The Collective Kennebunks

When the concrete walkways of the urban grid begin to feel a little too much like the charred confines of a brick oven, there’s almost nothing that can feel as luxurious and welcome as a seaside escape. Just a scant four hours and change from the electric din of Manhattan and an hour and a half drive from Boston, the coastal Maine refuges of Kennebunkport and Kennebunk (collectively referred to as “the Kennebunks”) offer a slice of heaven a little closer than you might think.