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Address: Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME
Activities: Walking
Description: Located off Ocean Avenue, this popular walking path winds along...
Located off Ocean Avenue, this popular walking path winds along Kennebunkport's rugged and scenic coastline.
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A Nice Walk

Parson's Way is a nice alternative to Marginal Way in Ogonquit. The walk ends essentially at Walker Point (the Bush compound). It starts at Colony Beach, which is about a mile... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Parson's Way is a nice alternative to Marginal Way in Ogonquit. The walk ends essentially at Walker Point (the Bush compound). It starts at Colony Beach, which is about a mile from Kennebunkport's Dock Square. You have to cross the toad once to follow the sidewalk. It's a bit more congested than Marginal Way as it is essentially along a... More 

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place to take a stroll and enjoy the scenery. Bring a picnic lunch and just relax. We love to just sit and watch the ocean here.

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Needham, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The walk is well paved and the views are amazing! I felt very safe walking by myself. The route from the Nonantum is about 3 miles round trip.

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Colchester, Vermont, United States
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Yes, the view was lovely, but so is the whole coast of Maine. It is simply a sidewalk right next to a very busy coastal route. You are breathing in exhaust fumes the whole walk, not the sea air. If you want a beautiful walk along with coast, go to the Marginal Way in Perkins Cove instead.

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Scenic walk of the Maine coast...similar to the Marginal Way in Ogunquit, but not quite as nice or as long. The Bush compound is at the end of the walk...we could see Barbara in the driveway with her dog. There is a parking area near the end with a nice view of the Bush homes. Also, if the tide is... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I can't add much to what others have said. It's easy to find a place to park the car, and do this lovely walk between the ocean and huge homes, Walker's Point, the Bush compound is right in front of you, and there are some wonderful old Inn's you can stay in.

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Montreal, Canada
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The rugged landscape and beautiful homes along the way are breath taking! Take the walk and end up in a beautiful little spot with restaurants and shops!!

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This is a lovely spot to stop and enjoy the view and catch your breath. Be sure to have your camera ready for some amazing photo ops!

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Newhall, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My family and I make the 2 mile round trip walk along the Maine coast in Kennebunkport most days of the summer season. It is a constantly changing vista, from the fowers of spring and summer to the leaves of fall, from high tide to low, from windy to calm. Starting at the mouth of the Kennebunk River and east... More 

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Plaistow, New Hampshire
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I don't know what it is about this rocky little beach on the rugged Maine coast that always calls me back. I love the jetty where I fished when I was younger, and it's fun to see people fishing there still. We saw a fisherman quickly catch two decent-sized stripers yesterday. My husband and I had one too many coffees... More 

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

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