With its coastal charm and nautical traditions, Kennebunkport has a rich tradition of antiquing. Frugal Yankees have always been hunting for treasures in antique shops in barns—after all, Maine is home to The History Channel's Down East Dickering. Next time you're on a lark to our boutique Kennebunkport hotel, check out these three antique shops near Kennebunkport to look for that perfect vintage piece for your home.
This large antique store located just south of Kennebunkport on Route 9 has a mix of carefully curated antiques and new home accessories. The style blends New England antiques with the nautical, preppy flare of Southern Maine. With chalk paint furniture, nautically-inspired art, and vintage home goods, you'll come away inspired with plenty of new ideas to channel that beach cottage vibe into your home.
This antique mall in neighboring Arundel sits at the corner of Route One and Log Cabin Road with several other antique shops. You could spend the whole day at this antique mall, poking through three floors of stalls, each one a different collection of furniture, jewelry, dishes, books, records, art, and other collectibles. Weekends in season bring an outdoor antiques mall, with every vendor offering the chance for a unique find.
Focusing more on building materials than most antique stores, this antique shop near Kennebunkport salvages hard-to-find and antique doors, windows, bath fixtures, lighting, and more. While you may not be fully prepared to cart home a giant stained glass window, browsing this shop is always an adventure. From rows of doorknobs to pink toilets, you never know what you'll find here. This is a must-see for old house lovers and home renovation fanatics.