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To get a feel for Kennebunkport's personality, spend an afternoon in Dock Square. This neighborhood – nestled in the center of town – bustles with boutique shoppers and art gallery-hoppers during the summer months. And the plentiful patio cafes offer perfect people-watching perches as well as succulent lobster rolls and other fresh dishes (especially at the Clam Shack, a traveler favorite).

Dock Square is best experienced in the summertime, though a handful of shops keep their doors open during the cold months and promote sweet deals for bargain hunters. Individual stores, shops and eateries operate different schedules, but for more information on the area visit the tourism board's website.

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This little working fishing village, considered part of Kennebunkport, is a few miles from Dock Square and offers a scenic outing. Visitors can watch fishermen hauling in traps and coming in and out of the harbor in their boats at the Cape Porpoise Pier, just as they have done for

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