Where To Go When You Get the Itch To Shop

March 17th, 2015 Fontenay Terrace Motel
shopping in Kennebunkport

The spring season is on its way to Kennebunkport, Maine. It’s a beautiful time of year to visit and view the area’s gorgeous natural sites. But what can you do after all the sight-seeing and relaxing? The area offers so much more for families to enjoy, and some amazing shopping can be added to that list of activities.


The shopping in Kennebunkport is diverse; from quaint boutiques to local malls and outlets. There is also a list of many places where you can partake of the flavors of Kennebunkport, such as fudge and chocolate shops plus some of the best ice cream on the east coast.


Here are just a few stops you should add to your agenda while on vacation this year:


Bargain Hunters – Those looking for cool, one-of-a-kind items, love the Kennebunkport area for its bargains and tucked away treasures. There are beautiful galleries filled with artwork, handcrafted items perfect for gifts, and custom furniture. Book stores and antique shops are chock full of Maine’s treasures, so visit Dock Square for these unique shops and galleries.


Downtown Kennebunk – Kennebunk’s downtown shopping area is a must-see for visitors. The area consists of a local market, men’s and women’s fashions, gift shops, and farmer’s markets loved by visitors as well as locals. Downtown Kennebunk also offers a schedule of festivals and craft shows that are wonderful for those looking for fresh ways to make things and the supplies for crafting.


The Shops at Biddeford Crossing – If a large retail and outlet area is more your shopping style, the Shops at Biddeford Crossing is the place to go. Biddeford is just about 15 minutes north of Kennebunk, and it is here where you will find familiar stores like T.J. Maxx, Target, and Olympia Sports. You can also find some great eats in Biddeford, such as, The Olive Garden and the Longhorn Steakhouse.


The Old Port – Another must-see area is The Old Port, Portland, Maine’s historic district. The Old Port area is huge and offers access to over 200 shops, galleries, and eateries. If you get a bit thirsty from all the shopping, some of Maine’s best pubs are located at The Old Port. So there is a little something for the entire family.

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