Destination guide

Travel to historical Kennebunkport

Enjoy the history and other features of Kennebunkport. This scenic city is known for its seaside, beaches and seafood restaurants. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Kennebunkport

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Kennebunkport a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cape Arundel Golf Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Webhannet Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Merriland Farms Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Old Marsh Country Club (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Cape Neddick Country Club (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Funtown Splashtown USA (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Kennebunkport

Travellers enjoy Kennebunkport for its boating. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kennebunkport

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Kennebunkport is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kennebunkport Village Green (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Gooch's Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Mother's Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Vaughn's Island Preserve (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Kennebunk Dog Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Gardens at Historic Wallingford Hall (3.7 mi / 6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Kennebunkport

The nearest airport is in Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), located 12 mi (19.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), which is 21.4 mi (34.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Kennebunkport?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,556 holiday rentals near Kennebunkport. From 762 Houses to 320 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kennebunkport is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kennebunkport?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kennebunkport:

  • Goose Rocks Beach: 58 holiday homes
  • Cape Porpoise: 48 holiday homes
  • Camp Ellis: 46 holiday homes
  • Rosemont: 23 holiday homes
  • Biddeford Pool: 78 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kennebunkport?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Kennebunkport. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bush Compound: 1,950 holiday rentals
  • Dock Square: 1,954 holiday rentals
  • W. Robert Paine Gallery: 1,944 holiday rentals
  • Northlight Gallery: 1,953 holiday rentals
  • Cape Arundel Golf Club: 1,947 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kennebunkport listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kennebunkport?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 762 Houses in Kennebunkport. Our other popular types of Kennebunkport holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 320 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 320 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 385 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kennebunkport?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 323 holiday homes with pool available in Kennebunkport. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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