Kennebunkport, Maine is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been! This bucket list destination has been worth the wait!
Once we arrived in this port town, our first stop was Walker’s Point. This rocky overlook not only has gorgeous views of the water but also of the Bush family’s compound. I loved reading Jenna Bush Hager’s Sisters First and Everything Beautiful in it’s Time. It gave me a different appreciation for Walker’s Point.
I could’ve driven around all day looking at the charming houses, the cedar shake siding is my favorite.
Seriously, every house has so much character!
And these gardens!
While many restaurants and attractions were already closed for the season, we had warm and sunny weather! Didn’t need any of the coats and sweaters we packed!
Can you even come to New England if you don’t have Lobster Stew? Arundel Wharf was the perfect spot with an outdoor patio overlooking the water for lunch.
Our next stop was Cape Porpoise! The kids loved exploring the beach area and seeing views of Goat Island Lighthouse, which is one of the oldest in Maine! We later learned the reason it’s called Goat Island is because at one point, all goats in the area were transported there by boat to keep safe from predators!
Cape Porpoise feels like a step back in time, an unhurried way of life.
So many festive decorations around town
We got super lucky and got to go for a sail on The Pineapple Ketch before they ended for the season! This was one of our favorite things from the trip! It was a calm day out on the water.
The guide told us about the history and interesting facts about the area
Owen even got to help put the sails up
A different view of Walker’s Point.
Her face says it all!
My fall loving heart dropped when we pulled up to Kennebunkport Inn! This quaint Inn was within walking distance to downtown, had cozy outdoor seating areas and even delivered chocolate croissants for breakfast!
The place we’d planned to eat for dinner was closed due to being short staffed and the places that were open had long waits! One of the local shopkeepers recommended Bull ‘N Claw, which was a short drive in Wells.
Seth had to try the surf and turf! Everything was delicious and even though we were stuffed, we somehow made room for dessert.
There was a park next to Kennebunkport Inn and the kids loved climbing this tree. It’s really the simple things like this!
While they still had their share or disagreements, these two had so much fun together on this trip! Holding hands, snuggling up to watch movies and playing games in the car. I hope that they’ll always think back on this adventure.
On our way out of town, we passed by Snug Harbor Farm and had to stop to see these beautiful mums!
We adored our time in Kennebunkport and wish we would’ve had more time there! We would love to go back in the summer! Add this dreamy destination to your travel bucket lists!