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Kennebunk is located in the southwestern corner of the state near the New Hampshire border and the Atlantic seacoast. "The Kennebunks," as locals know it, is actually an area made up of the small villages of Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Cape Porpoise, Goose Rocks Beach, and Arundel. The town of Kennebunk was a shipbuilding center in the early part of the 19th century, and with its' white clapboard homes with shutters, it looks quintessential New England. Kennebunk has a vital and active downtown district, where shops and restaurants and buildings with great historic interest line Main Street. The activity continues across the river in "Lower Village" where more boutiques, art galleries and restaurants are housed in renovated historic buildings. For outdoor activities there are nearby beaches and swimming, hiking, biking, deep-sea fishing and whale watching excursions. Be sure to visit the fascinating Brick Store Museum while in Kennebunk, which encompasses four commercial buildings dating from 1810 - 1860. Nearby Kennebunkport's Dock Square offers more fun, and Cape Porpoise is an authentic working fishing village where you can walk the pier and enjoy the tranquil scenery, including the lighthouse on Goat Island. And, Goose Rocks is a quiet little village with a long stretch of sandy beach just east of Kennebunk.

Surrounding areas: Kennebunkport, Maine (4.2 mi), Wells, Maine (5.7 mi), Wells Beach, Maine (6.0 mi), Biddeford, Maine (8.5 mi), Saco, Maine (9.3 mi), Biddeford Pool, Maine (10.2 mi), Ocean Park, Maine (11.0 mi)

Kennebunk Vacation Rentals

Kennebunk Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
The Seasons Inn Of The Kennebunks55 York StKennebunk, ME (207) 985-6100
The Captain Lord MansionKennebunkport, ME3.6 mi.(207) 967-3141
Nonantum Resort95 Ocean AveKennebunkport, ME4.1 mi.(800) 552-5651
Schooner Inn127 Ocean AveKennebunkport, ME4.3 mi.(207) 967-5333
The Colony Hotel144 Ocean Ave Box 511Kennebunkport, ME4.3 mi.(207) 967-4374
Congdon's Resort1072 PO RdWells, ME4.9 mi.(207) 646-6171
Lafayette's Oceanfront ResortWells, ME4.9 mi.(207) 646-2831
Usa Inn1017 PO RdWells, ME4.9 mi.(207) 646-9313
Village By The Sea Hotel And Conference Center1373 Post RdWells, ME5.4 mi.(207) 646-1100
Hampton Inn & Suites Wells/Ogunquit900 Post RdWells, ME5.7 mi.(207) 646-0555
Inn At Goose Rocks71 Dyke RdKennebunkport, ME6.2 mi.(207) 967-5425
Comfort Suites - Biddeford45 Barra RdBiddeford, ME7.1 mi.(207) 294-6464
Hillcrest Timeshare ResortOgunquit, ME10.0 mi.(207) 646-7776
Ogunquit House3 GLN AveOgunquit, ME10.0 mi.(207) 646-2967
Seafarer Motel35 Rt 1Ogunquit, ME10.0 mi.(207) 646-4040
Seasons MotelOgunquit, ME10.0 mi.(207) 646-6041
The DunesRt 1 Pob 917Ogunquit, ME10.0 mi.(207) 646-2612
Hampton Inn48 Industrial Park RdSaco, ME10.1 mi.(207) 282-7222
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites352 North StSaco, ME10.2 mi.(207) 286-9600
Rodeway Inn- Saco/Old Orchard Beach21 Ocean Park RdSaco, ME10.2 mi.(207) 282-5569
Norman's Motel205 Saco AveOld Orchard BCH, ME10.7 mi.(207) 934-2201
The Nautilus Guest HouseOcean Park, ME11.0 mi.(207) 934-2021
Waves Oceanfront Resort87 West Grand AveOld Orchard Beach, ME11.7 mi.(207) 934-4949
Copley & Lareine MotelsHarrisburg StOld Orchard BCH, ME11.8 mi.(207) 934-2011
Tiffany's Senior Village7 SMT StOld Orchard BCH, ME11.8 mi.(207) 934-7600
Kebek Motel 353 W Grand AveOld Orchard BCH, ME11.9 mi.(207) 934-5253
Old Colonial Motel61 W Grand AveOld Orchard BCH, ME11.9 mi.(207) 934-9862
Crest Motel35 E Grand AveOld Orchard BCH, ME12.4 mi.(207) 934-4060
Biaritz Motel78 E Grand AveOld Orchard BCH, ME12.6 mi.(207) 934-2983
Friendship Motor Inn167 E Grand AveOld Orchard BCH, ME13.1 mi.(207) 934-4644
Inn Between The BeachesYork Beach, ME15.3 mi.(207) 363-6257
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Portland Scarboro66 SPG StScarborough, ME17.2 mi.(207) 883-0300
Millbrook Motel321 US Rt 1Scarborough, ME17.2 mi.(207) 883-6004
Higgins Beach Inn34 Ocean AveScarborough, ME17.8 mi.(207) 883-6684
Edwards Harborside InnStage NCK RdYork Harbor, ME18.1 mi.(207) 363-3037
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites2 Brickyard LnYork, ME18.1 mi.(207) 363-8903
Somersworth HotelSomersworth, NH18.5 mi.( ) -
Residence Inn By Marriott Scarborough/Portland800 Roundwood DrPortland Scarborough, ME18.6 mi.(207) 883-0400
Extended Stay America2 Ashley DrScarborough, ME18.6 mi.(207) 883-0554
Towne Place Suites By Marriott700 Roundwood DrScarborough, ME18.7 mi.(207) 883-6800
Bed & Breakfast
Highland Farm Bed & Breakfast148 County Farm RdDover, NH22.6 mi.(603) 743-3399
Enchanted Nights Bed & BRKFST29 Wentworth StKittery, ME23.0 mi.(207) 439-1489

Kennebunk Weather & Climate

The southwestern coast of Maine, near "The Kennebunks" and the New Hampshire border, has a four season climate that is highly changeable, that is, it can go from sunny to stormy rather quickly. Generally, summers are a few degrees warmer than further up the coast, near Acadia National Park, however summer temperatures still seldom go above 80 degrees F. Thunderstorms are possible and fog is common along the coast in June, July and August. . The average annual rainfall is 48 inches and average annual snowfall is 61 inches. In September, clear, sunny days and cool nights bring on the spectacular colors of fall. Temperatures continue to cool down through October and November, with wintry weather arriving around Thanksgiving time. Winters are cold in Maine, but not unbearable, and the generally snow melts quickly in areas right along the coast.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 31°F 11°F 3.94 in. 34°F
February 34°F 13°F 3.41 in. 33°F
March 41°F 23°F 4.26 in. 37°F
April 51°F 32°F 4.33 in. 40°F
May 61°F 41°F 4.32 in. 49°F
June 70°F 51°F 3.38 in. 56°F
July 76°F 57°F 3.01 in. 60°F
August 75°F 55°F 3.02 in. 62°F
September 68°F 47°F 3.65 in. 59°F
October 58°F 35°F 4.77 in. 52°F
November 48°F 29°F 4.63 in. 47°F
December 37°F 18°F 4.35 in. 39°F

Kennebunk Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Pease International Tradeport airport (PSM) located about 25 miles southwest of Kennebunk in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the Manchester airport (MHT) located approximately 54 miles southwest of Kennebunk in Manchester, New Hampshire, Laurence G Hanscom Field (BED) located roughly 73 miles southwest of Kennebunk in Bedford, Massachusetts, and finally the General Edward Lawrence Logan International airport (BOS) located around 74 miles southwest of Kennebunk in Boston, Massachusetts.

Kennebunk Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME9.3 mi.
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME12.2 mi.
York's Wild KingdomYork BeachME15.3 mi.
Pirate's Fun ParkSalisburyMA40.5 mi.
Canobie Lake ParkSalemNH53.1 mi.
JeepersMethuenMA56.2 mi.
Story LandGlenNH59.4 mi.
Funworld Game CenterNashuaNH63.5 mi.
Whalom ParkLunenburgMA82.7 mi.
Santa's VillageJeffersonNH85.2 mi.
Six Gun CityJeffersonNH85.2 mi.
Water Parks
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME9.3 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH24.5 mi.
Water WizWarehamMA112.6 mi.
Golf Courses
Webhannet Golf ClubKennebunkME 
Dutch Elm Golf ClubArundelME3.6 mi.
Cape Arundel Golf ClubKennebunkportME4.2 mi.
Biddeford Saco Country ClubSacoME9.3 mi.
Cape Neddick Country ClubOgunquitME11.3 mi.
Sanford Golf ClubSanfordME11.9 mi.
Links at OutlookSouth BerwickME17.3 mi.
Nonesuch River Golf ClubScarboroughME17.6 mi.
Willowdale Golf ClubScarboroughME17.6 mi.
Pleasant Hill Country ClubScarboroughME18.3 mi.
Sunningdale Golf ClubSomersworthNH18.3 mi.
Gorham Country ClubGorhamME19.7 mi.
Sable Oaks Golf ClubSouth PortlandME20.2 mi.
Twin Falls Golf ClubWestbrookME21.1 mi.
Rivermeadow Golf ClubWestbrookME21.4 mi.
Riverside Municipal Golf ClubPortlandME23.6 mi.
Westerly Winds Golf CourseWestbrookME23.7 mi.
Pease Golf CoursePortsmouthNH24.5 mi.
Farmington Country ClubFarmingtonNH25.6 mi.
Portsmouth Country ClubGreenlandNH27.8 mi.
Breakfast Hill Golf ClubGreenlandNH28.6 mi.
Nippo Lake Golf ClubBarringtonNH29.2 mi.
Province Lake Golf CourseParsonsfieldME29.9 mi.
Ski Areas
GunstockGilfordNH44.9 mi.
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME47.0 mi.
Highlands MountainNorthfieldNH52.9 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH61.4 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH61.8 mi.
Pats PeakHennikerNH66.1 mi.
Ragged MountainDanburyNH67.0 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME70.5 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME71.4 mi.
Nashoba ValleyWestfordMA71.9 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH72.5 mi.
Mount SunapeeMount SunapeeNH77.0 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH78.9 mi.
Temple MountainPeterboroughNH79.6 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME80.7 mi.
Cannon MountainFranconiaNH83.7 mi.
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME93.0 mi.
Wachusett MountainPrincetonMA93.7 mi.
Ascutney Mountain ResortBrownsvilleVT97.1 mi.
Suicide SixWoodstockVT100.5 mi.
State Parks
Ferry Beach State ParkME15.3 mi. 
Scarborough Beach State ParkME16.1 mi. 
Vaughan Woods State ParkME18.7 mi. 
Crescent Beach State ParkME20.1 mi. 
Two Lights State ParkME20.9 mi. 
Fort McClary State ParkME22.6 mi. 
Odiorne Point State ParkNH26.2 mi. 
Wallis Sands State ParkNH27.1 mi. 
Rye Harbor State ParkNH28.7 mi. 
Jenness Beach State ParkNH30.2 mi. 
North Hampton State ParkNH32.5 mi. 
Wentworth State ParkNH33.8 mi. 
Hampton Beach State ParkNH34.0 mi. 
Sebago Lake State ParkME36.9 mi. 
Wolfes Neck Woods State ParkME36.9 mi. 
Mount Major State ParkNH38.1 mi. 
Bradbury Mountain State ParkME39.8 mi. 
Seashore Trolley MuseumKennebunkportME3.6 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Counting House MuseumSouth BerwickME17.1 mi.(History)
Portland Harbor MuseumSouth PortlandME23.1 mi.(History)
Maine Memory NetworkPortlandME23.8 mi.(History)
Portland Museum of ArtPortlandME23.8 mi.(Art)
Center For Maine History Museum Gallery at the Maine Historical SocietyPortlandME23.8 mi.(History)
Wright MuseumWolfeboroNH36.1 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Currier Gallery of ArtManchesterNH53.4 mi.(Art)
Wenham MuseumWenhamMA56.9 mi.(History)
Andover Historical SocietyAndoverMA58.7 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
New England AquariumBostonMA75.8 mi.
Franklin Park ZooBostonMA75.8 mi.
Roger Williams Park ZooProvidenceRI116.8 mi.

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