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Your Guide to a Perfect Day on Cape Porpoise Harbor

Cape Porpoise HarborWhen you travel to the scenic Northeast, many of our oceanside towns in Maine showcase coastal charm, stunning beaches, and a plethora of American history. One of our favorite places to spend the day is on the Cape Porpoise Harbor. This peaceful body of water is nestled off the coast of Cape Porpoise and invites you to create new adventures. Bring your camera, your sense of adventure, and your appetite to enjoy this quiet destination!

Check out our recommendations for wonderful whale watching adventures, delightful restaurants, and the best weekend trips from Boston, as well as the relaxing retreats and spectacular amenities at Dockside Guest Quarters!  

A Snapshot of Your Cape Porpoise Harbor Experience  

With quaint towns nestled on the rocky coast of Maine, you’re sure to find the ideal place to immerse yourself in our Northeastern culture. When you travel to Cape Porpoise Harbor, here are our suggestions for creating a spectacular day of relaxation and excitement!

On-the-Water Activities

Nothing is more enjoyable than putting on a life jacket and paddling through the serene waters of the Cape Porpoise Harbor. You’ll be delighted by the peaceful atmosphere, a calming sense of reality, and outlines of the small islands adorning the harbor. On your kayaking journey with Kayak Excursions, we urge you to visit some of these little paradises including Goat Island. This scenic destination is home to the Kennebunkport Conservation Trust and the iconic Goat Island Lighthouse!

While you are on the water, you may see vessels docking at the port. These trolley-styled boats are filled with freshly caught lobster, one of our most prized delicacies, and other seafood favorites. This quintessential Maine treat can also be found on the menus of the town eateries.

Where to Eat

After your seafaring experience, indulge in the excellently prepared provisions at one of the Cape Porpoise restaurants. Each of these exceptional dining establishments offers a variety of freshly caught seafood, tender meats, savory appetizers, and delicious sides. From sumptuous small plates to hearty entrees to decadent desserts, you’re sure to satisfy your culinary cravings.

Before or during your dining experience, treat yourself to a flavorful craft beer, an exquisite glass of wine, or artfully prepared cocktail!

Browse Coastal Inspired Art

Calling all art aficionados! When you visit this harbor town, many of our guests enjoyed exploring The Wright Gallery. This stunning exhibit hall is a landmark for local artists to display their work. From “superrealism” to cubism, the essence of New England is captured through every brushstroke of colorful paint. To remember your time here, purchase a souvenir from the gorgeous selection of merchandise in the shop!

Unwind at Dockside Guest Quarters

Once you experience the natural beauty and stunning allure of the Cape Porpoise Harbor, make the scenic 26-mile trip back to the comforts of Dockside Guest Quarters. Our charming lodging and seaside getaways are the perfect retreats to indulge in the relaxation and serenity of York, ME. We invite you to browse our beautifully appointed accommodations and reserve the ideal one for your vacation. Each of our guest rooms offers relaxing amenities, luxurious bedding, and spacious bathrooms. Your waterfront room also features a private deck, one of the best places to enjoy in the saturated sunsets and sunrises in Maine. We can’t wait to host you at our bed and breakfast this year!