5 BEST Hidden Gems in Kennebunk Maine

The Wedding Cake House

The mystery around this elegant and intricate home makes it all the more appealing. It has a storied history, starting as a wedding gift from parents to their son and daughter-in-law. The “icing,” known as the extravagant (yet gothic) trim on the home, was added years later. 

Hope Cemetery & Woods

The cemetery dates back to 1790 and holds memories for generations of Kennebunk residents. The “Silent Stones” tell tales of ordinary and extraordinary residents who were all quite extraordinary in the end. 

Maine Classic Car Museum

Follow Portland Road, heading east out of downtown for 5 miles, to experience the Maine Classic Car Museum. A self-proclaimed “holy grail of car collecting” awaits guests with 50 automobiles from different generations on display. 

White Barn Inn 

Serving contemporary New England cuisine harvested locally with elegance and an ambiance of intimacy, this is a true splurge. With five-star accolades from AAA and Forbes, you won’t even mind the dress code — no shorts or sportswear allowed. 

Boulangerie – A Proper Bakery 

Carbs, coffee, and espresso dominate the dawn at this downtown bakery that subtly snubs other bakeries by calling itself “A Proper Bakery.” Bread is an art when you look at the expansive menu, and convenience is offered with grab-and-go options. 

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