Best of Portland, Kennebunkport & Lighthouse

5.5 hours | Portland | P W M - 1 0 0
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Points of Interest

  • Old Port
  • Eastern Promenade Pathway
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow House
  • Kennebunkport
  • Fort Williams Park
  • Portland Head Light
Easy activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Board your air-conditioned transportation at the dock and set out on a five and a half hour guided tour of some of Portland's most beautiful sights. With splendid views of Casco Bay and the Calendar Islands, you'll travel down the Promenade where some of the city's most beautiful Victorian homes still stand in pristine turn-of-the-century neighborhoods. Continue through the area known as Old Port, one of the most successful revitalized warehouse districts in the country with restaurants, pubs, one-of-a-kind stores, and art galleries lining its cobblestone streets.

You'll drive to Fort Williams Park in the picturesque town of Cape Elizabeth. Commissioned in 1899, Fort Williams, an Army outpost from the Spanish-American War to the Korean War, is home to Portland Head Light, Maine's oldest lighthouse. This famous landmark, with its white conical tower and charming red roofed Victorian buildings, stands 80 feet above the rocky cliff and 101 feet above the crashing waves below. Commissioned by President Washington in 1797 and dedicated by the Marquis de Lafayette, it was the first lighthouse completed by the newly created U.S. government.

Following your visit, you'll climb aboard your transportation and head south to the charming coastal village of Kennebunkport, the summer home of former President George H. Bush. As you approach Kennebunkport, you'll see stunning Federal, Greek Revival, and Victorian-style mansions lining the picturesque streets. Your tour will also take you past the Bush estate and former summer White House known as Walker's Point, located along Maine's beautiful rocky coast.

You'll continue on to Dock Square, the center of town where you'll disembark for free time. Browse for souvenirs in any of the art galleries or antique shops or have lunch in one of the many fine restaurants, outdoor cafes or pubs. Your tour concludes with a ride back to Portland along the same scenic route.

Special Notes:

Tour may operate in reverse order. At Portland Head Light participants must be able to walk approximately 200 yards (optional) over even surfaces with 2 to 3 steps. Guests will have approximately 1.5 hours of free time in the Dock Square area of Kennebunkport. Lunch is at your expense.

Child Price:

12 & under reduced

Details

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Depart the pier for a scenic drive of Portland including the Western Promenade, Congress Street and Eastern Promenade

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Transportation
Transport Capacity:
46
Travel time:
01:15
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Arrive at Kennebunkport Lighthouse for 30 minute stop

Time at site:
00:30
Free time at site:
30

Depart Portland Headlight and continue to Kennebunkport with photo stop at "Clock Farm"

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Transportation
Transport Capacity:
46
Travel time:
01:00
Air conditioned:
Yes

Arrive Kennebunkport for Free time

Time at site:
1:45
Free time at site:
105
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Depart for photo stop at the Wedding Cake House on return drive to pier

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
46
Travel time:
01:00