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Address: Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME
Description: Elaborately styled 19th-century house at Kennebunkport Landing.

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Worth a quick stop to take a picture!

The Wedding Cake House has long been an attraction in Kennebunkport. I remember being awed by it as a kid. And the folklore surrouning it is romantic.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This was a very nice house, but literally you just look at the outside of it. We stopped and took a few pictures, but not necessarily worth going out of your way.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Loved this house and insisted on finding it and taking a picture. I don't think you can go inside- we didn't try either way- and not sure if someone still lives there. It was a very unique house and so old! The paint was peeling and needed repair in some places. Would have loved a bit more history on the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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163 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

It's gothic cool. I don't think they do inside tours. Architectually it is interesting. Old. Even looks like it needs some work but hey when I am 200 plus years old I too will need work. Homes along Summer in Kennebunk are beautiful. Take the road down through the lower village into the port down Ocean then see Walker's Point.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I do not understand how you can provide a review for a private dwelling. The Wedding Cake house is NOT open to the public!!!!!!

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Toronto
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61 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Wedding Cake House has long been an attraction in Kennebunkport. I remember being awed by it as a kid. And the folklore surrouning it is romantic.

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Halmstad, Sweden
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144 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It is a sweet legend about the house that a sea captain had done the carpentry work because he couldn´t take his bride on a proper honeymoon. It only takes a few minutes to stop the car and have a look and perhaps take a picture.

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Alabama
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73 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is just a drive by and look house, because it is occupied but it was beautiful and we did stop and take pictures

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Portland, Maine
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63 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The house was originally built as a traditional Federal style house. An owner was apparently very happy that his daughter actually got married and had the wedding cake decorations added. This is a private residence and no tours are allowed. You can park in the street and look at it from there and have your picture taken in front of... More 

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Newington, Ct
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83 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

It is really a sight to see...i'm sure you have never quite seen a house like this; it originally dates back around 100 yrs ago. the owner is now 88 yrs old and as charismatic as they come. It was just by chance that we met him...but just looking at the house is worth it. It was actually one our... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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157 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We stumbled across the Wedding Cake House en route to Kennebunkport, and I hopped out of the car to take a picture of the beautiful home. A gentleman was getting out of a car in the driveway, and invited us in for a tour! He introduced himself as Jimmy Barker, and met us at the front door. The entryway has... More 

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Address: Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunkport

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