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Address: Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME
Activities: Driving
Description: This scenic drive in Kennebunkport passes by former President George...
This scenic drive in Kennebunkport passes by former President George Bush's summer home.
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Beautiful drive

We enjoyed the views from the ocean drive. It is a perfect slow way to enjoy the shoreline - if you are in a hurry this is the wrong road for you.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Summerville, South Carolina
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Summerville, South Carolina
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the views from the ocean drive. It is a perfect slow way to enjoy the shoreline - if you are in a hurry this is the wrong road for you.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Riding on Ocean Avenue in Kennebunkport was the high-light of our trip. My husband and I were blown away by the beautiful ocean crashing on the rocks on one side of the road and the spectacular homes on the other side. This is a "must do" in Kennebunkport.

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West Springfield, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Starting at Dock Square in The Port, Ocean Avenue starts parallel to the Kennebunk River for over a mile, past galleries, B&Bs, charming home gardens and marinas. Just at the turn at the end of the river, there's a small public beach, and the huge Colony Hotel, a throwback to the time when people summered and got all their meals... More 

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New Jersey
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

nice shopping, picturesque, scenery, ocean, good food, could use a little more nightlife, cannot find a good pizza

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Jacksonville, Florida
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134 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We were looking for a particular landmark in our itinerary so we were going back and forth down this gorgeous scenic road right by the gorgeous water and rocks. It's kind of like one mile of the Pacific Coast Highway in the West Coast. Absolutely gorgeous. Unfortunately, there really wasn't a place to stop and enjoy the scenery. There were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a beautiful and relaxing drive, with unbelievable mansions on one side and the ocean crashing against the rocks on the other. You can get a very nice view of President Bush's home, with a spot to pull over for photos. St. Ann's Church is also worth a stop.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Rent a car and drive Ocean Avenue. Never seen anything quite like it. You'll see Walker Point (Jeb Bush was there when we went by) and some simply amazing homes. The view of the water is breathtaking.

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Johnson, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

it's a beautiful and relaxing place,we went in August and had a wonderful time,lots of people but relaxing

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Clayton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Enjoyed staying at Maine Stay Inn and Cottages. Enjoyed the shops and visiting so many different attractions. (George & Barbara Bush home, the church they worship in, the monastery. Many great places to eat.

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Wharton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Go to Mabel's Lobster Claw! Stop at the Nonantum and take a long walk down to Saint Ann's Church. A very scenic route and away from the hustle and bustle of town.

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

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