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Ocean Avenue

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Beautiful drive

We started our visit in Kennebunkport with a drive on Ocean Avenue. It was a really nice drive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beautiful scenic drive.

October can be misty as we had on our first day but when we got to Kennebunkport we were lucky and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jane B
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This scenic drive in Kennebunkport passes by former President George Bush's summer home.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful homes” (50 reviews)
“beautiful drive” (45 reviews)
“bush compound” (65 reviews)
Kennebunkport, ME
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started our visit in Kennebunkport with a drive on Ocean Avenue. It was a really nice drive, not too long but lots of beautiful scenery. There are many places to stop and it was easy for us during a Nov trip. I could see...More

Thank Travelbugsforlife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

October can be misty as we had on our first day but when we got to Kennebunkport we were lucky and had super views. Pleasant drive along the coast.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even in the chilly bluster of fall, we look forward to walking along this magnificient edge of the United States. It is wild and majestic. It is rocky and soothing,. I recommend it. Oh, and just around the corner is a wonderful of the Bush...More

Thank omaopatravellers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here in April 2017 to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. We returned in October with another couple. First, the service was excellent. Our waitress, Grace, was able to suggest menu specials and explain in detail items on the menu. This was very important...More

Thank Janice C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Quintessential New England town, quaint with great lobster, what more could one desire! Oh yeah, fun to see the imposing Bush compound.

Thank drsusan2017
Reviewed 29 October 2017

there is a sidewalk that crosses back and forth. Watch out though, there are plenty of curves and traffic. Walk up far enough and you will get to the Bush compound. (you can tell by the crowds) Everyone and all the locals have their favorite...More

Thank francisr255
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Drive slow and do not be in a rush. Drive out in one direction and then come back. The reason is if you only look at the ocean views you will miss the beautiful homes and inns on the opposite side.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Ocean avenue offers some wonderful ocean side views of beautiful coastal Maine. The rocky shoreline, pounding surf, and tasteful homes and estates offer a glimpse of the lifestyle in the area. It was a really nice drive that ended in the heart of downtown Kennebunkport.

Thank Fred M
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Just a lovely place to drive along the coast. There are a few places to stop and just watch the ocean. We took pictures of Walker Point. Ocean Rd runs right into the main street. Just park and walk around. Lots of shops and restaurants,...More

Thank nyvics
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Ignore the mega mansions and focus on the beautiful ocean views. My husband and I think that there should be some kind of ordinance that works towards preventing the oversized homes that truly look empty.

Thank buglover73
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31 August 2016|
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Response from broomski | Reviewed this property |
At the nonantum resort where we stayed
18 May 2016|
Response from Michele_G_Allen |
It's not a specific tour that people are commenting on - it's a strip of road/area that is either driven, walked or biked on.