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Kittery, Maine

Kittery is the oldest incorporated town in Maine sits at the mouth of the Piscataqua River, half way between Boston MA and Portland ME. As you take a scenic drive along Route 103 to Kittery Point, you will pass the gates of of the 200 year old Portsmouth Naval Shipyard; the historic Lady Pepperrell House; Fort McClary, built in 1690, now a state park; and Fort Foster located at the end of Pocahontas Road, was once a fortress manned during World War II, is now a public recreation and beach facility. Along with the beautiful homes and gardens, there are remnants of the fishing, shipbuilding, and other marine-related industries that were once the center of Kittery’s economy. Today downtown Kittery, sometimes known as Kittery Foreside, has become a gathering place for artists, specialty shops, and fine dining. The Kittery Outlets, located along the Route 1 corridor, provide a variety of shopping experiences.

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Fort McClary Blockhouse-Historic Site

Fort McClary State Historic Site has been occupied since 1689 and for nearly 275 years was used as an important military defensive position to protect the approaches to the Piscataqua River. Fort McClary was manned during five wars: The American Revolution War of 1812 Civil War

Kittery, ME Forts


Kittery Trading Post

When you enter the Kittery Trading Post, you'll be impressed with a vast collection of brand name sportswear, outerwear, accessories and footwear for the whole family. There'

Kittery, ME Other Attractions

Kittery Place

Come shop Kittery Place in Kittery, Maine. Famous Brand Names at prices you can count on!

Kittery, ME Other Attractions


Things to do near Kittery, ME

Lighthouse Depot

The World's Largest Lighthouse Gift Store. Two buildings, two floors, free parking, tour buses and RV's welcome. As featured ...

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge

The 5000-acre refuge protects coastal wetlands from Cape Elizabeth to Kittery. Over 350 species of birds, mammals, reptiles,...

Bellatrix Sailing

Sail aboard Bellatrix and view the Kennebunks coastline's breathtaking beauty from the comfort of a graceful 37' ocean racing...

Wells Beach

More than 2 miles of white sand beach that is great for families. Kids can explore the tidal pools and splash in the surf. ...