Despite the slow start to spring weather here in New England, Memorial Day Weekend dawned with incredible summer weather, giving us a taste of the beautiful June days to come, and that means that Father’s Day Weekend is now just around the corner! Now when it comes to Mother’s Day, folks are usually looking to pamper Mom, but when Father’s Day arrives, it is all about giving dad a day full of fun things Dad likes to do and a break from the usual “to-do” list. This year, think about giving Dad a getaway to Kennebunkport Maine, home to loads of his favorite activities!
Coastal Maine is known for its beautiful coastline, and Kennebunkport brings an active culinary
scene, beautiful shops, and stunning galleries. Everyone loves a great meal, especially Dad in honor of Father’s Day. But what many fathers are excited about is grabbing a truly great drink, and there are loads of options in town. Federal Jack’s is the home of Kennebunkport Brewing Company and brews the specialty ales for Shipyard Ale right on site. Plus, they offer brewery tours and tasting flights. Right in Lower Village, you’ll also find Batson River Brewing and Distilling, where you can sample locally made craft beers and spirits before enjoying their creative menu.
Some Dads are more excited about picking up their clubs instead of a pint, and if that’s the case, Kennebunkport has you covered. Cape Arundel Golf Club is a private club (known to be the chosen course of former President Bush (41 and 43)) that welcomes the public to play their stunning course. A little closer to the beach you’ll find Webhannet Golf Club, an 18-hole 71 par course where you can smell and sometimes even see the waves at Kennebunk Beach.
The Kennebunks have a rich history, and are home to several excellent museums including the Seashore Trolley Museum and the Brick Store Museum, which are sure the peak the interest of more bookish fathers. But any dad is sure to love LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival held during Father’s Day Weekend which celebrates the history of the area, bringing the seafood and culinary scene together with the seafaring origins of the area. Don’t miss out on the awesome Father’s Day Weekend events during LAUNCH! So this year, treat Dad to a getaway to remember with a Father’s Day Weekend escape to the Maine Coast in Kennebunkport Maine.