You’ve heard of the Kennebunks, but how much do you know about them? If you’ve never been, here are some tips. It’s time to explore this picturesque town! In fact, you’re probably unsure of what to expect until you get there. If you’ve never been to the Kennebunks before, then get ready for an adventure! We have compiled a list of the things you can do in this picturesque town.
The town’s main street is called One Dock Square, and it is a great launching point for shopping and walking tours. There are dozens of restaurants and pubs around this square, including many locals’ favorite restaurants. While you won’t find much of a nightlife scene in this town, it is a wonderful place to eat and drink. Be sure to try out a lobster roll while you’re there!
If you’re a seafood lover, you can try lobster fishing on a tour. You can go up the Kennebunk River and walk along Ocean Ave, then head back to the traps to help the local fishermen eat and measure the lobsters. They’ll even throw back the shorts! This tour is offered daily from June through Labor Day. Prices range from $20 for adults to $15 for kids. And don’t worry: the lobster-fishing tour is not only fun, but also inexpensive.
If you’re interested in shopping, there’s a great selection of unique boutiques in the area. There’s enough variety to keep art lovers happy, but not too many. Shoppers should consider stopping by the Brick Store Museum, which was transformed from a dry goods store 80 years ago by New York City artist Edith Barry. The Brick Store Museum is comprised of a number of galleries in the same block of downtown Kennebunk.
The Kennebunks are home to several restaurants and pubs. The oceanfront Federal Jack’s opened in 1992, launching the Shipyard Brewing Company. Visitors can sign up for tours of the brewery or even take part in a Maine Brewing Vacation at Federal Jack’s. Many of the local breweries also produce cask-conditioned beers and are served on the pub menu. These are among the many reasons to visit the Kennebunks Maine.
If you’re looking for something more intimate, head to the Kennebunks. The town is home to a number of indie shops, including Daytrip Society, which specializes in eco-friendly conversation pieces and funky hostess gifts. You can also visit H.B. Provisions, which has a worn-plank floor and is ideologically a world apart from Starbucks. There are several restaurants in the area, including the Clam Shack, the only stand-up shack on the Kennebunk Bridge. And don’t forget to try the lobster roll rumble at the Tasting Table, which has won national recognition for its lobster Savannah.
In addition to being a quaint coastal town, the Kennebunks are home to many other interesting attractions. There is the Abbe Museum, which teaches about Native American history. And there’s also the Wendell Gilley Museum, which displays intricately carved wooden birds. You can even take a whale watching tour if you’re feeling adventurous. There’s something for everyone in Kennebunks.