Learn the lay of Kennebunkport's land (and give your legs a break) aboard the informative <a href="http://www.intowntrolley.com/" target="_blank">Intown Trolley Tour</a>. These trolleys have been rolling through Kennebunkport for more than 30 years, and point out the town's major sights to visitors, including the Bush compound, a local Franciscan monastery, and the so-called "spouting rock" along the coast. Tours also include colorful commentary highlighting the town's history.
This sprawling <a href="http://www.fws.gov/refuge/rachel_carson/" target="_blank">5,400-acre preserve</a> offers visitors relief from holiday crowds that flock to Ogunquit during the popular summer months. The refuge was established to protect salt marshes, barrier beaches, dunes and estuaries, and is a popular retreat for birders hoping to spy the endangered piping plover. Wildlife watchers may also witness white-tailed deer, moose, snakes, frogs and turtles.