When to Go and How to Get to Kennebunkport, Maine

Spring, summer, fall, early winter: The Yachtsman Hotel & Marina Club is open most of the year, as each season colors Kennebunkport a new shade of beautiful. When should you visit? All four seasons have their rewards. Spring’s a wonderful time of year for fishing and sightseeing. In summer, our town sparkles with activity, and happiness just seems to overflow. Fall foliage season is legendary. And Kennebunkport’s annual Christmas Prelude will kindle your holiday spirit.

Kennebunkport Marina, our neighbor and partner, stays open year-round, catering to boating enthusiasts including rental customers and our guests who arrive by boat. Once here, you can walk to practically everything, or we’ll help you get where you’re going.

Need an added excuse to plan a trip? These major events bring travelers to Kennebunkport each year:

Top Annual Events in Kennebunkport for 2018

Polar Plunge at Kennebunk Beach – January 1

Paint the Town Red – January 27-February 28

LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival – June 13-17

Independence Day Fireworks – July 4

Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival – September 8-9

Kennebunk HarvestFest – TBD

Christmas Prelude – November 29-December 9

More Kennebunkport Info

Nearest Airport: Portland International Jetport, Portland, Maine

Nearest Train Station: Wells Regional Transportation Center, Wells, Maine

Driving Time: 40 minutes from Portland, 90 minutes from Boston, 3 hours from Hartford, 5 hours from New York City

For more travel tips and Kennebunkport highlights, visit Destination Kennebunkport