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Kennebunkport, Maine

By on October 30, 2017 in Maine Travel with 0 Comments

Kennebunkport, Maine “Road trips are measured by moments rather than miles.”

Kennebunkport, Maine is full of New England charm. Being an ocean lover, I was very excited when my travels took me to this cute, little town situated along the seashore.

Before heading to my hotel, the Kennebunkport Inn, I found the ocean. Although the weather chilled my bones, I took a stroll along Gooch’s Beach.  One of the perks of traveling during off-season is the lack of crowds. Gooch’s Beach was all mine.

Goochs Beach, Kennebunkport, Maine   Goochs Beach, Kennebunkport, Maine

Next, I explored downtown. I wandered through the shops, watched the boats sail by, and caught the sun setting over the water. The town offered one-of-a-kind gifts, specialty coffee shops, homemade ice cream, and pretty views.

Kennebunkport, Maine

One particular store I wanted to check out was The Hut, recommended by friend, Angela. She is the founder of Off-Shore Designs, and she sells her fun, beach-inspired, handmade jewelry there. I wanted to see her bracelets on display, as well as check out their other offerings. I already had an OS bracelet, so I bought a potent, soy, vanilla candle.

Off-Shore Designs, The Hut, Kennebunkport, Maine   The Hut, Kennebunkport, Maine

For dinner, I wanted lobster. After all, I was in Maine. I pulled out my iPhone and searched the internet. When researching food, I look for articles and see what I am drawn to. Eater Maine’s 11 Hot Places to Eat and Drink in Kennebunkport popped up in my search results, and I opted for David’s KPT. I have tried a handful of places, and I have gravitated back at David’s KPT. Obviously, I enjoy the food. This trendy place also boasts spectacular views of the water.

Garlic Bread, David's KPT   Oyster, David's KPT

Lobster Bisque, David's KPT   Lobster Roll, David's KPT

I have a sweet tooth. Chocolate and ice cream are my favorites, especially European chocolates and homemade ice cream. The write-up in the above mentioned article intrigued me, so I opted for a sweet treat at Rococo Artisan Ice Cream. They have all sorts of unique flavors, including goat cheese, whoopie pie, and olive oil. I sampled a few of their specialties before having my usual, chocolate. I was in oral heaven.

Kennbunkport, Maine   Seashore Trolley Museum

Would I recommend a getaway to Kennebunkport? Absolutely. If you enjoy the ocean, quaint towns, lobster, and shopping, then check out this New England gem.

Kennebunkport, Maine   Locks, Kennebunkport, Maine

Sunset, Kennebunkport, Maine   Sunset, Kennebunkport, Maine

Sunset, Kennebunkport, Maine   Kennebunkport, Maine

Sunset, Kennebunkport, Maine

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