Guided tour

Kennebunkport: Historic District Walking Tour

Activity provider: Maine Day Ventures, LLC

Kennebunkport: Historic District Walking Tour

Activity provider: Maine Day Ventures, LLC

From US$ 44.99 per person

Stroll through the oldest area of Kennebunkport and gaze at sea captains' homes dating back to 1798. Take a guided journey through time, learn about the former residents, and see the colorful gardens.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Immerse yourself in the culture of a traditional New England community
  • Stroll through the ancient historic district on Kennebunkport with a local guide
  • Learn about the old sea captains' homes, such as Captain Jefferd's Inn
  • See the well-maintained public gardens, cared for by the Seacoast Garden Club
  • Visit 'Ganny's Garden', a lovely tribute dedicated to First Lady Barbara Bush
Full description

Visit a traditional New England town and get transported back to the 18th century on a lovely leisure walk. Join a local expert on a guided stroll through the historic district to learn about the traditional homes and the many public and private gardens.

Take in the quaint facades of sea captains' homes dating back to 1798 while your guide shares stories of the former residents of Kennebunkport. View the public gardens maintained by the Seacoast Garden Club as well as private gardens and hardscapes meticulously cared for by their owners.

Hear stories of the past and present gardens while discussing all kinds of botanicals, shrubs, trees, and flowers. End your walk with a visit to 'Ganny's Garden', fashioned after a needlepoint carpet and dedicated to the late First Lady Barbara Bush.

  • Tour guide
  • Tips for tour guide
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • People with low level of fitness

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the benches near Gibran's.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Umbrella
  • Water

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine.
  • You will walk approximately 2 miles. The stroll is entirely outdoors and the guide will seek shade where ever possible
  • Dogs are allowed provided they are leashed and well-behaved

Product ID: 421674