Outlook – Route 4, Berwick, 384-4653
Merriland Farm – Coles Hill Road, Wells, 646-0508
Pleasant Hill Golf Course – Country Club Road, Sanford, 324-5462
Wentworth by the Sea – New Castle, NH (603) 433-5010

Driving Ranges…

Hillcrest Pitch & Putt – 71 Western Ave. Kennebunk, 967-4661
Tee Shot Golf Range – North Berwick Road, Wells, 646-2727

Miniature Golf Courses…

Wonder Mountain Golf Course – RT 1 Wells, 646-9655
Wells Beach Mini-Golf – RT 1, Wells, 646-7570
Sea Vu Mini-Golf  – Post Road, Wells, 646-7732
Pirates Island – Old Orchard Beach, 934-5086

Things to do & Area Sight Seeing

Guided Tours of the Kennebunks – Intown Trolley – in season – Fee
Nott House – Greek Revival  House 207- 967-2513 or 2751
Seashore Trolley Museum – Log Cabin Road – Kennebunkport, 967-2800
Scenic Walk – Marginal Way – Ogunquit one mile path along coast. Ends in Perkins Cove 
Wells National Estuarine Reserve at Laudholm Farm – 
1600 scenic acres of research reserve including a 19th century saltwater farm, Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge area, Laudholm Farm Visitors Center, exhibits, and seven miles of spectacular marsh walkways and trails along marshes, fields, and wetlands. Open year round. 342 Laudholm Farm Road, Wells. 646-1555, 646-4521. 
Rachel Carson Wildlife Preserve – Open sunrise to sunset for bird watching and self-guided tours. Rt 9 Kennebunk/Wells Town line. 646-1555.  
Nubble Light
 – Soiher Park, York
Goat Island Lighthouse – Built in 1834. Viewed from Cape Porpoise Pier.
Scarborough Marsh Nature Center – Maine’s largest salt marsh is best explored by canoe. Guided and self guided canoe tours. Abundant shorebird sightings. Nature center offers slide shows, exhibits. Rt. 9, Scarborough. 883-5100.
Maine Narrow Gauge RR Co. & Museum – 58 Fore St, Portland 207-828-0814.
Maine Wildlife Park – Moose, Bear, Deer, Cougars, Eagles and more. Nature Trail and Displays. Rt 26, 56 Game Farm Road, Gray, 657-4977 (Exit 11 off the I-495, Maine Turnpike)

Other Area Recreation

Hayrides – Rockin’ Horse Stables – 245 Arundel Road, Kennebunkport, 967-4288
Vacationland Bowling & Recreation Center – RT 1 Saco, 284-7386
Twentieth Century Lanes & Sports Bar – Biddeford, 284-0980
Surfboards, Bodyboards, Skimboards – Wheels & Waves, RT 1 Wells, 646-5774
Airplane Rides – Sanford Airport – 324-0905
Happy Wheels Skate Center – Roller Skating Rink, Scarborough, 883-3713
Summer Theatre…Arundel Barn Playhouse – Arundel/Kennebunkport, Tuesday – Saturdays in Season 985-5552
Ogunquit Playhouse – Stock Summer Theatre Rt 1 Ogunquit, 646-5511

Art, Entertainment, & Museums…

Brick Store Museum – Ship Models, Historic Displays, Rare Antiques, Paintings, Decorative Arts. 117 Main St, Kennebunk, 985-4802.
Kennebunkport Historical Society – 135 North St, Kennebunkport, 967-2751
Nott House – Greek Revival  House – Open Mid June to Mid-October, Dock Square, Kennebunkport, 967-2513 or 967-2751
Seashore Trolley Museum – Largest collection of trolley cars in the world. Countryside rides on historic rides. Log Cabin Road – Kennebunkport, 967-2800
Ogunquit Museum of American Art – P.O. Box 815, Shore Rd. Ogunquit, ME 03907 Phone: 207 646-4909Meeting House Museum – Historical Society of Wells & Ogunquit. 207-646-4775.
Old York Historical Society – 207 York St., York, ME 03909 Phone: 207-363-4974
Children’s Museum of Maine – Fun for all ages. 142 Free Street, Portland, 828-1234.
Children’s Theater of Maine – 25A Forest Ave, Portland, 874-0371.
Comedy Connection – 6 Custom House Wharf, Portland, 774-5554.
Portland Concert Association – Dance, opera, musical theater, jazz, & more. 1-800-639-2707.
Portland Symphony Orchestra – Concerts year round. 30 Myrtle St. Portland, 773-8191.
Portland Museum of Art – 7 Congress St, Portland, 775-6148.
Children’s Museum of Portsmouth – 280 Marcy St Portsmouth NH 603-436-3853.
Strawbery Banke Museum – Marcy St, Portsmouth, NH 603-433-1100

Fitness Centers…

Biddeford YMCA Northern York County – Alfred Road (Rt 111), Biddeford 283-0100
Saco Sport & Fitness – 329 North Street, Saco 284-5953

Winter Recreation…

National Estuarine Research Reserve of Wells – Laudholm Farms spectacular seaside strolls and cross country ski trails. 646-4521
Vacationland Bowling Center – 812 Portland Rd, Saco 284-7386.
Rockin’ Horse Stables – Horse Drawn Sleigh/Carriage/Wagon Rides! 245 Arundel Road, Kennebunkport, 967-4288.
Harris Farm Cross County Ski Center – 40 Km of groomed x-c trails and snow shoeing.  Rentals and lunch available, ice skating pond.  Maple sugaring in March. Minutes from the coast just off Rt. 35, 30 minutes from Kennebunk. 252 Buzzell Rd Dayton, 499-2678.
Your Body Works – Therapeutic massage & spa center with 2 locations, Shore Rd Ogunquit & Rt 1 Wells.  Offering 6 types of therapeutic massage & several spa treatments.
Biddeford-Saco Ice Arena Open to the Public Friday night 6:30-8:30PM 207-283-0615
Maine Rock Gym Indoor Climbing Gym – 127 Marginal Way Portland. 207-780-6370.
Southworth Planetarium – Shows for children and adults including laser concerts. University of Southern Maine’s Science Building. Portland 780-4249.


Advent Christian Church – Sea Road, Kennebunk, 985-3319
Kennebunk Baptist Church – Main Street, Kennebunk, 985-2332
Village Baptist Church – Main Street, Kennebunkport, 967-3240
Franciscan Monastery – (Catholic) Beach Road, Kennebunk, 985-2011
St. Monica – (Catholic) Portland Road, Kennebunk, 985-6252
First Congregational Church – North Street, Kennebunkport, 9673897
St. Ann’s by the Sea – (Episcopal) Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, 967-2287
Church on the Cape – Langsford Road, Cape Porpoise, 985-4494
St. Andrew’s – (Presbyterian) Portland Road, Kennebunk, 985-4303
South Congregational Church – Temple Street, Kennebunkport, 967-2793