The Best Family Vacation in Kennebunkport, Maine

man and child standing on dock crabbing

We get it; planning a family vacation can take a lot of effort.

From choosing the right hotel, knowing what to bring, and deciding what to do once you get there, the decisions can be exhausting. Once you arrive, you’ll probably want to dive right into relax mode. And we want to help you do just that! So, if you’re planning a family vacation in Kennebunkport, you’ll want to read this guide to Kennebunkport family vacations to help you out. We’ll share some insider info on Kennebunkport activities, places to go in Kennebunkport, and how to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Rest assured that if you’re visiting The Nonantum Resort, you’ve already made a great choice for a family friendly hotel and having the best family vacation in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Family Friendly Resort:

Here at The Nonantum, we want to make sure that you are able to enjoy your family vacation, your way. Our effort to make your stay as comfortable as possible is a big reason why Yankee Magazine has named us one of the best family resorts in New England. With many family friendly rooms and suites, as well as cribs and roll-away beds upon request, we can lighten the packing load and be sure that your accommodations truly fit your family’s needs. Packing for a family vacation can be a challenge, but here at The Nonantum Resort, we offer thoughtful room amenities so you can truly relax and restore from the moment you get here. Pro tip: if you want us to sweeten your arrival, be sure to check out our room enhancements – we can set you up with thoughtfully created items and packages delivered right to your room. Whether it is a bottle of wine or bucket of Maine craft beer upon arrival, or a movie night in kit for your kiddos to enjoy, we want to make it as easy as possible to have the vacation you want, with minimal effort.

Activities at the Resort:

Eat, swim, and be merry! Of course, The Nonantum has all of the usual suspects when it comes to enjoying the outdoors in coastal of Maine. But we have lots of fun extras, too! From the pool, to onsite restaurants, and activities for all age groups, you’re sure to be entertained while visiting us. Our resort offers an assortment of outdoor games, private firepits with s’mores kits included, kayak rentals, boat tours that leave right from our dock, walking tours, and more. For family friendly and kid approved dining, start your day with the best breakfast in Kennebunkport. Booking directly with the Resort means this option is included in your stay. Later on, Latitudes will be your favorite spot to fuel up during or after a day at the pool. Lobster in Kennebunkport is a must, and you’ll find it here, as well as all of your kids’ favorites! We also have the only lighthouse in Kennebunkport right on our property– a perfect spot for family photo ops. With so many things to do in Kennebunkport, your most fun days might just start and end right here at the hotel. How simple is that?

Activities Around Town:

Perfectly positioned in walking distance to Colony Beach and Dock Square, there is lots to explore right outside our property. Dock Square is known for its shops, restaurants, and coastal Maine charm, and is a quick walk from our front doors. Want a quicker trip into town? Explore Kennebunkport by bike with our onsite bike rentals; a fun and iconic way to experience Kennebunkport. And for the days where walking and biking aren’t in the cards, we offer a free shuttle that brings you to Kennebunk Beach, Dock Square, and right back to the resort. No need to arrange; the shuttle runs daily in a loop, and you can use it at your leisure. For a full list of businesses, and a map of Kennebunkport, check out the Chamber of Commerce Guide Book. We love Kennebunkport, ME and we know you will too. You’ll never run out of things to do in Kennebunkport when you come to see us, and we’re happy to help you plan your days and nights with amenities both on and offsite. We hope to see you for your family vacation in Kennebunkport this season!

We Can’t Wait to See You!

family roasting marshmallows around a campfire