Discover the historic neighborhoods of Maine, with delicious five-star restaurants, carefully preserved house museums, and gorgeous architecture. Read more about our top picks of where to eat, what to see, and where to fall back in time.
- Mabel’s Lobster Claw: Classic Maine seafood restaurant and local landmark. Catch a glimpse of George and Barbara at dinner and get your lobster fix here!
- Arundel Wharf: Situated on a local landmark and former operating pier, Walker’s Wharf, the Arundel Wharf is a prime spot for sipping cocktails and gazing out at the Kennebunk River, from the comfort of an Adirondack Chair.
- Maine Diner: A local landmark offering classic diner fare in an iconic setting – great for a leisurely breakfast!
- Brick Store Museum: Exhibits, lectures and a collection of interesting and unique artifacts from life in The Kennebunks.
- Kennebunkport Historical Society: Honoring and preserving the history of Kennebunkport at multiple locations. Be sure to visit White Columns, a Victorian era home and location of an extensive collection of First Family artifacts.
- Ogunquit Museum of American Art: Unique art museum with galleries, gardens, and views, just a short walk to beautiful Perkins Cove.
- Seashore Trolley Museum: Visit the oldest and largest electric railway museum in the world, with a collection of over 250 transit vehicles. *Seasonal
- Schooner Eleanor: All aboard this Maine-made schooner for a 2-hour trip highlighting Maine’s coast. Captain Woody built and sails the Eleanor, and has been doing so for more than 25 years. (behind the Arundel Wharf restaurant)
- Ogunquit Playhouse: America's foremost Summer theatre producing high-quality professional musical theatre in a historic setting on the seacoast of Maine. * Seasonal
- Wells Reserve at Laudholm: Boasting an iconic saltwater farmhouse, grand barn, and miles of nature trails, the Wells Reserve is a great place to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the beautiful pastoral setting.
- Goat Island Light: Photograph this iconic lighthouse that has been protecting Cape Porpoise harbor for nearly 200 years. The best place to photograph is on Cape Porpoise pier, where you can also have a tasty lunch at nearby Cape Porpoise Chowder House.
- Intown Trolley Tour: Explore our coastal towns via old-fashioned trolley – a 45 minute narrated tour.