Use this page to explore Kennebunkport shopping, tours, and arts, including: boutiques, whale watching, trolley tours, art & photography galleries, and much more.



Kennebunkport Shopping

MINKA – Handmade designer handbags and jewelry.
DANNA KENNEBUNKPORT – Fanciful fashion accessories including scarves, handbags, jewelry, décor, and more.
COASTAL JEWELERS – Handmade jewelry, glass, ceramics, furniture, lighting, and gifts.
ABACUS – Art prints, sculptures, accessories, watches, jewelry, home goods, and gifts.


Kennebunkport Tours

FIRST CHANCE WHALE WATCH & SCENIC TOURS – Join our colorful “Captain Gary” and our experienced crew. Captain Gary has been our Captain since 1998, he knows the whales and their habits and the waters they travel in. He and the mates will keep you entertained while offering you the best opportunity to have a memorable and exciting whale watching adventure. (207) 967-5507

KENNEBUNKPORT WALKING TOUR – Take an historic and culinary walking tour of Kennebunkport and Lower Village. The area has been home to those who make their living on the sea for centuries and a popular destination for visitors who love the history, beautiful beaches and plentiful outdoor activities. In recent years the culinary scene is also attracting visitors with nationally renowned chefs, gourmet catering companies, craft brewers and award winning food artisans. This tour takes a leisurely half mile walk from Dock Square across the bridge into the lower village as you taste all along the way what it means to be from Maine. You will visit with shop keepers and food artisans, taste chowders, lobsters, cheese and more, all regionally sourced and created by local talent. Friendly and knowledgeable guides will take you to 7-8 venues to sip, taste and learn about Maine’s culinary history and vibrant food scene. To purchase tickets by phone, call (800) 595-4849 (4TIX). (Call Center operators are available 24 hours per day / 7 days per week) For questions or group tickets, call 207-233-7485.

INTOWN TROLLEY TOURS – Intown Trolley has been touring the Kennebunks for over 30 years. Their 45-minute narrated sightseeing tour covers 300 years of local history, from the native Americans, to early settlers, to the shipbuilding era, to the area’s evolution into a tourist and summer resort. Points of interest include: President Bush’s Estate, the Franciscan Monastery, the beaches, Spouting Rock, Blowing Cave & much more. Fare is good all day – on or off at any stop. Discounts available for families, seniors and large groups. (207) 967-3686

HYDIDRIVE TOURS – Park your car and let HydiDrive take you around town quickly and comfortably in a 7 passenger stretch golf cart limousine. HydiDrive will take you past Walkers Point, the summer home of Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush. You will pass the beautiful, historic captains’ mansions on Ocean Avenue in Kennebunkport. You will also get to see the quaint homes nestled along Summer Street in Kennebunk. And, of course, you’ll see the famous Wedding Cake House. As you head back to Kennebunkport, HydiDrive will chauffeur you to the unique shops in the charming riverside town of Kennebunkport. Your tour would not be complete without a stop at the Franciscan Monastery, where wooded walking trails meander along the river, providing glimpses of boatyards and the open ocean beyond. Tours are $50. We are happy to arrange this for you. (207) 251-6611

THE PINEAPPLE KETCH – Set sail aboard the Pineapple Ketch, a lovingly restored 38′ Downeaster Ketch. | (207) 468-7262

THE SCHOONER ELEANOR – A two hour trip will take you down the historic Kennebunk River and along our scenic coastline. Enjoy the peace and quiet of cruising under sail. Learn a little local maritime history, help work the sails or just sit back, relax and take in the fresh salt air. Captain Rich Woodman has been sailing trips aboard his traditional schooner for over 25 years. Just one block away from the Captain Jefferds Inn | (207) 967-8809

RUGOSA LOBSTER TOURS – Welcome aboard the RUGOSA. Our popular tour is known as one of the top-rated boat attractions in the region. We are the only lobster boat tour in Kennebunkport hosted on a traditional, wooden Downeast-style lobster boat. Rugosa’s lobster tour offers the most exclusive, personal and educational cruise in Kennebunkport.

THE FIRST CHANCE WHALE TOUR – With two fantastic boats, “Nick’s Chance” and “Kylie’s Chance,” we offer the most authentic and exciting experiences of the Atlantic Ocean, it’s wildlife, and the culture surrounding it in the Kennebunk and Kennebunkport areas of beautiful Maine.


Kennubunkport Arts: Artists, Galleries & Photographers

LAUDHOLM NATURE CRAFTS FESTIVAL – 2 day prestigious annual art event of juried crafts, food, music, and fun!
CHRIS BECKER GALLERY – Kennebunkport (207) 967-0069
LANDMARK GALLERY – Kennebunkport (207) 967-0020
MAINE ART – Lower Village, Kennebunk
HOME & AWAY – Native American and First Nations arts and jewelry | Kennebunkport
ROBERT DENNIS – Local Kennebunkport Photographer
CA SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY – Kennebunk (207) 967-0500
ROBERT AKERS PHOTOGRAPHY – Kennebunk (207) 985-4606



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