Guided tour

Kennebunkport: 2-Hour Historical Walking Tour

Activity provider: Maine Day Ventures, LLC
Guided tour

Kennebunkport: 2-Hour Historical Walking Tour

Activity provider: Maine Day Ventures, LLC

From US$ 49.99 per person

Discover the history behind Kennebunkport during a 2-hour walking tour with a local guide, who will take you around the quiet neighborhoods of the historic shipbuilding town.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 9 participants


  • Explore historic Kennebunkport during a 2-hour guided walking tour
  • Learn about the history of Kennebunkport from an expert guide
  • Indulge in a sweet treat at the end of the tour
Full description
Step into the quiet neighborhoods of the first residents during this 2-hour guided walking tour through the historic district of Kennebunkport, Maine. Learn from your local guide about the interesting history of the town as well as amusing anecdotes from the days of being a flourishing shipbuilding town. The tour begins at the Dock Square and will immediately take you back in time to the thriving shipbuilding days of Kennebunkport, Maine. Stroll along Maine Street and weave your way through side streets, seeing the homes of the shipbuilders and merchants of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Your expert guide will tell you the fascinating history, fun stories, and interesting facts of the area. Learn how “Poor Arundel” as it was known in 1743, become one of the wealthiest towns in Maine by 1810 and what happened at the Customs House during the shipbuilding era in the 1800s.  The tour ends back at Union Square, bringing you full circle. A local treat will be provided to sweeten the rest of your day in Kennebunkport.
  • 2-hour walking tour
  • Expert guide
  • Sweet treat at the end of the tour
  • Local taxes and fees
  • Face masks
  • Additional food
  • Drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Tour meets at the benches near the Gibran Gift Shop on 1 Ocean Avenue.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • -This tour requires a considerable amount of walking.
  • -The tour will take place rain or shine.
Customer reviews

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5 /5

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Excellent tour guide. Beth was very knowledgeable and friendly. Would recommend to anyone interested in the history of the town!

October 25, 2022

Fun and informative! Wish the food tour had been available.

October 23, 2022

Beth gave us a very thorough and entertaining walk through the historic Kennebunks area

September 22, 2022

Product ID: 388446