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Wedding Cake House

Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME
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Ranked #12 of 13 Attractions in Kennebunkport
Type: Architectural Buildings
Traveler Description: The Wedding Cake House is located at 104 Summer Street in Kennebunk, Maine. It is claimed to be the most photographed house in Maine. It was built by... more »
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Elgin, Texas
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92 reviews 92 reviews
52 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

The story of the Wedding Cake House and the unique structure make this a worth while stop if you are in the Kennebunk area.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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106 reviews 106 reviews
35 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

You will love looking at this unique Beautiful home. Really. Yes, it needs repair. It is privately owned. We did not know that there were tours. After leaving Kennebunk village, very nice to see this unique, well know, wonderful, beautiful, this home.

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Just such a quirky and one-off building. A real showstopper - which is a lot to stay in an area filled with lovely old buildings.

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Keller, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We found the home to be in some need of repair and a coat of paint on the outside. While we went there to take a picture of the home because we were in the area, we were promptly met at the gate by the owner, Jimmy Barker. He was very kind and offered to take us on a tour... More

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Plaistow, New Hampshire
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

There really isn't much to do here except stop, look, and take a picture. You can't go inside, but you can read the history in many of the local tourist publications. It's an interesting-looking house that, sadly, does need some sprucing up.

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Montreal
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We did not search for it, but past in front of this house by chance. It is cute, but it seriously needs some renovation.

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Run down and not worth the drive to find it. Actually looked kind of spooky. Expected more. Not recommended.

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

No tour available so not much to see. Worth a stop to admire the architecture but I wouldn't go out of my way to visit. Many beautiful period homes in the area though

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Ojai, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Unique looking house. I used to live down the street from this house, it draws a lot of attention. Not really a lot to do at this attraction though...pose for pictures is about it.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I saw the Wedding Cake House on TV in "Aerial America - Maine" on the Smithsonian Channel and became curious. Thus, my husband and I decided to drive by during our vacation in Maine. The house can't be visited from the inside. However, I think that the most interesting part of this house lies in its architecture. It was as... More

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