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POPULAR RESORT AREA

During the last century KENNEBUNKPORT has become a popular resort area and even more so in recent years as many sightseers come to view the summer home of former U.S. President George H. W. Bush, also visited by his son President George W. Bush and his family. The town includes Cape Porpoise, the original settlement and Goose Rocks Beach. Beautiful 18th and 19th century houses line the Ocean Avenue. Goat Island Lighthouse, just out on the water from the Cape Porpoise Pier, is a favourite viewing spot.

CAPE PORPOISE

Two miles east of Kennebunkport's Dock Square is the fishing village of CAPE PORPOISE. At Cape Porpoise Pier, off Route 9, you can watch lobstermen unloading their catch and view Goat Island Lighthouse. It was wonderful to experience the tranquility and beauty of this quiet seaside village.
In the accompanying pictures, you will see stacks of lobster traps and some of the fishing boats in the harbor.

  • Last visit to Kennebunkport: Sep 2007
  • Intro Updated Oct 8, 2007
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  • Jun 9, 2010 at 1:56 PM

    I think it's a typo,but it's The CLAM Shack.Overpriced.Lobster roll not traditional hot dog roll,but it is delicious.Wells-Fisherman'sCatch better prices,traditional N.E. food.

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    Jan 3, 2009 at 7:57 PM

    I like your front picture! The Clam Shack looks a place to go for a yummy meal!

  • Knoto's Profile Photo
    Apr 12, 2008 at 12:57 PM

    Another great page with brilliant pictures!!!Thank you for the tour...

  • Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo
    Oct 24, 2007 at 9:54 AM

    Great resort area! Goat Island Lighthouseis is really a good viewing spot. Beautiful shots. Thanks Lori for the virtual tour!

  • kyoub's Profile Photo
    Oct 22, 2007 at 2:48 PM

    A very interesting little page. It sounds like a great place for fresh seafood. Beautiful photos.

  • traveldave's Profile Photo
    Oct 18, 2007 at 6:26 AM

    When I was a kid and living in Vermont, we went to the coast of Maine on our vacations, including Kennebunkport. A beautiful place.

  • cnango's Profile Photo
    Oct 16, 2007 at 9:16 PM

    What a wonderful page about Kennebunkport. Jeff & I only spent a few hours here, your lovely pictures & tips brought back some good memories !

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Oct 15, 2007 at 12:31 PM

    Another delightful page, Lori. More wonderful photographs which capture the essence of Kennebunkport. Looks as though you and Hansi had a grand time.

  • Dabs's Profile Photo
    Oct 15, 2007 at 9:37 AM

    Did you see any porpoise at Cape Porpoise? My navigator, ahem, missed that spot but we did find Bush's house by accident!

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