Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. The town center is located along the Kennebunk River, approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the mouth of the river on the ocean. Historically a shipbuilding and fishing village, for well over a century the town has been a popular seaside tourist destination.
Kennebunkport has a small district of souvenir shops, art galleries, seafood restaurants, and bed and breakfasts. Its reputation as an upscale community comes from the numerous large seaside estates along Ocean Avenue and other coastal thoroughfares.
In the summer months, many wealthy people from across the Northeast vacation in Kennebunkport and nearby Goose Rocks Beach. It is regarded as one of the most expensive vacation areas in the Northeast. During the fall, Kennebunkport is a frequent stop for tour buses showing visitors the famous New England fall colors.
Things to see and do
* Dock Square
* Downtown Kennebunk
* Wedding Cake House
* Gooch’s Beach
* Kennebunk Port
Cruise Season – May - Sept
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area - 53.4 km²
Population – 5,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1em
Port Location – The port is located on Kennebunk River.
Transport Links – Portland International Jetport is located approximately 30 miles from Kennebunkport. Served by Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines, AirTran, US Airways, United Express, jetBlue, and Northwest.
Manchester NH Airport, located approximately 75 miles from Kennebunkport. Served by Air Canada, Delta Airlines, Continental Airlines, Comair, Northwest Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, and US Airways.
Boston's Logan International Airport, approximately 90 minutes drive from Kennebunkport.
Amtrak rail service is available to Boston South Station. Continuing service with Amtrak Downeaster to Wells Maine.