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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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Nice walk

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Colchester, Vermont, United States
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 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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76 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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
4 attraction reviews
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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Kennebunk, Maine
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Great beach to relax. Parking is a challenge due to limited space, but if you arrive early enough it will be worth it.

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Fox Lake, Illinois
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Just drive along Ocean Ave. (from the busy downtown Kennebunkport,) until you see a sign along the sea for "Parson's Way". We didn't do the walk, but did sit for the sunset on some benches. Families were wrapping up picnics, couples were walking hand in hand, photographers were snapping away... just minutes from the hustle & bustle of the downtown... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

This walk along the rocky coast has gorgeous views and beautiful homes, including the famous Walker's Point, the Bush family retreat. There are numerous benches where one can sit, rest, and just enjoy the view. Being there in the shoulder season of November, you will see mostly friendly locals walking their dogs. Take your time and enjoy the peace and... More 

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

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