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Wedding Cake House

Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME
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Ranked #11 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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Ojai, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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258 reviews 258 reviews
105 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed being able to see the outside of this very unique house in Kennebunk. It is well kept up and a very nice addition to the neighborhood.

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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111 reviews 111 reviews
26 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

I'm sure this was a showplace in its day. The intricate trim is quite amazing but time has taken its toll. An elderly man walking with his dog crossed the lawn while I stopped for a picture. I'm guessing the upkeep of this huge place is quite expensive and unaffordable at this point.

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Orlando, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I just don't get the appeal here. You drive by, snap a picture, but this is not even close to the cutest house in town...

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Atlanta, Georgia
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23 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I guess I too now have my own pictures of the most photographed house in Maine. Worth seeing as it's very unique and very easy to get to. If you are into design and architecture you will enjoy it.

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Ramsey, New Jersey
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126 reviews 126 reviews
43 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Bottom Line: If you are in the area its neat to see but don't go out of your way. Details: We planned to stop on our way to Walker's Point. We almost passed it as it isn't on a special lot or anything, just an ornate house on the block. My wife, who is usually very interested in this type... More

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Ashaway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We came upon it on our Weekender getaway @ Bentley's Saloon in Arundel - What a Great and Kind Man .... Can't wait to revisit ... He gifted me a mini ceramic Clydesdale !

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Chciago
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260 reviews 260 reviews
70 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

You can make a quick pit stop here on your way into town. It is quite interesting to see as it is like nothing you have ever seen! Not open to the public and even the grounds are not avail, but you can see quite a bit from the road.

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Williamson, West Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Visited this home on a trip to Portland, Maine. I wish it was open to the public when I went, but I had to take pictures from the outside. Very worth seeing.

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