Maine Sightseeing

1. Scott Bundy Galleries
127 Ocean Avenue in the Breakwater Inn & Spa block.

The Scott Bundy Gallery features a diverse collection, ranging from American Tonalist, to European Impressionist and Chinese Figurative Oil Paintings. The Gallery also offers museum quality stone sculpture from Africa and delightful ceramics. Open during the season and by appointment.

2. Chris Becker Gallery
127 Ocean Avenue in the Breakwater Inn & Spa Shops
Phone (207) 967-0069 or visit his website.

Chris Becker Photographs and Chris Becker Weddings are the two very successful businesses run by Chris Becker whose business is based in Kennebunkport but is also showcased in galleries in New York City. Chris has been a professional photographer since 1994 with much success, featuring photographs of the local area, as well as all around Maine. Chris spends a great deal of time photographing at night so much of the works you will see in his gallery are night landscapes.

3. The Mast Cove Gallery
Located on Maine Street, Kennebunkport

Launched in 1979 years ago with just 12 artists, Mast Cove Galleries now showcases the work of over 80 artists and is Maine’s largest privately owned group gallery. Visit the galleries for an exciting jazz and blues series most Wednesday evenings. Call for times. +1 207-967-3453.

4. TROLLEY MUSEUM

Yesteryear in historic Kennebunkport…

The Seashore Trolley Museum was founded in 1939, with one open trolley car, #31 from the Biddeford and Saco Railroad. Today, the collection contains over 250 transit vehicles, most of them trolleys, from all over the United States, Canada, and many other countries. The Museum is the oldest, and largest, electric railway museum in the world.

Ride by rail through the Maine countryside aboard one of the restored early 1900’s electric streetcars. Witness the sights and sounds of a very important bygone era in American transportation history.

Learn how streetcars moved the people who built our major cities, and how they helped develop the suburbs surrounding them.

Discover more about the Kennebunkport Seashore Trolley Museum.

5. Maritime Museum

Whether you love maritime art, wooden vessels, historic buildings on the Kennebunk River waterfront, or you’d just like to experience the challenges of life at sea, … Maine Maritime Museum offers a myriad of opportunities to relive Maine’s maritime past.

In addition to many scheduled programs including school activities, lectures, boat cruises and more, the Museum offers visitors first-hand looks at thousands of historic maritime artifacts, many of them unique to our collections. Visitors of all ages and interests will enjoy our wide variety of exhibits.

Discover more about the Maine Maritime Museum, just over an hour from Kennebunkport.

 6. Walker’s Point – George H.W. Bush Compound 1. Walker’s Point – George H.W. Bush Compound

Visit Walker’s Point, where the 41st President of the United States, George H.W. Bush and family take residence during the summer. Take in gorgeous water views and coastal charm at this popular tourist attraction while also enjoying the mansion views down Ocean Avenue. 

7. Portland – visit the Old Port of Portland

Take in sights, shopping and nightlife in this historic district of Portland. Old Port (sometimes known as the Old Port Exchange) is best known for its cobblestone streets, 19th century brick buildings and fishing piers. The area is filled with boutiques, restaurants, and bars. 

8. Lighthouse tours – travel up and down the Maine coast and take in the gorgeous views at various lighthouses.

a. Portland Head Lighthouse – informally known as the Cape Elizabeth Lighthouse and situated along the spectacular shores of Fort Williams Park, the popular landmark is open year round from sunrise to sunset. Visitors can also take a stroll in the nearby 90-acre Fort Williams Park that offers picnic facilities, hiking opportunities, historic fort structures and unlimited ocean views.  

b. Cape Neddick Light – also known as the Nubble Lighthouse, The Cape Neddick Light sits atop a large rock island in York, Maine. Visitors can enjoy the park year round with excellent views of the lighthouse, painting, photography, scuba diving, fishing and much needed relaxation.  

9. Kennebunk Beach 

Enjoy a scenic walk along a string of Kennebunk beaches including, Mother’s, Middle and Gooch’s, that stretch along Beach Avenue. Take in the sights along the seawall of beautiful summer cottages and hotels.  

10. LL Bean Flagship – Open 24/7, great for holiday shopping (or shopping in general)

Shop til you drop at the LL Bean Flagship store open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year! The company’s first and largest retail store has been located on Main Street in Freeport, Maine for over a century. On your visit, enjoy free activities in Discovery Park, seasonal expos, outdoor adventures and exploring

11. Dock Square in Kennebunk – Strip of restaurant, shops, art galleries (small & quaint)There is something for everyone at Dock Square in Kennebunkport. From the best retail shops, boutiques, bookstores and galleries, find your one-of-a-kind treasure and fun here!