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Drive from Boston to kennebunkport today

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Drive from Boston to kennebunkport today

I am driving from Boston to Kennebunkport today. Can anyone recommend places worth visiting en route. I was going to go to Salem but thought it better to do that in two week's time and travel by ferry.

Any suggestions would be much appreciated.

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1. Re: Drive from Boston to kennebunkport today

The Salem Ferry ends for the season at the end of the month. You can stop in either Portmouth, NH or Portland, Maine/

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2. Re: Drive from Boston to kennebunkport today

Just to clarify that Portland Maine is north of Kenebunkport, so technically it isn't a stop "on the way" from Boston to K'port. If you are staying in Kennebunkport, Portland is a nice day trip from there.

Another stop on the way, if you like to shop, are the outlets in Kittery Maine (just over the border from NH into Maine). Unlike other outlet malls, the outlet stores in Kittery are scattered, lining both sides of Route 1. There are plenty of parking lots but you will find yourself driving from place to place rather than walking.

If you prefer something outdoors, the town of Ogunquit is beautiful. There is a walk along the rocky coast called "Marginal Way" that offers great views of the open ocean. Shops and restaurants line the small main street there.

Enjoy!

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3. Re: Drive from Boston to kennebunkport today

Not sure what you are looking to do. It's not a long ride so you could go straight there. Otherwise you could veer off toward Newburyport, or hit Portsmouth, NH, Kittery, York, or Ogunquit, Maine.

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4. Re: Drive from Boston to kennebunkport today

Thanks everyone, a few good suggestions there. I think we will head for Ogunquit today as a stop off and then tomorrow from Kennebunkport head up to Portland on our way to Newcastle.

Bob

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